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2019

House District 71

Rep. David Byrd (R) serves as a member: Education, House Education Administration Subcommittee, Health Committee, and Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee. He sponsored an important bills supported by TLRC based on our liberty values; a bill requiring the transparency of the TCAP standardized assessments. It failed to pass but will be back. He co-sponsored 9 of our favored bills. Rep. Byrd showed leadership with his independent positions, earning an A, and a 97% vote score. Rep. Byrd's high standard of service sets a good example for fellow members.
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Republican

David Byrd

Rep. Byrd is married with two children, one grandchild and one great grandchild. He is a retired principal and teacher. He is vice chair of the House Education Instruction and Programs Committee. He is a member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, Wayne County Education Association, Tennessee Education Association, National Education Association, Highland Methodist Board of Trustees, National Rifle Association Tennessee, Firearms Association, and Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association. He serves as Chairman of the Highland Cemetery Fund, Inc.
615.741.2190

rep.david.byrd@capitol.tn.gov

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Related Bills

HB0001/SB0016 Legalizes Sports betting in TN. Staples/Dickerson

Vote Result: Passed

HB0077/SB1236 - Disallows abortion based on viability of fetus; or heartbeat. Van Huss/Pody

Vote Result: Committee Only

HB0283/SB0290 - Increases penalty for child rape - Littleton/White

Vote Result: Passed

HB0340/SB0362 - Civil Asset Forfeiture reform - Daniel/Niceley

Vote Result: Committee Only

HB0409/SB1275 - Immunity for self-defense with force; or in defense of other(s). - GriffeyPody

Vote Result: Committee Only

HB0494/SB0423 - Removes special tax on ammunition. Doggett/Hensley

Vote Result: Passed

HB0113/SB0593 - Eliminates statute of limitation for 2nd degree murder. - Sparks/Reeves

Vote Result: Passed

HB0544/SBSB1293 - Creates an appeal process for fiscal notes perceived as unrealistic - Daniel/Pody

Vote Result: Failed

HB0563/SB0364 - Insures religious freedom for internal business policies. Zachary/Gardenhire

Vote Result: Failed

HB0564/SB0482 - Requires LEAs to administer payroll deductions equally for all professional unions - Dunn/Gardenhire

Vote Result: Failed

HB0655/SB1206 - Extends authority to barter for all healthcare services - C.Sexton/Crowe

Vote Result: Passed