ATTORNEY GENERAL’S POLICIES, CHECKLIST AND RECOMMENDED QUESTIONS FOR CONTRACT REVIEWS REQUIRED BY SESSION LAW 2010-194, AS AMENDED BY 2011-326 (REVIEW OF CERTAIN CONTRACTS EXCEEDING $1,000,000)
SL 2010-194, as amended by SL 2011-326, and now codified as G.S. §114-8.3 requires that the Attorney General or Attorney General’s designee review all proposed state contracts for supplies, materials, printing, equipment, and contractual services that exceed $1,000,000 to ensure that the proposed contracts are in proper legal form, contain all clauses required by law, are legally enforceable, and accomplish their intended purposes. The below policies, contract review checklist, recommended questions, and sign-off pages have been developed to assist reviewing attorneys perform this responsibility. The legislation also authorizes the Attorney General to designate attorneys outside this office to conduct required reviews.