2010 Tennessee Code
Title 10 - Public Libraries, Archives And Records
Chapter 7 - Public Records
Part 4 - County Public Records Commission
10-7-408 - Appropriation of funds Filing fees.

10-7-408. Appropriation of funds Filing fees.

(a)  The county legislative body of any county which creates a county records commission has the power to appropriate such funds as may be required for the carrying out of the purposes of this chapter including, but not limited to, the purchase or leasing of equipment, the equipping of an office and the payment of the expenses thereof, the furnishing of secretaries and clerical help and the employment of expert advice and assistance.

(b)  In any county, if the county legislative body creates a county records commission, then the county legislative body is authorized to:

     (1)  Appropriate such funds as may be required for carrying out of the purposes of this chapter, including, but not limited to, the purchase or leasing of equipment, the equipping of an office and the payment of the expenses of the office, the furnishing of secretaries and clerical help, and the employment of expert advice and assistance; and

     (2)  Establish and collect, through all entities creating public records, as defined in § 10-7-403, an archives and record management fee not to exceed five dollars ($5.00) per document filed. Funds collected through this fee must be designated exclusively for duplicating, storing, and maintaining any records required by law to be permanently kept.

[Acts 1959, ch. 253, § 7; 1968, ch. 507, § 2; impl. am. Acts 1978, ch. 934, §§ 7, 36; T.C.A., § 15-508; Acts 2005, ch. 372, § 1; 2006, ch. 651, § 1. ; 2009, ch. 520, §§ 1, 2.]  
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