S. 1526: Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jun 8, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Feb 10, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 10, 2016.

Sponsor:

Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2015
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

50% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 8, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 10, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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