Senator Joey Hensley, MD

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 125

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...

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