CHAPTER NO. 579

SENATE BILL NO. 2092

By Springer

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2052

By Kernell, Garrett, Brooks

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 13 and Title 4, Chapter 29, relative to the Cragfont restoration commission.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-29-219(a), is amended by deleting item (1) in its entirety.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29, is amended by adding the following as a new section:

Section . (a) The following governmental entities shall terminate on June 30, 2006:

( ) Cragfont restoration commission, created by Section 4-13-403;

(b) Each department, commission, board, agency, or council of state government created during calendar year 2004 shall terminate on June 30, 2006.

(c) Any governmental entity which has been terminated under this section may be continued, reestablished, or restructured in accordance with this chapter.

SECTION 3. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-13-403(b), is amended by deleting the third sentence in its entirety and by substituting instead the following:

In the event of a vacancy new members shall not be named to the commission. If, due to vacancies on the commission, the commission does not have sufficient members for a quorum, the commission shall terminate. The remaining members of the commission shall notify the governor and the chair of the house government operations committee and the chair of the senate government operations committee that the commission has terminated due to vacancies on the commission.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: FEBRUARY 9, 1998

APPROVED this 25th day of February 1998