Williamson County Tennessee posts wrong size signs

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Williamson County Tennessee posts wrong size signs

Postby kwikrnu » Thu Dec 03, 2009 5:33 pm

Williamson County resolution 7-09-2 page 28
"BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County shall display signs in prominent locations about the public recreational properties, at least six inches (6") high and fourteen inches (14") wide, stating:
MISDEMEANOR, STATE LAW PRESCRIBES A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF ELEVEN (11) MONTHS AND TWENTY-NINE (29) DAYS AND A FINE NOT TO EXCEED TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500) FOR CARRYING WEAPONS ON OR IN PUBLIC RECREATIONAL PROPERTY."


TCA 39-17-1311(c)(1)
"TCA 39-17-1311(c) (1) Each chief administrator of public recreational property shall display in prominent locations about the public recreational property a sign, at least six inches (6²) high and fourteen inches (14²) wide, stating:
MISDEMEANOR. STATE LAW PRESCRIBES A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF ELEVEN (11) MONTHS AND TWENTY-NINE (29) DAYS AND A FINE NOT TO EXCEED TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500) FOR CARRYING WEAPONS ON OR IN PUBLIC RECREATIONAL PROPERTY."

New law public chapter 428
"Section 2 (e)(2) If a municipality or county elects to prohibit persons authorized
to carry a handgun pursuant to § 39-17-1351, from possessing such
handgun while within or on a public park, it shall display in prominent
locations the sign authorized by § 39-17-1311(c)(1), to give notice that
handguns are not permitted in the park."

AG opinion 09-158(no signs really needed)

Williamson County after the proudly posted their signs figured out they were too small.

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I don't have a new picture, but they went and put a 14" wide piece of yellow plastic behind each of the signs so they would be in compliance.
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