153.16 Policy and procedure guidelines for contract documents in conjunction with administration of public works contracts.

(A) The executive director of the Ohio facilities construction commission shall establish policy and procedure guidelines for contract documents in conjunction with the administration of public works contracts that the state or any institution supported in whole or in part by the state enters into for any project subject to sections 153.01 to 153.11 of the Revised Code.

(B) Notwithstanding any contract provision to the contrary, any claim submitted under a public works contract that the state or any institution supported in whole or in part by the state enters into for any project subject to sections 153.01 to 153.11 of the Revised Code shall be resolved within one hundred twenty days. After the end of this one hundred twenty-day period, the contractor shall be deemed to have exhausted all administrative remedies for purposes of division (B) of section 153.12 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 153.16

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 03-18-1999