Code of Alabama 1975, Section 41-16-21.1: Joint purchasing agreements
(2) Nothing in this subsection prohibits or limits public four-year institutions from entering into joint purchasing agreements to purchase, lease, or lease-purchase materials, equipment, supplies, other personal property and services which have been let by competitive bid or competitive solicitation process by any group or consortium of governmental entities or through a group purchasing organization within or without the State of Alabama upon a finding by the institution that such purchasing agreements are in the best interests of the institution; provided, however, this subdivision shall not permit agreements to purchase, lease, or lease-purchase wireless communications equipment or services through any group or consortium of governmental entities or through any group purchasing organization.
Alabama Department of Finance, Division of Purchasing
Alabama Community College System-2019 Joint Purchase Agreement
E&I Cooperative Services
National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)