TN HB0018 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on December 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - P2C held on desk.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, creates exceptions to the offense of open or concealed carrying of a firearm with the intent to go armed for any person legally in possession and not prohibited from possessing a firearm; converts existing defenses to be exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70, relative to the carrying of firearms.



2021-01-13HouseP2C held on desk.
2021-01-12HouseIntro., P1C.
2020-12-03HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0318 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-22 - Filed for introduction


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments