CHAPTER NO. 956

HOUSE BILL NO. 2339

By Representatives Cross, Huskey, McAfee, Bittle, Roach, Ridgeway, Clabough, Curtiss, Tidwell, Davis, Stulce, Brown, Scroggs, Odom, Kernell, Godsey, Winningham, Brenda Turner

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2517

By Senators McNally, Davis, Williams

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 11-14-401(c), to permit purchase of lands adjacent to properties located within Scott and Campbell counties known as the "Koppers Properties"

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 11-14-401(c) is amended by adding the following phrase to the end of the sentence:

"including lands adjacent thereto"

SECTION 2. The provisions of this act shall only authorize the Director of the Wildlife Resources Agency to make expenditures from the 1986 wetland acquisition fund in an amount not to exceed five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to purchase property authorized to be purchased by the provisions of this act. If appraisal costs and acquisition charges and costs or both require expenditures in excess of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000), with approval of the State Building Commission, such charges and costs may also be paid from the 1986 wetland acquisition fund.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon become a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: April 27, 1998

APPROVED this 11th day of May 1998