TN SB0318 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 1/13/2022
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
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.

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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.



2021-04-13SenateAction deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 1/13/2022
2021-04-07SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 4/13/2021
2021-03-26SenateAssigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-10SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-08SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-01-22SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0018 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-03 - Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee


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