§5A-10-12. Lease of state properties to nongovernmental entities.
(a) All state agencies, except for those listed in §5A-10-2 of this code, intending to lease grounds, buildings, office and other space to nongovernmental entities shall seek the advice and approval of the Real Estate Division to review any lease and ensure the provisions are in the best interest of the state.
(b) The Real Estate Division will review the lease and will submit to the state agency:
(1) Written approval of the lease; or,
(2) Written objections to proposed terms of the lease and suggestions to ensure the lease is in the best interest of the state.
The state agency may rebut any objections as circumstances may require, however, the Real Estate Division must approve any objections before the lease can be signed.