Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
4/23/2024

6VAC15-81-460. Method of reimbursement.

A. Reimbursement to an owner shall be effected through one of three methods. Reimbursement shall be made through one lump sum payment or two lump sum payments or in payments over a specified period of time. The General Assembly determines and approves the method of reimbursement upon evaluation of the jail construction project by the Department of Planning and Budget in consultation with the Treasury Board.

B. Project closeout documentation and request for reimbursement shall be submitted to Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit, within six months after construction completion.

C. Failure to comply with this chapter shall delay the review process and recommendation for disbursement of funds and may result in the denial of reimbursement.

D. Project closeout documentation shall be reviewed for completeness and accuracy by the reviewing authority prior to recommendation to the Governor and authorization to the Comptroller or Department of Treasury for issuance of reimbursement payment. The owner or owner's agent shall be notified by the reviewing authority if information is missing, invalid or inaccurate or needs clarification. Such further information requested shall be provided prior to authorization of payment.

E. Project closeout shall be complete upon receipt of all properly prepared final documentation as specified in 6VAC15-81-480 and reimbursement has been made.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

6VAC15-81-470. Request for interim lump sum reimbursement.

If interim lump sum reimbursement has been legislatively approved, when construction of the project is 50% complete and payment in two lump sums has been authorized, the following shall be submitted:

1. Schedule of values and calculations confirming 50% completion.

2. Copies of bills and verification of payment (canceled checks or other means of verification as accepted by the reviewing authority) along with copies of original estimated costs to verify payment of 50% of those items for which reimbursement is being requested at that time.

3. Interim affidavit of payment of claims.

4. Further information as deemed necessary by the reviewing authority.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

6VAC15-81-480. Final lump sum reimbursement closeout documentation.

If lump sum reimbursement has been legislatively approved, when the project is finished at the local level, the owner shall submit the final documentation listed in this section. Final reimbursement may be requested when the project is complete. The project shall be considered complete when the owner has completely submitted the following items accurately and with all supporting documentation:

1. Project completion report (forms or instructions are provided by the reviewing authority).

2. Final schedule of values (forms or instructions are provided by the reviewing authority).

3. Copies and verification of payment of all bills pertaining to the project for which reimbursement is being requested.

4. Letters from regulatory agencies verifying their inspection and approval of the completed project.

5. Building official's certificate of occupancy.

6. Fire official's concurrence.

7. Health official's approval.

8. Affidavit of payment of claims.

9. 50% completion date and documentation substantiating the date.

10. Verification and certification using industry benchmarks that substantiate that the sustainable design and construction initiatives identified in the planning study have been achieved, if applicable.

11. Verification of correction of the reviewing authority's punch list items or other deficiencies.

12. Copies of all change orders.

13. Closeout documents (drawings and specifications) that shall be submitted to the reviewing authority in accordance with the following:

a. One set on CD media: copy of record documents on CD-ROM media, or electronically stored data shall be in a pdf format.

b. One set of operation and maintenance manuals for systems provided to the owner shall include all color coding and point-to-point wire run lists for all electrical systems.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

6VAC15-81-490. Treasury Board reimbursement.

A. When the construction and closeout of a project being reimbursed by contract with the Treasury Board is complete, the owner shall submit all information as required in 6VAC15-81-480 to the reviewing authority in the Department of Corrections, Compliance, Certification, and Accreditation Unit.

B. An owner approved for reimbursement in payments over a specified period of time shall be paid in accordance with a contractual agreement entered into with the Treasury Board.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

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