CHAPTER NO. 1082

HOUSE BILL NO. 3241

By Representatives Kisber, Williams

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 3348

By Senator Herron

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-10-203(j), relative to members of the Tennessee registry of election finance.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-10-203(j), is amended by designating the existing language as subdivision (1) and adding the following language as new subdivisions:

(2) If a member of the registry is also serving as an appointed public official and is subsequently required to run in a nonpartisan election to retain that office, the provisions of subsections (h)(1), (h)(3), and (h)(4) shall not apply to that member after resignation from the registry in order to run for such office. The provisions of this subdivision shall cease to be effective on June 1, 1999.

(3) A member of the registry of election finance may not be appointed or hired by an official over whom the registry has jurisdiction for one (1) year subsequent to the removal, vacancy or termination of the term of office of such member.

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

PASSED: May 1, 1998

APPROVED this 19th day of May 1998