2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 32-2-68 (2010)
TITLE 32 - HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES, AND FERRIES
CHAPTER 2 - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
ARTICLE 4 - EXERCISE OF POWER TO CONTRACT GENERALLY
§ 32-2-68 - Proposal guaranty by bidder
32-2-68. Proposal guaranty by bidder
(a) No bid will be considered by the department unless it is accompanied by a proposal guaranty in the form of a certified check or other acceptable security payable to the treasurer of the department for an amount deemed by the department to be in the public interest and necessary to ensure that the successful bidder will execute the contract on which he bid.
(b) A proposal guaranty will be returned to a bidder upon receipt by the department of the bidder's written withdrawal of his bid if such receipt is before the time scheduled for the opening of bids. Upon the determination by the department of the lowest reliable bidder, the department will return the proposal guaranties to all bidders except that of the lowest reliable bidder. If no contract award is made within 30 days after the date set for the opening of bids, all bids shall be rejected and all proposal guaranties shall be returned unless the department and the successful bidder agree in writing to a longer period of time.
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