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2020

House District 85

Representative Jesse Chism (D) Member, Cities and Counties Subcommittee, Departments and Agencies Subcommittee, Local Government Committee, and State Government 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, first year of the 112th General Assembly Session. Look for that information around the end of May or early June, 2021
H85[1]
Democrat

Jesse Chism

Rep. Chism is a real estate investor. He is a member of the Shelby County Democratic Party, the Memphis/Shelby County Consortium of Care, the PAIMA Council for Disability Rights of Tennessee, and the Memphis/Shelby County Homeless Consortium. He serves on the Board of Directors for Memphis Mental Health Institute.
615.741.6954

rep.jesse.chism@capitol.tn.gov

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Vote Result: Committee Only

Affirms GA authority on fiscal appropriations

Vote Result: Failed

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

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

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

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

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Vote Result: Pass House Only