CHAPTER NO. 1014

HOUSE BILL NO. 2626

By Representative Stamps

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2919

By Senator Graves

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-3003, relative to tuition charges by local education agencies.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-3003, is amended by deleting the present subdivision (b)(1), and substituting the following:

(b)(1) Tuition and fees may be charged by any county to pupils not residing in that county. Tuition and fees may also be charged by any county to all pupils for voluntary programs which occur outside the required one hundred eighty (180) instructional days, unless the state funds the entire cost of such instruction.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: April 29, 1998

APPROVED this 18th day of May 1998