Bill Text: WV HB2114 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Purchasing certain items from local suppliers

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - To House Government Organization [HB2114 Detail]

Download: West_Virginia-2019-HB2114-Introduced.html

FISCAL NOTEWEST virginia legislature

2019 regular session

Introduced

House Bill 2114

By Delegate Howell

[Introduced January 9, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.]

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §17-4-56, relating to permitting the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to purchase hardware items and equipment from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contract if the cost of the item or equipment is less than the cost from the holder of the state contract.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

ARTICLE 4. STATE ROAD SYSTEM.


§17-4-56. Purchase of certain items from local suppliers; condition.

Notwithstanding any provision in this code to the contrary or any procurement contact entered into by the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to the contrary, the division may purchase hardware items and equipment necessary for the betterment of the state-wide road system from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contract if the cost of the item or equipment is less than the cost from the holder of the state contract.


 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to purchase hardware items and equipment from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contract if the cost of the item or equipment is less than the cost from the holder of the state contract.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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