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230:30-a Vending Machines.
I. In consultation with the commissioner of the department of transportation, the director of plant and property management shall, when feasible, authorize the installation of vending machines dispensing non-alcoholic beverages and food items in the facilities located in rest areas along the state highway system.
II. The director of plant and property management shall put out bids for the installation and maintenance of the vending machines on a rest area by rest area basis. Notwithstanding the provisions of RSA 186-B:9-15, any bidder shall be eligible to bid for this service and shall be eligible to service more than one rest area.
III. In implementing this section, the director of plant and property management shall not incur any capital expense to the state of New Hampshire general fund.
III-a. The commissioner of the department of transportation may incur capital expenses for the erection of new facilities to house vending machines.
IV. The state's share of the funds derived from the vending machine revenue shall be apportioned as follows: 75 percent to the general fund, and 25 percent to the department of transportation beginning July 1, 1999.
V. The provisions of RSA 230:52 shall not apply to the installation of vending machines under this section.
Source. 1985, 154:1. 1998, 142:1, eff. June 8, 1998.