SENATE BILL 34
55th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2021
Gay G. Kernan
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT; ENABLING USE OF A DESIGN AND BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR CERTAIN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 13-1-119.2 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2009, Chapter 207, Section 1, as amended by Laws 2016, Chapter 85, Section 1 and by Laws 2016, Chapter 86, Section 1) is amended to read:
"13-1-119.2. DESIGN AND BUILD PROCUREMENT FOR CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS.--Notwithstanding any prohibition on road and highway construction or reconstruction projects in Section 13-1-119.1 NMSA 1978, the department of transportation may use a design and build project delivery system pursuant to Section 13-1-119.1 NMSA 1978 for projects with a maximum allowable construction cost of more than fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) [funded in whole or in part by federal-aid highway funds]."
SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021.
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