Public Chapter 329

SENATE BILL NO. 777

By Burks

Substituted for: House Bill No. 475

By Winningham

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 6, relative to elementary and secondary education.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-3001, is amended by adding the following sentence at the end of subsection (c)(1):

The local education agency in which a transfer student seeks to enroll may require disclosure and copies of the student's records in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (12 USCA, 1232g et seq.), including but not limited to disciplinary records from educational agencies where the student was previously enrolled.

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