This page contains a wide variety of legal resources from MTAS, state government, federal government , and associations. These materials are of interest to city attorneys and others who deal with legislative or legal matters for city government in Tennessee.

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MTAS Resources
Summary of 2017 Public Acts - Training material used for the 2017 Public Acts training class.
Annexation Handbook III - 2014 Tennessee annexation information and forms
City of Lebanon: Opinion - (Professional responsibility on attorney serving as ethics officer for city)
City of Lebanon: Training for City Officials - (by Lebanon's city attorney, Andy Wright)

State Resources
Calendar of Statewide Elections Dates (TN Secretary of State)
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Decisions
Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts
Tennessee Attorney General Opinions
Tennessee Blue Book
Tennessee Code Unannotated - Free Public Access, Lexis Nexis
Tennessee General Assembly - (Click on the "Legislation" link to search for bills)
Tennessee Office of Open Records Counsel
Tennessee Secretary of State - Public and Private Acts
Tennessee Secretary of State - Rules and Regulations

Federal Resources
Americans with Disabilities Act - (U.S. Department of Justice)
Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register
Congress.gov - (U.S. Congress)
Constitutions, Statutes and Codes - (Cornell University)
Copyright Law - (U.S. Copyright Office)
Family and Medical Leave Act - (U.S. Department of Labor)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - (U.S. Department of Labor)
Supreme Court of the United States

American Bar Association - (Section of State & Local Government Law International Municipal Lawyer Association (IMLA))
Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association
TN Municipal Judges Association

General Resources
Official Robert's Rules of Order website
Plain Language Association International
Robert's Rules of Order - 1915 edition

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