Legislation Committee

The TLA Legislation Committee encourages TLA members to maintain year-round communication with their representatives at the local, state, and federal levels. It is easy to research legislative information and build relationships with your elected officials!


  • Maintain contact and keep the Association informed on legislation in the U. S. Congress and in the Tennessee Legislature.
  • Examine existing laws and proposed state legislation and recommend to the Executive Committee and membership legislation deserving support or opposition.
  • Plan for direct contact with legislators throughout Tennessee
  • Seek to promote legislation which will advance library service and the profession of librarianship.
  • Plan workshops, networks, and related legislative activities, including TLA Legislative Day, for the Association each year
  • The Chair shall submit and evaluative written report to the membership at the June Board meeting.

Committee Leadership

Chair:  Cara Huwieler

Legislation Monitor:  Jason Vance
Federal Lan: Vivian Wynn




Committee Resources

All Committees

Advisory Committee on State Documents
Archives and History
Bylaws and Procedures
Honors and Awards
Intellectual Freedom
Publications Advisory Board
Public Relations
Staff Development
Strategic Planning


Contact Us

P.O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074
Phone: 901-485-6952
Email: arhuggins1@comcast.net

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