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MTAS purchasing guide and sample purchasing procedures (2024 update)

Tennessee has many general laws that govern purchasing by municipalities including the 1983 Municipal Purchasing Law, the Competitive Sealed Proposals provisions under T.C.A. 12-3-1207, the Contracts for Professional Services provisions under T.C.A. 12-3-1209 and 12-4-107, the Interlocal Cooperation Act, the Iran Divestment Act, etc.

The MTAS Purchasing Guide provides a general overview and citations for those general laws, and the accompanying MTAS Sample Purchasing Procedures contain best practices for implementing the state and federal regulations.

Additionally, the MTAS Purcgasing Policy Checkist is provided to ensure that the most important laws, processes and required authorizations are included in the purchasing policy.

O'Hara, Stephanie Allen
Ashburn, Melissa; Hodge, Elisha; Wheeler, Cassie
Purchasing--Policies and procedures