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Tennessee

Tennessee

Tennessee (TN)


Capital: Nashville

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
6,770,010
Population 2017 6,708,794
Population 2016 6,645,011
Below Poverty 2018 12.0
Below Poverty 2017 15.0
Below Poverty 2016 15.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
58.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 58.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 57.3
Unemployed 2018 3.5
Unemployed 2017 3.8
Unemployed 2016 4.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,672
STATE FACTS
The largest earthquake in American history, the New Madrid Earthquake, occurred in the winter of 1811-1812 in northwestern Tennessee. Reelfoot lake located in Obion and Lake Counties was formed during this earthquake.
Bristol is known as the Birthplace of Country Music.
Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland, is located in Memphis. Graceland is the second most visited house in the country.

 

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Bill Lee (R)
 Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally(R)
 Attorney General Herbert Slatery III (R)
 Secretary of State (elected by legislature) Tre Hargett (R)
 State Senate Control R – 28; D – 5
 State House Control R – 73; D – 26

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 8, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment April 26, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2019 – 2020)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 10 days, Sundays excepted
Veto Override Simple majority
Legislation Effective Date 40 days after enactment

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

AFSA Comment Letters

Enforcement

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

 

Political Geography


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