14 U.S. Code § 677 - Turnkey selection procedures
(a) Authority to Use.— The Secretary may use one-step turnkey selection procedures for the purpose of entering into contracts for construction projects.
(b) Definitions.— In this section, the following definitions apply:
(1) The term “one-step turnkey selection procedures” means procedures used for the selection of a contractor on the basis of price and other evaluation criteria to perform, in accordance with the provisions of a firm fixed-price contract, both the design and construction of a facility using performance specifications supplied by the Secretary.
(2) The term “construction” includes the construction, procurement, development, conversion, or extension of any facility.