• The bureau of ethics and campaign finance shall:
    • (1) Promulgate such rules and regulations, pursuant to the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, compiled in chapter 5 of this title, as are necessary to implement title 2, chapter 10; title 3, chapter 6; title 8, chapter 17; and title 8, chapter 50, part 5; provided, however, that all rules that relate exclusively to the registry of election finance shall be initiated and proposed to the board of directors of the bureau by a majority of the members of the registry of election finance and all rules that relate exclusively to the ethics commission shall be initiated and proposed to the board of directors of the bureau by a majority of the members of the ethics commission. Subject to the limitations contained in this subdivision (1), all rulemaking authority delegated by this chapter shall be vested in the bureau of ethics and campaign finance;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 4-55-103

      • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. 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

      (2) Collect or receive all filings required to be made pursuant to title 2, chapter 10; title 3, chapter 6; title 8, chapter 17; or title 8, chapter 50, part 5, and assign the issues contained in title 2, chapter 10; title 3, chapter 6; title 8, chapter 17; or title 8, chapter 50, part 5, as appropriate, to the registry of election finance or the ethics commission, and further collect all fees, fines and moneys assessed by the registry of election finance or the ethics commission; and

    • (3) Promulgate rules prescribing all forms for filings, complaints, registrations, statements and other documents that are required to be filed under the laws administered and enforced by the ethics commission or the registry of election finance, with the objective of making the documents as simple and understandable as possible for both the person filing the document and the average citizen of this state.