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AB-2311 Public contracts: skilled and trained workforce requirement: notice.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 18, 2020


SECTION 1.

 Section 2600 of the Public Contract Code is amended to read:

2600.
 (a) This chapter applies when a public entity is required by statute or regulation to obtain an enforceable commitment that a bidder, contractor, or other entity will use a skilled and trained workforce to complete a contract or project.
(b) A public entity may require a bidder, contractor, or other entity to use a skilled and trained workforce to complete a contract or project regardless of whether the public entity is required to do so by a statute or regulation.
(c) When the use of a skilled and trained workforce to complete a contract or project is required pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b), the public entity shall include in all bid documents and construction contracts a notice that the project is subject to the skilled and trained workforce requirement.

SEC. 2.

 Section 2600.5 is added to the Public Contract Code, to read:

2600.5.
 The failure of a public entity to provide a notice pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2600 shall not excuse either of the following:
(a) The public entity from the requirement to obtain an enforceable commitment that a bidder, contractor, or other entity will use a skilled and trained workforce to complete a contract or project.
(b) A bidder, contractor, or other entity from the obligation to use a skilled or trained workforce if such a requirement is imposed by a statute or regulation.