A contract entered into by the board pursuant to this part shall be exempt from any provision of law relating to competitive bidding, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services. The board shall not be required to specify the amounts encumbered for each contract, but may allocate funds to each contract based on the projected or actual enrollee enrollments to a total amount not to exceed the amount appropriated for the program including applicable contributions.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 183, Sec. 260.)