Construction Law

HB 26 – Tax deduction for storm shelters. Authorizes a one time income tax deduction to a taxpayer for the cost of the construction or $5,000, whichever is less, of a storm shelter that was made in America.

HB 34 – School Construction Act. Establishes the School Construction Act which exempts construction and main­tenance work done for certain school districts from the prevailing wage rate requirement upon the school board’s approval.

HB 481 – Insurance in construction contracts. Changes the laws regarding liability insurance in construction con­tracts. In addition to other provisions, this legislation speci­fies that in any contract or agreement for certain public or private construction work, an agreement made by a party to indemnify, hold harmless, insure for liability, or defend a person against liability, claims, damages, or losses that are caused by that person’s own negligence or wrongdoing is void as against public policy and unenforceable; specifies that these provisions do not apply to a party’s agreement to indemnify or hold harmless, insure or defend another person from the party’s own negligence or wrongdoing or the negligence or wrongdoing of the party’s subcontractors and suppliers, or a party’s promise to cause another person or entity to be covered or named as an insured or additional insured in a liability insurance contract.


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