CSSB 83(FIN) am: "An Act relating to construction of highways by the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and to contracts for the construction of highways."
00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(FIN) am 01 "An Act relating to construction of highways by the Department of Transportation and 02 Public Facilities and to contracts for the construction of highways." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 19.10.170(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) Except as provided in AS 44.33.300, it is the general policy of the state to 06 require the construction of all highways under bid contract in accordance with 07 AS 36.30 (State Procurement Code). However, subject to the provisions of (b) of this 08 section, the department may perform the work notwithstanding any other 09 provisions of law 10 (1) when the estimated cost of a construction project is less than 11 $100,000; or 12 (2) when 13 (A) it appears to be in the best interests of the state; and 14 (B) the estimated cost of a construction project is
01 $1,000,000 or less, or no responsive and responsible bidder submits a bid [, 02 THE DEPARTMENT MAY PERFORM THE WORK 03 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW]. 04 * Sec. 2. AS 19.10.170 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (d) This section does not in any way prohibit or restrict the department from 06 entering into contracts with federal agencies or municipalities relating to the 07 construction of highways. 08