CHAPTER NO. 972

SENATE BILL NO. 2787

By Burks

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2812

By Rinks, Winningham, Ronnie Cole

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-201(b), relative to age for kindergarten attendance.

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

SECTION 1. The Oversight Committee on Education is requested to study the required age of entrance for kindergarten.

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

PASSED: April 28, 1998

APPROVED this day of 1998

Pursuant to Article III, Section 18, of the Constitution of the State of Tennessee, the Governor had Senate Bill No. 2787 in his possession longer than ten (10) days, so therefore the bill becomes law without the Governor's signature.