The Municipal Modernization Act of 2016, Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016, contains the most significant changes to the construction procurement laws since the Construction Reform Law of 2004. New provisions take effect on November 7, 2016.
Effective: January 1, 2013 Pursuant to Chapter 165 of the Acts of 2012, effective January 1, 2013, certain sections of MGL. Chapters 7 and 29 have been moved (and in some cases amended) into a new Chapter of the General Laws, Chapter 7C. This chart is provided as a convenience and without any representation as to its completeness or accuracy. Users should review the official text of MGL. Chapter 7C.
Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Contractor and Designer Workforce Reporting Procedures
Designer Procedures Manual
Guidelines for the Preparation of Studies for Building Projects
DCAMM CAD Standards
DCAMM CM@Risk and Design/Bid/Build Standard Specification User's Guide
Cost Estimating Manual
General Conditions, Standard Vertical Construction Contract for Projects over $100,000 Subject to M.G.L. c. 149, s. 44A-F
Owner - Contractor Agreement, Standard Vertical Construction Contract for Projects over $100,000 Subject to M.G.L. c. 149, s. 44A-F
Standard Contract for Final Design and Construction Administration Services
Standard Contract for Study Services
Contract for Study, Final Design and Construction Administration Services
Construction Manager at Risk - Model Contracts and Forms
Small Procurement Contract - Model Contracts and Forms
Regulations for General Contractor and Subcontractor Prequalification
DCAMM Guidelines for Prequalification of General Contractors and Subcontractors
Exhibits to Guidelines for Prequalification of General Contractors and Subcontractors
Standard Forms for General Contractor Prequalification
Standard Forms for Subcontractor Prequalification
- Effective on July 19, 2004, Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004 inserted a new provision into M.G.L.c. 149,§44, which governs public building procurement. The new provision, M.G.L. c 149,§44A½ requires public awarding authorities to engage the services on an Owner's Project Manager on all building projects estimated to cost $1.5 million or more....
- Practical guide and reference for Agency facilities staff and attorneys responsible for the Agency's leases.
- A collection of O & M manuals and facility related information collected as useful reference material.
DCAMM Certification allows companies to bid on vertical building construction projects put out to bid by Massachusetts public awarding authorities pursuant to M.G.L. Chapters 149, 149A and 25A.
- Guideline document to assist Massachusetts State Facilities in the procurement of maintenance or repair projects.
Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) Emergency Waiver Requests by Public Awarding AuthoritiesIn qualifying emergency situations certain public construction procurement laws may be waived under G.L. c. 149, §44(A)(4) or the advertising requirements may be waived under G.L. c.149, §44(J)(6)...