§ 2–273.01. Requests for information.
(a) Before beginning a competitively bid solicitation process in accordance with § 2-273.04, the Office may issue a request for information to obtain information regarding potential public-private partnership projects.
(b) A request for information shall be published in a manner that gives interested parties sufficient public notice, time, and opportunity to respond.
(c) Any response to a request for information shall be the property of the Office.
(d) A private entity's response to a request for information shall have no effect on the evaluation or selection of that private entity for a public-private partnership agreement.