State Special Provisions

Pursuant to Fiscal Rule 3-1, §5 and the OSC Policy, Content – Mandatory Provisions in State Contracts, the State Special Provisions are required to be included in their entirety in all expenditure contracts, other State-funded contract types, debt contracts and price agreements.


For real property purchases (State as buyer), real property leases (State as tenant) and real property licenses (State as licensee), the contract must include the Special Provisions for State Controllers’ Approval, Funds Availability and Vendor Offset. All other Special Provisions may be included at the discretion of the agency or institution of higher education. See Fiscal Rule 3-1, §5.1.3 for a description of this exception.

For settlement agreements and employee voluntary separation agreements, there are no specific required Special Provisions. See OSC Policy Settlement Agreements for a description of form and content of settlement agreements.

Except as specified in Fiscal Rule 3-1, no changes can be made to the Special Provisions without prior written approval of the CCU.

Approved Form

The following are the approved State Special Provisions, which are periodically updated:

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