Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 672-17-.05 - Conduct Governing Solicitations

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.
(b) 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.
2. Not 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 Proposal.
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 firm.
(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. R. 672-17-.05
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 32-2-2, 32-2-79, 50-13-4.
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 Repealed: New Rule entitled "Conduct in Submitting Solicited, Unsolicited, Competing or Comparable Proposals to the Department" adopted.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 Repealed: New Rule entitled "Conduct Governing Solicitations" adopted.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.

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