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AB-441 High-Speed Rail Authority: contracts.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 441


Introduced by Assembly Member Patterson

February 19, 2013


An act to add Section 185036.2 to the Public Utilities Code, relating to high-speed rail.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 441, as introduced, Patterson. High-Speed Rail Authority: contracts.
Existing law, the California High-Speed Rail Act, creates the High-Speed Rail Authority to develop and implement a high-speed rail system in the state, with specified powers and duties, including the power to enter into contracts, as specified.
This bill would require the authority to provide, to the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature, a copy of each contract entered into by the authority if the dollar value of the goods or services to be provided or performed under the contract is $25,000 or more, as well as a copy of each contract amendment and contract change order agreed to by the authority for $25,000 or more.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 185036.2 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

185036.2.
 The authority shall provide, to the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature, a copy of each contract entered into by the authority if the dollar value of the goods or services to be provided or performed under the contract is twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) or more, as well as a copy of each contract amendment and contract change order agreed to by the authority for twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) or more.