Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 55
Award of Municipal Contracts

R.I. Gen. Laws § 45-55-9

§ 45-55-9. Small purchases.

Procurements, not to exceed an aggregate amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for construction and five thousand dollars ($5,000) for all other purchases may be made in accordance with small purchase regulations promulgated by the municipality. These amounts shall be increased or decreased annually hereafter at the same rate as the Boston Regional Consumer Price Index. Procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided so as to constitute a small purchase under this section. A municipality may further reduce the aggregate purchase amount, as provided for in this section by ordinance.

History of Section.
P.L. 1992, ch. 394, § 1.