Rules and Regulations

As provided by T.C.A. Title 4 Chapter 5, the rules and regulations are the current and official rules and regulations presented as the official compilation-Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee and are inclusive of all amendments, repeals, and/or deletions.

Effective Rules

The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee
List of recently effective Rules and Regulations by month.
List of recently effective Rules and Regulations.


List of pending Rules and Regulations.
Rulemaking Hearings are official notice for a rulemaking hearing. Notices of rulemaking hearing are posted to the web site to give official notice for the time, date, and location of a hearing. The text of proposed rules being considered at the hearing is included in the notice.
Emergency Rules are rules promulgated due to an immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare. These rules are effective immediately on the date of filing and remain in effect thereafter for up to 180 days.
A searchable list of archived rule filings.
A searchable list of archived rulemaking hearing notices.
List of Tenncare Rules and Filings
Wildlife Proclamations contain seasons, creel, size and bag limits, and areas open to hunting and/or fishing. They also establish wildlife and/or public hunting areas and declare the manner and means of taking.


Instructions for filing rules and notices.
Eight pages of guidelines for rule formatting and filing.