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Tennessee Action Alert: Anti-NSA bill hearings this week

SENATE COMMITTEE HEARING ON TUESDAY 03-25. HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON 03-26
YOUR ACTION NEEDED NOW!

SB1849 AND HB1907 are companion bills which ban material support to unconstitutional warrantless surveillance to the NSA.  The bills also ban the use of warrantless data in state courts. Both bills are up for a do-or-die committee hearing and vote this week.   Your action is needed NOW to help these bills move forward.

1. Call the Senate Judiciary chair. Let him know that you support SB1849, and that you’d like to see him quickly move the bill forward to a vote on the senate floor.

Brian Kelsey, Chair (615) 741-3036

2. Call the rest of the Senate judiciary committee members. Strongly, but respectfully, urge EACH of them to vote YES on SB1849.

Doug Overbey, 1st Vice-Chair (615) 741-0981
Stacey Campfield, 2nd Vice-Chair 615) 741-1766 (thank him for sponsoring the bill!)
Mike Bell (615) 741-1946
Lowe Finney (731) 424-0461
Ophelia Ford (615) 741-1767
Todd Gardenhire (615) 741-6682
Mark Green (615) 741-2374
John Stevens (615) 741-4576

3. Attend the hearing.

Tuesday 3/25/14, 12 LP, 1pm

4. Call the House subcommittee chair. Politely thank him for scheduling the hearing. Let him know that you support HB1907, and that you’d like to see him quickly move the bill forward to a vote on the house floor.

Jim Coley – (615) 741-8201

5.  Call the rest of the house subcommittee members. Strongly, but respectfully, urge EACH of them to vote YES on HB1907.

Mike Carter (R) (615) 741-3025
Vance Dennis (R) (615) 741-2190
Andrew Farmer (R) (615) 741-4419
Sherry Jones (D) (615) 741-2035
Jon Lundberg (R) (615) 741-7623
Mike Stewart (D) (615) 741-2184
Rick Womick (R) (615) 741-2804

6. Attend the hearing.

Wednesday 3/26/14

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