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Tennessee: Senate Committee Scheduled to Hear Pro-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

Monday, March 31, 2014

Originally scheduled for last week's committee hearings, Senate Bill 1612 and Senate Bill 1774 will now be heard tomorrow, April 1, in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Sponsored by state Senator Mark Green (R-22), SB 1612 would strengthen the state firearms preemption statute by giving all authority relating to firearms laws and regulations to the General Assembly.  Sponsored by state Senator Mike Bell (R-9), SB 1174 would allow a law-abiding gun owner to carry a firearm in his or her own vehicle without a handgun carry permit (HCP). 

Using the contact information provided below, please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and respectfully urge them to vote “YES” on SB 1612 and SB 1774.

 

Senate Judiciary Committee:

Senator Brian Kelsey (R-31), Chairman
(615) 741-3036
Sen.brian.kelsey@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Doug Overbey (R-2)
(615) 741-0981
Sen.doug.overbey@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Stacey Campfield (R-7)
(615) 741-1766
Sen.stacey.campfield@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Mike Bell (R-9)
(615) 741-1946
Sen.mike.bell@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Lowe Finney (D-27)
(615) 741-1810
Sen.lowe.finney@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Ophelia Ford (D-29)
(615) 741-1767
Sen.ophelia.ford@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-10)
(615) 741-6682
Sen.todd.gardenhire@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator Mark Green (R-22)
(615) 741-2374
Sen.mark.green@capitol.tn.gov

 
Senator John Stevens (R-24)
(615) 741-4576
Sen.john.stevens@capitol.tn.gov

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