2010 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer And Employee
Chapter 6 - Workers' Compensation Law
Part 6 - Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Act of 1992
50-6-610 - Powers of fund.

50-6-610. Powers of fund.

For purposes of exercising the specific powers granted in this part and carrying out the other purposes of this part, the fund may:

     (1)  Sue and be sued;

     (2)  Have a seal and alter it at will;

     (3)  Make, amend, and repeal rules relating to the conduct of the business of the fund;

     (4)  Enter into contracts relating to the administration of the fund;

     (5)  Rent, lease, buy, or sell property in its own name and may construct or repair buildings necessary to provide space for its operations;

     (6)  Declare a dividend when there is an excess of assets over liabilities, and minimum surplus requirements;

     (7)  Pay medical expenses, rehabilitation expenses, compensation due claimants of insured employers, pay salaries, and pay administrative and other expenses;

     (8)  Hire personnel and set salaries and compensation; and

     (9)  Perform all other functions and exercise all other powers of a domestic insurance company that are necessary, appropriate, or convenient to administer the fund.

[Acts 1992, ch. 900, § 26.]  

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