TITLE 38. PUBLIC CONTRACTS, WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS
CHAPTER 10. PUBLIC CONTRACTS
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
38:2182 Mandatory information requirement for contracts let without competition under the authority of an executive order
A. The provisions of this Section shall apply to any contract for a public work which is subject to the provisions of Chapter 10 of this Title, [FN1] hereinafter referred to as "state Public Bid Law", which contract is let without competition pursuant to an executive order issued by authority granted under the Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act, [FN2] which order grants exceptions to the requirements of the state Public Bid Law. Such provisions shall apply to contracts which have been or will be let without competition pursuant to executive orders related to Hurricane Katrina or Rita which granted exceptions to the requirements of the state Public Bid Law.
B. (1) For any contract subject to the provisions of this Section, the information cited in Subparagraphs (a) through (d) of this Paragraph shall be submitted by the primary contractor to the Office of Facility Planning and Control. The following information shall be submitted, in a format to be determined by such office, no later than forty-five days after the effective date of the contract, or forty-five days after June 29, 2006, whichever is later:
(a) The name of the primary contractor.
(b) The amount of the contract.
(c) The name of each subcontractor.
(d) The amount of each subcontract.
(2) Any change in subcontractors, or in the amount of a subcontract which exceeds twenty-five percent in the aggregate of the original subcontracted amount, shall necessitate the submission of updated information as required in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection.
(3) The primary contractor for each contract subject to the provisions of this Section shall be notified of the requirements of this Section by the contracting state agency. Such notification shall be made no later than ten days after June 29, 2006 for contracts which are currently in effect. Otherwise, the notification shall be made prior to execution of the contract.
C. The Office of Facility Planning and Control shall maintain a listing or registry of all information reported to it pursuant to the provisions of this Section.
D. Failure to submit all of the information required as provided in Subsection B of this Section shall be grounds for debarment. It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally fail to submit such information, which failure is hereby deemed to be a violation of the duty to provide the mandatory information. Whoever violates such provisions of Subsection B of this Section shall be fined in an amount not to exceed one-half of the contract amount and imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.
E. The provisions of this Section shall not be subject to suspension pursuant to the authority granted to the governor by R.S. 29:721 et seq., the Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act.
Added by Acts 2006, No. 726, § 1, eff. June 29, 2006.
[FN1] R.S. 38:2181 et seq.
[FN2] R.S. 29:721 et seq.