Advocacy

CONTRACT BUNDLING

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COFPAES is opposed to the use of “contract bundling” by federal agencies in attempting to circumvent the Brooks A/E Act. Contract bundling is most evident in contracts where the government consolidates two or more unrelated contract solicitations for supplies or services into a single solicitation. In such cases where A/E services are not the “dominant […]

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STATE A/E PROCUREMENT

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Background COFPAES believes that legislation similar to the Brooks Act, which applies only to federal A/E design professional contracts, should be enacted by each state for projects subject to state law. Toward that end, COFPAES works closely with the affiliated state organizations of its member societies. To date more than half of the states have […]