2020 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 25 - Code of Ethics for Public Officials, Employees, Etc.
Section 36-25-11 - Public Officials or Employees Entering Into Contracts Which Are to Be Paid Out of Government Funds.
Public officials or employees entering into contracts which are to be paid out of government funds.
Unless exempt pursuant to Alabama competitive bid laws or otherwise permitted by law, no public official or public employee, or a member of the household of the public employee or the public official, and no business with which the person is associated shall enter into any contract to provide goods or services which is to be paid in whole or in part out of state, county, or municipal funds unless the contract has been awarded through a process of competitive bidding and a copy of the contract is filed with the commission. All such contract awards shall be made as a result of original bid takings, and no awards from negotiations after bidding shall be allowed. A copy of each contract, regardless of the amount, entered into by a public official, public employee, a member of the household of the public employee or the public official, and any business with which the person is associated shall be filed with the commission within 10 days after the contract has been entered into.
(Acts 1973, No. 1056, p. 1699, §9; Acts 1975, No. 130, p. 603, §1; Acts 1995, No. 95-194, p. 269, §1.)