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News and Updates

Graphic that says: The TN Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators; Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett; The University of Tennessee Knoxville Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research
The number of new entity filings coupled with a historically low unemployment rate indicates Tennessee has a healthy economy, according to a report released by the Secretary of State's office. There were 9,524 new entity filings in the second quarter of 2017, representing a 6.8 percent increase
David Franklin Brock pictured in the Kumhwa region of Korea in 1953
Photographs are a critical part of learning and understanding history. On July 22, the Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a free workshop entitled “From Farm Boy to Tomahawk Warrior: David Franklin Brock Korean War Photograph Collection."
(L to R) A.J. Camacho of Clayton-Bradley Academy; Tate Greene and teacher Liz Shugart of Clayton-Bradley Academy
Five Tennessee students received medals last week during the 2017 National History Day Contest. In all, 58 middle and high school students represented Tennessee in the competition, where students prepare documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances and websites with historical themes. The overall

Business Services

Search by business name or Secretary of State Control Number in order to file annual reports and other amendments or to view the business detail.
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.
Online file UCC financing statements and access the UCC database.
List of Workers' Compensation Exemption Online Processes.

Charitable Solicitations, Fantasy Sports and Gaming

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Online filing for the initial renewal registration or annual exemption for a charitable organization.
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

Williamson County Courthouse
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.
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See the answers to questions frequently asked about Tennessee elections.
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The GoVoteTN app allows Tennesseans the opportunity to view their sample ballot, locate their polling location and learn about their district.
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The Honor Vote program gives Tennesseans the opportunity to dedicate their vote to active-duty military personnel and veterans.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

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

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Board and Commission membership and vacancy information.
The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.
Private Acts passed during the 110th General Assembly which met in 2017-2018.
Public Acts passed during the 110th General Assembly which met in 2017-2018.
Resolutions passed during the 110th General Assembly which met in 2017-2018.
2015-2016 Tennessee Blue Book serves as a manual of useful information on our state and government, both past and present.
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Electronic meetings are filed with the secretary of state pursuant to T.C.A. § 8-44-108(b)(3).
Executive order information.

Videos

Do you ever wonder if voting matters? This video explains 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.