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AB-1353 Public contracts: public works projects: notice.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1353


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Fong

February 18, 2011


An act to amend Section 10140 of the Public Contract Code, relating to public contracts.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1353, as introduced, Fong. Public contracts: public works projects: notice.
The State Contract Act requires that public notice of a public works project be given by publication once a week for at least two consecutive weeks, or once a week for more than two consecutive weeks if that longer period of advertising is deemed necessary by the department, as defined, in accordance with specified requirements, and authorizes the department to publish the notice to bidders in additional trade papers or newspapers of general circulation that it deems advisable.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 10140 of the Public Contract Code is amended to read:

10140.
 (a) Public notice of a project shall be given by publication once a week for at least two consecutive weeks, or once a week for more than two consecutive weeks if the longer period of advertising is deemed necessary by the department, as follows:

(a)

(1) In a newspaper of general circulation published in the county in which the project is located, or if located in more than one county, in such a newspaper in a county in which a major portion of the work is to be done.

(b)

(2) In a trade paper of general circulation published in San Francisco for projects located in County Group No. 1, as defined in Section 187 of the Streets and Highways Code, or in Los Angeles for projects located in County Group No. 2, as defined in said Section 187 of the Streets and Highways Code, devoted primarily to the dissemination of contract and building news among contracting and building materials supply firms.

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(b) The department may publish the notice to bidders for a project in additional trade papers or newspapers of general circulation that it deems advisable.