State Representative Johnny Garrett Passes First Bill In House Chambe

March 15, 2019

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Representative Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) has officially passed his first bill as a member of the Tennessee General Assembly and the House Republican Caucus.

As introduced, House Bill 392/Senate Bill 76 authorizes local governments to house certain documents, like wills and marriage licenses, in county archives or facilities that are secure from theft and natural disasters.

“This public records legislation will keep our important documents and information safe and secure,” said Representative Garrett. “I am proud to sponsor this legislation, and I encourage the Senate to act quickly on this initiative.”

The full text of House Bill 392/Senate Bill 76 can be found by click here.

 Johnny Garrett represents House District 45. He is the vice-chair of the Judiciary Committee. Representative Garrett also serves on the Insurance Committee, the Civil Justice Subcommittee, and the Property & Casualty Subcommittee.