TN SB1496 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 2 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-06 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, prohibits a law enforcement agency from engaging in law enforcement activities which interfere with any person's First Amendment rights, engaging in First Amendment-related intelligence, or maintaining personal information about any person for the purpose of First Amendment-related intelligence unless the information is collected in the course of a lawful investigation of criminal conduct and is relevant to such investigation. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 10 and Title 38.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4; Title 8; Title 10 and Title 38, relative to law enforcement.



2023-02-06SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2023-02-02SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-02-02SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1235 (Crossfiled) 2024-01-10 - Sponsor change.


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