2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 14 - Offenses Against Property
Part 5 - Litter Control
39-14-504 - Offense of criminal littering.

39-14-504. Offense of criminal littering.

(a)  Criminal littering is littering in an amount more than five pounds (5 lbs.) in weight or seven and one half (7.5) cubic feet in volume and less than or equal to ten pounds (10 lbs.) in weight or fifteen (15) cubic feet in volume.

(b)  Criminal littering is a Class B misdemeanor.

(c)  In addition to the penalties established in this section, the court shall require a person convicted under this section to remove litter from the state or local highway system, public playgrounds, public parks or other appropriate public locations for not more than eighty (80) hours. The court, in its discretion, may also require a person convicted under this section to work in a recycling center or other appropriate location for any stated period of time not to exceed eight (8) hours.

[Acts 2007, ch. 595, § 1.]  

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