Public Chapter 184

SENATE BILL NO. 98

By Springer

Substituted for: House Bill No. 194

By Kernell, Garrett, Brooks

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 71, Chapter 5, relative to the TennCare program cost savings suggestion award board.

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 (20) in its entirety.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-29-112, or any other law to the contrary, the TennCare program cost savings suggestion award board, created by Section 71-5-172, shall terminate and shall cease all activities upon the effective date of this act.

SECTION 3. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 71, Chapter 5, is amended by deleting Section 71-5-171 through Section 71-5-176, inclusive, in their entirety.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 1997, the public welfare requiring it.