TITLE 37
Public Property and Works

CHAPTER 37-2
State Purchases

SECTION 37-2-43


§ 37-2-43 Contract clauses and their administration.

(a) The chief purchasing officer is authorized to issue regulations permitting or requiring the insertion, in contracts for the procurement of supplies or services, of appropriate clauses to enable the chief purchasing officer to effect desired changes and modifications to those contracts.

(b) The chief purchasing officer shall issue regulations relating to the termination of contracts for the procurement of supplies or services in the event of (1) default of the contractor, or (2) upon notification to said chief purchasing officer by the director of the department of environmental management that there has been a final adjudication or other resolution, as a result of which a fine of five thousand dollars ($5,000) or more has been imposed, that a contractor has violated any state law or regulation pertaining to the protection of fresh water wetlands (chapter 1 of title 2), coastal wetlands, (chapter 23 of title 46), air quality (chapter 23 of title 23), water quality (chapter 12 of title 46), the installation of individual sewage disposal systems (chapter 17.1 of title 42), the handling and/or disposal of solid waste (chapter 19 of title 23) or hazardous waste (chapter 19.1 of title 23), whether or not such violation has any relation to the contract to be terminated.

(c) The chief purchasing officer shall issue regulations relating to the termination of contracts for the procurement of supplies or services for the convenience of the contractor, and/or the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 526, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 461, § 1.)