PURCHASING AUTHORITY; EXPENSES
State Reservations and Nursery
219:21 Purchases and Certain Expenses.
I. The commissioner of natural and cultural resources may purchase such merchandise for resale and such operating supplies and materials as may be necessary for the operation of the department of natural and cultural resources. Items for resale may be purchased in accordance with RSA 21-I:18. All operating supplies and materials shall be purchased through the department of administrative services, division of procurement and support services. Such purchases shall be a charge upon an inventory account established upon recommendation of the commissioner of administrative services and approved by the governor and council. The commissioner shall report monthly to the commissioner of administrative services the value of issues out of inventory and the appropriation account to be charged therefor. The inventory account shall be credited with issues out of inventory. Such purchases shall be a charge upon an inventory account maintained in the office of the commissioner of administrative services and the state treasurer, upon presentation by the commissioner of administrative services of manifests covering such merchandise, supplies and materials, is authorized to pay the same from any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
II. The operating costs of the ski school, ski rental and repair, souvenir, and food services concessions at Cannon Mountain ski area and all state parks shall be a direct charge against gross sales receipts. RSA 186-B:9-15 shall not apply to these facilities, but the department of natural and cultural resources may contract for the operation of these facilities with the blind services program, bureau of vocational rehabilitation or any other party to insure maximum benefits and revenues to the state of New Hampshire. The director of parks and recreation under RSA 216-A:2 shall make the purchases for Cannon Mountain ski operations.
Source. 1953, 216:2. RSA 219:21. 1963, 210:1. 1985, 399:3, I. 1989, 231:1. 1991, 40:4. 1994, 379:16. 1996, 210:10, eff. June 10, 1996. 2014, 327:57, eff. Aug. 2, 2014. 2016, 207:2, eff. June 6, 2016. 2017, 156:14, I, eff. July 1, 2017.