Public Chapter 34

SENATE BILL NO. 1526

By Crutchfield

Substituted for: House Bill No. 441

By Fowlkes

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 9-8-101(a) and Section 9-8-403(a)(1), relative to claims against the state.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 9-8-101(a), is amended by deleting the word "revenue" and by substituting instead the words "finance and administration".

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 9-8-403(a)(1), is amended by deleting the words "Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure" and by substituting instead the words "same rules of appellate procedure which govern appeals of final judgments entered in civil actions by trial courts".

SECTION 3. If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of the act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to that end the provisions of this act are declared to be severable.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.