2010 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 50 - Uniform Classified and Commercial Driver License Act
Part 2 - Administration by Department
55-50-202 - Establishment of rules and regulations.

55-50-202. Establishment of rules and regulations.

(a)  The commissioner is  authorized to establish administrative rules and regulations concerning the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles, in this state, for the purpose of ensuring the safety and welfare of the traveling public. The commissioner is also authorized to adopt rules and regulations, exemptions and policies promulgated by the secretary. The commissioner is authorized to adopt the rules and regulations, exemptions and policies promulgated by the United States secretary of homeland security. The department is also authorized to utilize any verification process to comply with any rules and regulations, exemptions and policies promulgated by the United States secretary of homeland security.

(b)  The commissioner is also authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes of Acts 1990, ch. 819. The rules and regulations shall be promulgated in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, compiled in title 4, chapter 5.

[Acts 1937, ch. 90, § 2; 1939, ch. 205, § 3; C. Supp. 1950, § 2715.10 (Williams, § 2715.15); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 59-703; Acts 1988, ch. 584, § 3; T.C.A. §§ 55-7-103, 55-7-202; Acts 1990, ch. 819, § 10; 1995, ch. 156, § 1; 2007, ch. 194, § 3.]  

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