Joe Towns, Jr.

  • Tennessee
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 84

Capitol Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 416 Cordell Hull Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone 615-741-2189

Fax 615-253-0201

Serving District 84

Sponsored Bills

HJR 415

Memorials, Recognition - LeMoyne College students, 1960 Sit-In Movement, 61st anniversary -

  • Introduced Apr 15 2021
  • Transmitted to Governor for his action. Apr 29 2021

HB 1594

Handgun Permits - As introduced, waives the application fee for an enhanced handgun carry permit for retired members of the military who are residents of the state. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.

  • Introduced Jan 20 2021
  • Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee May 04 2021

HB 1487

Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions, in the manner they deem appropriate, to call, send text messages, or email notifications to voters whose registration may be purged as a result of the address verification program, with instructions on how the voters may verify or correct their address information. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • Failed in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Government Committee Mar 24 2021

HB 1490

Traffic Safety - As introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement officer and a person with such disorder, and the person's driver license, registration, and insurance card. - Amends TCA Title 55.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • Taken off notice for cal in s/c Transportation Subcommittee of Transportation Committee Mar 23 2021
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