2020 Code of Alabama
Title 39 - Public Works.
Chapter 3 - Use of Domestic Products and Resident Workmen for Public Works, Improvements, Etc.
Section 39-3-1 - Contracts for Public Works Project Financed Entirely by State or Subdivisions Thereof to Provide for Use of Domestic Products if Available, etc.; Penalty.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 39-3-1 (2020)

Section 39-3-1

Contracts for public works project financed entirely by state or subdivisions thereof to provide for use of domestic products if available, etc.; penalty.

(a) The awarding authority contracting for a public works project to be financed entirely by the State of Alabama or any political subdivision of the state, shall stipulate or cause to be stipulated in the contract a provision whereby the person, firm, or corporation undertaking the project agrees to use in the execution of the contract materials, supplies, and products manufactured, mined, processed, or otherwise produced in the United States or its territories, if the same are available at reasonable and competitive prices and are not contrary to any sole source specification implemented under subsection (f) of Section 39-2-2.

(b) In the event the contractor breaches the agreement to use domestic products, and domestic products are not used, there shall be a downward adjustment in the contract price equal to any realized savings or benefits to the contractor.

(Acts 1961, No. 876, p. 1376; Acts 1997, No. 97-225, p. 348, §1.)

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