If in the opinion of the owner referred to in section 153.01 of the Revised Code, the award of a contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder is not in the best interests of the state, the owner may accept another bid so opened or reject all bids, and advertise for other bids. Such advertisement shall be for such time, in such form, and in such newspaper as the Ohio facilities construction commission directs. All contracts shall provide that such owner may make any change in work or materials on the conditions and in the manner provided in sections 153.10 and 153.11 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Effective Date: 03-18-1999 .