STATUTORY AND CASE LAW ANALYSIS

This outline is organized in a format that generally follows the procedural steps of the competitive bid process.  That format is:

  1. The decision to bid:

 

Purpose of Bidding

 

Statutory Provisions

 

Situations requiring bid solicitations

 

Exceptions to bidding requirements

  1. Preparation of Bid documents:

 

Statutory Requirements

 

Sufficiency of particular bid specifications

  1. Award of Bid:

 

Basis for bid award

 

Examination of bids

 

Changes and mistakes

  1. Challenges to the award of bid:

 

Statutory Provisions

 

Timing

 

Forum

 

Remedies

 

Effect of void contract on contractors who have performed

  1. Bonds:

 

Bid bonds

 

Statutory Provisions

 

Bond Approval

 

Action on a bond