§4-11A-14. Exemption from purchasing provisions.
The provisions of article three, chapter five-a of this code
shall not apply to the authority with respect to contracts entered
into by the authority in carrying out the public and essential
governmental functions set forth in this article and are exempt
from the laws of the state which provide for competitive bids and
hearings in connection with contracts and for review as to the form
of contracts by the office of the Attorney General of the state.