TN General Assembly Special Session Coming Aug. 10
By West Kentucky Star Staff
NASHVILLE - Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has called for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene on Monday, August 10th, for a special session to address COVID-19 liability protections, telehealth services. and laws governing the Capitol grounds.

In calling for the return of lawmakers to Nashville, the Governor said it is in the best interest of the state to convene a special session to address these issues.

The special session will address extending COVID-19 liability protections in order to provide legal clarity and certainty for health care providers, businesses, schools, non-profits, and others.

Lawmakers will discuss the expansion of telehealth services to Tennesseans, and encourage insurers to cover clinically appropriate, medically necessary services provided via telehealth.

Also during the session, lawmakers will review laws governing the Capitol grounds and surrounding areas that have recently been subject to vandalism, defacement, and unlawful overnight camping.

Published 09:30 PM, Tuesday Aug. 04, 2020
Updated 07:33 PM, Tuesday Aug. 04, 2020



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