ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
LAWS RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS
UNIFORM PROCUREMENT ACT
Delegation of procurement officer’s powers and duties
Section 19. Subject to the provisions of section one hundred and three of chapter forty-one, to the extent permitted by charter or local by-law in a city or town, or by written rules of the committee, commission or executive appointing the chief procurement officer in a district or county, a chief procurement officer may delegate his powers and duties in accordance with this section to one or more employees of the governmental body. A delegation shall be in writing, be signed by the chief procurement officer, and state the activity or function authorized and the duration of the delegation. A delegation may be in specific or general terms, may be limited to a particular procurement or class of procurements, and may be conditioned upon compliance with specified procedures. A delegation may be revoked or amended whenever the chief procurement officer determines that revocation or amendment is in the best interests of the governmental body. A delegation of powers or duties by a chief procurement officer and any revocation or amendment thereof shall not take effect until a copy of the same has been filed with the office of the inspector general.