ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
LAWS RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS
[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2013. Repealed by 2012, 165, Sec. 112. See 2012, 165, Sec. 137.]
Section 19. No account against the commonwealth shall be allowed or paid unless authority to contract the same was given by the general court or by either branch thereof nor unless the items thereof are specified.