CHAPTER NO. 1125

SENATE BILL NO. 2869

By Springer, Dixon, Kyle

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2361

By Kernell

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29, relative to governmental entities.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 1Error! Bookmark not defined., is amended by adding the following as a new section thereto:

Section ___. Any department or agency of state government whose functions, duties, or responsibilities are transferred to another department or agency shall notify in writing the evaluation committee created in 4-29-103. The agency or department assuming responsibility for such functions, duties, or responsibilities shall be subject to review by the evaluation committee created in 4-29-103 within two (2) years of such transfer. The evaluation committee may choose to review only those functions, duties, or responsibilities which were transferred or the evaluation committee may choose to review in its entirety the department or agency assuming responsibility for such functions, duties, or responsibilities.

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

PASSED: May 1, 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. 2869 in his possession longer than ten (10) days, so therefore the bill becomes law without the Governor's signature.