§ 37-2-27.2 Procurement of construction manager at-risk services Owner's program manager.
(a) In order to bring the experience and knowledge necessary to maximize the benefits of the construction manager at-risk method of construction management, a using agency shall procure an owner's program manager as set forth in § 37-2-7(32) prior to procuring a construction manager at-risk. The owner's program manager shall have at least seven (7) years experience in the construction and supervision of the construction of buildings of similar size and complexity. The owner's program manager shall not have been employed during the preceding year by the design firm, the construction management at-risk firm, and/or the subcontractors associated with the project.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or of the general or public laws to the contrary, including any provision exempting any entity from the requirements of this chapter, all public corporations as defined in § 35-20-5(4) and public agencies as defined in § 37-2-7(16), shall be subject to and shall comply with the terms of this section.
(P.L. 2011, ch. 336, § 2; P.L. 2011, ch. 385, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 357, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 400, § 1.)