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Beavers signs legislation to stiffen penalties for meth offenders
Statewide tracking system to be implemented
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(NASHVILLE, TN), June 10, 2011 -- Major legislation passed in the Tennessee General Assembly to stiffen penalties for making methamphetamines in the presence of a child and which implements a statewide electronic tracking system to curb meth production has been signed into law. Governor Bill Haslam signed the bill, which was sponsored by Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), on Monday before a large crowd of supporters and law enforcement officials.“I am very pleased this bill has now been signed into law,” said Senator Beavers.