Raumesh Akbari

  • Tennessee
  • Senator
  • Democrat
  • District 29

Capitol Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 762 Cordell Hull Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone 615-741-1767

Fax 615-253-0357

Serving District 29

Sponsored Bills

SJR 183

Memorials, Death - Dr. John Barton Williams -

  • Introduced Feb 25 2021
  • Signed by Governor. Mar 15 2021

HB 1563

Prisons and Reformatory Institutions - As introduced, prohibits local governments, after the effective date of the act, from entering into or renewing a contract for the operation of a private prison. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 41.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • P2C, ref. to State Government Committee Mar 01 2021

HB 1585

Taxes - As introduced, allows commissioner of revenue to require a hearing to contest revocation of a license to sell, distribute, or handle tobacco products due to failure to pay tobacco tax to be conducted by telephone, television, software, or other electronic means, if each participant in the hearing has an opportunity to participate in, to hear, and, if technically feasible, to see the entire proceedings while taking place. - Amends TCA Title 55 and Title 67.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • Action Def. in s/c Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee to 2022 Mar 30 2021

HB 1583

Redistricting, Legislative - As introduced, updates references to 2020 TIGER system and geography. - Amends TCA Section 3-1-103.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • Action Def. in s/c Public Service Subcommittee to First Calendar of 2022 Mar 31 2021
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