Senator Joey Hensley, MD

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 162

The 113th General Assembly has adjourned for 2024, 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.

Public Safety / Crime

Jillian’s Law / SB 1769

Jillian’s Law passed which requires criminal defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial to be committed to an appropriate treatment facility.

The legislation came from the murder of Jillian Ludwig, an 18-year-old Belmont University freshman who was fatally shot while walking in a Nashville park on Nov. 7, 2023.

Her killer, Shaquille Taylor, was a repeat violent offende...

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