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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation to Be Heard in the General Assembly This Week

Monday, February 22, 2016

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation to Be Heard in the General Assembly This Week

Tomorrow, February 23, several pro-gun bills are scheduled for hearings in the Tennessee General Assembly:

Senate Bill 1559, sponsored by state Senator Mike Bell (R-9), is scheduled for a hearing tomorrow in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  SB 1559 and its companion bill, House Bill 1644, sponsored by state Representative Tilman Goins (R-10), would require the chief administrative officer of a private school to implement a handgun carry policy.  HB 1644 is scheduled for a hearing in the House Education Administration and Planning Committee tomorrow.  

House Bill 2575, sponsored by state Representative Gerald McCormick (R-26), is scheduled for a hearing tomorrow in the House Government Operation Committee.  HB 2575 and its companion bill, Senate Bill 2566, sponsored by Senator Mark Norris (R-32), would extend permit renewals to occur every eight years and would also lower handgun permit fees.  SB 2566 is scheduled to be heard tomorrow by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Please contact members of the above committees and politely urge them to support their respective bills.

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On Wednesday, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee is scheduled to hear pro-gun legislation:

House Bill 1748 and Senate Bill 1483, sponsored by state Representative Judd Matheny (R-47) and Senator Mark Green (R-22) respectively, would allow anyone 21 years of age or older and not prohibited by law from possessing a handgun to carry a handgun without a permit under the same circumstances and in the same places as a handgun permit holder.  HB 1748 is scheduled to be heard by the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on Wednesday, February 24.  

House Bill 2131 and Senate Bill 1991, sponsored by state Representative Courtney Rogers (R-45) and state Senator Brian Kelsey (R-31) respectively, would prohibit public postsecondary institutions from taking any adverse action against an employee or student as a result of such person's lawful transportation and storage of a firearm or ammunition in the person's vehicle.  HB 2131 is also scheduled to be heard by the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on Wednesday, February 24.  

Please contact members of the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and politely urge them to support HB 1748 and HB 2131 when they come up for a vote.

Your NRA-ILA will continue to update you on these bills as they move through the General Assembly. 

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