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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 937         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1470

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act upholding bidding integrity in the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Dennis A. Rosa

4th Worcester

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Carlos Henriquez

5th Suffolk

John J. Mahoney

13th Worcester

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Anthony W. Petruccelli

First Suffolk and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 937        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1470

By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Mary S. Keefe, Anne M. Gobi, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to uphold bidding integrity in the Commonwealth.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act upholding bidding integrity in the Commonwealth.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 29F of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section (i), the following section:-

              (j) Any employer, contractor or subcontractor, or any officer or agent thereof who has been debarred under this section, who contracts or otherwise secures or participates in contract from which they are barred shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year for a first offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a subsequent willful offense, a fine of not more than $500,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by both such fine and such imprisonment.

              SECTION 2.  Section 25C of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 144, after the words “section fourteen” the following paragraph:-

              (a) Any employer, contractor or subcontractor, or any officer or agent thereof who has been debarred under this section, who contracts or otherwise secures or participates in contract from which they are barred shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year for a first offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment and for a subsequent willful offense a fine of not more than $500,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by both such fine and such imprisonment.

              SECTION 3.  Section 27C of Chapter 149, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 53, after the words “in violation of this paragraph” the following new section:-

              (4) Any employer, contractor or subcontractor, or any officer or agent thereof who has been debarred for violating any provision of section 26, 27, 27A, 27B, 27F, 27G, 27H, who contracts or otherwise secures or participates in any contract from which they are barred shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year for a first offense, or by a fine and imprisonment and for a subsequent willful offense a fine of not more than $500,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by both such fine and such imprisonment.

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