Public Chapter 358
HOUSE BILL NO. 1620
By Representatives Hargrove, Newton, West, McMillan, Head
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 1476
By Senator Crutchfield
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-13-204(i)(12), relative to mass murder.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-13-204(i)(12), is amended by deleting the language in section (12) and inserting the following language:
The defendant committed "mass murder", which is defined as the murder of three (3) or more persons whether committed during a single criminal episode or at different times within a of forty-eight (48) month period.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.