CHAPTER NO. 642

SENATE BILL NO. 2809

By Crutchfield

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2452

By Hargrove

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 47-9-402(9), relative to Uniform Commercial Code financing statements and related documents filed or recorded in this state.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 47-9-402(9), is amended by deleting the existing subdivision in its entirety and by substituting instead the following:

(9) The Secretary of State may prescribe forms for documents required or permitted under this part to be filed with a filing officer. If the Secretary of State so requires, use of such prescribed forms shall be mandatory.

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

PASSED: March 9, 1998

APPROVED this 24th day of March 1998