CHAPTER NO. 806
HOUSE BILL NO. 3222
By Representative Stulce
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 3265
By Senator Crutchfield
AN ACT relative to court costs and litigation taxes in a Court of General Sessions.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the presiding judge of a Court of General Sessions may suspend the court costs and the litigation tax as required by Sections 67-4-602-67-4-606, for any indigent criminal defendant, as in the presiding judge's opinion the equities of the case require.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
PASSED: April 13, 1998
APPROVED this 23rd day of April 1998