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2021

Senate District 28

Senator Hensley: (R) serves as 2nd Vice Chair, Finance, Ways and Means, Member, Education, and Member, Health and Welfare. 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.
Joey Hensley
Republican

Joey Hensley

Sen. Hensley has two children. He is a physician. He is a member of the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Tennessee Medical Association, Lewis County School Board, Lewis County Commission, Lewis County Medical Examiner, Lewis County Health Council, Lewis County Education Foundation, , Lewis County Chamber of Commerce, and the Lewis County Youth Council. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
615.741.3100

sen.joey.hensley@capitol.tn.gov

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Related Bills

Allows craft brewers to distribute to a 100 mile radius rather than being restricted to their home county.

Vote Result: Failed

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

Vote Result: Passed

Allows direct agreements between patients and healthcare providers

Vote Result: Passed

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

Vote Result: Passed

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

Discipline help for teachers.

Vote Result: Pass House Only

Eliminates social studies and science standards in K-2. Incorporates those subjects into the English language arts (literature)

Vote Result: Failed

Requires two periods a day of physical activity.

Vote Result: Failed

Requires an earlier 5-year-old birthday for admission to Kindergarten

Vote Result: Committee Only