March 23, 2001





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1395

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DIGEST OF HB 1395 (Updated March 20, 2001 1:38 PM - DI 75)



Citations Affected: IC 5-22.

Synopsis: Government purchasing. Provides that if an offeror offers to furnish supplies made in a country other than the United States, a governmental body may not award a contract to the offeror for those supplies if the supplies were made using forced labor.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Atterholt, Liggett , Lawson L , Buck , Aguilera , Stevenson
(SENATE SPONSORS _ MERRITT, CRAYCRAFT, LUBBERS, SIMPSON)




    January 11, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Labor and Employment.
    February 5, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.
    February 12, 2001, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
    February 13, 2001, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 95, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    February 27, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
    March 22, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.







March 23, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1395



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 5-22-15-24; (01)EH1395.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-22-15-24 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 24. (a) As used in this section, "forced labor" has the meaning set forth in 19 U.S.C. 1307.
    (b) If an offeror offers to furnish supplies made in a country other than the United States, a governmental body may not award a contract to the offeror for those supplies if the supplies were made using forced labor.
    (c) A governmental body shall inform offerors in the solicitation of the provisions of this section.