Please, go to the campaigns for the week of Feb. 19. The campaigns below have expired.
With the conclusion of bill filing on February 1, more bills are hitting committee calendars. Take action on the bills moving the week of February 5. We may add more campaigns over the coming days.
CELEBRATE: February is Black History Month.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5
GOOD NEWS! THIS BILL IS NOW OFF NOTICE. NO NEED TO SHOW UP. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR WORK ON THE CAMPAIGNS. SKIP DOWN TO THE CAMPAIGNS FOR TUESDAY!
SHOW UP: HB1660, which would cause sexual orientation and gender identity to be removed from the non-discrimination policies of Tennessee's public colleges and universities, is up for a vote in the House Higher Education Subcommittee in House Hearing Room 2 of the Cordell Hull Building at 3:00 p.m. Central Time. Learn more at the Facebook event link.
CALL: Use the scripts and numbers at the link to leave messages with the members of the subcommittee. Call at night or on weekends if you don't wish to speak to a live person. Your message will go to office voice mail.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Noon: HB1913, which parent bill of rights legislation that we are watching is up for a vote at Noon in House Hearing Room 4 at Noon Central Time. NOTE: WE ARE NOW HEARING THAT THIS BILL WILL BE DEFERRED.
3:00 pm: The Senate Judiciary Committee will consider SB596 (wedding officiant refusal bill) and SB620 (parent rights) at a time to be determined, probably in Senate Hearing Room 1. Learn more at the Facebook event link. NOTE: WE ARE NOW HEARING THAT SB620 WILL BE DEFERRED UNTIL LATE FEBRUARY.
4:30 pm: HB1605, which would cause Pride and Black Lives Matter flags to be banned at school, is up for a vote in the House K-12 Subcommittee at 4:30 p.m. Central Time. Learn more at the Facebook event link.
WEDDING OFFICIANT REFUSAL & PARENT RIGHTS BILLS: Use the easy form at the link to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee to vote NO.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
SHOW UP: At 9:00 a.m., the House Departments and Agencies Subcommittee will consider HB1661 by Rep. Ragan, which enacts the "Restricted Access by Minors to Obscene Library Materials Act. The subcommittee meets in House Hearing Room 2 of the Cordell Hull Building. UPDATE: THIS BILL HAS BEEN TAKEN OFF NOTICE FOR NOW.
SHOW UP: The House Education Administration Committee will consider HB1632, which expands who can sue to enforce the Age-Appropriate Materials Act of 2022, at 1:30 p.m. Central Time in House Hearing Room of the Cordell Hull Building.