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§ 1691. Establishment of Criteria.

14 CA ADC § 1691Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: January 1, 2024

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 2. Department of Conservation
Chapter 3. Selection of Professional Service Firms
Effective: January 1, 2024
14 CCR § 1691
§ 1691. Establishment of Criteria.
(a) The Department shall establish criteria, on a case-by-case basis, which will comprise the basis for selection for each project. The criteria shall include, but is not limited to, such factors as professional excellence, demonstrated competence, specialized experience of the firm, education and experience of key personnel to be assigned, staff capability, workload, ability to meet schedules, nature and quality of completed work, reliability and continuity of the firm, location, and other considerations deemed relevant. Such factors shall be weighted by the Department according to the nature of the project, the needs of the State and complexity and special requirements of the specific project.
(b) In no event shall the criteria include practices which might result in unlawful activity including, but not limited to, rebates, kickbacks, or other unlawful consideration. Department staff with a relationship to a person or business entity seeking a contract under this section are prohibited from participating in the selection process if the Department staff would be subject to the prohibition of Government Code Section 87100.


Note: Authority cited: Section 4526, Government Code; and Section 606, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 4525-4529.5 and 87100, Government Code.
1. New section filed 9-1-2000 as an emergency; operative 9-1-2000 (Register 2000, No. 35). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-2-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-1-2000 order transmitted to OAL 12-18-2000 and filed 2-1-2001 (Register 2001, No. 5).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 12-26-2006 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2006, No. 52).
4. Amendment of section and Note filed 9-13-2023; operative 1-1-2024 (Register 2023, No. 37).
This database is current through 11/24/23 Register 2023, No. 47.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 1691, 14 CA ADC § 1691
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