TN Senate Bill 127 / TN House Bill 54

The vote board in the Tennessee Senate on March 9, 2016.

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 law.

BILL ANALYSIS

It prohibits a local government or a “rogue” state or local official from conditioning contracts or bids or other business with private entities on whether they hold specific internal policies beyond what state law requires.

BILL SPONSORS

Green in the Senate, Zachary in the House

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Full Text: Senate Bill / House Bill 

BILL STATUS

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