Florida Senate - 2008 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1399, 2nd Eng.
Senator Baker moved the following amendment to amendment
Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
Between line(s) 722 and 723
Section 14. Paragraph (c) of subsection (9) of section
287.055, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
287.055 Acquisition of professional architectural,
engineering, landscape architectural, or surveying and mapping
services; definitions; procedures; contingent fees prohibited;
(9) APPLICABILITY TO DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTS.--
(c) Except as otherwise provided in s. 337.11(8) s.
337.11(7), the Department of Management Services shall adopt
rules for the award of design-build contracts to be followed by
state agencies. Each other agency must adopt rules or ordinances
for the award of design-build contracts. Municipalities,
political subdivisions, school districts, and school boards shall
award design-build contracts by the use of a competitive proposal
selection process as described in this subsection, or by the use
of a qualifications-based selection process pursuant to
subsections (3), (4), and (5) for entering into a contract
whereby the selected firm will, subsequent to competitive
negotiations, establish a guaranteed maximum price and guaranteed
completion date. If the procuring agency elects the option of
qualifications-based selection, during the selection of the
design-build firm the procuring agency shall employ or retain a
licensed design professional appropriate to the project to serve
as the agency's representative. Procedures for the use of a
competitive proposal selection process must include as a minimum
1. The preparation of a design criteria package for the
design and construction of the public construction project.
2. The qualification and selection of no fewer than three
design-build firms as the most qualified, based on the
qualifications, availability, and past work of the firms,
including the partners or members thereof.
3. The criteria, procedures, and standards for the
evaluation of design-build contract proposals or bids, based on
price, technical, and design aspects of the public construction
project, weighted for the project.
4. The solicitation of competitive proposals, pursuant to a
design criteria package, from those qualified design-build firms
and the evaluation of the responses or bids submitted by those
firms based on the evaluation criteria and procedures established
prior to the solicitation of competitive proposals.
5. For consultation with the employed or retained design
criteria professional concerning the evaluation of the responses
or bids submitted by the design-build firms, the supervision or
approval by the agency of the detailed working drawings of the
project; and for evaluation of the compliance of the project
construction with the design criteria package by the design
6. In the case of public emergencies, for the agency head
to declare an emergency and authorize negotiations with the best
qualified design-build firm available at that time.
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And the title is amended as follows:
On line 2831, after the semicolon,
amending s. 287.055, F.S.; conforming a cross-reference;
4/30/2008 9:51:00 PM TR.20.09341
CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.
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