A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the current Board rules, published at 66 D.C. Reg. 015488 (November 22, 2019), provides in relevant part:
“The District of Columbia Contract Appeals Board, pursuant to the Contract Appeals Board Rulemaking Amendment Act of 2017, effective December 13, 2017 (D.C. Law 22-0033; D.C. Official Code § 2-361.06(a)(3) (2019 Supp.)), hereby gives notice of the intent to adopt the following amendments to Chapters l (General Rules of the Contract Appeals Board), 2 (Appeal Procedures of the Contract Board), 3 (Protest Procedures of the Contract Appeals Board), and 4 (Electronic Filing) of Title 27 (Contracts and Procurement) of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR) in not less than thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice in the D.C. Register.
These proposed rules will harmonize the Board’s rules with existing District of Columbia procurement statutes, including The Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010, effective April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-371; D.C. Official Code §§ 2-351.01 et seq. (2016 Repl.)), as amended, and The Procurement Integrity, Transparency, and Accountability Amendment Act of 2016, effective October 8, 2016 (D.C. Law 21-0158, D.C. Official Code §§ 2-221.01 et seq. (2016 Repl. & 2019 Supp.)), as well as to clarify the Board’s existing practices and procedures…
All persons interested in commenting on the subject matter in this proposed rulemaking may file comments in writing, not later than thirty (30) days after the publication of this notice in the D.C. Register, with Mark D. Poindexter, General Counsel, Contract Appeals Board, 441 4th Street NW, Suite 350-North, Washington, D.C. 20001. An interested person may also send comments electronically to [email protected]. Copies of this proposed rulemaking are available, at reasonable cost, by writing to the above address, and are also available electronically, at no cost, on the Contract Appeal Board’s website at cab.dc.gov.”
The Notice of Final Rulemaking for the current Board rules, published at 49 DC Reg. 2078 (March 8, 2002), provides in relevant part:
"The District of Columbia Contract Appeals Board, pursuant to DC Code §§ 2-309.01 to 2-309.08 (2001 ed.), hereby gives notice that on February 28, 2002, it took final rulemaking action adopting the following rules to be codified at Chapters l, 2, 3, and 4 of Title 27 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (“DCMR”). A notice of proposed rulemaking was published at 48 DC Register 9843 (October 26, 2001). The Board received no written comments. No substantive changes have been made to the text of the proposed rules. The final rules...will be effective on the date of the publication of this notice in the DC Register."
Prior Rule Versions
The following are prior versions of the Board’s rules:
- 1998 Edition Chapters 1-3 (PDF) 45 DC Reg. 1384-1436 (March 13, 1998)
- 1989 Edition Chapter 1 (PDF), Chapter 2 (PDF), Chapter 3 (PDF) 36 DC Reg. 2684-2718 (April 21, 1989)
- 1988 Edition Chapter 1 (PDF) and Chapter 2 (PDF) (27 DCMR bound version)
Although these older versions are now obsolete, they are available for historical research relating to the development of the Board's rules of practice and procedure.