John M. W. Moorlach
(1) Existing law creates the Department of Transportation with various powers and duties relative to the state highway system and other transportation programs. This bill would prohibit the department from using any nonrecurring funds, including, but not limited to, loan repayments, bond funds, or grant funds, to pay the salaries or benefits of any permanent civil service position within the department. (2) Article XXII of the California Constitution grants to the State of California and all other governmental entities the choice and authority to contract with qualified private entities for architectural and engineering services for all public works of improvement. This bill would require the Department of Transportation to contract with qualified private entities for architectural and engineering services with respect to public works of improvement undertaken by the department, with a minimum of 15% of the total annual value of these services to be contracted to qualified private entities beginning on July 1, 2016, and increasing each year to a minimum of 50% by July 1, 2023.
Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).
August 19 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 3. Noes 9. Page 36.)
Set for hearing August 19.
Introduced. Read first time. Referred to Com. on T. & I.D.
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