An Act To Allow Public-private Investment in Transportation Infrastructure Projects
CONCEPT DRAFT SUMMARY
This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.
This bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to pursue public-private partnerships for the construction of certain transportation facilities. The bill establishes a process for entering into a public-private agreement and authorizes both solicited and unsolicited proposals for public-private partnerships for the construction of infrastructure projects, including highways and bridges. Finally, the bill provides that infrastructure projects must have the concurrence of the department and be consistent with the Sensible Transportation Policy Act.