CURRENT TOPICS AND BILLS


MCAWW meets regularly with its partners, stakeholders, and Legislators to monitor current bills and anticipated legislation on a wide range of matters affecting our members and industry, including bills regarding the plumbing code, taxes, labor, construction, safety, apprenticeship and public works. 

 

The 2019 Legislative Session kicked off on January 14, 2019.  It is a "long session" (105 days) where the State's capital, transportation and operating budgets for the 2019-2021 biennium will be negotiated and passed. 

 

The last day of the regular legislation session is April 28, 2019.  

 

Here are some of the bills we are currently monitoring: 

 

  • SB 5233 - Sick leave/collective bargaining
  • SB 1817 - High hazard facilities 
  • SB 5235 - Concerning plumbing
  • SB 5418 - Local government procurement 
  • SB 5035 - Prevailing wage
  • SB 5116 - Clean energy 
  • HB 1110 - Greenhouse gas/transportation fuels
  • HB 1521 - Government contracting
  • HB 1295 - Design-build/job order contracting

 

Please contact Scott Middleton, General Counsel and Government Affairs Director, if you have any questions.