Information available from the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals (MSBCA or Board) is limited to matters between the State of Maryland and vendors and/or contractors doing business or wishing to do business with the State. All parties that are registered business entities (corporations and LLCs) appearing before the Board are required to be represented by counsel.
Appeal Number and Appellant: Each appeal filed with the MSBCA is assigned a discreet Appeal Number. The MSBCA maintains a list identifying the Appeal Number and the corresponding name of the party filing the appeal (Appellant). The Board’s written decisions for each appeal may be accessed via the Appeal Number, the name of the Appellant, or by the Date of the Decision (see below).
Board Procedures: The Board’s procedures are governed by the regulatory provisions set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), Title 21, Subtitle 10, Chapters .05, .06. and .07, as updated from time to time. A copy of these chapters will be made available upon request. They can also be found online at http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/subtitle_chapters/21_Chapters.aspx#Subtitle10.
Supplemental Guidance: The Board has issued Supplemental Guidance to assist litigants with understanding the procedures of the Board. This guidance is updated periodically and can be accessed by clicking on the “Supplemental Guidance” option located on the left side of the Home page.
Questions regarding any of the Board’s procedures should be directed to the Clerk at 410-767-8228.
To Obtain Written Decisions of the Board: For copies of written Decisions of the Board, call the Clerk at 410-767-8228. Written Decisions may also be obtained online. Click the “Select a Decision” dropdown box on the left side of the Home Page and select the year of the Board Decision being sought. For each year, Board Decisions may be sorted by clicking on the applicable heading: Party Name, Appeal No., or Date of Decision. Board Decisions are also searchable by entering key words in the search box at the top of each page.