Tennessee has both Senate and House bill hearings to nullify warrantless drone spying. Currently Senate Bill 796 and House Bill 591 will be heard on April 2nd and April 3rd respectively. SB 796 is scheduled to have a hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee and HB591 has just passed out of subcommittee and is moving on up to the committee on Civil Justice. Your help is needed for the passage of these bills to stop drones in Tennessee.
Actions for Senate Bill 591:
1. Please Contact the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Bill 796 is having it’s first hearing. Encourage Senator Kelsey to vote YES on SB0796 to move it to a full debate in the Tennessee Senate.
Senator Kelsey: (615) 741-3036 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Please Contact the rest of the members of the Judiciary Committee. Strongly, but respectfully, let each of them know that you want them to vote YES on SB796
Sen. Doug Overbey(615) 741-0981, email@example.com
Sen. Stacey Campfield(615) 741-1766, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Mike Bell(615) 741-1946, email@example.com
Sen. Lowe Finney(615) 741-1810, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Ophelia Ford(615) 741-1767, email@example.com
Sen. Todd Gardenhire(615) 741-6682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sen. Mark Green(615) 741-2374, email@example.com
Sen. John Stevens (615) 741-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Attend the Hearing. Currently SB796 is tentatively scheduled for a hearing on April 2nd. Come down and show your support at Legislative Plaza in downtown Nashville.
Action Items for HB 591
1. Please contact the Chairman of the House Committee on Civil Justice. Tell him, respectively but firmly, you expect a yes vote and drones are not welcome here without strict Constitutional limits so privacy is not invaded and searches remain reasonable.
Jon Lundberg (615) 741-7623 email@example.com
2. Please contact other members of the House Committee. Urge them to vote YES on HB 591. Tell them this bill is needed, not just for drones used by the military but all drones flown in Tennessee airways.
Rep. Rick Womick (615) 741-2804 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Harry Brooks (615) 741-6879 email@example.com
Rep. Mike Carter (615) 741-3025 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Jim Coley (615) 741-8201 email@example.com
Rep. John Deberry (615) 741-2239 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Vance Dennis (615) 741-2190 email@example.com
Rep. Andrew Farmer (615) 741-4419 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Ryan Haynes (615) 741-2264 email@example.com
Rep. Sherry Jones (615) 741-2035 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Mike Stewart (615) 741-2184 email@example.com
3. Attend the Hearing. Currently SB796 is tentatively scheduled for a hearing on April 3rd. Come down and show your support at Legislative Plaza in downtown Nashville.
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