Federal Agencies & Procurement Advocacy Committee

 

PURPOSE: 

The purpose of the Committee is to undertake advocacy efforts with Congress and federal agencies to promote the interests of ACEC members engaged in contracting with the federal government.

 

2017-2018 GOALS:

  1. Expand ACEC’s engagement with federal agencies to promote industry legislative and regulatory priorities.
  2. Promote enhanced funding and financing programs to support the federal marketplace, including policies to encourage federal P3 and lump sum contracting.
  3. Establish and/or maintain communications and partnering agreements as appropriate with federal agencies covering procurement, contracting and best practices.
  4. Pursue liability mitigation legislation and regulatory actions.
  5. Promote the use of QBS at all governmental levels, challenge attempts to limit or weaken its use, and work with related associations with common goals.
  6. Propose, review, comment, or otherwise appropriately react to federal legislation, regulations, procedures and documents affecting design and construction, to enhance or protect the industry.
  7. Develop a simplified task order process on A/E IDIQ multi-award contracts; and revise the Design Excellence Program (of OBO and GSA) to regain the lead position for engineers.

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For more information:
Jessica Salmoiraghi
Director of Federal Agencies and International Programs
(202) 682-4342
jsalmoiraghi@acec.org

 

 

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