Senator Joey Hensley, MD
September 7, 2023
The 113th General Assembly has concluded Governor Lee’s extraordinary session on public safety and accomplished the business he called on the General Assembly to address. In the special session, the legislature continued efforts to prioritize investments in mental health and school safety and approved the majority of the governor’s legislative package. The new laws passed aim to enhance public safety by encouraging responsible gun ownership, speeding up the background check process for purchasing firearms and addressing human trafficking.
Over 100 additional bills were filed for the spe...