CHAPTER NO. 711

HOUSE BILL NO. 3248

By Representatives Ulysses Jones, Towns, Brown, Langster, Brooks, Armstrong, Cooper

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 3192

By Senator Ford

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 10-3-103, relative to public library boards.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 10-3-103, is amended in subsection (b) by deleting from the first sentence of subdivision (1)(A) the language "subdivision (b)(1)(B)" and by substituting instead the following language "subdivisions (b)(1)(B) and (b)(1)(C)".

Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 10-3-103, is further amended in subsection (b) by adding the following new subdivision (1)(C):

If the public library is a joint operation, then the legislative body of the county or city that provides the funding for the operational costs of such public library, exclusive of funding for any capital costs, shall appoint the board of seven (7) members.

The provisions of this subdivision shall apply to any county having a charter form of government and having a population of more than six hundred thousand according to the 1990 Federal Census or subsequent Federal Census.

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

PASSED:

March 26, 1998

APPROVED this 6th Day of April 1998