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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Small Business Act to provide prospective construction contractors with information about an agency's policies on the administration of change orders to allow such contractors to make informed business decisions regarding the pricing of bids or proposals, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

05/08/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H3800)
01/10/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date Chamber
05/09/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
05/08/2018-2:10pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/08/2018-2:10pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3800)
05/08/2018-1:56pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4754.
05/08/2018-1:56pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3800-3801)
05/08/2018-1:56pmHouseMr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/10/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Small Business.
01/10/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 02/23/2018
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 05/08/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Small Business01/10/2018 Referred to
Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship05/09/2018 Referred to

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Subjects (1)

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Introduced in House (05/08/2018)

Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act

This bill amends the Small Business Act to require an agency, with respect to solicitations for the award of a construction contract anticipated to be awarded to a small business, to provide a notice to the prospective bidders and offerors along with the solicitation about the agency's: (1) policies or practices relating to the timely definitization of requests for an equitable adjustment, and (2) past performance in definitizing such requests.