The end of March is one of the busiest times during the legislative session. Several committee chairmen have begun announcing closing dates for their committees. The House announced that beginning Thursday, March 24, they will suspend rules necessary to allow for more than 25 bills to be placed on a floor calendar. There will be a limited number of weeks for bills to advance through committees.
AIA TN’s Government Relations Committee holds weekly conference calls to discuss legislation that potential to threaten public safety, the practice of architecture and architects in general. Click here for a list of bills on AIA TN’s 20201 legislative tracking list.
Two major initiatives that AIA Tennessee is advocating for passage of includes 1. Funding of app. $900 M for Capital Improvements & Maintenance Projects and 2. Passage of the Historic Revitalization Act. Passing these initiatives will create good local jobs and stimulate the economy in all areas of our state.
Learn more about Capital Improvement & Maintenance Projects
Learn more about the Historic Revitalization Act