Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
August 20, 2020
General Assembly Reconvenes for 61st Extraordinary Session
This week, the General Assembly reconvened in Nashville for the 61st Extraordinary Session in Tennessee history. As part of this historic special session, four new committees were created so that every House member had the opportunity to work on the three issues that comprised Governor Leeâ€™s call for the session.
These panels focused on setting new standards to address the possibility of frivolous lawsuits related to the Covid-19 pandemic, increasing access to telehealth services for Tennessee patients...