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Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archive-It Partner Since: Oct, 2006

Organization Type: State Archives & Libraries

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The Tennessee State Library and Archives web sites collection is a compilation of annual reports, rules and regulations, serials, web pages, etc. stored for the purpose of fulfilling the Library's requirement to collect state documents born-digital.

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Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Tennessee

Archived since: Dec, 2006


The TABC is responsible for the enforcement and regulation of all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry in the State of Tennessee. The TABC was created by the state legislature in 1963 to ensure the safety of the citizens of the State of Tennessee as that relates to the responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages while maintaining balanced competition among licensees. In addition to the enforcement of all laws related to the liquor industry, the TABC has the authority to police the illegal manufacture, delivery, sale, and possession of marijuana and also, when requested, assists other local and state law enforcement agencies with investigations.

Subject:   Government - US States Liquor industry -- Tennessee Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Attorney General and Reporter, Tennessee

Archived since: Jan, 2007


The attorney general is appointed by justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court for an eight-year term. The attorney general is the chief legal officer of the state. Through his staff, he represents the interests of the state in a variety of areas. Officers and agencies of the state are represented by the attorney general in all civil litigation before state and federal courts. The attorney general prosecutes all criminal cases in the appellate courts and exercises original prosecutorial powers in the areas of securities and state contract fraud. The attorney general has the authority to institute ouster proceedings and civil actions for antitrust violations, consumer fraud and environmental enforcement. In addition to courtroom duties, the attorney general provides legal advice to state departments and agencies and the General Assembly . Formal opinions of the attorney general on legal issues are rendered to state officials upon request. The attorney general also approves all administrative regulations and leases as to form and legality. Finally, in the exercise of his reporter function, the attorney general reports the opinions of the Tennessee Supreme Court and Court of Appeals . The attorney general is assisted by a chief deputy, who is responsible for coordinating and supervising the work of the office, including review of substantive work, general management of the office, and participating in policy formation. The attorney general is also assisted by the solicitor general who is responsible for review of opinions before submission to the attorney general and supervision and coordination of the appellate work of the office. Organizationally, the office of the attorney general is divided into 16 divisions headed by their respective deputies.

Subject:   Government - US States Attorneys General -- Tennessee Justice, Administration of -- Tennessee Criminal Law -- Tennessee

Rules and Regulations, Tennessee Dept. of State

Archived since: May, 2007


As provided by T.C.A. Title 4 Chapter 5, the rules and regulations are the current and official rules and regulations presented as the official compilation-Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee and are inclusive of all amendments, repeals, and/or deletions.

Subject:   Government - US States Executive departments -- Tennessee Delegated legislation -- Tennessee

TennCare, Bureau of

Archived since: Apr, 2007


On January 1, 1994, Tennessee began a new health care reform program called TennCare. This program, which required no new taxes, essentially replaced the Medicaid program in Tennessee. TennCare was designed as a managed care model. It extended coverage to uninsured and uninsurable persons who were not eligible for Medicaid.

Subject:   Science & Health Medical care -- Tennessee TennCare (program)

Wildlife Resources Agency, Tennessee

Archived since: Dec, 2006


The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is an organization of more than 600 professionals dedicated to the preservation, conservation and enhancement of Tennessee's fish and wildlife. The agency was housed under various state departments until 1949 when it became a separate state agency known as the Tennessee Game and Fish Commission. Reorganized in 1974, the modern Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is funded primarily by sportsmen and plays a major role touching many aspects of everyday life

Subject:   Government - US States Wildlife conservation -- Tennessee Wildlife management -- Tennessee

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