Contracts and Administrative Law Division

The Contracts and Administrative Law Division provides support for internal contract work for all agencies of state government. The division manages the outside legal contracts required by the Bureau of Risk Management, the State Insurance Fund, the Bureau of Child Support, and the Industrial Special Indemnity Fund. Deputies within the division provide day-to-day administrative counsel and assist client agencies to promulgate rules, draft legislation address open meeting law questions, and respond to public records act responses.

  • the Board of Education;
  • the Commission on Aging;
  • the Commission for Libraries;
  • the Department of Administration;
  • the Department of Commerce;
  • the Department of Health and Welfare;
  • the Department of Labor/Human Rights Commission;
  • the Division of Building Safety;
  • the Division of Veterans Services;
  • the Endowment Fund Investment Board;
  • the Industrial Commission;
  • the Lottery;
  • the Military Division;
  • the Public Employee Retirement System (PERSI);
  • the Personnel Commission;
  • the Public Utilities Commission;
  • the State Historical Society;
  • the State Liquor Dispensary; and
  • numerous smaller agencies, Boards and Commissions.

Kay Christensen, Division Chief
Julie Weaver, Contracts Lead Deputy
Peg Dougherty, Dept. of Health & Welfare Lead Deputy
Sherrie Bengtson, Legal Secretary
Phone: (208) 332-3086
Fax: (208) 854-8070

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