123.27 Capital facilities project reports.

(A) As used in this section:

"Capital facilities project" means the construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, alteration, or repair of a building by a public entity.

"Public entity" includes a state agency and a state institution of higher education.

"State institution of higher education" has the same meaning as in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code.

(B) Commencing not later than July 1, 2012, and upon completion of a capital facilities project that is funded wholly or in part using state funds, each public entity shall submit a report about the project to the executive director of the Ohio facilities construction commission. The report shall be submitted in Ohio administrative knowledge system capital improvement format or in a manner determined by the executive director and not later than thirty days after the project is complete. The report shall provide the total original contract bid, total cost of change orders, total actual cost of the project, total costs incurred for mediation and litigation services, and any other data requested by the executive director. The first report submitted pursuant to this division shall include information about any capital facilities project completed on or after July 1, 2011. Any capital facilities project that is funded wholly or in part through appropriations made to the Ohio school facilities commission or the Ohio public works commission, or for which a joint use agreement has been entered into with any public entity, is exempt from the reporting requirement prescribed under this division.

(C) Commencing not later than July 1, 2012, and annually thereafter, the attorney general shall report to the executive director of the Ohio facilities construction commission on any mediation and litigation costs associated with capital facilities projects for which a judgment has been rendered. The report shall be submitted in a manner prescribed by the executive director and shall contain any information requested by the executive director related to capital facilities project mediation and litigation costs.

(D) As soon as practicable after such information is made available, the executive director of the Ohio facilities construction commission shall incorporate the information reported pursuant to divisions (B) and (C) of this section into the Ohio administrative knowledge system.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Renumbered from § 123.101 and amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.