TCA 5-14-114

TCA 5-14-114

5-14-114.  Conflicts of interest — Illegal payments. 

(a) Neither the county purchasing agent, nor members of the county purchasing commission, nor members of the county legislative body, nor other officials of the county, shall be financially interested, or have any personal beneficial interest, either directly or indirectly, in any contract or purchase order for any supplies, materials, equipment or contractual services used by or furnished to any department or agency of the county government.

(b) Nor shall any such persons accept or receive, directly or indirectly, from any person, firm or corporation to which any contract or purchase order may be awarded, by rebate, gift or otherwise, any money or anything of value whatsoever, or any promise, obligation or contract for future reward or compensation.

(c) A violation of this section is a Class D felony.

Is it a felony to own communication equipment in a county that is leased to the county for financial benefit to the owner while the owner of that equipment is also serving in an appointed position for the county?

Go to the link below and make up your own minds.

http://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral/op/2012/op12-65.pdf

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2 responses to “TCA 5-14-114

  1. Randall Patrick "R.P." McMurphy

    You found HIS (WEMA) towers on HIS (JEWELL) property. Nice job. Full disclosure…bite you in the ass every time. Wilson County (including MJ) Ole Boy Network…public service with a “VERY” personal touch.

    RP

    “Evil is not just a theory of paradox, but an actual entity that exists for itself”.
    Adam Turquine

  2. Randall Patrick "R.P." McMurphy

    …or it could be Gino’s contribution to Ed’s campaign…take your pick.

    RP

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