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Personal Interest of Officers Prohibited Summary

Reference Number: MTAS-2049
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: October 09, 2015
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 It is unlawful for any person whose duty is to vote for or to supervise any contract with a municipality to be directly interested in such a contract. No municipal officer or other person whose duty is to superintend any contract with a municipality shall be indirectly interested in any such contract unless the officer or person publicly acknowledges his interest.

The T.C.A. citation for this topic is T.C.A. § 12-4-101.

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