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Committee on Small BusinessIntroducedJuly 19th, 2013
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Commonsense Construction Contracting Act of 2013
To amend the Small Business Act to prohibit the use of reverse auctions for design and construction services procurements.
Commonsense Construction Contracting Act of 2013 - Amends the Small Business Act to prohibit reverse auction methods (bidding from high to low) from being used in the case of any contract for the procurement of design and construction services if the contract is suitable for award to a small business, or if the award is made under Small Business Administration (SBA) requirements concerning the federal award of procurement contracts or subcontracts to: small businesses; HUBZone (historically underutilized business zone) small businesses; and small businesses owned and controlled by veterans, disabled veterans, socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, or women.