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Senate ChamberCampus-Capitol Connection
Brings Students
To Capitol Hill

9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Old Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol

Participation is free!

Meet state officials, hear from them and let them hear from you.

Visit the Capitol, watch the Legislature in action and see government at work.

Highlights (all plans subject to change):

  • Briefing about the new VoterID bill and how it affects college students.
  • Learn about legislative internships
  • Learn about appellate courts and how they work, including TISL's AMC3.
  • Panel of lobbyists tell about their craft
  • Mock session in legislative chambers
  • Capitol Tours

Tentative Schedule
Revised January 25, 2015

Plans are subject to change because schedules on Capitol Hill are very dynamic. For official legislative schedules and agendas, click here.

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Campus-Capitol Connection

State Government

8:30 a.m.

Senate Government Operations Committee LP 12

9 a.m.

CCC Registration, 1st Floor, State Capitol

A long list of House committees and subcommittees also meets during the day. See Official Schedule.

9:30 a.m.

CCC Opening Session, Old Supreme Court Chamber, 1st Floor, State Capitol

  • TISL Gov. Jamie Arnett
  • Christy Behnke, Executive Director, Tennessee Legislative Intern Program
  • TISL Media

10:30 a.m.

AMC3 Demonstration

Senate State & Local Government Committee LP12

11:30 a.m.

Lunch on your own See Map of Downtown Nashville to identify lunch options

12:30 a.m.

Intro to ParliPro House Chamber, 2nd Floor, State Capitol

12:45 p.m.

Mock Session House Chamber — Debate and vote on bills

1 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee LP12

2 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Lobbyists Tell Their Secrets, panel discussion, House Chamber

3:30 p.m.


Senate Education Committee LP12


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TISL Day at the Legislature

Official schedules for the week are posted on the Legislature's web site on the preceding Friday.


We recommend a coat and tie for men and business professional attire for women.


You'll be on your own for lunch. A wide variety of low-cost options is within walking distance of the Capitol.

Our Map of Downtown Nashville identifies several areas with a variety of affordable lunch options.

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