(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) has appointed State Representative Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) to serve as a member of six House committees throughout the remainder of the 111th Tennessee General Assembly.
Tillis received appointments to the House Finance Committee, the House Local Committee, and the House State Government Committee. He will also continue serving on the House Departments & Agencies, House Elections & Campaign Finance, and the House Finance, Ways, & Means Subcommittees.
The House Finance Committee is tasked with all measures dealing with the appropriation of state funds; the general appropriations bill; the deposit of public monies; all measures relating to taxes and the raising of revenue, bonds and bonding revenue, the issuance, payment or retirement of bonds, the evidences of indebtedness; Congressional relations; and assessment and collection of property taxes.
House Local Committee members will oversee all forms of local government; matters dealing with local government employees and expenditures; ordinance issues, boundary lines, veterans affairs, public lands, and the preservation of historical landmarks. The House State Government Committee is responsible for reviewing all legislation and matters pertaining to state government.
“Representative Tillis is dedicated to addressing the important needs of his community and Tennessee,” said Speaker Sexton. “I appreciate Speaker Sexton appointing me to serve on these committees, and I know they will allow me to work in partnership with my colleagues to better address our unique challenges,” said Representative Tillis. “It is an honor to serve our citizens, and I am eager to build upon our recent successes in the days, weeks, and months ahead.”
Rick Tillis represents Tennessee House District 92, which includes Marshall and part of Franklin, Lincoln, and Marion Counties. He can be reached by email at: Rep.Rick.Tillis@capitol.tn.gov or by calling (615) 741-4170.