Title 37
Public Property and Works

Chapter 2
State Purchases

R.I. Gen. Laws § 37-2-30

§ 37-2-30. Cost reimbursement contracts.

(a) No contract providing for the reimbursement of the contractor’s cost plus a fixed fee, hereinafter referred to as a cost reimbursement contract, may be made under § 37-2-19, 37-2-20, or 37-2-21 unless it is determined, in writing, by the chief purchasing officer that the contract is likely to be less costly to the state than any other type of contract, or that it is impracticable to obtain supplies or services of the kind or quality required except under a cost reimbursement contract.

(b) Each contractor under a cost reimbursement type contract shall obtain consent, as provided for in the contract, before entering into:

(1) A cost reimbursement type subcontract; or

(2) Any other type of subcontract involving more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or ten percent (10%) of the estimated cost of the prime contract.

(c) All cost reimbursement type contracts shall contain a provision that only costs recognized as allowable, in accordance with cost principles set forth in regulations issued pursuant to § 37-2-42, will be reimbursable.

History of Section.
P.L. 1989, ch. 526, § 2.