AN ACT REQUIRING PUBLIC AWARDING AUTHORITIES TO AUTHORIZE AN OFFICER OR AGENT TO EXECUTE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AND APPROVE PAYMENTS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 31C of chapter 44 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984
Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and
inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- No contract for the
construction, reconstruction, alteration, remodeling, repair or demolition
of any public building or public work by any city or town costing more than
two thousand dollars shall be deemed to have been made until the auditor or
accountant or other officer of the city or town having similar duties has
certified thereon that an appropriation in the amount of such contract is
available therefor and that an officer or agent of the city, town or
awarding authority has been authorized to execute said contract and approve
all requisitions and change orders.