2020 Code of Alabama
Title 39 - Public Works.
Chapter 3 - Use of Domestic Products and Resident Workmen for Public Works, Improvements, Etc.
Section 39-3-4 - Contractors for Public Works Project Financed Entirely by State or Subdivisions Thereof to Use Steel Produced in United States; Penalty.
Contractors for public works project financed entirely by state or subdivisions thereof to use steel produced in United States; penalty.
(a) Any contractor for a public works project, financed entirely by the State of Alabama or any political subdivision thereof, within this state shall use steel produced within the United States when specifications in the construction contract require the use of steel and do not limit its supply to a sole source under subsection (f) of Section 39-2-2. If the awarding authority decides that the procurement of the above mentioned domestic steel products becomes impractical as a result of a national emergency, national strike, or other cause, the awarding authority shall waive the above restriction.
(b) In the event the contractor violates the domestic steel requirements of subsection (a), and domestic steel is not used, there shall be a downward adjustment in the contract price equal to any realized savings or benefits to the contractor.
(Acts 1983, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 83-196, p. 368; Acts 1997, No. 97-225, p. 348, §1.)