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2021

House District 35

Rep. Jerry Sexton: (R) Vice Chair, Criminal Justice Committee, Member, Finance, Ways, and Means Appropriations Subcommittee, Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Finance, Ways, and Means Committee, Local Government Committee, Naming and Designating Committee, and Property and Planning Subcommittee. Rep. Sexton is a dependable supporter of strong values and policy. He serves his district well. Vote score, leadership grade, and legislation information here is from 2020, the second year of the 111th General Assembly Session. It will be updated at the conclusion of the 2021, the first year of the 112th General Assembly Session. Look for that information around the end of May or early June, 2021.
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Republican

Jerry Sexton

Rep. J. Sexton is married with two children. He is owner of the Sexton Furniture Manufacturing. He serves as a House Majority Assistant Floor Leader. He is president of the Grainger Chamber of Commerce. He is on the Executive Board of Workforce Development of Walter State Community College and a board member of the East Tennessee Food on Foot Gun Owners of America. He is a member of the Noeton Baptist Church and the NRA.
615.741.2534

rep.jerry.sexton@capitol.tn.gov

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Related Bills

Pre-K - 2: Revises Teacher evaluation, eliminates the portfolio growth model for pre-K and K

Vote Result: Committee Only

Gives LEAs the option of administering TCAP assessments on paper.

Vote Result: Failed

Sports participation to be determined by biological sex/gender.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Creates new banks of items (questions) for assessments in order to allow current tests items to be revealed after administration.

Vote Result: Passed

Dealing with foreign influence in higher education

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Allows direct agreements between patients and healthcare providers

Vote Result: Passed

Military experience qualifies to obtain occupation license and adds appeal process.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Strengthens law concerning the promulgating of new rules by government agencies.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Audit results permitted to be released pre-conclusion.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Discipline help for teachers.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Limits authority of wildlife resource officers to search/seize on private property, land, buildings, or vehicles.

Vote Result: Passed