Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Tennessee

Political Activism

Tennessee State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Tennessee.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

The General Assembly of Tennessee consists of two chambers, The House and the Senate The House has 99 members and the Senate has 99 members. House members serve two-year terms and Senate members serve four-year terms.

Candidates for the House must be 21 years of age, a citizen of the U.S., a resident of the state of Tennessee for at least three years and a resident of the county in which they run a year prior to the election.

Candidates for the Senate must be 30 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, reside three years in Tennessee and reside in the district for at least one year prior to the election.

There are no term limits in Tennessee.

The Tennessee General Assembly begins its session each year at noon on the second Tuesday of January. Each General Assembly meets for 90 session days over a two year period. Generally, the session runs through late April or May of every year.

Tennessee has a Republican trifecta.

To learn more about the Tennessee Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


TN H 2570

2020

New Building Construction Energy Reduction Warranties

Status: Pending - House State Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/5/2020

‍Author: Williams R (R)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency

‍Summary: Authorizes state and local governments to contract for energy reduction warranties in contracts for new building construction and renovations costing in excess of a certain dollar amount.

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TN SJR 0002

2021

Constitutional Amendment - Right to Work

Status: Passed by Senate; Sent to House

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/8/2021

‍Author: Brian Kelsey (R)

Additional Authors: McNally (R), Johnson (R), Bailey (R), Watson (R), Bell (R), White (R), Powers (R), Rose (R), Roberts (R), Jackson (R), Stevens (R), Swann (R), Crowe (R), Haile (R), Bowling (R), Reeves (R), Hensley (R), Briggs (R), Lundberg (R), Massey (R), and Southerland (R)

‍Topics: Right to Work

‍Summary: If enacted, this legislation would allow Tennessee voters to determine if their state should become Right to Work and add it into the state's constitution.

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TN HJR 0072

2021

Constitutional Amendment - Right to Work

Status: Pending - Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/16/2021

‍Author: Chris Todd (R)

Additional Authors: Smith (R), Doggett (R), Calfee (R), Gant (R), Williams (R), Alexander (R), Garrett (R), Boyd (R), Lynn (R), Vaughan (R), Faison (R), Moon (R), Zachary (R), Sexton C (R), Terry (R), Powers (R)

‍Topics: Right to Work

‍Summary: If enacted, this legislation would allow Tennessee voters to determine if their state should become Right to Work and add it into the state's constitution.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2021)

Diana Harshbanger (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2019)

Tim Burchett (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2011)

Chuck Fleischmann (R)

4th District:

(Since 2011)

Scott DesJarlais (R)

5th District:

(Since 2003)

Jim Cooper (D)

6th District:

(Since 2019)

John Rose (R)

7th District:

(Since 2019)

Mark Green (R)

8th District:

(Since 2017)

David Kustoff (R)

9th District:

(Since 2007)

Steve Cohen (D)

Senators

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Tennessee.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Tennessee.

Resident Agent Requirement? No.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Federal and out-of-state PACs making contributions in Tennessee must comply with the same registration and reporting requirement as in-state PACs.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: $12,300

Legislative Official: $8,100

Local Candidate: $8,100

PAC: $8,100

Political Party: $8,100

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: $12,300

Legislative Official: $8,100

Local Candidate: $8,100

PAC: $8,100

Political Party: $8,100

Union

Statewide Official: $12,300

Legislative Official: $8,100

Local Candidate: $8,100

PAC: $8,100

Political Party: $8,100