HB 1395-1_ Filed 02/12/2001, 10:38
Adopted 2/12/2001


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that House Bill 1395 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 10; (01)MO139501.1. -->     Page 1, after line 10, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 5-22-15-25; (01)MO139501.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 5-22-15-25 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 25. (a) As used in this section, "steel products" means products rolled, formed, shaped, drawn, extruded, forged, cast, fabricated, or otherwise similarly processed, or processed by a combination of two (2) or more such operations, by the open hearth, basic oxygen, electric furnace, Bessemer, or other steel making process.
    (b) As used in this section, "United States" includes all territory, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
    (c) Unless the head of the purchasing agency makes a written determination described in subsection (d), a solicitation must require that if any steel products are used in:
        (1) the manufacture of the supplies required under the contract; or
        (2) supplies used in the performance of the services under the contract by the contractor or a subcontractor of the contractor;
the steel products must be manufactured in the United States.
    (d) Subsection (c) does not apply if the head of the purchasing agency determines in writing that both of the following apply:
        (1) The cost of the contract with the requirements of

subsection (c) would be greater than one hundred fifteen percent (115%) of the cost of the contract without the requirements of subsection (c).
        (2) Failure to impose the requirements of subsection (c) would not in any way:
            (A) harm the business of a facility that manufactures steel products in Indiana; or
            (B) result in the reduction of employment or wages and benefits of employees of a facility described in clause (A).
    (e) A purchasing agency shall inform offerors in the solicitation of the provisions of this section.

SOURCE: IC 5-22-17-14; (01)MO139501.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 5-22-17-14 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 14. A contract awarded under this article must include the requirements of IC 5-22-15-25(c) unless the head of the purchasing agency makes a determination under IC 5-22-15-25(d).
SOURCE: IC 5-22-19-5; (01)MO139501.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 5-22-19-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 5. An Indiana taxpayer has standing to do either of the following:
        (1) Challenge a determination made under IC 5-22-15-25(d).
        (2) Enforce a contract provision required by IC 5-22-17-14.
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    (Reference is to HB 1395 as printed February 6, 2001.)

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Representative Kuzman


MO139501/DI 75     2001