Tennessee: School Security Bill Signed into Law

| May 28, 2013

Tennessee: School Security Bill Signed into Law

 
The School Security Act, House Bill 6, was signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam (R) on May 13.  Sponsored by state Representative Eric Watson (R-22), HB 6 provides more protection for children and staff during school hours.  HB 6 was amended multiple times during this legislative session and was finally agreed upon by the Tennessee House and Senate to allow a person employed or assigned to a Local Education Agency to possess and carry a firearm on the grounds of that school if they are current or former law enforcement.  

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