Rusty Grills

  • Tennessee
  • Representative
  • Republican
  • District 77

Capitol Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 400 Cordell Hull Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone 615-741-0718 Fax 615-253-0214

Serving District 77

Sponsored Bills


SB 9066

Employees, Employers - As introduced, authorizes employees of public and private employers to refuse a requirement by the employer that the employee receive a vaccine for COVID-19 as a condition of employment based on the employee's strongly held religious beliefs or right of conscience; requires an employee to provide the employer with written notice of the employee's refusal based on such grounds; creates right of action against an employer by employee against whom an adverse action was taken for refusing the vaccine. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 29; Title 49; Title 50 and Title 68.

  • Introduced Oct 26 2021
  • P2C, ref. to Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III Oct 28 2021

HB 9060

Employees, Employers - As introduced, authorizes employees of public and private employers to refuse a requirement by the employer that the employee receive a vaccine for COVID-19 as a condition of employment based on the employee's strongly held religious beliefs or right of conscience; requires an employee to provide the employer with written notice of the employee's refusal based on such grounds; creates right of action against an employer by employee against whom an adverse action was taken for refusing the vaccine. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 29; Title 49; Title 50 and Title 68.

  • Introduced Oct 26 2021
  • Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Commerce & Labor Committee Oct 28 2021

HB 8003

Unemployment Compensation - As introduced, clarifies that a claimant who chooses to leave employment because the employer required its employees to receive immunization or vaccination is not disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits based on that choice; specifies that benefits will not be reduced or denied for separation from employment caused by refusal to receive an immunization or vaccination. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 14; Title 50; Title 64; Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 5 and Title 68.

  • Introduced Oct 15 2021
  • P2C, ref. to Health and Safety Committee of Extraordinary Session II Oct 19 2021

HJR 618

Memorials, Death - Lt. Kenny Lynn Gibbons -

  • Introduced May 03 2021
  • Signed by Governor. May 14 2021
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