These are the state Senate committee assignments for the 109th Tennessee General Assembly (2015-2016):

Commerce & Labor

  • Chairman: Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville
  • Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga
  • Sen. Dolores R. Gresham, R-Somerville
  • Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown
  • Sen. Reginald Tate, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson
  • Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston

Education

  • Chairman: Sen. Dolores R. Gresham, R-Somerville
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Reginald Tate, D-Memphis
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga
  • Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City
  • Sen. Steven Dickerson, R-Nashville
  • Sen. Ferrell Haile, R-Gallatin
  • Sen. Joey Hensley, R-Hohenwald
  • Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown
  • Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville

Energy, Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Chairman: Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Frank S. Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta
  • Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville
  • Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville
  • Sen. Dolores R. Gresham, R-Somerville
  • Sen. Lee Harris, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Kerry Roberts, R-Dickson
  • Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston

Finance, Ways & Means

  • Chairman: Sen. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville
  • Sen. Steven Dickerson, R-Nashville
  • Sen. Ferrell Haile, R-Gallatin
  • Sen. Thelma Harper, D-Nashville
  • Sen. Joey Hensley, R-Hohenwald
  • Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro
  • Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville
  • Sen. John Stevens, R-Huntingdon
  • Sen. Reginald Tate, D-Memphis

Government Operations

  • Chairman: Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville,
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Ed Jackson, R-Jackson
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Kerry Roberts, R-Dickson
  • Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta
  • Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet
  • Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma
  • Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City
  • Sen. Lee Harris, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown

Health & Welfare

  • Chairman: Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Joey Hensley, R-Hohenwald
  • Sen. Richard Briggs, R-Knoxville
  • Sen. Ed Jackson, R-Jackson
  • Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, R-Knoxville
  • Sen. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge
  • Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville
  • Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville

Judiciary

  • Chairman: Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma
  • Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville
  • Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga
  • Sen. Lee Harris, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Kerry Roberts, R-Dickson
  • Sen. John Stevens, R-Huntingdon

State & Local Government

  • Chairman: Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Steven Dickerson, R-Nashville
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Richard Briggs, R-Knoxville
  • Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville
  • Sen. Thelma Harper, D-Nashville
  • Sen. Ed Jackson, R-Jackson
  • Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin
  • Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro
  • Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville

Transportation & Safety

  • Chairman: Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Tullahoma
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Frank S. Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains
  • Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta
  • Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma
  • Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis
  • Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, R-Knoxville
  • Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown
  • Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville

Calendar

  • Chairman: Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, R-Knoxville
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Lee Harris, D-Memphis

Ethics

  • Chairman: Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville
  • Sen. Thelma Harper, D-Nashville
  • Sen. Reginald Tate, D-Memphis

Rules

  • Chairman: Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville
  • 1st Vice Chair: Sen. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson
  • Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville
  • Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville