Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
September 23, 2021
Session Highlights 2021
Surplus Radios / First Responders / Distressed Counties – Public Chapter 527 allows for the transfer of surplus two-way radios, held by the Department of Safety, to distressed counties in Tennessee.
Railroad Safety / First Responders – Public Chapter 178 requires the Department of Transportation to provide an annual report that identifies areas critically impacted by blocked highway-rail grade crossings. This legislation hopes to provide vital information on threats to the ability of commercial transporters and first responders to n...