THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979
388.1766e Construction of new building, or addition to or repair or renovation of existing building; use of competitive bid process.
Before entering into a contract in an amount in excess of $15,000.00 for any materials, supplies, or equipment or a contract in an amount in excess of $15,000.00 for construction of a new building, or addition to or repair or renovation of an existing building, the board of a district of the first class, or any other purchasing authority within a district of the first class, shall obtain sealed competitive bids, and the district shall award such a contract using this competitive bid process. This section does not prohibit a district from making a public request for proposals before requesting bids and does not prohibit a district from awarding a contract based on a combination of price, quality, and service factors. A school official or member of a school board or other person who neglects or refuses to do or perform an act required by this section, or who violates or knowingly permits or consents to a violation of this section, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00, or imprisonment for not more than 3 months, or both.
History: Add. 1997, Act 93, Eff. Oct. 1, 1997
Am. 2008, Act 268, Eff. Oct. 1, 2008
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 268 of 2008 provides:"Enacting section 1. In accordance with section 30 of article I of the state constitution of 1963, total state spending in this amendatory act from state sources for fiscal year 2008-2009 is estimated at $11,816,898,200.00 and state appropriations to be paid to local units of government for fiscal year 2008-2009 are estimated at $11,602,465,900.00."
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