HB0690/ SB1240 – Creates office of Solicitor General Goins/Norris

Bill Description

This bill would create the office of Solicitor General which would take some responsibilities and decisions from the Attorney General and the Reporter.

TLRC Position

TLRC supports this bill. Tennessee is one of very few states that allows the Governor to appoint the Attorney General which makes him or her accountable to only the Governor.

TLRC Observed Process

This is a 2017 bill. TLRC did not observe the process.

Vote Result: Committee Only

Score: 5

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