Roll Call: TN SB1556 | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

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Bill Title: As enacted, declares that no person providing counseling or therapy services will be required to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or behaviors that conflict with the sincerely held principles of the counselor or therapist; requires such counselor or therapist to refer the client to another counselor or therapist; creates immunity for such action; maintains liability for counselors who will not counsel a client based on the counselor's religious beliefs when the individual seeking or undergoing the counseling is in imminent danger of harming themselves or others. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Passed) 2016-05-02 - Pub. Ch. 926 [SB1556 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]

Vote: FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT Rule 39(3) AMEND# 3 BY Yarbro

VoteTallyDemocratRepublican
Yea32527
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TOTAL32527

Result: Passed

NameYeaNayNVAbsentFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Sen. Bailey, Paul E. [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Sen. Beavers, Mae [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Sen. Briggs, Richard M. [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Sen. Kyle Jr., James "Jim" F. [D]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Sen. Massey, Becky Duncan [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Sen. McNally, Randy [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Sen. Niceley, Frank S. [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Sen. Southerland, Steve [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Sen. Tate, Reginald [D]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Sen. Tracy, Jim [R]FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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