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75-3765b.Office space for state agencies in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities; powers of secretary of administration; lease negotiation service fees. (a) On and after the effective date of this act, all leases for office space in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities for state officers and employees shall be negotiated and entered into by the secretary of administration, or the secretary's designee, in accordance with this section and the policies and procedures adopted thereunder. The secretary of administration shall plan and coordinate the leasing of office space in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities for state officers and employees of all state agencies. The head of each state agency shall provide information to and cooperate with the secretary of administration for the purposes of implementing and administering this section and the policies and procedures prescribed by the secretary of administration.

(b) The secretary of administration shall develop and adopt policies and procedures for centralizing the function of leasing of office space in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities for state officers and employees of all state agencies. After June 30, 2000, each existing lease of office space for state officers and employees in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities may be renewed or extended only upon approval by the secretary of administration and in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the secretary.

(c) The secretary of administration may delegate authority to any state agency to negotiate and enter into leases for office space in nonstate-owned buildings and facilities for state officers and employees of the state agency, including renewals or extensions of existing leases, under conditions and procedures prescribed by the secretary in accordance with this section.

(d) No lease of office space for state officers and employees in nonstate-owned buildings or facilities, which is for the lease of more than 10,000 net assignable square feet or for a term longer than 24 months, shall be entered into or approved by the secretary of administration unless the secretary of administration has first advised and consulted with the joint committee on state building construction.

(e) The secretary of administration is hereby authorized to fix, charge and collect a lease negotiation service fee to recover the costs incurred by the department in providing lease negotiation services under this section. Such fee shall be paid in annual installments over the term of such lease. Such fees shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the state buildings operating fund.

(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed as requiring the renegotiation of the terms of any lease in existence on July 1, 2000. At the request of an agency, the secretary may renegotiate a lease in existence on July 1, 2000.

History: L. 2000, ch. 144, § 22; May 25.



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