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Adding training on public works and prevailing wage requirements to responsible bidder criteria (Doglio, Sells, Gregerson)

Requires a bidder, before award of a public works contract, to also meet the following responsibility criteria to be considered a responsible bidder and qualified to be awarded a public works project: Have attended training from the department of labor and industries or a training program approved by the department relating to the requirements associated with public works and prevailing wage under chapters 39.04 and 39.12 RCW.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
The substitute bill: (1) adds the exemption from training; (2) requires the bidder to specify a person(s) to receive the training; (3) requires the training to be "received" rather than "attended;" (4) specifies the four hour length of the training; (5) adds the provisions on records and reliance on records; and (6) adds the effective date and null and void clauses

2ND SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO 1ST SUBSTITUTE:
The second substitute: (1) Makes a technical change to amend the current version of the law (the law was amended in 2017); (2) updates the effective date from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019 and the null and void date from July 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018.

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1673&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)