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As you can see, the actual regulation prohibits disclosure of any information.
I disagree with your answer. The statue you refer to clearly states (the answer to the questionnaire shall remain confidential) but there is no questionnaire involved it is just questions we have asked to clarify ambiguities in the plans or specs. For all federal jobs we have bid these questions are answered and become part of contract. Please research more because I believe the statue you refer to is about something entirely different.
we have many contracts with both the Stae of Hawaii and Federal. yes know they are different but we have had the State answer pre bid questions before and it was put out as an ademdem to the plans for all bidders to see prior to bidding. this time it is different and want to know why
Okay, I think I have found what you are looking for. Thanks for your patience. See below (subsection (f)).
Hawaii Admin. Rules § 3-122-16.05 Pre-bid or pre-proposal conference.
(a) The purpose of a pre-bid or pre-proposal conference is to explain the procurement requirements and allow potential offerors to ask questions.
(b) If conference attendance is mandatory for submission of an offer, the requirement:
(c) A pre-bid or pre-proposal conference shall be announced to all prospective offerors in the public notice issued pursuant to section 3-122 16.03 and in the solicitation, or if the decision to hold a pre-bid or pre-proposal conference is made after the issuance of the solicitation, the conference shall be announced in an addendum.
(d) The conference should be held long enough after the solicitation has been issued to allow offerors to become familiar with the solicitation, but sufficiently before the deadline for receipt of offers to allow consideration of the conference results in preparing their offers.
(e) Unless a change is made by written addendum as provided in section 3 122-16.06, nothing stated at the pre-bid or pre-proposal conference shall change the solicitation.
(f) A summary of the conference, in addition to any changes to the solicitation, shall be issued by deadline for receipt of offers to allow consideration of the summary results and changes to all those prospective offerors known to have received a solicitation. [Eff and comp MAR 21 2008 J (Auth: HRS §§103D-202, 103D-303.5) (Imp: HRS §§103D-302, 103D-303.5)
Hope this helps.
not quite but getting closer. after the prebid but prior to bid time there is some questions. Our questions was only answered to us and not by addendem so actually the answers were not official and aperently the state answered other contractor questions the same way. This is not correct so I'm looking for the law that justifies my statement.
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