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1. Nominations Invited for the 2021 ACEC/NSPE QBS Awards Program

The 2021 ACEC/NSPE QBS Awards program is currently underway. The annual program recognizes public and private entities that make exemplary use of the Qualifications-Based Selection process at the federal, state and local levels.

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2. Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Illinois' Artl Breaks Down How M.O. Defeated Anti-QBS Bill

On the Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl discusses how his Member Organization defeated a proposed bill that would have weakened the state's Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) law. 

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3. ACEC Illinois Defeats Effort to Weaken State QBS Law

A grassroots lobbying campaign by ACEC Illinois members defeated a bill that would have weakened the state’s QBS law.

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4. ACEC Idaho Defends and Improves Idaho QBS Law

ACEC Idaho and the Idaho QBS Facilitators Council have successfully passed an update to the QBS law in Idaho.  

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5. ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies in Support of Contracting Out, QBS, Lump Sum Contracts

In his testimony before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials on Tuesday, ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl urged the panel to fund a robust freight and passenger rail network, but he also put in plugs for three ACEC advocacy priorities: Contracting out, QBS, and lump sum contracts.

Tags: QBS, Contracting Out, Lump Sum Contracts
6. ACEC Notches Wins in Challenges to NAVFAC Solicitations

This week, ACEC was successful in challenging two Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) solicitations requiring pricing for the procurement of engineering services rather than qualification-based selection, a clear violation of the Brooks Act.

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7. ACEC, Chamber Urge WRDA Reauthorization, Expansion of QBS to State Revolving Fund Projects

ACEC has joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders in urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) before it expires on September 30.

Tags: QBS, Water
8. What is the Correct Ethical Response to a QBS Violation?

ACEC staff collaborated with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to produce an article on the application of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) in latest issue of ITE Journal.

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9. Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Reasons for Private Sector Firms to Join ACEC

Eric Peterson, CEO of Peterson Structural Engineers in Portland, Ore. joined the Engineering Influence podcast at the ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago to talk about the benefits that firms working in the private-client markets can gain by joining ACEC.

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10. ACEC and NSPE to Honor 2019 QBS Award Winners

ACEC and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) have selected two winners of the  2019 QBS Award.

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