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

For additional roll call votes on Tennessee SB1556 please see the Vote List
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]

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

VoteTallyDemocratRepublican
Yea32527
Nay0--
Not Voting0--
Absent0--
TOTAL32527

Result: Passed

NameYeaNayNot VotingAbsent
Sen. Paul Bailey [R]
Sen. Mae Beavers [R]
Sen. Mike Bell [R]
Sen. Janince Bowling [R]
Sen. Richard Briggs [R]
Sen. Rusty Crowe [R]
Sen. Steven Dickerson [R]
Sen. Todd Gardenhire [R]
Sen. Mark Green [R]
Sen. Dolores Gresham [R]
Sen. Ferrell Haile [R]
Sen. Thelma Harper [D]
Sen. Lee Harris [D]
Sen. Joseph Hensley [R]
Sen. Edward Jackson [R]
Sen. Jack Johnson [R]
Sen. Brian Kelsey [R]
Sen. Bill Ketron [R]
Sen. James Kyle [D]
Sen. Becky Massey [R]
Sen. Randy McNally [R]
Sen. Frank Niceley [R]
Sen. Mark Norris [R]
Sen. Ronald Ramsey [R]
Sen. Kerry Roberts [R]
Sen. Steve Southerland [R]
Sen. John Stevens [R]
Sen. Reginald Tate [D]
Sen. Jim Tracy [R]
Sen. Bo Watson [R]
Sen. Ken Yager [R]
Sen. Jeff Yarbro [D]
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