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News and Updates

Nearly 300 students from throughout the state will begin competing this month for the opportunity to represent their schools at Tennessee History Day.
This election cycle voting early may be an important option because of unpredictable winter weather. The number of presidential candidates as well as the number of delegates could also create incredibly long ballots for some voters.
The Tennessee State Library and Archives has awarded grants to 29 organizations across the state to preserve historical records and improve the facilities where those records are stored. In all, the State Library and Archives awarded more than $95,000 worth of archival development grants.

Business Services

Online file UCC financing statements and access the UCC database.
Online file, search, and download Motor Vehicle Temporary Liens.
List of Workers' Compensation Exemption Online Processes.
Obtain an official copy of an existing Workers' Compensation Exemption Registration, as was provided at the time the exemption was filed.

Charitable Solicitations and Gaming

Online filing for the initial renewal registration or annual exemption for a charitable organization.
Sign up for our monthly newsclips email.
If you are aware of false, misleading or deceptive fundraising activity, please notify the Division.
You should always ask why the charitable organization is seeking donations, how the money will be spent and if the organization is registered with the State of Tennessee.

Elections

Need to register to vote, update your address, submit a change of name request or request a duplicate voter registration card? Contact your local county election commission office.
The GoVoteTN app allows Tennesseans the opportunity to view their sample ballot, locate their polling location and learn about their district.
The Honor Vote program gives Tennesseans the opportunity to dedicate their vote to active-duty military personnel and veterans.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Search this online directory of public libraries and services in Tennessee by county, region, or city.
The Tennessee State Library and Archives welcomes interns and volunteers who would like to be involved in aspects of library and archival work.

Highlighted Publications

The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee
Private acts passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
Public acts passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
Resolutions passed during the 109th General Assembly which met in 2015.
2015-2016 Tennessee Blue Book serves as a manual of useful information on our state and government, both past and present.
Board and Commission membership and vacancy information.
Executive order information.
Every person who shall be chosen or appointed to any office of trust or profit under this Constitution, or any law made in pursuance thereof, shall, before entering on the duties thereof, take an oath to support the Constitution of this State, and of the United States, and an oath of office.

Videos

Do you ever wonder if voting matters? This video explain why your vote actually does matter and why you should vote in this upcoming election.
A documentary on the building and functions of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The video, which has a running time of just under 30 minutes, is narrated by former Gov. Winfield Dunn. It covers some of the highlights of Henry's career and includes remarks from people who worked with him through the years.
A documentary on the building and grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol.