CHAPTER NO. 775

SENATE BILL NO. 2530

By Rochelle

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2927

By Sherry Jones, Garrett, Langster, Robinson

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 7, Chapter 3, Part 3, relative to powers of a municipally-owned water or water and sewer utility operated by a metropolitan government.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 7, Chapter 3, Part 3, is amended by adding the following as a new, appropriately designated section:

A municipality-owned water and/or sewer utility, operating within the boundaries of a metropolitan government, may participate with a local housing authority to provide services which may include leak repairs, payment of certain water and sewer charges caused by the leak, water or sewer connections, and service line replacements for eligible low and moderate income persons.

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

PASSED: April 6, 1998

APPROVED this 22nd day of April 1998