SUMMARY OF P3 LEGISLATIVE STATUS:
P3s are allowed for certain transportation projects – specifically ports.
Does this state have broadly enabling P3 legislation?
Missouri allows P3s for any port facility, water facility, water way, fuel supply facility or pipeline, water supply facility or pipeline, wastewater or wastewater treatment facility, public building, vehicle parking building, vehicle parking facility, mass transit facility, or similar facility to the definition of "project" under the Missouri Public-Private Partnerships Transportation Act.
Does the state allow for unsolicited proposals?
Acceptance and review of unsolicited proposals are allowed - for certain project types, excluding road transportation - roads, bridges, tunnels.
What is the P3 contract approval authority?
Delegated procurement authority applies to MoDoT. §227.600(2)(10) states any project not specifically included in the eligibility list shall not be financed, developed or operated by a private partner until such project is approved by a vote of the people (election referendum or ballot measure).
What is the state's P3 procurement process?
Review and approval of bids require requests for competing bids or other process for unsolicited proposals.
Does the state have resources dedicated to P3s?
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDoT), though specifically not applicable to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (whose purview includes the state's interstate system).
Is this a Home Rule state, with limitations or opportunities for P3?
Missouri employs Dillon's Rule to all municipalities; which allows the legislature to control local government structure, methods of financing its activities and procedures.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for MWDBE participation?
Statutory authority does not specifically address MWDBE participation, except there is an understanding that any funding or financing received from the Federal government programs requires compliance with participation mandates (i.e., DBE compliance for Federally funded projects).
Does this state have programmatic requirements for labor participation?
Compliance with Federal prevailing wage laws, is required based on source of funds (e.g., Davis-Bacon).
Does this state have programmatic requirements for performance security?
Compliance with Federal mandates related to payment and performance guarantees is required for projects involving Federal funding (i.e., Miller Act).
For what types of financing programs are P3 projects eligible?
Allows for access to applicable Federal funding or financing programs (TIFIA, RRIF, WIFIA).
What project types or asset classes are eligible for P3s in this state?
Statutory authority allows for any pipeline, ferry, port facility, water facility, water way, water supply facility or pipeline, wastewater or wastewater treatment facility includes any public building, airport, railroad, light rail, vehicle parking facility, mass transit facility, or other similar facility currently available or to be made available to a government entity for public use, including any structure, parking area, appurtenance and other property required to operate the structure or facility.
Are there projects where the P3 procurement method has been applied?
P3 airport solicitation has been initiated.