House Bill 5644
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jan 16, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 16, 2020
Latest Action
Jan 16, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
5644
Congress
116
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
North Carolina
California
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2020

This bill prohibits the use of reverse auctions for awarding federal contracts for construction and design services. Generally, a reverse auction is one in which there are multiple sellers lowering their bids to win a supply or service contract.

Text (1)
January 16, 2020
Actions (2)
01/16/2020
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
01/16/2020
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jan 17, 2020 8:12:15 AM
Updated
Jul 13, 2020 6:41:18 PM