CHAPTER NO. 885

HOUSE BILL NO. 2759

By Representative John DeBerry

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2748

By Senator Person

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 66-7-107, relative to the termination of an occupant's tenancy for certain reasons.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 66-7-107, is amended by adding the following new subsection (e):

(e) The owner or landlord of the real property is obligated to pay the costs required to physically remove the tenant's personal belongings from the rental property in compliance with an eviction order of the court in all eviction proceedings brought under this section by the District Attorney General; such costs not to exceed two hundred dollars ($200) for each such eviction order.

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

PASSED: April 22, 1998

APPROVED this 6th day of May 1998