SB 441-2_ Filed 02/14/2011, 10:45 Hershman
Adopted 2/17/2011

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Senate Bill 441 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 6, line 19; (11)MO044102.6. -->     Page 6, between lines 19 and 20, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 5-16-1-1.7; (11)MO044102.5. -->     "SECTION 5. IC 5-16-1-1.7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1.7. On agricultural or forestry land owned or occupied by Purdue University and used by it for educational or research purposes, the trustees of the university may, upon a declaration of necessity recorded in its minutes, award contracts without advertising for bids or otherwise satisfying the requirements of this chapter, if the cost of work is estimated to be less than fifty two hundred thousand dollars ($50,000). ($200,000). However, bids shall be invited from at least three (3) or more persons, firms, limited liability companies, or corporations known to deal in the work required to be done. The minutes of the board shall show the names of those invited to bid.
SOURCE: IC 5-16-1-1.9; (11)MO044102.6. -->     SECTION 6. IC 5-16-1-1.9, AS AMENDED BY P.L.2-2007, SECTION 103, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1.9. Notwithstanding this article, a state educational institution may award a contract for any construction or repair work to any building, structure, or improvement of the institution without advertising for bids and meeting other contract awarding requirements of this article whenever the estimated cost of the project is less than fifty two hundred thousand dollars ($50,000). ($200,000). However, in awarding any contract under this section the state educational institution must do the following:
        (1) Invite bids from at least three (3) persons, firms, limited liability companies, or corporations known to deal in the work required to be done.
        (2) Give notice of the project if the estimated cost of the project is more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). If required, notice must include a description of the work to be done and be given in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation printed

and published in the county in which the work is to be done.
        (3) Award the contract to the lowest and best bidder.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 441 as printed February 11, 2011.)

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Senator HERSHMAN


MO044102/DI 75
2011