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The purpose of this Open 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

2023-24 Goals

  1. Expand ACEC’s engagement with federal agencies to promote industry legislative and regulatory priorities.
  2. Support ACEC’s efforts to successfully implement the Innovation Infrastructure and Jobs Act (IIJA). Disseminate information and collaborate with ACEC Member Organizations and member firms on key grant opportunities, funding decisions, and new program developments under the committee’s jurisdiction.
  3. Promote enhanced funding and financing programs to support the federal marketplace, including policies to encourage lump sum contracting.
  4. Establish and/or maintain communications and partnering agreements as appropriate with federal agencies covering procurement, contracting and best practices.
  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 and to eliminate bidding of tasks.
  6. Propose, review, comment, or otherwise appropriately react to federal legislation, regulations, procedures and documents.
  7. Renew expiring partnering agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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