Whenever the Work Specifications identify a brand name, trade name or a manufacturer's name, this designation is used for classification or descriptive purposes only, and the bidder may substitute an equal product, subject to the approval of the [GOVERNING BODY].
The bidder shall be familiar with and comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations in the submission of the Bid Proposal and, if the bidder is awarded the contract, in the performance of the contract.
Each bidder must execute and submit as part of the Bid Proposal a "Non-Collusion Affidavit" which at a minimum shall attest that:
A. The bidder has not entered into any agreement or participated in any collusion with any other person, corporate entity or government entity, or competitive bidding either alone or with any other person, corporate entity or government entity in connection with the above named project;
B. All statements made in the bid proposal are true and correct and made with the full knowledge that the contracting unit relies upon the truth of those statements in awarding the contract; and
C. No person or business is employed to solicit or secure the contract in exchange for a commission, percentage brokerage agreement or contingency fee unless such person possesses a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity and a License issued pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:26-16 et seq.
The bidder may not assign, sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of the Bid or any portion thereof or any right or interest therein. This section is not intended to limit the ability of the successful bidder to assign or otherwise dispose of its duties and obligations under the contract provided that the [CONTRACTING UNIT] agrees to the assignment or other disposition. No such assignment of disposition shall become effective without the written approval of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Compliance and Enforcement, Office of Local Environmental Management
Uniform Bid Specifications