Public Chapter 94

SENATE BILL NO. 1654

By Williams, Koella, Elsea, McNally, Atchley, Gilbert, Haun, Carter, Ramsey, Leatherwood, Jordan, Miller, Fowler

Substituted for: House Bill No. 1237

By Roach, Davis, Boyer, Haley, Hargett, Wood, Pleasant, McDaniel, Stamps, Walley, Ford, Patton, Kerr, Kent, Clabough, McKee, Newton, Scroggs, Walker, McAfee, Mumpower, Sargent, Godsey, Bittle

AN ACT To amend the Tennessee Seed Law, Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 43, Chapter 10, Part 1.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 43-10-103, is amended by deleting subdivision (42) in its entirety.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 43-10-109, is amended by deleting subdivision (12) in its entirety and by substituting instead the following:

(12) Sell, distribute, offer or expose for sale tobacco seed for seeding purposes unless the seed has been certified by an official seed certifying agency.

SECTION 3. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 43-10-118(a)(1) is amended by adding the words and figures "in packages or containers larger than one (1) pound" between the words "retail" and "shall".

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