2004 Uncodified Acts

2004 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to facilitate restorations at James Madison University due to fire damage.

[H 1296]

Approved February 19, 2004

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. A. James Madison University is authorized to proceed immediately on building construction, renovations and repairs made necessary by the November 16, 2003, fire.

B. In order to address replacement of the facility as expeditiously as possible, James Madison University is hereby granted certain special administrative authority. This special authority is granted for the duration of the emergency or for a time period not to exceed 60 months.

C. During the emergency, James Madison University is exempted from provisions of the Public Procurement Act. James Madison University, with guidance from the Department of General Services, shall develop emergency procurement procedures that provide for reasonable competition in the purchase of goods and services.

D. During the emergency period, the Art and Architectural Review Board will exempt James Madison University from review.

E. The Secretary of Finance is authorized to provide James Madison University anticipation loans of sufficient monies to finance construction, repairs, and renovations. This loan will provide cash to perform work in anticipation of reimbursement from insurance carriers and other funds generated by James Madison University.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.