Murfreesboro, TN, March 23, 2018 –– Senator Shane Reeves appointed to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee.
The Tennessee General Assembly defines the committees as following:
- Senate Judiciary Committee is “responsible for civil laws; criminal laws; judicial proceedings; apportionment of elected officials and governing bodies; executors, administrators, wills and divorce and other family matters; all matters relating to the courts, matters of court jurisdiction, and matters relating to judges, including retirement, compensation, expenses, personnel, facilities, etc.; municipal and juvenile courts and justices of the peace; clerks of court, and sheriffs and law enforcement officers; and all other matters not covered by any other standing committee.”
- Senate Government Operations Committee is “responsible for legislation concerning the creation of new departments, commissions, boards, agencies or councils of state government; the reauthorization of existing departments, commissions, boards, agencies or councils of state government; licensing and/or certification of occupational and/or professional groups; and review of regulations promulgated by Tennessee departments, commissions, boards or agencies.”
Senator Reeves states, “I am honored to be appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee. I will work hard to make good public policy decisions that not only help Tennessee’s government and its agencies work in a more cost-efficient manner but also focus on serving the people of this state more effectively.”