A contractor may be denied placement on or, after such placement, may be removed from a small works roster for any one or more of the following reasons:
(1) Information set forth in the contractor's application is not accurate or can not be verified;
(2) The contractor fails to notify the department maintaining the small works roster of any changes in the information set forth in its original application for placement on the small works roster within thirty days of the effective date of the change;
(3) The contractor fails to respond to five solicitations for bids on jobs offered through the small works roster;
(4) The contractor's past performance demonstrates a lack of qualification in any specialty area indicated by the contractor in the application for placement on the small works roster;
(5) The contractor fails to complete and return to the department maintaining the small works roster any periodic update submitted by the department to determine the contractor's ongoing interest in maintaining its placement on the small works roster;
(6) Conviction of the firm or its principals of violating a federal or state antitrust law by bid-rigging, collusion, or restraint of competition between bidders; or conviction of violating any other federal or state law related to bidding or contract performance; or
(7) Knowingly concealing any deficiency in the performance of a prior contract; or
(8) Falsification of information or submission of deceptive or fraudulent statements in connection with prequalification, bidding, performance of a contract, or in legal proceedings; or
(9) Debarment of the contractor by a federal or state agency; or
(10) Willful disregard for applicable laws, rules or regulations.
The reasons for the denial or removal from the small works roster must be based on acts or omissions which took place within the five years preceding the date of the most recent submitted questionnaire.