California’s Governor Jerry Brown has signed 859 new laws that affect the construction industry in 2018. AB 618 is one of them.
1.) This bill authorizes job order contracting at a community college district only if there’s a Project Labor Agreement on the district’s construction program currently available to school districts until January 1, 2022.
2.) Job order contracting is a procedure that allows for the awarding of contracts based on prices for specific construction tasks rather than bids for a specific project.
3.) Utilizing job order contracts as a project delivery method is a cost-effective option for school districts.
4.) The job contracting approach should also expedite project completion.