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SENATE BILL NO. 1398
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HIGHWAY DISTRICTS - Amends existing law to provide that an advertisement
inviting bids for a highway district shall be published at least twice,
either not less than one week apart, or in five daily issues in a newspaper
of general circulation printed and published in the county or, if there is
none, in a newspaper having general circulation in the district.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2002
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1398
BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PUBLICATION OF NOTICE FOR HIGHWAY DISTRICTS; AMENDING SECTION
3 40-907, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADVERTISEMENT INVITING BIDS SHALL
4 BE PUBLISHED AT LEAST TWICE, EITHER NOT LESS THAN ONE WEEK APART, OR IN
5 FIVE DAILY ISSUES IN A NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION PRINTED AND PUB-
6 LISHED IN THE COUNTY OR, IF THERE IS NONE, IN A NEWSPAPER HAVING GENERAL
7 CIRCULATION IN THE DISTRICT.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
9 SECTION 1. That Section 40-907, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
10 amended to read as follows:
11 40-907. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE -- DOCUMENTS TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. The
12 advertisement inviting bids shall set a date, time and place for the opening
13 of bids. The first publication of the advertisement inviting bids shall be at
14 least two (2) weeks before the date of opening the bids. The advertisement
15 inviting bids shall be published at least twice, either not less than one (1)
16 week apart, or in five (5) daily issues, in a newspaper of general circulation
17 printed and published in the county, or if there is none, it shall be pub-
18 lished in a newspaper having general circulation in the district. The adver-
19 tisement inviting bids shall succinctly set forth the scope of work to be
20 done. The following documents shall be made available by the county or highway
21 district commissioners to any interested bidder: bid form, bidder's instruc-
22 tions, contract documents with general and special instructions when appropri-
23 ate, and drawings and specifications when appropriate.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Allows highway districts the ability to utilize the shorter
advertising time period that the Idaho Department of Transportation
has in l.C. §40-902. In some cases, the shorter time period may
determine whether or not a project can be. completed in the
construction season. Already allowed by l.C. §40-902 on behalf of
Idaho Department of Transportation.
None to General Fund.
Name: Ed Lodge
Organization: Ada County Highway District
Name: Stuart 0. Davis; Executive Director
Organization: Idaho Association of Highway Districts, Inc.
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact S 1398