DC B23-0545 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on November 19 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-09-29 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-545 provides remediation for subcontractors in the event of non-payment by contractors or higher-tier subcontractors. It requires that payments be made to subcontractors within 7 days of receipt of funds paid to contractor from the District agency. It also standardizes program compliance verification with a site visit, creates an anonymous violation reporting mechanism, and incentivizes small business subcontracting. Among other things it also closes loopholes to prevent program abuse.

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Small Business Procurement Reform Omnibus Amendment Act of 2019



2020-09-29CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-09-11CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-09-03CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-11-22CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0545 Published in the DC Register
2019-11-19CouncilReferred to Committee on Facilities and Procurement
2019-11-19CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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