Current as of: 2009
(a) An executive director, who shall be a person professionally skilled and experienced in law, finance, or public administration, shall be appointed by the board of directors as chief executive officer of the agency, and shall serve at the pleasure of the board. The executive director shall administer the affairs of the agency, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing matters, relating to contracting, financial assistance administration, personnel and administration, under the supervision of the board in accordance with such authorizations as the board may from time to time reasonably adopt and continue in force. Salaries of personnel shall be guided by the unclassified pay plan. The board may also appoint persons to hold the offices of secretary and treasurer to the agency, including assistant secretaries and assistant treasurers in whom may be vested any of the powers of the secretary and the treasurer, respectively, or may appoint a director or employee of the agency to exercise such duties. The secretary shall be the custodian of the seal and of the books and records of the agency, and shall keep a record of the proceedings of the board of directors. The secretary may cause copies to be made of all minutes and other records and documents of the agency, and may give certificates under its official seal to the effect that the copies are true copies and all persons dealing with the agency may rely upon the certificates. The treasurer shall have charge of the books of account and accounting records of the agency, and shall be responsible, under the supervision of the executive director, for financial control for the agency. The board shall appoint and establish compensation benefits and other terms of employment for other officers and employees of the agency as it deems reasonable and necessary. Officers of the agency shall serve at the pleasure of the board or under contracts of employment; provided, however, that no contract of employment shall exceed a term of three (3) years, which may be renewed upon the expiration for successive terms.
(b) Present or past directors, officers, employees, or agents of the agency may be indemnified by the agency to the extent allowed by and in accordance with the indemnification provisions applicable to nonprofit corporations pursuant to Â§ 7-6-6, as amended from time to time. The agency shall be a public body for purposes of Â§ 9-1-31.1.
(c) The agency shall be subject to the provisions of Â§ 42-11.3-1 and the executive director shall not be deemed to be a director as used in said section.
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Current as of: 2010
(a) It is the duty of each and every company, corporation, or individual, owning, operating, or managing such a company in this state, to send to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, the monthly, quarterly, and annual statements of the operations of such company or individual, if such reports are issued; if not, then such company or individual shall send such reports as may be issued at any special or regular time. The president or chief officer of each and every such company shall, on or before February 1 of each year, make and transmit to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, under oath of the president or chief officer of the company, a full and true statement of the affairs of the company as the same existed on the preceding January 1, in accordance with the direction and schedules prepared and furnished by the department of transportation.
(b) All common carriers shall send a copy of all safety inspection reports of such common carrier's tracks or track system which are prepared for or made by the federal railroad administration to the department of transportation. "Common carrier" is understood not to apply to private in-plant or intra-plant trackage owned or leased by private corporations which do not engage in serving the public as common carriers.
(c) Any officer, agent, or employee failing or refusing to make, under oath, any report required by the department of transportation, within the time required, or failing or refusing to answer fully under oath, if required, any inquiry propounded by the department of transportation, or who shall, in any way, hinder or obstruct the department of transportation, in the discharge of its duties, commits a Class C misdemeanor.
[Acts 1897, ch. 10, §§ 12, 13; Shan., §§ 3059a37, 3059a38; Code 1932, §§ 5413, 5414; Acts 1979, ch. 423, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §§ 65-308, 65-309; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 1995, ch. 305, § 10.]
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