The two significant pieces of gun legislation, SB 2992/HB 3559 and SB 3002/HB 3560, have made their way through the standing committee process and are now in a holding pattern before their respective House and Senate Calendar Committees. The two bills, written and lobbied by the NRA, represent a drastic departure from the current law … Continued
Category: Gun Legislation
Today, the House Consumer and Employee Affairs Committee passed HB3559 and HB3560 out to the Calendar and Rules Committee, which places both bills in the same status with companion Senate bills. The ultimate fate of this legislation is yet to be determined. UT Chattanooga Chancellor Roger Brown represented higher education, speaking as part of a … Continued
Volkswagen speaks out against guns in parking lots in the Associated Press story at this link: http://apne.ws/I21IEQ
The week of April 16 will be a critical time for gun legislation in the General Assembly. UT joins TBR and major employers across the state in opposition to these bills based on campus and workplace safety issues. The House Consumer Affairs Committee will hear testimony on gun bills on Tuesday, April 17 beginning at … Continued
Read the op-ed – Gary Goff: Guns have no place on campuses.