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Law and Policy

Corporate America, State Related, and PASSHE

  • Uniform Commercial Code –1952 (UCC – 2 and 2A)
  • United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods –1980 (CISG)
  • Common Law (Contracts)
  • Gramm, Leach, Bliley (FTC) –1999 (GLBA) – Protect nonpublic personally identifying information.

State Related and PASSHE 

  • Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) – Privacy of educational records.
  • The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania acts and the State System of Higher Education Board of Governors policies that control purchasing decisions and time constraints.
    • Commonwealth Acts
      • Act 188 of 1982 State System of Higher Education
      • Act 57 of 1998 Commonwealth Procurement Code
      • Act 146 of 1986 Reciprocal Limitations
      • Act 101 of 1988 Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling, and Waste Reduction
      • Act 170 of 1978 Public Officials Ethics
      • Act 451 of 1957 State Adverse Interest Law Commonwealth Attorney’s Act
      • Act 34 of 1985 Criminal Background Checks and Child Abuse Clearances
    • SSHE Board of Govenors Policies
      • Policy No. 1983-02 Purchasing
      • Policy No. 1983-02A Purchasing (Amended)
      • Policy No. 1998-04 Procurement of Goods, Services, Supplies, and Construction

On-Line Resources

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education website

  • Procurement Services
  • Robertshaw Building
    650 South Thirteenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3077
  • Fax: 724-357-2670
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • Purchasing Office
  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Central Stores
  • 7:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.