Chapter 16. Governing Boards of School Districts.Subchapter 1. Contracts with Federal Agencies.Article 1. Approval of Contracts.Approval of Contracts with Federal Agency.
The governing board of a school district shall not execute or complete any contract, agreement or arrangement with any agency of the Federal Government for any loan or advance to aid in financing the cost of architectural, engineering, and economic investigations and studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures, and other action preliminary to school plant construction until the Bureau of School Facilities Planning, California Department of Education (CDE) shall have given said board its approval, in writing, of the school plant construction on account of which such loan or advance is desired as conforming to the over-all state policy for school plant construction.
Such approval shall include the following conditions:
(a) No payment due an architect or engineer under a contract between the governing board of a school district and the architect or engineer for the completion of preliminary plans which are subject to the approval of the Bureau of School Planning, CDE, shall be made from funds lent or advanced by any agency of the Federal Government until such preliminary plans bear the written approval of said bureau.
(b) No final payment for completion of plans and specifications by the architect and engineer under the contract between the school district and the architect and engineer from funds lent or advanced by any agency of the Federal Government shall be made without the written approval of the Department of General Services required by Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Part 23 of the Education Code.
Education Code 33113
Education Code 33114
(Amended by Register 2010, No. 52.)