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Pennsylvania Resident Bidder Preference

Revised March 2, 2015

Pennsylvania Statutes, Title 71, §650. Any heating system or heating unit installed in a facility owned by the state must be fueled by coal produced from mines in Pennsylvania.

PENNSYLVANIA RECIPROCAL PREFERENCE

Pennsylvania Consolidated Statues, Tile 62, §107. Preference is given in procurement of supplies to bidders offering supplies produced, manufactured, mined, grown, or performed in Pennsylvania as against bidders offering supplies produced, manufactured, mined, grown, or performed in another state that gives or requires a preference to such in-state supplies. The amount of the preference is equal to the amount of the preference applied by the other state. When a contract for construction or supplies is to be awarded, preference is given to resident bidders against nonresident bidders from states that give or require preferences to resident bidders. The amount of the preference is equal to the amount of the preference applied by the other state.