1.  The Division shall not accept a bid on a contract for a public work unless the contractor who submits the bid has qualified pursuant to NRS 338.1379 to bid on that contract.

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 338.1375

  • Contract: means a written contract entered into between a contractor and a public body for the provision of labor, materials, equipment or supplies for a public work. See Nevada Revised Statutes 338.010
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Division: means the State Public Works Division of the Department of Administration. See Nevada Revised Statutes 338.010
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • Public work: means any project for the new construction, repair or reconstruction of a project financed in whole or in part from public money for:

    (a) Public buildings;

    (b) Jails and prisons;

    (c) Public roads;

    (d) Public highways;

    (e) Public streets and alleys;

    (f) Public utilities;

    (g) Publicly owned water mains and sewers;

    (h) Public parks and playgrounds;

    (i) Public convention facilities which are financed at least in part with public money; and

    (j) All other publicly owned works and property. See Nevada Revised Statutes 338.010

2.  The State Public Works Board shall by regulation adopt criteria for the qualification of bidders on contracts for public works of this State. The criteria adopted by the State Public Works Board pursuant to this section must be used by the Division to determine the qualification of bidders on contracts for public works of this State.

3.  The criteria adopted by the State Public Works Board pursuant to this section:

(a) Must be adopted in such a form that the determination of whether an applicant is qualified to bid on a contract for a public work does not require or allow the exercise of discretion by any one person.

(b) May include only:

(1) The financial ability of the applicant to perform a contract;

(2) The principal personnel of the applicant;

(3) Whether the applicant has breached any contracts with a public body or person in this State or any other state;

(4) Whether the applicant has been disqualified from being awarded a contract pursuant to NRS 338.017, 338.13845 or 338.13895;

(5) Whether the applicant has been disciplined or fined by the State Contractors’ Board or another state or federal agency for conduct that relates to the ability of the applicant to perform the public work;

(6) The performance history of the applicant concerning other recent, similar contracts, if any, completed by the applicant; and

(7) The truthfulness and completeness of the application.