CHAPTER NO. 688

SENATE BILL NO. 43

By Henry

Substituted for: House Bill No. 200

By Kisber

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 8, relative to the Tennessee Bicentennial Capitol Mall.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-8-302, is amended by deleting the word "and" at the end of subdivision (a)(3), changing the period at the end of subdivision (a)(4) to the word and punctuation "and;", and adding the following:

(5) To establish a policy relative to historical commemorative additions and improvements on the Bicentennial Mall, such as statues and monuments, and to approve such historical commemorative additions and improvements as may come with such policy; provided, however, all other aspects of the administration of the Bicentennial Mall shall remain within the control and jurisdiction of the Department of Environment and Conservation.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-8-301(a)(1), is amended in the first sentence by inserting between the words "administration" and "and" the language "the commissioner of environment and conservation,".

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED:

March 19, 1998

APPROVED this

1st

day of

April

1998