Monthly Archives: May 2018

House Passes AGC-Backed Change Orders Bill

The House of Representatives passed an AGC-backed bipartisan bill that will require federal agencies to publish their change orders policy and procedures on any small federal construction contract. This change allows prospective federal construction contractors to better factor into their bids the risk and resulting cost of delayed payment for change orders.  This bill resulted from AGC

AGC Calls for Final Crane Certification Rule to Improve Safety and Reduce Uncertainty

AGC joined members of the Coalition for Crane Operator Safety this week in urging Congress to press the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to finalize a rule on the certification requirements for crane operators. AGC opposes attempts to block OSHA from funding such a rule. Currently, the long-delayed rule is under final review and could be