125.023 Suspending purchasing and contracting requirements during emergency.

During the period of an emergency as defined in section 5502.21 of the Revised Code, the department of administrative services may suspend, with regard to the emergency management agency established in section 5502.22 of the Revised Code or any other state agency participating in recovery activities as defined in section 5502.21 of the Revised Code, the purchasing and contracting requirements contained in sections 125.02 to 125.111 of the Revised Code and any of the requirements of Chapter 153. of the Revised Code that otherwise would apply to the agency. The director of public safety or the executive director of the emergency management agency shall make the request for the suspension of these requirements to the department of administrative services concurrently with the request to the governor or the president of the United States for the declaration of an emergency. The governor also shall include in any proclamation the governor issues declaring an emergency language requesting the suspension of those requirements during the period of the emergency.

Cite as R.C. § 125.023

History. Effective Date: 09-29-1999