CHAPTER NO. 955
HOUSE BILL NO. 67
By Representatives Odom, Kisber
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 142
By Senator Crutchfield
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 11, relative to the regulation and preservation of natural areas and recreation.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 11-14-401, is amended by adding the following new subsection:
( ) Notwithstanding the provisions of this part, Section 67-4-409 or any other provision of law to the contrary, the director of the Wildlife Resources Agency is authorized to expend a sum not to exceed two hundred seventeen thousand dollars ($217,000) from the 1986 wetland acquisition fund for the sole purpose of completing the study of the stabilization, maintenance, renovation and revitalization of Reelfoot Lake to preserve its use as a recreational and natural resource in this State.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
PASSED: April 27, 1998
APPROVED this 11th day of May 1998