H.R. 1778 (112th): Construction Quality Assurance Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Carolyn Maloney
Representative for New York's 14th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 05, 2011
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1942 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 09, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 05, 2011
Referred to Committee May 05, 2011
 
Full Title

To assure quality and best value with respect to Federal construction projects by prohibiting the practice known as bid shopping.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform

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5/5/2011--Introduced.
Construction Quality Assurance Act of 2011 - Requires each solicitation by an executive agency for the procurement of construction in excess of $1 million to require each bidder to submit the name, business location, and nature of work of each subcontractor with whom such bidder will subcontract for work in excess of $100,000. Deems to be non-responsive, and prohibits consideration of, any bidder that fails to list such subcontractors.
Prohibits a contractor from substituting another subcontractor for a listed subcontractor, permitting any subcontract to be voluntarily assigned or transferred, or subcontracting work for which the contractor listed itself, except with the consent of the contracting officer for good cause.
Sets forth:
(1) examples of good cause and procedures required for substitution requests; and
(2) penalties for violations of substitution prohibitions, including suspension or debarment from federal contracts for multiple violations.
Requires revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement this Act.

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