CHAPTER NO. 756

HOUSE BILL NO. 3227

By Representative Kent

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 3282

By Senators Burks, Springer, Williams, Ramsey

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 29, Chapter 8, relative to change of name.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 29-8-101, is amended by adding the following language as a new, appropriately designated subsection:

No public funds shall be expended to change the name of any person who is an inmate in the custody of the Department of Correction.

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

PASSED:

April 1, 1998

APPROVED this 15th day of April 1998