H.R. 3996: VA Design-Build Construction Enhancement Act of 2019

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Date of Report

Thu November 7th, 2019

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements relating to the use of the design-build construction method for Department of Veterans Affairs construction projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Jim Banks — R — IN

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to use design-build procedures when awarding contracts to acquire new medical facilities of the department. In design-build contracts, one entity is selected to design and construct the facility. The bill also requires VA to certify that employees who are responsible for construction projects and facility management have been trained on the use of those selection procedures for construction contracts.

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