Said chapter 8 is hereby further amended by striking out section 6, as so appearing, and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sections:-
Section 6. The superintendent of the state house shall direct the making of all repairs and improvements in the state house, on the grounds of the state house and to any buildings thereof and all tenants, offices or occupants located in the state house shall make requisition upon the superintendent for any such repairs or improvements.
Section 6A. Notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the superintendent, or employees designated by the superintendent, may make purchases if the amount involved will not exceed $1,000.