Employment of State Residents on Construction Procurement Contracts
State of Hawaii
HRS 103B was amended by Act 192, Session Laws of Hawaii (SLH). Act 192 amended Section 103B, HRS to allow: (1) a Contractor, prior to award, to withdraw its bid without penalty if the Contractor finds that it is unable to comply with these requirements, and (2) compliance to be certified in writing under oath be an officer of the General Contractor and applicable Subcontractors with the notice of completion by the General Contractor. Requirements of Act 192 shall apply to applicable construction procurement contracts which have been fully executed on July 1, 2011, or thereafter.
Department of Accounting and General Services – Comptroller’s Memorandums (CM) pertaining to Chapter 103B – Employment of State Residents on Construction Procurement Contracts:
Worker Shortage in the Construction Industry
“Construction” means the process of building, altering, repairing, improving, or demolishing any public structure or building, or other public improvements of any kind to any public real property. The term includes the routine operation, routine repair, or routine maintenance of existing structures, buildings, or real estate.