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Legislative Links (ALEC) - Tennessee General Assembly

Legislative Links (ALEC) - Tennessee General Assembly
http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/about/links.html

TNGA Rep. Jon Lundberg sponsors HJR0295 resolution honoring self, his business

TNGA Rep. Jon Lundberg (R-1, Bristol) is now sponsoring an expensive house joint resolution (HJR) that may be not only a misuse and waste of state taxpayer dollars, but also a legislative first within the history of the Tennessee House of Representatives --- Lundberg the the House sponsor of HB0295 that honors both Lundberg himself and the Bristol, Tennessee based Corporate Image public relations firm that he owns:





HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 295
By Lundberg
A RESOLUTION to honor and commend the owners and employees of The Corporate Image on the occasion of the company’s 20th anniversary.

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the members of this General Assembly should salute those citizens who through their extraordinary efforts have distinguished themselves as business leaders of whom we can all be proud; and...


This is not the first questionable and highly expensive resolution that has been penned by the Bristol spin doctor --- in a previous year, Rep. Lundberg sponsored a resolution honoring his daughter for graduating from high school.

HJR0295 Bill Information
http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=HJR0295&ga=108

HJR0295 text (Adobe Acrobat .pdf file)
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/108/Bill/HJR0295.pdf

Rep. Jon Lundberg - Tennessee General Assembly (official TNGA web page)
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/house/members/H1.html

Tennessee Ethics Commission -Statement of Disclosure of Interests (ss-8004)
Rep. Jon Lundberg, 2012

https://apps.tn.gov/conflict-app/view_form_8004.htm?name=LUNDBERG&id=10658&f=47794&v=1

TNGA Rep. Matlock presents HB0540 Anti-Establishment Clause Bill in House Local Govt. Sub (Video)



DU Video: TNGA Rep. Matlock presents HB0540 Anti-Establishment Clause Bill in House Local Govt. Subcommittee
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017111993

Bill Information for HB0540
HB 0540 by *Matlock ( SB 0965 by *McNally)

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=HB0540&ga=108

Local Government, General - As introduced, affords local governments an opportunity to implement a written policy governing invocation practices before a lawsuit is filed on establishment clause grounds; requires a plaintiff send notice of the alleged violation to the local government before filing a lawsuit; prohibits repetitious communications sent to local governments with intent to induce the government to forgo a lawsuit. - Amends TCA Title 29 and Title 39.


Bill Summary for HB0540
HB 0540 by *Matlock. (SB 0965 by *McNally.)

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=HB0540&ga=108


Rep. Jimmy Matlock - TNGA photo

Tennessee General Assembly - Rep. Jimmy Matlock
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/house/members/H21.html

TNGA Rep. Matlock presents HB0540 Anti-Establishment Clause Bill in House Local Govt. Subcommittee



TNGA Bill Information for HB0540 HB 0540 by *Matlock ( SB 0965 by *McNally)
http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=HB0540&ga=108

Local Government, General - As introduced, affords local governments an opportunity to implement a written policy governing invocation practices before a lawsuit is filed on establishment clause grounds; requires a plaintiff send notice of the alleged violation to the local government before filing a lawsuit; prohibits repetitious communications sent to local governments with intent to induce the government to forgo a lawsuit. - Amends TCA Title 29 and Title 39.


TNGA Bill Summary HB 0540 by *Matlock. (SB 0965 by *McNally.)
http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=HB0540&ga=108


Rep. Jimmy Matlock - TNGA photo

Tennessee General Assembly - Rep. Jimmy Matlock
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/house/members/H21.html


YouTube: Chairman Matthew Hill Snakes TN Anti-"Establishment Clause" Bill in House Local Govt. Committee

Chairman Matthew Hill Snakes TN Anti-"Establishment Clause" Bill in House Local Govt. Committee



Petition your local government for redress of grievances in Tennessee and get charged with a Class A misdemeanor, punishable only by a fine of $2,500:

Tennessee General Assembly Bill Information for HB0540
HB 0540 by *Matlock ( SB 0965 by *McNally)

Local Government, General - As introduced, affords local governments an opportunity to implement a written policy governing invocation practices before a lawsuit is filed on establishment clause grounds; requires a plaintiff send notice of the alleged violation to the local government before filing a lawsuit; prohibits repetitious communications sent to local governments with intent to induce the government to forgo a lawsuit. - Amends TCA Title 29 and Title 39.

Bill Information for HB0540

...OFFENSE

Under this bill, a person commits an offense who intentionally, without or prior to the filing of a complaint, lawsuit, or other legal action in any federal or state court of this state communicates, in writing or by electronic communication, with a local government unit or local public servant in a repetitious manner with the intent to influence, persuade, or induce the local government unit or local public servant to terminate, halt or cease a particular policy, practice, action or custom and the person:

(1) Intends the communication to be a threat of initiating legal action against the local government or local public servant challenging the particular policy, practice, action or custom, and a reasonable person would perceive the communication to be a threat of initiating legal action; or
(2) Makes a threat within the communication to initiate legal action against the local government or local public servant challenging the policy, practice, action or custom.

A violation would be a Class A misdemeanor, punishable only by a fine of $2,500.

The offense would not apply to a person providing a written notice to a local government unit or local public servant pursuant to this bill.



TNGA Rep. Jimmy Matlock


TNGA Rep. Matthew Hill
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