Public Chapter 519

HOUSE BILL NO. 895

By Representatives Beavers, Cooper

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 880

By Senator Jordan

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 68, relative to vaccinations and inoculations.

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

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-5-105, is amended by adding the following as a new subsection (d):

(d) Any vaccination or inoculation required for international travel which is provided by a public clinic shall be available to a person residing outside the county but within the state in which the clinic is located at the same cost as charged to individuals residing within the county where the clinic is located when the vaccination or inoculation is unavailable at a public clinic in the person's home county. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply in any county having a population of not less than two hundred eighty-five thousand (285,000) nor more than two hundred eighty-six thousand (286,000) according to the 1990 Federal Census or any subsequent Federal Census.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1997, the public welfare requiring it.