Date of enactment: August 6, 2019
2019 Assembly Bill 275   Date of publication*: August 7, 2019
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to renumber 84.01 (33); and to create 84.01 (33) (bm) of the statutes; relating to: highway project design inventory for design-build projects.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
18,1 Section 1. 84.01 (33) of the statutes is renumbered 84.01 (33) (am).
18,2 Section 2. 84.01 (33) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
84.01 (33) (bm) 1. In this paragraph, “design-build project" means a highway project for which architectural, surveying, engineering, construction, and related services are provided by a single contractor awarded by low bid or by best value.
2. The department shall maintain an inventory of not fewer than 5 highway projects suitable for selection as design-build projects. The department shall ensure that the projects included in the inventory under this paragraph are sufficiently developed to be selected as design-build projects. Before including a project in the inventory under this paragraph, the department shall ensure that any environmental assessment or environmental impact statement required under state or federal law for the project has been completed.