2017 Tennessee Code
Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Chapter 11 - Health Facilities and Resources
Part 5 - Contributions and Public Aid to Hospitals
§ 68-11-501. Cities or counties guaranteeing maintenance of hospital erected and equipped by others.
- (a) Any municipality through its mayor and governing board is authorized to enter into contracts and guarantee the payment, and to make payment of the expense of maintaining a hospital for a period of five (5) years; provided, that any person will agree to defray the expense of building and equipping the hospital within the limits of the city for its use.
- (b) Any county is empowered through its county legislative body at its regular meeting to enter into contracts and guarantee, and to make payment of, the expense of maintaining a hospital for a period not exceeding five (5) years; provided, that any person will agree to defray the expense of building and equipping such hospital within the county for its use.
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