Public Chapter 16

SENATE BILL NO. 99

By Springer, Dixon

Substituted for: House Bill No. 195

By Kernell, Garrett, Brooks

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 63, Chapter 19, relative to the board of medical examiners' committee on physician assistants.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-29-218(a), is amended by deleting item (4) 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, 2005:

( ) Board of medical examiners' committee on physician assistants, created by Section 63-19-103;

(b) Each department, commission, board, agency, or council of state government created during calendar year 2004 shall terminate on June 30, 2005.

(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, 1997, the public welfare requiring it.