Comments: TN SB1008 | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

Bill Title: As enacted, permits constables who have law enforcement powers to carry firearms at all times and in all places in Tennessee that other law enforcement officers are permitted to carry firearms; requires the constable to receive, at a minimum, 40 hours initial training, within one year of election, and eight hours annual in-service training in firearms qualification administered by a certified law enforcement firearms instructor. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 10 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2016-04-26 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 746 [SB1008 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

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