CHAPTER NO. 703

HOUSE BILL NO. 2516

By Representative Chumney

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2672

By Senator Kyle

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 66-7-107, relative to the termination of an occupant's tenancy under certain circumstances.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 66-7-107, is amended by deleting subsection (a) and substituting instead the following:

(a) An occupant's tenancy may be terminated where the premises or the area immediately surrounding the premises are knowingly used or occupied in whole or in part to violate 39-17-417, 39-13-513 or 39-13-515.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: March 23, 1998

APPROVED this 1st day of April 1998