MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins

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During the 1986 session of the Tennessee General Assembly, state representatives adopted hundreds of new laws, many of them affecting municipalities and municipal officials. In order to inform municipal officials of the most important of these Public Acts, MTAS published this bulletin. The summaries are arranged by broad categories and in the categories by Public Chapter number. These summaries should not be substituted for a reading of the Acts themselves.


The MTAS publications provided on this website are archival documents intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as authoritative. The content contained in these publications may be outdated, and the laws referenced therein may have changed or may not be applicable to your city or circumstances. For current information, please visit the MTAS website at:

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