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75-1264.Monthly progress reports to joint committee on state building construction; change orders or changes in plans, consultation and approval; reports. (a) The secretary of administration shall issue monthly reports of progress and advise, consult with and cooperate with the joint committee on state building construction.

(b) Change orders or changes in plans involving cost increases of less than $125,000 and any change order or change in plans involving a cost reduction, other than a change in the proposed use of any new or remodeled building, may be authorized or approved by the secretary of administration without prior consultation with the joint committee on state building construction. The secretary of administration shall report to the joint committee on state building construction all action relating to such change orders or changes in plans.

(c) No change order or change in plans involving any cost increases of $125,000 or more and no change in the proposed use of any new or remodeled building shall be authorized or approved by the secretary of administration without having first advised and consulted with the joint committee on state building construction.

(d) (1) If the secretary of administration determines that it is in the best interest of the state to authorize or approve a change order, a change in plans or a change in the proposed use of any new or remodeled building that the secretary is required by this section to first advise and consult with the joint committee on state building construction prior to issuing such approval and if no meeting of the joint committee is scheduled to take place within the next 10 business days, then the secretary may use the procedure authorized by this subsection in lieu of advising and consulting with the joint committee at a meeting. In any such case, the secretary of administration shall mail a summary description of the proposed change order, change in plans or change in the proposed use of any new or remodeled building to each member of the joint committee on state building construction and to the director of the legislative research department. Each such summary description shall include a notice specifying the date it was mailed.

(2) After receiving any such summary description, each member shall review the information about the proposed change order, change in plans or change in proposed use and may request a presentation and review of the proposed change order, change in plans or change in proposed use at a meeting of the joint committee. If two or more members of the joint committee contact the director of the legislative research department within seven business days of the date specified in the summary description and request such presentation and review, then the director of the legislative research department shall notify the secretary of administration and the chairperson of the joint committee that a meeting has been requested for such presentation and review. Upon receiving such notification, the chairperson shall call a meeting of the joint committee as soon as practicable for the purpose of such presentation and review and shall furnish the secretary of administration with notice of the time, date and place of the meeting. In any such case, the secretary of administration shall not authorize or approve such proposed change order, change in plans or change in proposed use without having first advised and consulted with the joint committee at a meeting.

(3) If less than two members of the joint committee contact the director of the legislative research department within seven business days of the date the summary description was mailed and request a presentation and review of any such proposed change order, change in plans or change in use at a meeting of the joint committee, then the secretary of administration shall be deemed to have advised and consulted with the joint committee about such proposed change order, change in plans or change in proposed use and may authorize or approve such proposed change order, change in plans or change in proposed use.

History: L. 1974, ch. 376, § 11; L. 1978, ch. 337, § 28; L. 1990, ch. 304, § 1; L. 2000, ch. 149, § 2; L. 2008, ch. 130, § 13; July 1.



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