Public Chapter 118

HOUSE BILL NO. 1578

By Representative Rinks

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 1205

By Senator Kyle

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 62, Chapter 35, relative to the "Private Protective Services Licensing and Regulatory Act".

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 62-35-103(a), is amended by adding the following new subdivision:

( ) Private entities contracting with governmental entities for the care, supervision and/or transportation of inmates. This exemption shall in no way authorize government contracts for the care, supervision and/or transporation of inmates.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.