CHAPTER NO. 1136

SENATE BILL NO. 2124

By Springer, Womack, Dixon

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2154

By Kernell, Garrett, Brooks

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 4, Chapter 3, relative to the Department of Education.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-29-219(a), is amended by deleting item (2) in its entirety.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29, is amended by adding the following as a new section:

Section . (a) The following governmental entities shall terminate on June 30, 2006:

( ) Department of Education, created by Section 4-3-801;

(b) Each department, commission, board, agency, or council of state government created during calendar year 2004 shall terminate on June 30, 2006.

(c) Any governmental entity which has been terminated under this section may be continued, reestablished, or restructured in accordance with this chapter.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 1998, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: April 29, 1998

APPROVED this 5th day of June 1998