AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN CONTRACTING PROCEDURES IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 6 of chapter 418 of the acts of 1890
is hereby amended
by striking out the first sentence, as most recently amended by section 1 of
chapter 373 of
the acts of 1992, and inserting in place thereof the following
sentence:- All contracts made by any department of the city of Boston or by
any officer, board or official of the county of Suffolk having power to incur
obligations on behalf of said county in cases where said obligations are to be
paid for wholly from the treasury of said city, shall, when the amount involved
is $10,000 or more, or when the contract comes within section 30 of
of the acts of 1909, be in writing; and no such contract shall be deemed to
have been made or executed until the approval of the mayor of said city has
affixed thereto in writing and the auditor of said city has certified
thereon that an appropriation is available therefor or has cited thereon the
statute under authority of which the contract is being executed without an
Section 24 of chapter 486
of the acts of 1909 is hereby repealed.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.