CHAPTER NO. 589

SENATE BILL NO. 2160

By Womack

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2117

By Fowlkes

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 6-54-120, relative to certification of municipal clerks and recorders.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 6-54-120, is amended by adding the following at the end of subsection (a):

Provided, however, a municipality shall have four (4) years to ensure that any officer or employee responsible for exercising any of the duties of municipal clerk or recorder and who was hired after July 1, 1994, meets those qualifications.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: February 19, 1998

APPROVED this 10th day of March 1998