5-14-3. Preparation of plans and specifications for capital improvements--State building committees--Approval by board or commission in charge of institution. The Bureau of Administration under the direction of the committee as provided by this section shall have general charge and supervision of the design and construction of all state buildings, power and heating plants, heating, cooling, and air-conditioning systems, water supply, fire protection, sewerage and sewage disposal systems, electrical generation and distribution, and all major repairs, rebuilding or alterations thereof. A State Building Committee is required on all projects of one million five hundred thousand dollars or more. The committee shall consist of a member of the board or commission governing the institution or department concerned, the executive director or like officer of the respective board or commission, a representative of the institution or department appointed by the governing board or commission of that institution or department and a representative of the Bureau of Administration and if the project is funded pursuant to chapter 5-12, the South Dakota Building Authority may appoint a representative. The Bureau of Administration under the direction of the committee shall prepare, or cause to be prepared, the preliminary plans, specifications, and other descriptive material or reports for all proposed new construction, capital improvement, or major repairs and remodeling. After the preliminary plans have been approved by the committee, they shall be presented to the respective board or commission having the institution in charge. Upon proper authorization of the board or commission the Bureau of Administration under the direction of the committee shall prepare or cause to be prepared all final plans, specifications, advertisements, notice, and instructions to bidders, proposal forms, and contract forms and all work incidental to securing bids and contracts for same, according to the direction of the board or commission having the institution in charge. The Bureau of Administration shall supervise the construction, including inspection of construction and critical point inspections on projects of one million five hundred thousand dollars or more, repair, rebuilding, or alterations.
Source: SL 1913, ch 329, § 1; RC 1919, § 8208; SL 1931, ch 240, § 1; SDC 1939, § 55.1814; SL 1955, ch 240, § 1; SL 1963, ch 306; SL 1969, ch 209, § 3; SL 1992, ch 46, § 2; SL 1994, ch 50, § 12.