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75-1259.Construction documents, preparation and review; energy conservation standards, inclusion in program and base bid requirements. (a) The project architect, engineer or land surveyor employed by the secretary of administration to prepare the construction documents shall submit all construction documents to the secretary of administration and the state agency for which the project is being constructed. All construction documents prepared by the project architect, engineer or land surveyor shall be approved by the secretary of administration and the state agency prior to submitting the same to the director of purchases to solicit bids thereon.

(b) The review of the construction documents by the secretary of administration and the state agency under this section shall be limited to ensuring only that such documents do not change the project description approved under K.S.A. 75-1255, and amendments thereto, and that the same comply with the standards established under K.S.A. 75-3783, and amendments thereto, by the secretary of administration with the advice of the state building advisory commission for the planning, design and construction of buildings and major repairs and improvements to buildings for state agencies.

(c) If the construction documents are prepared by the secretary of administration, the same shall be submitted to and approved by the state agency prior to submission to the director of purchases. If the construction documents are prepared by an agency architect, engineer or land surveyor as provided in K.S.A. 75-1254, and amendments thereto, the same shall be submitted to, reviewed and approved by the secretary of administration under this section prior to submission to the director of purchases.

(d) The construction documents for a capital improvement project for the construction of a building or for major repairs or improvements to a building for the use or benefit of a state agency, shall prescribe standards for energy conservation which provide the highest level of energy conservation and efficiency that is practical for the project, as determined by the secretary of administration. The standards for energy conservation determined practical for the project by the secretary of administration shall be included as program and base bid requirements for the project and not as alternates.

History: L. 1978, ch. 337, § 24; L. 1979, ch. 280, § 14; L. 1986, ch. 317, § 2; L. 1995, ch. 166, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 130, § 8; July 1.



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