Senate Bill #814 (2017)

AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS

Requires a city or town to utilize qualification based selection for the procurement of program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk.

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  • 2017 – S 0814
  • 2017 – S 0814 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC002581
  • LC002581/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2017
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS
  • Introduced By: Senator Frank S. Lombardi
  • Date Introduced: April 25, 2017
  • Referred To: Senate Labor
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Section 45-55-2 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-55 entitled "Award of Municipal Contracts" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 45-55-2. Method of source selection.
  • Except as otherwise authorized by law, all municipal contracts shall be awarded by:
  • (1) Competitive sealed bidding, pursuant to § 45-55-5;
  • (2) Competitive negotiations, pursuant to § 45-55-6;
  • (3) Non-competitive negotiations, pursuant to §§ 45-55-7 and 45-55-8;
  • (4) Small purchase procedures, pursuant to § 45-55-9.
  • (5) Qualification based selection (QBS) process for architects/engineers pursuant to § 45- 55-8.1 and program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk pursuant to §45-55-8.2.
  • SECTION 2. Chapter 45-55 of the General Laws entitled "Award of Municipal Contracts" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 45-55-8.2. Qualification based selection of program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk.
  • When the purchasing agent determines that the city or town needs the services of a program manager, construction manager, or construction manager at risk, the purchasing agent shall follow the regulations, as defined in §45-55-4, for qualification based selection for the procurement of such services.
  • SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC002581 ========
  • SECTION 1. Section 45-55-2 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-55 entitled "Award of Municipal Contracts" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 45-55-2. Method of source selection.
  • Except as otherwise authorized by law, all municipal contracts shall be awarded by:
  • (1) Competitive sealed bidding, pursuant to § 45-55-5;
  • (2) Competitive negotiations, pursuant to § 45-55-6;
  • (3) Non-competitive negotiations, pursuant to §§ 45-55-7 and 45-55-8;
  • (4) Small purchase procedures, pursuant to § 45-55-9.; and
  • (5) Qualification based selection (QBS) process for architects/engineers pursuant to § 45- 55-8.1, and program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk pursuant to §45-55-8.2.
  • SECTION 2. Chapter 45-55 of the General Laws entitled "Award of Municipal Contracts" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 45-55-8.2. Qualification based selection of program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk.
  • When the purchasing agent determines that the city or town needs the services of a program manager, construction manager, or construction manager at risk, the purchasing agent shall follow the regulations, as defined in §45-55-4 (16), for qualification based selection for the procurement of such services.
  • SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC002581/SUB A ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - AWARD OF MUNICIPAL CONTRACTS
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  • This act would impose more specific regulations for the selection of program and/or construction managers by municipalities.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC002581 ========
  • This act would require a city or town to utilize qualification based selection for the procurement of program managers, construction managers, or construction managers at risk.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC002581/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

June 29, 2017 at 9:32pm
Yeas: 36 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 1 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Cote Y
Sen. Coyne Y
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte Y
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Doyle NV
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Kettle Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell Y
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y

Floor vote for RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - A

September 19, 2017 at 2:37pm
Yeas: 69 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 6 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson NV
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz NV
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard NV
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca NV
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Price NV
Rep. Quattrocchi NV
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y