US HB26 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on January 6 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-01-06 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-06SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
2021-01-05HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2021-01-05HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H68)
2021-01-05HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 26.
2021-01-05HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H68-69)
2021-01-05HouseMrs. Maloney, Carolyn B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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