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SB 246: Procurement of Professional Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural, or Surveying and Mapping Services

GENERAL BILL by Bennett

Procurement of Professional Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural, or Surveying and Mapping Services; Revising the definition of “continuing contract” and defining “best value selection”; clarifying provisions with respect to selection of firms by an agency under the competitive selection process; providing that an agency has the right to reject any or all submissions received in response to a public announcement under the competitive selection process; authorizing an agency to award contracts to multiple firms under the competitive negotiation process; providing for a best value selection process; requiring agencies to adopt rules governing the use of the process; providing minimum requirements with respect to best value selection procedures, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 1/26/2012 Senate - Unfavorable by Regulated Industries, laid on Table; YEAS 3 NAYS 7 -SJ 280
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2011 Senate • Filed
9/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 26
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 26
1/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/26/12, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/26/2012 Senate • Unfavorable by Regulated Industries, laid on Table; YEAS 3 NAYS 7 -SJ 280