(a) No state board, agency, officer, department, commission or body 7
corporate may enter into a contract for the construction, reconstruction, remodeling 8
of or addition to any building, structure, or facility, in connection with any building 9
project which involves a cost in excess of $150,000 without completion of final plans 10
and arrangement for supervision of construction and prior approval by the building 11
commission. The building commission shall not approve a project to construct a new
12enclosed state facility before receiving a consolidation study from the department of
13administration pertaining to the proposed construction.
The building commission
may not approve a contract for the construction, reconstruction, renovation or 2
remodeling of or an addition to a state building as defined in s. 44.51 (2) unless it 3
determines that s. 44.57 has been complied with or does not apply. This section 4
applies to the department of transportation only in respect to buildings, structures 5
and facilities to be used for administrative or operating functions, including 6
buildings, land and equipment to be used for the motor vehicle emission inspection 7
and maintenance program under s. 110.20.".
At the request of the building commission, to perform a consolidation 11
study with respect to any proposed new enclosed state facility examining the other 12
state facilities located within 30 miles of the site of the proposed facility that could 13
be used to meet the need for the proposed new facility, the suitable enclosed space 14
within those facilities, the age of the other facilities, and the land surrounding those 15
facilities that would be available for expansion of those facilities.".