2021 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1800 (Chapter 552)

Level III Authority

Item 4-9.03

Item 4-9.03


a. The Management Agreements negotiated by the institutions contained in Chapters 675 and 685 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly shall continue in effect unless the Governor, the General Assembly, or the institutions determine that the Management Agreements need to be renegotiated or revised.

b. Notwithstanding the small purchase thresholds set forth in the Rules Governing Procurement the small purchases thresholds for Level III institutions shall be the small purchase thresholds set forth in the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et seq). Where small purchase thresholds under Rules Governing Procurement for Level III institutions exceed those in 2.2-4300 et seq, the Rules Governing Procurement shall be the authorized procurement threshold.

c. Pursuant to § 23.1-1005, Code of Virginia, the Governor recommends approval for George Mason University to operate as a Level III institution under the management agreement as approved by its board of visitors on October 1, 2020.