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AGO Opinions with Topic: USE OF TRADE NAME, BRAND NAME, ETC. IN CONTRACTS UNDER CHAPTER 224, LAWS OF 1961
AGO 1961 No. 24 >  April 25, 1961
DISTRICTS - SCHOOL - CONTRACTS - USE OF TRADE NAME, BRAND NAME, ETC. IN CONTRACTS UNDER CHAPTER 224, LAWS OF 1961
DISTRICTS ‑- SCHOOL ‑- CONTRACTS ‑- USE OF TRADE NAME, BRAND NAME, ETC. IN CONTRACTS UNDER CHAPTER 224, LAWS OF 1961 A school district calling for bids prior to letting a contract can specify an item by brand name or name of manufacturer without an additional clause inviting bids on similar items of equal quality and serviceability if the public officials have not drafted the specifications arbitrarily and capriciously and are acting in good faith.
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