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Municipal Banking Services: Public Chapter 277 of 2019

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Reviewed Date: April 14, 2020

Original Author: 
Hodge, Elisha
Edmonds, Cyndy
Harris, Brad
Stegall, Kay
Date of Material: 
Mar 18, 2020

Finance--Bank services

Municipal Banking Services: Public Chapter 277 of 2019

This MTAS City Byte, a short online tutorial, reviews Public Chapter of 277 of 2019. This law stipulates that municipal banking services must be evaluated at least every four years and proposals must be from at least two banks. The statute also requires a contract for banking services be based on the evaluation of proposals, which should be documented for audit purposes. The law was effective July 1, 2019 thus banking services must be evaluated within the next four years or when the current contract expires whichever is sooner. (MTAS City Byte series)

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Also, visit this page for additional resources on this topic including a Q & A for banking services as well as a sample quote for banking services.

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