Recent Legislative Successes

  • Limiting the naming of subcontractors at the time of bid
  • Establishing a standard procedure to withdraw a bid on a local public works project
  • Reducing contractor risk when required to undertake environmental remediation on a local public works project
  • Assisting Atlantic City in creating economic development projects
  • Holding contracting entities accountable for how alternate bids are selected within local public contracts
  • Assisting NJ employers in averting Unemployment Insurance payroll tax increases
  • Prohibiting the restriction on businesses from competing for contracts in more than one classification and/or prequalification category
  • Allowing bidders to avoid unresponsive bids if they inadvertently omitted business registrations
  • Establishing universal prompt payment requirements for construction contracts
  • Standardizing the period prior to bid for public entities to issue addenda
  • Requiring construction managers on public school facilities projects to be prequalified 
  • Setting tougher penalties for prevailing wage violators
  • Extending the life of certain permits to reduce the consequences of the economic downturn
  • Creating contractor registration with the New Jersey Department of Labor