CHAPTER NO. 779

HOUSE BILL NO. 2341

By Representatives Burchett, Robinson, White

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2446

By Senator Haun

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 55, Chapter 50, relative to driver licenses.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-50-321(c)(1), is amended by adding the following language to the end thereto:

Any applicant for a Tennessee driver license who desires the assistance of an interpreter in order to make application for a license and complete the required application shall be responsible for procuring such assistance. Provided, however, nothing contained within the provisions of this act shall be construed or implemented in any manner which violates the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.

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

PASSED:

April 9, 1998

APPROVED this 22nd Day of April 1998