Until recently, vendors convicted of "bid-rigging," crimes could continue to receive public contracts with state and local agencies. In 1989, the Legislature enacted legislation to exclude convicted vendors from the public procurement process. In this Article, the author examines how the standards and procedures of the new law safeguard the public treasury while protecting vendors from unfair interference in their transactions with state and local agencies.
David L. Powell,
Rights and Duties of Vendors and Government Agencies under Florida's New Public Contracting Law,
17 Fla. St. U. L. Rev.