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      RS 30:101.7     


§101.7. Contracts; parties

            A. A contract for obstruction removal shall require a cash bond, performance bond, or other equivalent surety instrument approved by the assistant secretary, and shall require a formal bid process. A project which the assistant secretary has declared in writing to be an emergency may employ a written and thoroughly documented informal bidding procedure in which bids are received from at least three bidders. All such contracts shall be reviewed prior to execution by the secretary, and all informally bid contracts shall be reviewed by the commissioner of the division of administration.

            B. No party contracting with the department under the provisions of this Part shall be deemed to be a public employee or an employee otherwise subject to the provisions of Chapter 15 of Parts I through IV of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

            Acts 1997, No. 666, §2; Acts 2022, No. 100, §2, eff. July 1, 2023.

NOTE: See R.S. 30:101.15 regarding the termination of Part after June 30, 2027.

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