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§ 1520.1. Definitions.

21 CA ADC § 1520.1BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 21. Public Works
Division 2. Department of Transportation
Chapter 12. Selection Process for Private Architectural and Engineering Firms
Article 1. General Provisions
21 CCR § 1520.1
§ 1520.1. Definitions.
As used in these regulations:
(a) “Firm” means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity permitted by law to practice the professions of architecture or engineering, as defined in section 1520.1(e) of these regulations.
(b) “Small business” firm is a firm certified as a “small business” in accordance with Section 14837 of the Government Code or its successor provisions.
(c) “Director” is the Director of the Department of Transportation.
(d) “Department” is the Department of Transportation.
(e) The term “architectural and engineering (hereafter “A&E”) services” shall include all architectural, landscape architectural, environmental, engineering, land surveying, right of way engineering, construction engineering, construction management and project management services, as well as incidental services that members of these professions and those in their employ may logically or justifiably perform, in support of the aforementioned services, including permitting and environmental studies, design phase services, construction phase services, public outreach and meeting facilitation related to the foregoing. “A&E services” shall not include legal services rendered to the Department, provided that nothing in these regulations shall prevent an A&E contractor from consulting legal counsel and including the fees as part of its reasonable overhead.
(f) “Project” includes a project as defined in Section 10105 of the Public Contract Code, or as defined in Public Resources Code Section 21065. Project shall also include any and all transportation projects and any and all related services including all architectural, landscape architectural, environmental, engineering, land surveying, right of way engineering, construction engineering, construction management and project management services. “Project” also includes “services” which relate to public works of improvement or other similar Department needs. “Services” shall mean any activity described in Section 1520.1(e) including incidental or ancillary services typically, logically or justifiably performed in connection therewith. Such incidental services may include educational, instructional, training, and public outreach services, providing workshops, making presentations and facilitating meetings. Furthermore, “project” means the nature or scope of work being solicited as defined by a statewide announcement and/or Request for Qualifications.
(g) “RFQ” is an acronym for Request for Qualifications, the solicitation document used to request a Statement of Qualifications of firms that perform A&E services.
(h) “SOQ” is an acronym for Statement of Qualifications, the response to an RFQ or annual announcement submitted by firms that perform A&E services.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 4526 and 4529.10, Government Code. Reference: Article XXII, California Constitution, Sections 1-2; Sections 4525, 4526, 4527 and 4529.10, Government Code; Section 21065, Public Resources Code; and Section 10105, Public Contract Code..
HISTORY
1. Editorial correction of NOTE filed 12-14-82 (Register 82, No. 51).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 10-2-2006; operative 11-1-2006 (Register 2006, No. 40).
This database is current through 1/7/22 Register 2022, No. 1
21 CCR § 1520.1, 21 CA ADC § 1520.1
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