NASBP/SFAA responds to a Brief published by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) calling for the Reduction or Elimination of Performance Bonds for state IT Service Contracts. December 19, 2012
NASBP and SFAA are calling for reforms to the SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program that they believe will have a positive impact on the Program. These significant reforms are necessary to enhance the opportunities for small businesses.
This Agenda describes important government relations activities and initiatives, grouping them in three categories: (1) top priorities, (2) emerging issues, and (3) “watch list” issues.
General principles for regulations for the DC Green Building Act that NASBP and SFAA presented to DC officials upon the request of the DC Department of the Environment
Joint white paper on the NASBP and SFAA position
NASBP advocates for a legislative change to Title 41 which provides for an adjustment every five years to the Federal Miller Act based on inflation using the Consumer Price Index. However, Title 41 does allow for exceptions to this automatic threshold...
Reforms Needed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) on Sections Addressing the Acceptability of Bonds Issued by Individual Sureties
Reforms Needed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to Engender Consistency and Transparency of Contracting Officer Decisions to Reduce or to Waive Miller Act Bond Requirements
Curtail the Use of Improper Contract Bundling in Federal Construction Procurements So Small Construction Firms Can Compete
Infrastructure Investment & Surety Bond Assurances