Article 10. Exemptions of California Public Contract Code >> Division 2. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 10.
This chapter does not apply to any of the following:
(a) The Regents of the University of California and the Trustees
of the California State University, except that Article 9 (commencing
with Section 10420) shall apply to the Trustees of the California
(b) (1) Transactions covered under Chapter 3 (commencing with
Section 12100), except that Sections 10365.5, 10410, and 10411 shall
apply to all transactions under that chapter.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), Section 10365.5 shall not apply
to incidental advice or suggestions made outside of the scope of a
consulting services contract.
(3) (A) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), Section 10365.5 shall not
apply to a contract that is part of a single competitive procurement
conducted in more than one stage for information technology goods or
services, when the Director of the Department of General Services and
the Chief Information Officer determine that there is no conflict of
interest under Section 10365.5 and that it is in the best interest
of the state to utilize this procurement method. Nothing in this
section shall preclude the applicability of Section 12112 to this
(B) The Department of General Services shall annually submit a
report on its Internet Web site describing each determination granted
pursuant to subparagraph (A), listing the basis for the
determination, and disclosing the total amount of money paid or to be
paid to the contractor under the contract that was the subject of
the determination. The department shall provide notice to the Joint
Legislative Budget Committee within 30 days of the posting of the
(C) For purposes of this paragraph, "information technology" means
information technology goods or services, or both, as appropriate.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any entity
exempted from Section 10295. However, the Board of Governors of the
California Community Colleges shall be governed by this chapter,
except as provided in Sections 10295, 10335, and 10389. The
Department of Water Resources shall be governed by this chapter,
except as provided in Sections 10295.6, 10304.1, 10335, and 10340.
(d) Transactions covered under Chapter 10 (commencing with Section
4525) of Division 5 of Title 1 of the Government Code.
(e) Except as provided for in subdivision (c), members of boards
or commissions who receive no payment other than payment for each
meeting of the board or commission, payment for preparatory time, and
payment for per diem.
(f) The emergency purchase of protective vests for correctional
peace officers whose duties require routine contact with state prison
inmates. This subdivision shall remain operative only until January
(g) Spouses of state officers or employees and individuals and
entities that employ spouses of state officers and employees, that
are vendored to provide services to regional center clients pursuant
to Section 4648 of the Welfare and Institutions Code if the vendor of
services, in that capacity, does not receive any material financial
benefit, distinguishable from the benefit to the public generally,
from any governmental decision made by the state officer or employee.