CHAPTER NO. 619
SENATE BILL NO. 2410
Substituted for: House Bill No. 3065
By Garrett, Langster, Robinson, West, Boner, Halteman Harwell
AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 13-20-202, relative to powers of a housing authority as to blighted areas.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 13-20-202, is amended by deleting subsection (4) in its entirety and substituting a new subsection (4) as follows:
(4) Acting on its own or through third parties engaged to act on the housing authority's behalf:
(A) clear any areas acquired, including relocation of utility facilities and demolition (in whole or in part) of buildings and improvements thereon and removal or remediation of any environmental contamination;
(B) install, construct, or reconstruct streets, utilities, and site improvements essential to the preparation and development of sites for uses in accordance with a redevelopment plan;
(C) install, construct, or reconstruct parks, public open spaces, public playgrounds, pedestrian ways, and parking garages in accordance with a redevelopment plan; and
(D) pay expenses for relocation, administrative costs, planning and engineering costs and legal expenses associated with exercising the powers granted in this section or with carrying out a redevelopment plan.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
March 2, 1998
APPROVED this 17th day of March 1998