The Ohio House Commerce and Labor Committee took testimony March 13 on HB176 which would limit the magnitude of change orders on public

improvements required to be competitively bid.  Rep. Beck offered sponsor testimony.


This bill would limit ‘change-in-scope’ change orders that are not essential to the purpose of the project. It

would limit these change orders to less than $50,000 or two and one-half percent of the total contract price for the