ADOPTED 03/02/1999

Substitute Resolution No. SR99-1410

A substitute resolution creating the Hospital Authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Whereas, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, 7-57-201, the Metropolitan Council has, on March 2, 1999, conducted a public hearing regarding the establishment of the Hospital Authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Corporation (the "Hospital Authority"); and

Whereas, the Metropolitan Council has determined that the public convenience and necessity requires the creation of the Hospital Authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Metropolitan County Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, as follows:

Section 1. Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, 7-57-101 et seq., the Metropolitan Council hereby declares that the public convenience and necessity requires the creation of a hospital authority for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and further declares that the name of the hospital authority shall be the Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Section 2. That the Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County is hereby created with the principal office address of:

1818 Albion Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37208

Section 3. The boundaries of the Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County shall be coextensive with the boundaries of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Section 4. The Metropolitan Clerk is hereby directed to file a certified copy of this resolution with the Secretary of State and with the State Commissioner of Health together with Resolution No. R99-1412. Upon the adoption and filing of this resolution and the resolution approving the appointment of the Board of Trustees, the Hospital Authority for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County shall constitute a body politic and corporate and shall immediately assume the responsibilities set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated, 7-57-101 et seq. ("Metropolitan Hospital Authority Act")

Section 5. The Director of Law of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County shall accept service of process on behalf of the Hospital Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Section 6. This Substitute Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Charles Fentress

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee
Substitute Introduced: March 2, 1999
Adopted: March 2, 1999
Approved: March 3, 1999
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