Each state university listed in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code and each state college established through procedures provided in Chapter 3354., 3357., or 3358. of the Revised Code shall establish an office of contract compliance which shall be located in the office of the vice president for business and administration, or its equivalent. The office of contract compliance shall:
(A) Monitor all contracts for construction, materials, services, and consulting to ensure compliance with state and federal law regarding affirmative action programs and equal employment opportunity and notify, in writing, any contractor of any preliminary finding of noncompliance;
(B) Review and approve all contracts prior to final execution;
(C) Keep such current records on contractors that have been reviewed as the contract compliance officer shall require;
(D) Maintain a copy of all contracts and purchase orders;
(E) Issue a stop-work order on any construction project where one or more of the contractors on such project has failed in the opinion of the office to comply with state or federal affirmative action or equal employment opportunity within thirty days of receiving notification of noncompliance under division (A) of this section.
Effective Date: 07-01-1992 .