A Proposer and any other person on a Proposer's team, including
consultants and subconsultants, shall be governed according to the following
rules of conduct:
(a) Such persons
shall conduct their business in Georgia strictly in accordance with the laws of
the State of Georgia, and of the United States, and with the lawfully
promulgated regulations of the Department.
Such persons shall:
1. Operate competitively without regard to
any artificial territories or boundaries which may have been created or
designated by agreement with any other potential consultant, sub-consultant,
contractor or subcontractor.
agree with any other person, directly or indirectly, to submit a Proposal
deliberately higher than the Proposal submitted by any other potential
Proposer; to submit a nonresponsive Proposal or to agree not to submit a
3. Not seek to prevent or
discourage anyone, through threats or intimidation, implied or direct, from
submitting a Proposal.
4. Not seek
or engage in an agreement, directly or indirectly, with any other potential
competitor, to allocate any contract or subcontract to its firm or any other
(c) As a
requirement of submitting a Proposal or of an award of any contract with a
Proposer, the Proposer will make any certifications, warranties or commitments
as may be required by the solicitation documents and applicable laws, rules,
regulations or policies.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs.
Original Rule entitled
"Conduct in Submitting Unsolicited and Competing Proposals to the Department"
adopted. F. Dec. 12, 2003; eff.
Jan. 1, 2004.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Conduct in Submitting
Solicited, Unsolicited, Competing or Comparable Proposals to the Department"
adopted. F. July 22, 2005; eff.
August 11, 2005.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Conduct Governing
Solicitations" adopted. F. Jan. 25, 2010;
eff. Feb. 14, 2010.