Title 39. Public Finance

Subtitle III. General Laws on State Debt

Chapter 17. Louisiana Procurement Code

Part III. Source Selection and Contract Formation

Subpart A. Methods of Source Selection


39:1595.1       Validity of professional, personal, consulting, and social service contracts


A. No contract shall be valid, nor shall the state be bound by the contract, until it has first been executed by the head of the using agency, or his designee, which is a party to the contract and the contractor, and has been approved in writing by the state chief procurement officer.


B. In cases where the head of the using agency wants to delegate authority to one or more of his subordinates to sign contracts on behalf of the agency, this delegation shall be made in accordance with regulations of the office of state procurement and shall be subject to the approval of the office of state procurement.


Acts 2014, No. 864, ยง 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.