Amendment #109 to H4714
Ms. Cronin of Easton moves to amend the bill by adding the following two sections:
"SECTION XXXX. Chapter 7 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 22O the following new section:-
Section 22P. Any state department, office, commission, institution, authority, or regional authority contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in any buildings shall abide by section 27H of chapter 149 and any rules promulgated thereunder. Any procurement bid or offer with the operational services division or any other state procurement agent that does not follow the requirements under this section and any rules promulgated under this section is a nonresponsive bid or offer. Any contract entered into by any department, office, commission, institution or regional authority, after the effective date of this section, shall be void if it is not in compliance with this section and section 27H of chapter 149. Any solicitation by a state department, office, commission, institution or regional authority contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in any building shall include (1) a statement of required hours; and (2) a worksheet requiring a breakdown of the cost components of the hourly proposed rate as developed by the Executive Office for Administration and Finance or its designee; and (3) a provision for annual adjustments to the contract price to reflect increases to wage and benefits requirements as determined by the director of the department of labor standards.
SECTION XXXX. Section 27H of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 1 and 2, the words "the cleaning and maintenance of” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in”, and inserting, after the word "maintenance", on line 6, the following words: “, security guard”."