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Connecticut Laws | Title 4b State Real Property
CHAPTER 60 CONSTRUCTION AND ALTERATIONS OF STATE BUILDINGS
Sec. 4b-96. (Formerly Sec. 4-137g). Subcontract, form. Procedure on failure of subcontractor to execute subcontract. General bidder's responsibilities.

........ (Name of Subcontractor) .... (375)

By: .... (P.A. 73-528, S. 9, 12; P.A. 74-246, S. 8, 11; P.A. 79-376, S. 2; P.A. 80-483, S. 14, 186; P.A. 82-447, S. 6; P.A. 89-367, S. 3; P.A. 93-30, S. 6, 14.) (376)

Sec. 4b-97. (Formerly Sec. 4-126c). Arbitration of public works contracts. (377)(Text)

Section 4b-97 is repealed. (378)

Secs. 4b-98, 4b-98a and 4b-99. Definitions. Large public building projects; bidding procedures, contracts and payrolls. Construction management services; invitation of responses and contracts for; regulations. (379)(Text)

Sections 4b-98, 4b-98a and 4b-99 are repealed, effective June 6, 1996. (380)

Sec. 4b-100. Regulations. (381)(Text)

(a) The Commissioner of Public Works shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to implement the provisions of sections 4b-91 to 4b-100, inclusive. Such regulations shall include (1) objective criteria for evaluating the qualifications of bidders, (2) objective criteria for evaluating proposals, and (3) the procedures for evaluating bids after the prequalification status of the bidder has been verified. (382)

(b) The Commissioner of Public Works shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, establishing a procedure for promptly hearing and ruling on claims alleging a violation or violations of sections 4b-91 to 4b-100, inclusive. Such claims may be initiated by the Department of Public Works or any party whose financial interests may be affected by the decision on such a claim. (383)

Sec. 4b-100a. Construction services award panels. Screening, interview and selection of contractors. Memoranda re selection. Regulations. (384)(Text)

(a) The Department of Public Works shall establish construction services award panels which shall each consist of six members. Three of such members shall be appointed by the Commissioner of Public Works, shall be current employees of the Department of Public Works and shall serve only for deliberations involving the project for which such members are appointed. Two members shall be appointed by the department head of the user agency and one member shall be a neutral party appointed by the commissioner. (385)

(b) A panel established pursuant to this section shall not be deemed to be a board or commission within the meaning of section 4-9a. Such panels shall be the award panels for any contract for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, remodeling, repair or demolition of any public building for the state pursuant to subsection (g) of section 4b-91 and section 4b-24. (386)

(c) For each applicable contract, the commissioner shall designate one panel to screen all submitted proposals and establish a list of bidders to be interviewed and shall designate a separate panel consisting of different members to interview bidders on the list and submit a list of recommended contractors to the commissioner ranked in order of preference with the most qualified bidder listed first. (387)

(d) The commissioner shall designate one voting member on each panel to serve as chairperson. The chairperson shall moderate the committee, collect votes and compile the results. (388)

(e) Each award panel shall prepare a memorandum on the selection process indicating (1) how the evaluation criteria were applied by each panel member to determine the most qualified firms, (2) the ranking of each bidder by each panel member which shall be available to the public after execution of the contract with the selected contractor, and (3) a certification by each panel member that the selection of the most qualified firm was not the result of collusion, the giving of a gift or the promise of a gift, compensation, fraud or inappropriate influence from any person. (389)

(f) The commissioner shall select a contractor from among the list of firms submitted by the award panel that interviewed the contractors. After the commissioner has made a selection, the names of the contractor firms submitted to the commissioner shall be available to the public upon request. In the event the commissioner does not select the most qualified bidder listed by the awards panel, the commissioner shall prepare a written explanation of the commissioner's decision. The commissioner shall also prepare a memorandum on the final phase of the selection process, indicating how the commissioner applied the evaluation criteria to determine the successful bidder. Such memorandum shall include a certification by the commissioner that the commissioner's selection of the successful bidder was not the result of collusion, the giving of a gift or the promise of a gift, compensation, fraud or undue pressure from any person and shall be available to the public after execution of the contract with the selected contractor. (390)

(g) The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to implement the provisions of this section. (391)

Sec. 4b-101. Information re contractors and subcontractors to be provided to Commissioner of Revenue Services. (392)(Text)

The commissioner of each state agency authorized to contract for the construction or alteration of buildings under section 4b-1 or 4b-51 shall provide to the Commissioner of Revenue Services a complete list of all contractors and subcontractors doing work on any such construction or alteration project, if available, and the contractors' and subcontractors' (1) Connecticut tax registration numbers and (2) federal Social Security account numbers or federal employer identification numbers or both, if available, before making final payment on the project. (393)

Sec. 4b-101a. Awarding authorities to prepare report on status of certain projects and property management contracts. When. (394)(Text)

(a) Not later than January 1, 2006, and annually thereafter, each awarding authority, other than a municipality, shall prepare a report on the status of (1) any ongoing project for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, remodeling, repair or demolition of any public building which is estimated to cost more than five hundred thousand dollars and is paid for, in whole or in part, with state funds, or (2) any property management contract awarded by the Department of Public Works which has an annual value of one hundred thousand dollars or more. Except for a school construction project, the awarding authority shall submit the report to the Governor and the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to government administration and finance, revenue and bonding. The report shall be submitted in accordance with section 11-4a. The first report submitted after a contract is awarded shall indicate: (A) When, where and how the request for bids was advertised; (B) who bid on the projects; (C) the provisions of law that governed the award of the contract and if there were any deviations from standard procedure in awarding the contract; (D) the names of the individuals who had decision-making authority in awarding the contract, including, but not limited to, the individuals who served on any award panel; (E) if an award panel was used, whether the recommendation of the panel was followed and, if applicable, the reason why such recommendation was not followed; (F) whether the awarding authority has any other contracts with the contractor who was awarded the contract, and if so, the nature and value of the contract; and (G) any provisions of law that authorized or funded the project. (395)

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