H.R.26 - Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1] (Introduced 01/04/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform; Budget | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2021 Presented to President. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.26 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (01/05/2021)
Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2021
This bill prohibits the federal government from using reverse auctions for complex, specialized, or substantial design and construction services. Reverse auctions allow the sellers to bid down the price of a project and typically result in the contractor with the lowest bid winning the contract.
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council must define complex, specialized, or substantial design and construction services.
The General Services Administration shall report to specified congressional committees on this bill's effectiveness.