AG's Public Contract:
AG’s Model Public Contract and Legal Sufficiency Rules – April 23, 2013
This training will explore the changes to the Attorney General's Model Public Contracts and Legal Sufficiency Rules. There will be a brief introduction to the code and model rules, including Amendments to the Legal Sufficiency Review Rules (OAR 137-045) before we review the significant changes to the Attorney General’s Model Public Contracts Rules since January, 2010.
For example, did you know that…
- Public Contracting agencies have new authority to give a bidding preference to bidders on goods or services contracts who will employ more workers in Oregon than their competitors.
- Personal service contractors and private persons used by a public agency to draft contract specifications can be disqualified from bidding/proposing on the related procurement.
- Green energy technology for public buildings now includes geothermal energy technology.
- The real secrets of the Model Rules (aka the DOJ commentaries to particular rules) will be available at the training.
Persons who will benefit:
- state agency executive s who deal with public contracts
- state agency designated procurement officers
- state agency contract officers
- state agency rulemaking officers
- attorneys who counsel local public agencies on public contract matters
- local government who counsel public agencies dealing with public contract issues
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