Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 30, 2013
July 30, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #70

House Bill 85 - Public-Private Partnerships - Report by Representative Steube


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact:  Nick Azzara, Information Outreach Coordinator, ext. 3771

Presenter:  Rep. W. Gregory Steube

Action Requested
Report.  No Action Required.

Enabling/Regulating Authority


Background Discussion

CS/CS/HB 85 passed the House on April 25, 2013. The bill was amended by the Senate on May 3, 2013, and subsequently passed the House on May 3, 2013. The bill authorizes public-private partnerships for certain purposes and establishes requirements for such partnerships.

The bill:

  • Authorizes public-private partnerships to contract for public service work with a not-for-profit-organization or charitable youth organization, and provides certain requirements for contracts specific to park land and public education buildings.
  • Creates an alternative procurement process and requirements for public-private partnerships to facilitate the construction of public-purpose projects.
  • Creates a Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act Guidelines Task Force to recommend guidelines for the Legislature to consider for the purpose of creating a uniform process for establishing public-private partnerships.
  • Authorizes the use of public-private partnerships for purposes of county road projects, and permits counties to receive or solicit proposals and enter into agreements with private entities to construct, extend, or improve a county road if certain requirements are met.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

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