Section 9-15-74

Minimum amount at which property may be sold or leased; determination as to selling or leasing; acceptance or rejection of bids; determination as to whether sale be by auction or bids.

After obtaining an appraisal on the real property and consulting with the chief executive officer of the department, board, bureau, commission, institution, corporation, or agency which desires to sell or lease the real property, the Lands Division shall establish and publish the minimum amount for which the real property may be sold or leased. The determination to sell or lease the real property shall be made by the chief executive officer of the department, board, bureau, commission, institution, corporation, or agency desiring to sell or lease the real property with the approval of the Governor after giving due consideration to the results of the appraisal made upon the real property. With the approval of the Governor, the chief executive officer shall have the right to accept or reject all bids submitted for the purchase of the real property under these provisions. The chief executive officer and the Governor in consultation with the Director of the Lands Division of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shall determine if the sale or lease of real property is to be by free and open competitive advertised public auction or advertised sealed bids.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-280, p. 507, §5.)