Public Chapter 110
HOUSE BILL NO. 835
By Representative Walley and Mr. Speaker Naifeh
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 1376
By Mr. Speaker Wilder
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 69, Chapter 6, relative to drainage and levee districts.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 69, Chapter 6, Part 1, is amended by adding the following new section:
Section __. Any drainage district created pursuant to the provisions of this chapter may be abolished by resolution of the county legislative body at any time the district has completed the projects for which such district was created. Any funds of the district necessary to fund the obligations of the district, to maintain such projects or to pay any indebtedness incurred pursuant to this chapter or otherwise shall be placed in a separate account by the county and shall remain in such account until expended to pay such maintenance, obligations or indebtedness. Any other funds remaining in the accounts of the district shall be transferred to the county general fund to be appropriated by the county legislative body.
SECTION 2. The provisions of this act shall apply to all drainage districts created prior to or after the effective date of this act pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 69, Chapter 6 or any other public or private act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.