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The DC Code: § 2-218.43 Bid and proposal preferences.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
a
In evaluating bids or proposals, agencies shall award preferences as follows:
1
In the case of proposals, points shall be granted as follows:
A
Three points for a small business enterprise;
B
Five points for a resident-owned business;
C
Five points for a longtime resident business;
D
Two points for a local business enterprise;
E
Two points for a local business enterprise with its principal office located in an enterprise zone;
F
Two points for a disadvantaged business enterprise;
G
Two points for a veteran-owned business enterprise; and
H
Two points for a local manufacturing business enterprise.
2
In the case of bids, a percentage reduction in price shall be granted as follows:
A
Three percent for a small business enterprise;
B
Five percent for a resident-owned business;
C
Ten percent for a longtime resident business;
D
Two percent for a local business enterprise;
E
Two percent for a local business enterprise with its principal office located in an enterprise zone; and
F
Two percent for a disadvantaged business enterprise.
b
A certified business enterprise shall be entitled to any or all of the preferences provided in this section, but in no case shall a certified business enterprise be entitled to a preference of more than 12 points or a reduction in price of more than 12 percent.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-266, in subsec. (a)(1)(B), substituted "Five points" for "Three points"; and, in (a)(2)(B), substituted "Five percent" for "Three percent". D.C. Law 17-207, in pars. (1)(B) and (2)(B), inserted "a" preceding "resident-owned". D.C. Law 18-141, in subsec. (a)(1), substituted "Five points" for "Ten points" in subpar. (C), deleted "and" from the end of subpar. (E); substituted "; and" for a period at the end of subpar. (F), and added subpars. (G) and (H). D.C. Law 19-171 repealed subsection (h)(3) of D.C. Law 18-141 that substituted "; and" for a period at the end of subpar. (a)(1)(F). Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of the Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Temporary Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Law 17-96, January 29, 2008, law notification 55 DCR 3403). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2343 of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-156, October 18, 2007, 54 DCR 10919). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-251, January 23, 2008, 55 DCR 1259). Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-33, see notes following § 2-218.01. For Law 16-266, see notes following § 2-218.02. For Law 17-207, see notes following § 2-218.02. For Law 18-141, see notes following § 2-218.02. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 2-218.13. DC CODE § 2-218.43 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2343, 52 DCR 7503; Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-266, § 2(b), 54 DCR 829; July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-207, § 2(h), 55 DCR 6107; Apr. 20, 2010, D.C. Law 18-141, § 2(h), 57 DCR 1485; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 13(b), 59 DCR 6190.)