Public Chapter 246
SENATE BILL NO. 165
By Womack, Dixon
Substituted for: House Bill No. 264
By Eckles, Hood
AN ACTTo amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 12, Chapter 3, Part 10, relative to purchases by local governments.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 12-3-1001, is amended by adding a new subsection, as follows:
(c) To the extent permitted by federal law or regulations, local governments may make purchases of goods, except motor vehicles, or services included in federal General Service Administration contracts or other applicable federal open purchase contracts either directly or through the appropriate state department or agency; provided, that no purchase under this section shall be made at a price higher than that which is contained in the contract between the general services administration and the vendor affected.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.