(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station) today named State Representative Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) Chairman of the newly created House Judiciary Committee.
He previously served as Vice-Chairman of the House Criminal Justice Committee during the 110th Tennessee General Assembly.
The 26-person House Judiciary Committee will be responsible for all criminal and civil laws; judicial proceedings; executors, administrators, wills, divorce, and other family matters; all proceedings related to the courts, and law enforcement issues.
“Representative Curcio has a remarkable record of legislative excellence during his time serving his community as a member of our General Assembly,” said Speaker Casada. “His knowledge and expertise in these important areas will benefit the entire House as well as our great state. I know he will be an effective leader of this important committee.”
“I am honored that Speaker Casada has appointed me to serve as Chairman of the distinguished House Judiciary Committee,” said Representative Curcio. “Tennessee has made incredible progress in improving the safety and well-being of its citizens and their communities in recent years. I know my colleagues and I are committed to creating new solutions to some of the complex issues that still remain in these important areas both this year and in the years ahead.”