CHAPTER NO. 865
HOUSE BILL NO. 2244
By Representative West
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2629
By Senator Haynes
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 62-35-103, relative to security guards/officers.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 62-35-103(a), is amended by adding the following new subdivision thereto:
( ) A retired peace officer receiving compensation for services as a guard, patrol or watchperson under a contract with a private business which is properly licensed by the State, provided such retired peace officer:
(A) Completes the firearms and marksmanship training required by § 62-35-118(b); and
(B) Has a written directive issued by the executive supervisor of the organization to which such person was attached or employed authorizing such person to carry a handgun;
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.
April 20, 1998
APPROVED this 1st day of May 1998