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