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Legislative Activity

In this section you’ll find communications to members regarding TPA’s current legislative activity on your behalf. If you’re looking for more in-depth information about specific legislation, legislators or the legislative process, stroll on over to TPA’s Legislative Advocacy Center and pick up whatever you need to advocate for your profession and your patients.

TPA Hires Meagan Frazier; Harris Frazier for Contract Lobbyist Services

Nashville, TN (December 29, 2021) – Overwhelmed pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have loudly expressed concerns about busy pharmacy practice settings in Tennessee and across the country. This cry for help … read more


Workplace Conditions Push Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians to the Brink

Nashville, TN (December 20, 2021) – Overwhelmed pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have loudly expressed concerns about busy pharmacy practice settings in Tennessee and across the country. This cry for help … read more


Pharmacy Organizations, TPA Cheer Eighth Circuit Decision Supporting State PBM Reform

Nashville, TN (November 19, 2021) – Earlier this week, pharmacy organizations praised a decision by the Eighth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals to back North Dakota’s right to … read more


Tennessee Legislative Special Session on COVID-19 State Regulations

Please note that the following information is only the bill that has been passed by the General Assembly and is NOT YET LAW. Governor Lee has until the end of … read more


Open-Forum Webinars: PBMs and Public Chapter 569

Since the successful passage of Public Chapter 569 and its effective date of July 1, 2021, TPA has heard from many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about the implementation process, especially regarding … read more


2021 Legislative Recap: Status of PBM Reform Law and Other Pharmacy Legislation

Legislators were ready to get to work during the 112th General Assembly. After a year of having to put most legislative priorities on hold, Senators and Representatives were eager to … read more


You Did It! Tennessee’s PBM Reform Bill Passed!

The first annual session of the 112th General Assembly ended late Wednesday night, marking important wins for the Tennessee pharmacy community. Most notable was the passage of SB 1617 / … read more


Open-Forum Webinars: PBMs and Public Chapter 569

Since the successful passage of Public Chapter 569 and its effective date of July 1, 2021, TPA has heard from many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about the implementation process, especially regarding … read more


Governor Lee Extends Executive Order Provisions to Combat COVID-19

Governor Bill Lee Issues Executive Order #50 to Extend Provisions in Previous Executive Orders in Response to COVID-19 Today, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order #50, extending several important provisions of Executive Order … read more


TPA’s 2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities

2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities Legislation Supported by TPA The bills below are scheduled to be heard as soon as Monday, March 9. TPA urges members to reach out to your legislators and … read more