§103F-409 Types of contracts. (a) Any contract that will promote the State's best interests may be used.
(b) A standard contract form for health and human services, including purchases and grants, shall be provided to governmental bodies by the attorney general that may be utilized, at the option of the head of the purchasing agency, without requiring prior approval as to form by the attorney general so long as no substantive changes are made to the form and the contents are appropriate.
(c) Each contract shall expressly state that the recipient or provider is an independent contractor and provide that the recipient or provider shall indemnify and hold harmless the State, the appropriate contracting agency, and the appropriate officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims, damages, and costs arising out of or in connection with the acts or omissions of the recipient or provider. [L 1997, c 190, pt of §2; am L 2014, c 96, §15]