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Richard Briggs

Republican — Senator — District 7
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Richard Briggs represents Senate District 7 in the Tennessee Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 259 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 2459

    Controlled Substances - As introduced, requires a prescriber to provide certain information about the risks of opioids and options for contraception prior to prescribing opioids to women of childbearing age. - Amends TCA Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.

  • SB 2441

    State Government - As introduced, requires department of transportation to cause to have a law enforcement vehicle and officer at all work zones in which a work activity hazard or a work zone design hazard is present. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 8; Title 12; Title 54; Title 55 and Title 67.

  • HB 2596

    State Government - As introduced, requires department of transportation to cause to have a law enforcement vehicle and officer at all work zones in which a work activity hazard or a work zone design hazard is present. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 8; Title 12; Title 54; Title 55 and Title 67.

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  • SB 2485

    Controlled Substances - As introduced, requires a prescriber to provide certain information about the risks of opioids and options for contraception prior to prescribing opioids to women of childbearing age. - Amends TCA Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.

  • SB 2071

    Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As introduced, requires the department of health to recognize ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) receiving and STEMI referring hospitals; requires ambulance services to develop and implement a protocol for transporting STEMI patients to STEMI receiving hospitals; encourages cooperation between STEMI receiving and STEMI referring hospitals. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11 and Title 68, Chapter 140.

  • HB 2209

    Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As introduced, requires the department of health to recognize ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) receiving and STEMI referring hospitals; requires ambulance services to develop and implement a protocol for transporting STEMI patients to STEMI receiving hospitals; encourages cooperation between STEMI receiving and STEMI referring hospitals. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11 and Title 68, Chapter 140.

Recent Votes

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SB 1949

SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0 2/21/2018 Passed (1)

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1742

SENATE TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee 2/21/2018 Passed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1487

SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0 2/21/2018 Passed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 2253

SENATE TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee 2/21/2018 Passed (1)

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 2255

SENATE TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee 2/21/2018 Passed (1)

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1802

SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee 2/21/2018 Passed (1)

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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