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


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


  ( Heading of Part 5 amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1253. )

CHAPTER 2. Powers and Duties [14101 - 14181]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 118. )

ARTICLE 3. Contracts for Services With the United States [14150 - 14155]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 84. )


When requested in writing by the Federal Highway Administration, the Maritime Commission, the Army, the Air Force, or the Navy, the department and each division thereof may perform any engineering, architectural, construction, maintenance, or mechanical work for, or on behalf of, the United States if such work is to be completely financed by federal funds, except for general administrative expense. The department may enter into agreements with the authorized officials of the United States for the performance of any such work.

Any agreement providing for such work to be done by the Department of General Services, the Department of Water Resources, or the Department of Boating and Waterways shall be subject to the approval of the Department of Finance.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 212.)


Any architectural or construction work on buildings shall be limited to projects on property owned or controlled by the State.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 84.)


In the performance of any such federally financed work the department may adopt any procedure as to the letting of contracts for, the conduct of, or the payment for, the work, that is requested by the authorized agents of the federal agencies designated in Section 14150, or required by federal laws, rules, or regulations. In the absence of any such requirement or request, such work shall be performed pursuant to the laws of this State.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 84.)


As to such work to be performed by the department, the department and the California Transportation Commission may do any and all things in connection therewith as may be done in connection with state highways and may acquire therefor, pursuant to state law, any necessary real or personal property, or interest therein.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 212.)


In addition to the purposes for which money is appropriated to the department or any division thereof, all of such money or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated and may be expended by the department for the performance of such work. Such expenditures shall be limited to those items for which the Government of the United States has agreed to reimburse the State in full, except for general administrative expenses which shall be chargeable to the funds appropriated for the support or administration of the division doing the work. Such expenditures, to the extent to which the United States is obligated to reimburse the State, shall be considered as temporary advancements for the performance of such work and shall not be considered as expenditures of state funds. Such expenditures shall be excluded in making the computations required by Article 2, Chapter 3, Part 1, Division 3 of this title. Money received from the Government of the United States as reimbursements for such expenditures shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the fund from which the advancements were made.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 84.)


“Department,” as used in this article, means the Department of Transportation as to work within its jurisdiction, the Department of Water Resources as to work within its jurisdiction, the Department of Boating and Waterways as to any project under the jurisdiction of that department pursuant to Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 65) of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of the Harbors and Navigation Code, and the Department of Corrections with respect to any project under its jurisdiction pursuant to Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 7000) of Title 7 of Part 3 of the Penal Code, and the Department of General Services with respect to the construction, alteration, repair, and improvement of state buildings.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 540, Sec. 1. Effective September 17, 1981.)

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