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Title 29: Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 49: DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS AND GENERAL SERVICES

Sub-Chapter 01: General Provisions

29 V.S.A. § 905. Centralized purchasing of school equipment and supplies



§ 905. Centralized purchasing of school equipment and supplies

(a) The commissioner of buildings and general services and the commissioner of education, or their designees, shall develop and promote a program of centralized purchasing of equipment and supplies for public schools in Vermont, by which purchases may be combined in order to obtain volume purchasing discounts and other purchasing benefits.

(b) Establishment of a revolving fund is authorized for the purposes of this section to be administered by the commissioner of buildings and general services. All expenses of the program shall be paid out of the revolving fund. Costs shall be prorated according to rules established by the commissioner of buildings and general services, and charged to users of the program. At his or her discretion the commissioner of finance and management may anticipate receipts to be paid into the fund based upon assurances from participants in the program and may issue warrants thereon for the purposes of this section. (Added 1987, No. 14, § 1, eff. April 21, 1987; amended 1987, No. 243 (Adj. Sess.), § 36, eff. June 13, 1988; 1995, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(a), eff. May 6, 1996.)