Outside Section 4
Chapter 7 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 22 the following section:-
Section 22 1/2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, whenever a law requires a state agency, department, office, commission or authority to publish in a newspaper a notice of a public procurement or solicitation, it shall be sufficient instead to post that notice on a public government internet website, including the commonwealth's electronic bidding website.
This section allows a state agency or authority to post a procurement notice on a public website instead of publishing it in a newspaper.
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