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(a) The authority for design-build projects contained in
this article is a new and independent authorization and shall not
supersede, limit, or restrict any other statutory design-build
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article
to establish a pilot project for cities, counties, cities and
counties, and special districts to utilize the design-build
procurement method for regional or local water or wastewater
treatment facilities, regional or local solid waste facilities, and
regional and local water recycling facilities, and to assess the
effectiveness of the use of the design-build procurement method. It
is not the intent of the Legislature by enacting this measure to
authorize the design-build procurement method for other
infrastructure, including, but not limited to, streets and highways,
public rail transit, or other types of water resource facilities.
(c) Nothing in this article shall be construed to change the
authority of a state department, agency, board, or commission.
(d) A qualified entity may use state funds for projects utilizing
the design-build procedure.
(e) Except as provided in this section, nothing in this act shall
be construed to affect the application of any other law.
This article shall remain in effect until January 1, 2020,
or until the date upon which the Legislative Analyst has submitted
the report required pursuant to this article to the Legislature,
whichever occurs first, and as of the date is repealed, unless a
later enacted statute, that is enacted before either of the dates
specified in this section, deletes or extends those dates.