• (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), references in this code to the federal censuses of population or brackets based on such censuses shall be deemed references to or based on the population figures contained in Volume 13 of this code, or its replacement volume which are reproduced from publications of the United States bureau of the census as specified below, and shall not be affected by revisions, corrections, or alterations to such population figures by the United States bureau of the census subsequent to the publication of these publications:

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 1-3-116

      • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

      (1) Census of 1900 and Census of 1910: Bureau of the census. Thirteenth Census of the United States. Taken in the Year 1910. Volume 1. Population. General Report and Analysis, pp. 118, 119;

    • (2) Census of 1920 and Census of 1930: Bureau of the census. Fifteenth Census of the United States: 1930. Volume 1. Population. Distribution of Inhabitants, pp. 1033, 1034;

    • (3) Census of 1940 and Census of 1950: Bureau of the census. A Report of the Seventeenth Decennial Census of the United States. Census of Population: 1950. Volume 1. Number of Inhabitants, pp. 42-10, 42-11;

    • (4) Census of 1960 and Census of 1970: U.S. bureau of the census. U.S. Census of Population: 1970. Number of Inhabitants. Final Report of PC(1)-A44 Tennessee, pp. 44-15, 44-16;

    • (5) Census of 1980: U.S. Bureau of the Census. 1980 Census of Population and Housing: Tennessee, PHC80-V-44. April 1, 1980;

    • (6) Census of 1990: U.S. Bureau of the Census. 1990 Census of Population: Tennessee, 1990 CP-1-44;

    • (7) Census of 2000: U.S. Bureau of the Census. 2000 Census of Population and Housing: Tennessee, 2000 PHC-1-44; and

    • (8) Census of 2010: U.S. Bureau of the Census. 2010 Census of Population and Housing: Tennessee, 2010 CPH-1-44.

  • (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to the provisions of title 3, chapter 1, relative to legislative reapportionment; § 8-24-101, relative to the classification of counties for the purpose of determining the compensation of county officers and clerks of court; §§ 16-15-204 [repealed] and 16-15-5001, relative to the classification of counties for the purpose of determining the compensation of judges; to any provision of the code in which a population figure may be adjusted by a local or state conducted supplemental census; or to any instance where an intent contrary to this section is evidenced.