Iowa state university—delegation of contracting authority, 13.8
Notice of Intended Action
Twenty-five interested persons, a governmental subdivision, an agency or association of 25 or more persons may demand an oral presentation hereon as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4(1)"b."
Notice is also given to the public that the Administrative Rules Review Committee may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this proposed action under section 17A.8(6) at a regular or special meeting where the public or interested persons may be heard.
Pursuant to the authority of 262.9(3), the Board of Regents hereby gives Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 13, "Iowa State University of Science and Technology Organization and General Rules," Iowa Administrative Code.
The proposed amendment revises 681—13.8(262) to permit the President of Iowa State University to delegate authority to sign contracts through the University's contracting authority policy.
Any interested person may make written comments on the proposed amendment on or before June 14, 2016, addressed to Tim Cook, Board of Regents, State of Iowa, 11260 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa 50322-7905; fax (515)281-6420; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no fiscal impact has been found.
A waiver provision is not included. The Board has adopted a uniform waiver rule, which may be found at 681—19.18(17A).
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
This amendment is intended to implement Iowa Code section 262.9.
The following amendment is proposed.
Amend rule 681—13.8(262) as follows:
681—13.8(262) Contracting authority.
13.8(1) General delegation. Except for authority retained by the board of regents in the rules adopted under  of the Iowa Administrative Code or in the regents policy manual, the board of regents has delegated to the president authority to enter into contracts and agreements. The president has further delegated authority for entering into such contracts and agreements to the senior vice president for business and finance in all cases except the following: as outlined in the university's contracting authority policy. This policy is available for review at the following Web site: http://www.policy.iastate.edu/policy/contracting.
a. Employment contracts and agreements involving deans, directors, department chairs and faculty are signed by the senior vice president and provost.
b. Applications, proposals, grants, contracts and agreements relating to economic development, research and sponsored projects are signed by the senior vice president and provost, vice president for research and economic development or the director of the office of sponsored programs administration.
c. Contracts and agreements relating to educational consortia, joint educational projects, cooperative education, service-learning and internship opportunities, and academic instruction provided to others are signed by the senior vice president and provost.
13.8(2) Specific delegations. Within the limits prescribed by the board of regents, the president, the senior vice president for business and finance, the senior vice president and provost, the vice president for research and economic development, and the director of the office of sponsored programs administration may delegate the authority they have received as provided by the ISU contracting authority policy found in the policy library.