CHAPTER NO. 975

HOUSE BILL NO. 645

By Representative Windle

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 868

By Senator Davis

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 68, Chapter 110, relative to organized camps.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-110-101(3), is amended by adding the following language at the end of the subdivision:

further "organized camp" is not intended to include a camp site on property owned by a church and used exclusively for the personal pleasure of the member's of the church and such member's guests, if:

(1) no permanent or semipermanent structures or buildings are established or maintained on the camp site as living or sleeping quarters, restrooms, or for a cafeteria or kitchen, to provide an outdoor group-living experience for children or adults;

(2) the camp site is used for occasional weekend or overnight camping experiences for such persons; and

(3) the camp site contains no electrical, sewage or water hookups or pads to accommodate travel trailers, truck coaches or campers, tent campers and other similar camping vehicles.

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

PASSED: April 29, 1998

APPROVED this 18th day of May 1998