CHAPTER NO. 1056

SENATE BILL NO. 2310

By Springer

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2540

By Kernell

AN ACT Relative to agency rules scheduled to expire pursuant to the provisions of the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act contained within Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 5.

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

SECTION 1. Except as provided in subsection (c), all permanent agency rules duly filed in the office of Secretary of State between January 1, 1997, and December 31, 1997, which are in effect on the effective date of this act, and which are scheduled for expiration by the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-5-225, on June 30, 1998, shall not expire on June 30, 1998, but shall remain in effect until repealed or amended by subsequent rule or regulation of the appropriate rulemaking agency or until otherwise superseded by force of law.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not be construed to justify the continued effectiveness of any rule or regulation if such rule or regulation conflicts with the provisions of any enactment other than Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-5-225.

(c) The following rules and regulations shall expire on June 30, 1998:

(1) Rule 0530-1-2-.01 - Elections - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance;

(2) Rule 0530-1-2-.02 - Contributions - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance;

(3) Rule 0530-1-2-.03 - Designation of Contributions for an Election - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance;

(4) Rule 0530-1-2-.04 - Attribution of Contributions - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance;

(5) Rule 0530-1-2-.05 - Bookkeeping Procedures - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance;

(6) Rule 0530-1-2-.06 - Disclosure of Affiliation of Multicandidate Political Campaign Committees (PACs) - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance; and

(7) Rule 0530-1-2-.07 - Independent Expenditures - Official Compilation Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance.

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

PASSED: April 29, 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. 2310 in his possession longer than ten (10) days, so therefore the bill becomes law without the Governor's signature.