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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 10.5. STATE PUBLIC WORKS BOARD [15752 - 15799.6]

  ( Heading of Part 10.5 renumbered from Part 10 (as added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 170) by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1259. )

CHAPTER 3. Powers and Duties [15790 - 15793]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 170. )

15790.
  

The board shall determine if construction, improvements, and the purchase of equipment shall be undertaken, and the time of undertaking, and shall give due consideration to:

(a) The immediate needs of state agencies for construction and improvements.

(b) Obtaining construction, improvements, and equipment at the most reasonable price consistent with such needs.

(c) The need of construction, improvements, and equipment at state agencies as compared to the need for private construction, improvements, and equipment.

(d) Providing public works to relieve unemployment.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 170.)

15791.
  

The board may authorize the purchase of property with improvements in lieu of purchasing sites and constructing new improvements when in its opinion it is for the best interest of the State.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 170.)

15792.
  

(a) The Director of Finance shall administer this part and provide assistance to the board as it requires. When the board has determined that any construction, improvements, and the purchase of equipment is to be undertaken, or that plans and specifications for construction, improvements, and equipment shall be prepared, the Director of Finance by executive order shall allot to the University of California the amount required to perform the work approved for the University of California, or to the Department of General Services or other state agency the amounts required to perform the work approved by the board for other state agencies. The University of California or the state agency to which money has been allotted shall perform that work or cause it to be performed in the manner provided by law.

(b) (1) State agencies may incur obligations, to be met during the fiscal year following the year of a project completion, for the purchase of equipment related to capital outlay projects for which the Legislature has appropriated construction funds.

(2) In addition to paragraph (1), community college districts may incur obligations, to be met during the fiscal year following the year of any project completion, for the purchase of equipment related to that project regardless of whether the project was built or purchased with funds appropriated by the Legislature.

(c) No obligation shall be incurred under this section without the approval of the Department of Finance and the State Public Works Board. Purchase orders issued and contracts entered into under this section shall not exceed a total of three million dollars ($3,000,000) in estimated costs.

(d) On or before January 1, 1999, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges shall adopt regulations to implement the changes made to this section by Senate Bill 465 of the 1997–98 Regular Session of the Legislature. However, prior to adopting these regulations, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall consult with the Department of Finance and the Legislative Analyst.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 342, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1998.)

15793.
  

So far as is reasonably practicable, the state departments and agencies concerned with the expenditure of funds appropriated and the performance of work provided for, shall cooperate with all agencies of the United States to the end that grants-in-aid may be made available to the State from such agencies.

Nothing in this section may be used as the basis for invalidating, restraining, enjoining, or otherwise affecting any act performed or expenditure made pursuant to the terms of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 170.)

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