AN ACT PROVIDING THAT LOCAL AND NONLOCAL BIDDERS AWARDED A CONTRACT WITH A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY SHALL GIVE PREFERENCE TO LOCAL BUSINESSES AND LOCAL RESIDENTS.
House amendments make the following changes to the 2nd edition:
Amendment #1 amends the long title. Amends proposed GS 143-131.2, amending the caption to read Preference for local businesses and local residents, and deleting subsection (a), requiring the award of public contracts to the local bidders under certain conditions. Preserves the remainder of the proposed statute.
Amendment #2 extends the scope of this act to also include Franklin and Nash counties, and the municipalities within them.
Amendment #3 amends Amendment #1, providing an exception to the requirements of proposed GS 143-131.2for contracts with the Department of Transportation.
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