CHAPTER NO. 597
SENATE BILL NO. 2303
Substituted for: House Bill No. 2274
AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 13, Chapter 26, Part 1, relative to human resource agencies.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 13-26-105, is amended by adding the following as a new, appropriately designated subsection:
( ) A human resource agency may make contracts and execute instruments containing such covenants, terms, and conditions as, in the judgment of the directors, may be necessary, proper, or advisable for the purposes of obtaining grants, loans, or other financial assistance from any federal, state or local agency for or in the aid of the acquisition or improvement of the facilities of the agency and make all other contracts and execute all other instruments, including without limitations, licenses, long- and short-term leases, mortgages, deeds of trust, and other agreements relating to property and facilities under its jurisdiction, and the construction, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement thereof, as in the judgment of the board of directors may be necessary, proper or advisable for the furtherance of the purpose of this part and the full exercise of the powers herein granted. In exercising the powers granted herein, the directors shall abide by all statutes, regulations and procedures to which counties must conform in such matters.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
PASSED: February 23, 1998
APPROVED this 10th day of March 1998