PART II. PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATION
§103D-201 Creation and membership of the procurement policy board. (a) There is hereby created an autonomous state procurement policy board. The policy board shall be assigned, for administrative purposes only, to the department of accounting and general services.
(b) The policy board shall consist of five members. Notwithstanding the limitations of section 78-4, the members of the board shall include:
(1) The comptroller;
(2) Two members appointed by the governor; provided that one member shall have five years of high-level construction procurement experience and one member shall have five years of high-level county procurement experience;
(3) One member appointed by the president of the senate; provided that the member shall have five years of general procurement experience; and
(4) One member appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; provided that the member shall have five years of general procurement experience.
Each appointed member shall have demonstrated sufficient business or professional experience to discharge the functions of the policy board. Except as provided in this section, the policy board members shall be subject to the requirements of section 26-34. No member of the policy board shall act concurrently as a chief procurement officer. The members of the policy board shall devote such time to their duties as may be necessary for the proper discharge thereof.
(c) The policy board shall be assisted by employees of the department of accounting and general services, which shall provide at least one full-time support staff and funding necessary to support the policy board.
(d) Members of the policy board shall be reimbursed for any expenses, including travel expenses, reasonably incurred in the performance of their duties.
(e) The chairperson of the policy board shall be elected annually by a majority of its members from among all of its members; provided that the state comptroller shall not be eligible to serve as the chairperson. [L Sp 1993, c 8, pt of §2; am L 1997, c 190, §4 and c 352, §4; am L 1999, c 149, §13; am L 2002, c 148, §7; am L 2022, c 173, §2]