On July 23, 2019, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee ordered that the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission is enjoined and restrained from applying Tennessee’s auctioneering laws and licenses to “electronic” exchanges, or online auction websites. Therefore, all matters, including complaints, concerning electronic or online auctions fall outside of the jurisdiction of the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission. If the status of the Court’s order changes, notice will be posted on this website.
Created in 1967, The Tennessee Auctioneer Commission licenses affiliate and principal auctioneers.
The Commission also enacts rules addressing professional conduct and standards of practice.
To license and regulate affiliate auctioneers and principal auctioneers.
The mission of the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission is to protect the public through establishment and administration of minimum requirements for candidates and licensees, effective professional education of licensees and enforcement of professional conduct.