MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins

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The 1987 Tennessee Legislature passed three distinct pieces of legislation that affected the way a municipality provides services outside its corporate limits or receives services inside its corporate limits from another local government. This Technical Bulletin includes a brief synopsis of each act. Also included is a model set of policies and procedures that could be used as a guide in implementing legislation related to emergency assistance.


The MTAS publications provided on this website are archival documents intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as authoritative. The content contained in these publications may be outdated, and the laws referenced therein may have changed or may not be applicable to your city or circumstances. For current information, please visit the MTAS website at:

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