MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins

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This Technical Bulletin describes an amendment to the Municipal Purchasing Law of 1983. The amendment was secured primarily through the efforts of Tennessee Municipal League officials in an attempt to clarify some points in the original law and to make the law less cumbersome for municipal officials to administer. The amendment also provided for more cooperative purchasing activity among units of government.


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