BILL SUMMARY Establishes the Tennessee Horse Racing Commission to regulate horse racing and wagering in Tennessee. BILL ANALYSIS This bill is the final step toward full legalization of horse racing and gambling on those races in Tennessee. BILL SPONSORS Niceley … Continue reading
About Zack Pruitt
Zack Pruitt holds a J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and is director of public policy at the Family Action Council of Tennessee.
Entries by Zack Pruitt
BILL SUMMARY Excludes cannabidiol products approved as prescription medication by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from the statutory definition of marijuana. BILL ANALYSIS Cannabidiol, by definition, is an extract from the cannabis plant that does not contain THC, … Continue reading →
BILL SUMMARY Exempts churches and religious organizations from the requirements applicable to Political Action Committees (PACs) when spending funds in favor or opposition to ballot measures related to morality, such as alcohol, drugs, abortion, marriage, or gambling. BILL ANALYSIS Important … Continue reading →
BILL SUMMARY Also known as the Business Protection Act, this bill prohibits discriminatory action by state and local government officials against businesses on the basis of the business’ internal personnel policies, provided they are in compliance with state and federal … Continue reading →
BILL SUMMARY Also known as the Assisted Suicide Bill, it allows for an adult suffering from a terminal disease to make a written request for life-ending medication. BILL ANALYSIS Raises a whole host of spiritual, legal, and ethical issues. If … Continue reading →