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Governor's Action

Reference Number: MTAS-995
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: November 07, 2019
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If the governor signs the bill when it is presented, it becomes law as provided for in the bill. If he or she vetoes the bill, the governor must return it, with written objections, to the House in which it originated. For the vetoed bill to become a law, the veto must be overridden in both houses by a majority of the elected members. If the governor fails to take any action on a bill within 10 calendar days (Sundays excepted) after it has been presented, it becomes law without his or her signature.


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