S. 1526: Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2015

A bill to amend title 10 and title 41, United States Code, to improve the manner in which Federal contracts for construction and design services are awarded, to prohibit the use of reverse auctions for design and construction services procurements, to amend title 31 and 41, United States Code, to improve the payment protections available to construction contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers for work performed, and for other purposes.

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Jun 8, 2015


Reported by Committee on Feb 10, 2016

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Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2015
Length: 13 pages


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Jun 8, 2015

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Feb 10, 2016
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