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Know the Law

Did you know that the Tennessee Business Enterprises (TBE) Program, administered by the Department of Human Services, has the statutory right to provide vending services on most properties owned or leased by state and local government entities? If you answered no, you are not alone. Many local government officials are unaware of the law and therefore are out of compliance. It helps to know the law. Check it out at Tennessee Code Annotated 71-4-501 et. seq.

Does your county/municipality have any of the following?
Vending Machines
Snack Bars
Inmate Commissaries

If so, you MUST contact Tennessee Business Enterprises.
For more information contact:
East Tennessee Supervisor, John Pirtle 423-634-6741
Middle Tennessee Supervisor, Benita Davis 615-741-7676
West Tennessee Mike Rebich 901-528-5327

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