State Public Policy and Legislative Priorities
At the state level, the Council tracks and provides education about proposed state legislation and policy changes that would affect Tennesseans with disabilities and their families.
You can visit the TN General Assembly website to search for specific bills.
The 111th General Assembly will reconvene on January 14, 2020. The Council typically focuses its energies on 1-3 top priority bills, while also tracking a number of relevant disability-related legislation and policy proposals. Keep up to date by subscribing to the Council’s Weekly Policy Newsletter.
Other state resources on public policy
- Disability Policy Alliance - A public policy collaborative that includes The Arc Tennessee, Disability Rights Tennessee, and the Council.
- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD Public Policy Team
- Tennessee Disability Coalition