Senator Joey Hensley, MD
Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
June 22, 2023
2023 Session of the 113th General Assembly
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.
Increasing penalties for strangulation - To crack down on crime and abuse, lawmakers approved a new law to increase penalties for strangulation charges. It clarifies that if a victim loses consciousness as a result of strangulation, the assailant can be prosecuted for attempted first or second-degree murder. It further adds...