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2021

House District 36

Rep. Powers: (R) Chair, Banking and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee, Member, Commerce Committee, Insurance Committee, and Transportation Committee. 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.
Powers-Dennis
Republican

Dennis Powers

Rep. Powers is married. He is an insurance agent. He is Majority Caucus Vice Chairman and vice-chair of the Republican Caucus. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Senior League Baseball, Mentor Program of the West LaFollette Elementary School, Friends of Cove Lake State Park, National Right to Life, National Rifle Association, American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, First Baptist Church of Jacksboro, Campbell County Jaycees, Heritage Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, TN Farm Bureau, Leadership Campbell County, Wounded Warrior Project, National Conference of State Legislators, National Federation of Independent Business, Mentor with Tennessee Promise, TN Energy Task Force, and the TN Opioid Task Force. He is president of the President Campbell County Young Republicans. He is Committee Chair for Good Will Industries, Boy Scouts of America, Campbell County Habitat for Humanity, and the Adopt-A-School Program. He volunteers for the LaFollette Medical Center and is a golf coach and adopter for Jacksboro Middle School.
615.741.3335

rep.dennis.powers@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