Jesse Chism

  • Tennessee
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 85

Capitol Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 434 Cordell Hull Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone 615-741-6954

Fax 615-253-0339

Serving District 85

Sponsored Bills

HR 374

Historical Sites and Preservation - Denounces the use of taxpayer money to maintain monuments that symbolize racism, repression, or hatred. -

  • Introduced Jun 18 2020

HB 2937

Landlord and Tenant - As introduced, prevents a landlord from terminating the tenancy of a tenant during a declared state of emergency due to COVID-19 for failure to pay rent that is due and in arrears unless the landlord first enters into a modified payment plan with the tenant and the tenant fails to abide by the modified payment plan. - Amends TCA Title 13; Title 29 and Title 66.

  • Introduced Jun 16 2020

HJR 1208

General Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Urges every college and university in the State of Tennessee to establish a George Floyd Scholarship Fund. -

  • Introduced Jun 08 2020
  • Meeting Canceled Jun 15 2020

HB 2803

Employees, Employers - As introduced, authorizes the department of labor and workforce development to establish a self-employment assistance program to provide entrepreneurial training, business counseling, and technical assistance to participating individuals for the purpose of establishing a small business and becoming self-employed. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.

  • Introduced Feb 05 2020
  • Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee Mar 17 2020
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