§ 37-2-17.2. Utilization of department of administration Rhode Island vendor information program (RIVIP).
All public agencies as defined by § 37-2-7(16) shall utilize the RIVIP established by the chief purchasing officer for state agencies (director of the department of administration) to implement the requirements of §§ 37-2-17 and 37-2-17.1. The director of administration shall be authorized to assess prorated charges to public agencies to offset costs for acquisition of equipment, computer and other development, consultant services, installation of equipment, software, communications lines, initial and ongoing training and outreach, maintenance and any other costs of implementing and operating the department of administration RIVIP.
(P.L. 1996, ch. 279, § 3.)