TN HB0479 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-01 - Assigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, requires the department of correction, the department of children's services, and local jails to provide persons in their custody and confined in a prison, youth development center, or jail with accessible, functional voice communication services free of charge to the person initiating and the person receiving the communication. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 41.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 37 and Title 41, relative to telephone services.



2023-02-01HouseAssigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
2023-02-01HouseP2C, ref. to State Government Committee
2023-01-30HouseIntro., P1C.
2023-01-25HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0321 (Crossfiled) 2023-01-24 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee


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