2018 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 3 - Finances
Part 4 - Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund Act of 1985
§ 49-3-404. Duties of commissioner of education and state treasurer.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-3-404 (2018)
  • (a) The commissioner of education and the state treasurer shall establish operational guidelines for the expenditure of the income from the special trust fund for education. The operational guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, special projects or programs that would not otherwise be funded that are deemed by the commissioner of education and the state treasurer to improve the overall quality of the total educational program and provisions for participation in the programs funded by the trust fund by all LEAs participating in the basic education program.

  • (b) The commissioner of education and the state treasurer shall develop and promote campaigns for contributions to the trust fund and promotional programs to make the public aware of the purpose and operation of the volunteer public education trust fund.

  • (c) The commissioner of education and the state treasurer may, from time to time, request the assistance of the Tennessee Education Association and other persons or organizations in an ongoing effort to effectuate the intent of this part.

  • (d) The commissioner of education and the state treasurer shall develop a written plan to implement this part.

  • (e) [Deleted by 2018 amendment.]

  • (f) Under no circumstances shall any of the funds of the volunteer public education trust fund be used for any purpose other than public education.

  • (g) The commissioner of education and state treasurer are authorized to expend income from the fund in accordance with this part.

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