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5.40.040 Requisitions Required.

(Amended by the Ordinance No. 189452, effective May 10 2019.)  Before any obligation is incurred under the provisions of this Chapter, except emergency purchases as provided in Section 5.32.030 and except specific payments directed by the Council, a requisition properly signed shall be presented to the Accounting Division in order that the Accounting Division may determine that the proposed expenditure is budgeted and that appropriation is available therefor.  Each requisition shall state in detail the articles or services to be purchased and appropriation accounts proposed to be charged.