Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
July 22, 2021
2021 Legislative Session Legislation Enacted July 1st
Second Amendment Rights / Stronger Penalties for Gun Theft - The General Assembly approved legislation during the 2021 legislative session allowing Tennesseans to exercise their constitutional right to carry firearms without a permit, while cracking down on criminals who steal guns or possess them illegally. The new law allows law-abiding citizens in Tennessee who are at least 21 years old or are honorably discharged or active in the U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard or Reserves to carry a firearm without a p...