§4-8-4. Powers and duties generally.
The capitol building commission shall review and approve or
reject all plans recommending substantial physical changes inside
or outside the state capitol building or surrounding complex,
including the public meeting rooms, hallways and grounds, which
affect the appearance thereof. The approval of the commission is
mandatory before a contract may be let for work which constitutes
a substantial physical change, or before changes are started if the
work is not done under a contract. As used in this article, the
surrounding complex shall include the governor's mansion and other
buildings used by the governor as part of his residence, the state
science and cultural center, all state office buildings located in
the immediate vicinity of the state capitol, and the roadways,
structures and facilities which are incidental to such buildings.
As used in this article, substantial physical change shall include,
but not be limited to, permanent physical changes that alter the
appearance of the public areas of the capitol building and
surrounding complex. The secretary of the department of
administration shall promulgate rules and regulations, pursuant to
the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this code, which rules
and regulations shall be subject to the approval of the capitol
building commission, to implement the provisions of this article.