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Concerning the University of Washington's alternative process for awarding contracts (Pollet)

Addresses the alternative process for awarding contracts
by the University of Washington.
Requires the university business diversity program to
establish targets for each project based on the
subcontracting opportunities and the availability of firms.
Requires the university to: (1) Include the following in
the annual report provided to the capital projects advisory
review board: Small business entities, disadvantaged business
enterprises, veterans, and women and minority-owned business
use rates on the projects; and
(2) Require contractors to solicit proposals from small
business entities and disadvantaged business enterprises.
Includes in the evaluation criteria for selection of a
contractor on a roster: The contractor's outreach plan to
include small business entities, disadvantaged business
enterprises, veterans, and women and minority-owned
businesses, and the firm's past performance in the use of the
firms.
Repeals the termination and repeal, under the sunset
act, of the alternative process for awarding contracts.

Hearing Date: Friday, February 03, 2017 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?Year=2017&BillNumber=1652    (opens a new browser tab)