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Consideration of Tennessee's Restaurant Carry Bill Delayed Two Weeks

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Please Contact the Members of the
House Finance, Ways, and Means Budget Sub-Committee!

Today, Wednesday, March 24, the House Finance, Ways, and Means Budget Sub-Committee heard House Bill 3125 and decided to roll the bill two weeks.  It will not be heard again until Wednesday, April 7.

HB3125, with an NRA-backed amendment, would enable a person who has a valid Right-to-Carry permit to carry a firearm for self-defense into restaurants where alcohol may be served, as long as the permit holder is not consuming alcohol or is not otherwise prohibited by posting provisions.  Introduced by State Representative Curry Todd (R-95), HB3125 was filed in response to a court ruling last November.  The current law was held to be unconstitutionally vague because of a perceived ambiguity over the state’s definition of restaurants.  This bill, with the NRA-backed amendment, will fix any ambiguity. 

It is imperative to continue to contact members of the House Finance, Ways, and Means Budget Sub-Committee and respectfully urge them to vote for HB3125 with the NRA-backed amendment.  Contact information for the committee can be found below.

Speaker Kent Williams (R-4)
(615) 741-7450
speaker.kent.williams@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Harry Tindell(D-13), Chair
(615) 741-2031
rep.harry.tindell@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Charles Sargent (R-61), Vice Chair
(615) 741-6808
rep.charles.sargent@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Joe Armstrong (D-15)
(615) 741-0768
rep.joe.armstrong@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Lois DeBerry (D-91)
(615) 741-3830
rep.lois.deberry@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Craig Fitzhugh (D-82)
(615) 741-2134
rep.craig.fitzhugh@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Michael Harrison (R-9)
(615) 741-7480
rep.mike.harrison@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Steve McDaniel (R-72)
(615) 741-0750
rep.steve.mcdaniel@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Richard Montgomery (R-12)
(615) 741-5981
rep.richard.montgomery@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Jason Mumpower (R-3)
(615) 741-2050
rep.jason.mumpower@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Jimmy Naifeh (D-81)
(615) 741-3774
spk.eme.jimmy.naifeh@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Gary Odom (D-55)
(615) 741-4410
rep.gary.odom@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Dennis Roach (R-35)
(615) 741-2534
rep.dennis.roach@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Donna Rowland (R-34)
(615) 741-2804
rep.donna.rowland@capitol.tn.gov

State Representative Johnny Shaw (D-80)
(615) 741-4538
rep.johnny.shaw@capitol.tn.gov

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