Firearms Bill For Tennessee Private Schools Moves Forward To Education Administration Committee (Update 2.12.24)

Legislation That Would Allow Tennessee Private Schools To Create A Policy For Allowing Handguns Has Been Recommended For Passage By The House Civil Justice Committee By Voice Vote. Democrat Representatives Darren Jernigan And Torrey Harris Requested Their Votes Be Recorded In Opposition To The Bill.

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Increased Protection For Victims Of Stalking, Harassment Bill Moves To Tennessee House Floor

A Bill That Would Provide Lifetime Protection For Victims Of Stalking And Harassment Was Passed By The Civil Justice Committee On Wednesday And Will Be Scheduled To Be Heard On The House Floor.

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Tennessee House Select Committee On Rules Kills Rule Change That Would Have Provided More Transparency In Government Operations

Representative Bryan Richey Proposed A Rule Change That Would Require All Votes In House Committee Hearings Be A Roll Call Vote, Instead Of The Current Voice Vote, Which Doesn’t Keep A Record Of How Representatives Vote In A Committee Hearing. Not One Democrat Or Republican On The Committee Voted In Favor.

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3 Tennessee Democrats Face Expulsion For Disorderly Conduct After Causing Disruption On House Floor Last Week

Three House Resolutions Call For The Expulsion Of Tennessee Democrat Representatives Justin J. Pearson, Gloria Johnson, And Justin Jones For Their Disorderly Behavior Pursuant To Article 2, Section 12 Of The Tennessee Constitution.

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Bill To Prevent Clergy, Others From Being Forced To Perform Ceremonies In Violation Of Conscience Advances

A Bill With The Aim Of Proactively Protecting The Rights Of Officiants To Refuse To Solemnize Marriages Contrary To Their Beliefs Has Advanced In The Tennessee House.

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Tennessee Legislature Closes In On Approving Overarching COVID Rules Bill

After Discussing More Than Two Handfuls Of Covid-19-Related Bills In Committees Thursday, The Tennessee Legislature Settled Its Focus On One Comprehensive Bill To Address Its Approach Going Forward On Covid-19 Measures.

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New Panel Approved To Hear TN Constitutional Complaints

Tennessee Legislators Have Passed A Plan To Alter The Way Judges Hear Constitutional Complaints Against State Laws. Legislation Creating New Panels Consisting Of Three Judges Made It Through The House And Senate With Strong Support.

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