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2019

Senate District 02

Senator Swann: (R) 1st Vice-Chair, Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, member: Senate Transportation and Safety Committee, and Senate Health and Welfare Committee. Senator Swann co-sponsored 2 bills of the 32 recommended by TLRC. We observed little else to recommend merit to his leadership. Vote scores are reasonably good in the senate as a whole because they avoid voting on bills that really matter by sending those controversial or difficult pieces of legislation to the dust-bins of summer study, re-referred back to a committee, or defer them to the next session. Seven of our preferred bills were derailed at the last stage, after passing in the house and making it through committee(s) in the senate. Senator Swann and the rest of the senate must do better for the people of Tennessee.
Art Swann
Republican

Art Swann

Sen. Swann is married. He is a businessman. He is 1st vice-chair of the Senate Transportation and Safety Committee. He is a member of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce. He is on the Board of Directors of the Blount County Community Action Agency and the Blount County Republican Party Executive Committee.
615.741.0981

sen.art.swann@capitol.tn.gov

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Related Bills

HB1265/SB0513 - Tightens some granting provisions of the Economic & Community Development Dept. - Holt/Roberts

Vote Result: Passed

HB1280/SB1428 - Applies for a TNCare block grant in order to self-administer healthcare in Tennessee. T. Hill/Bailey

Vote Result: Passed

HB1364/SB1166 - Strengthens current law concerning Female Genital Mutilation Weaver/Hensley

Vote Result: Passed