Welcome: Tennessee Senate Bill Targets Non
Natural Born Citizens Running For President
Tennessee Senate Bill 2625 reads as follows:
SENATE BILL 2625
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 2, Chapter 15 and Title 2, Chapter 5, relative to elections.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-5-208(h), is amended by adding the following language at the end of the subsection:
The secretary of state shall not place the name of any presidential or vice presidential candidate, even if nominated by a political party, on the ballot unless the candidate is a natural born citizen of the United States.
SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 2-15-104(c), is amended by adding the following as a new subdivision:
(4) Notwithstanding this subsection (c) to the contrary, the electors are prohibited from casting their ballot for any candidate who is not a natural born citizen. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
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