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Tennessee Senate OKs bill that rewrites state anti-gang laws

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NASHVILLE, TN (Times Free Press) —The Senate today gave final approval to a Haslam administration bill that rewrites Tennessee's little-used anti-gang laws by providing clear definitions for what is a criminal gang offense.

Senators voted 31-0 for the bill, which previously passed the House.

But another anti-gang initiative pushed by former Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield is in limbo after getting slapped with a new legislative analysis projecting it would ultimately cost the state $744,000 a year.

Read more from our news partner the Times Free Press.

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