Delegation of Authority
This policy applies whenever an agency purchases or leases goods and/or services under Chapter 39.26 RCW. The goal is to provide each agency with authority that is tailored to fulfill the agency’s mission.
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This policy provides the following information:
- Different delegated authority types.
- Delegated authority is based on the agency’s risk assessment.
- Provides agencies with unlimited delegations when making purchases from DES master contracts or DES approved cooperative contracts or when making emergency purchases.
- Additional delegations of authority are of limited duration.