Senate District 09

Senator Bell: (R) Serves as Chair: Judiciary, Member: Education, Member, Government Operations, Member, Joint Education, Health and General Welfare, Member, Joint Judiciary and Government. 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.

Mike Bell

Sen. Bell is married with five children. He is a business owner and farmer. He is chair of the Senate Government Operations Committee. He is a member of the Tennessee Farm Bureau, McMinn County Republican Party, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Etowah Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, Meigs County Chamber of Commerce, Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, Polk County Chamber of Commerce, National Wild Turkey Federation, Safari Club International, National Rifle Association, and Ducks Unlimited. He is Co-Chair of the Tennessee Sportsmen's Caucus.



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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

General Assembly authorization required for the acceptance of resettled refugees.

Vote Result: Committee Only

Requires court to consider the welfare of the child considering parental visiting rights.

Vote Result: Passed