State Legislation

Audit & Certification

  • Audit of Contract: A notification to the contractor is required on contracts exceeding $10,000 that such contracts are subject to an audit by the Sate Auditor for a period of three years after final payment has been made.
  • Drug-Free Workplace Certification: State contractors and recipients of State grants are required to maintain a “drug-free workplace.” SDSU may suspend payments under a contract or grant or terminate the contract or grant, or both, if a contractor or grantee has failed to comply with the legal requirements contained in Govt. Code Sect. 8355, 8356, and 8357.
  • Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE): State law requires state agencies make efforts to achieve a goal of three (3) percent participation for disabled veteran business enterprises (DVBE) in state contracts.
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Compliance: Contracts of $5,000 or more must contain a condition stating that the contractor has not violated the provisions of Public Contract Code Sect. 10296 regarding the issuance of orders by the NLRB.
  • Non-Discrimination: Services with a value of $5,000 or more must contain a condition stating that the contractor, by signing the contract, certifies under penalty of perjury that the non-discrimination requirements of Govt. Code Sect.12990 et seq. have been met, unless exempted under Title 2, Sect. 8115 of the California Code of Regulations.
  • Small Business Procurement and Contracts Act: The Government Code provides for small business preference where responsibility and quality are equal. To receive the small business 5% preference, a bidder must be currently certified by the State of California, and request the preference on each bid. Disadvantaged business enterprises with 51 percent ownership and 10 percent service related disability must be certified through the Office of Small Business Certification and Resources (OSBCR) formerly OSMB. Direct questions to:
    Office of Small Business
    1531 I Street
    2nd Floor
    Sacramento CA 95814-2016
    Phone: 916-322-5060
  • Supplier and Contractor Files: The campus procurement office must maintain active supplier and contractor files on all products and services that are likely to be requested for the purpose of conducting SDSU business and for carrying out its educational mission.
  • Supplier Information Form: Each supplier or contractor (except for a state or other governmental entity) doing business with the State of California must complete Supplier Information (Payee Data Record) Form 204.