§ 37-2-53 Written determination for continuation of the procurement.
In the event of a protest timely filed under § 37-2-52(b), the state shall not proceed further with the solicitation or award involved until the chief purchasing officer makes a written and adequately supported determination that continuation of the procurement is necessary to protect a substantial interest of the state.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 526, § 2.)