Senator Joey Hensley, MD
2023 Session of the 113th General Assembly
June 15, 2023
The 113th General Assembly has adjourned for 2023, and it was a very successful year. We have taken measures for Tennessee to be a better place to live, work and to raise a family. I will go over the laws passed this session.
Strengthening Tennessee’s laws protecting mothers and the unborn – Tennessee law makers reaffirmed their commitment to protecting pregnant women and the unborn by passing a law that clarifies that doctors should protect the life of a mother when a nonviable pregnancy endangers her life. The new law ensures that elective abortions remain illegal in Tennessee while c...