TN Legislation | 2013-2014 | 108th General Assembly

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TNHR0292Judge John McAfee, Clairborne County Good Scout Award.
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2014-04-23
Signed by H. Speaker
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TNHB1906As introduced, allows LEAs to teach the history of traditional winter celebrations; allows students and staff to use traditional greetings of such celebrations; and allows LEAs to display winter celebration scenes or symbols under certain conditions....
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 687
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TNHB1653As introduced, under certain circumstances, exempts companies that sell emergency lights and sirens to public safety and law enforcement agencies from the prohibitions on the operation, installation or use of such warning devices. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 710
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TNHB1654As introduced, requires an LEA in which a student is transferring to another school to send the student's records, including disciplinary records, to the school to which the student transfers; requires an LEA from which a student is transferring to a...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 692
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TNHB2426As introduced, requires that workplace chemical lists be filed within "four business days" instead of "within 96 hours" of a request for such list. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 3, Part 20.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 709
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TNSB2632As introduced, subject to local approval, prohibits any elected official from being a paid employee or department head; decreases the mayor's salary from $800 per month to $400 per month; removes the mayor's benefit plan; and adds provisions to autho...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB2236As introduced, in counties having over 300,000 tax parcels, upon adoption of a resolution, allows the county trustee to collect fees and costs, in addition to delinquent taxes, penalties and interest, on all property included on delinquent tax lists....
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 708
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TNHB2205As introduced, permits any disabled veteran to receive a free disabled veteran decal to affix to any license plate issued by this state; such decal will afford the disabled driver the same parking privileges as a placard. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapt...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 720
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TNHB1916As introduced, authorizes the county election commissions in counties that share a municipality to designate, by agreement, a polling place and early voting location within the limits of the municipality but outside the boundaries of one of the respe...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 697
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TNHB1527As introduced, enacts the "Channon Christian Act", which clarifies rule of evidence regarding certain character evidence. - Amends TCA Title 24, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 713
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TNHB2309As introduced, permits the commissioner of revenue to delegate certain duties to the county clerks relative to the taxation, titling, registration, and regulation of motor vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 718
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TNHB1940As introduced, revises the provisions governing the Tennessee Excellence, Accountability and Management (TEAM) Act. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 30, Part 3.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 701
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TNHB1526As introduced, creates presumption to successor trial and appellate judges that if the original trial judge dismisses the jury following a unanimous verdict, that the judge exercised his or her duties as the 13th juror and approves the verdict. - Ame...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 694
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TNSB1715As introduced, revises various election law provisions. - Amends TCA Section 2-19-107; Section 2-2-107; Section 2-2-109; Section 2-2-201; Section 2-3-109; Section 2-3-204; Section 2-4-106; Section 2-5-102; Section 2-5-106; Section 2-6-103 and Section...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 724
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TNHB1989As introduced, revises the provisions governing the revocation or nonrenewal of a public charter school agreement. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 721
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TNSB2627As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes salaries of the mayor and aldermen to be set by ordinance rather than establishing specific salary amounts in the charter; requires mayor to attend and participate in all state, regional, county an...
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2014-04-22
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TNSB2054As introduced, renames the commission the "Tennessee affirmative action commission"; restructures the commission by granting the senate and house speakers the authority to appoint members to the commission equal in number to the governor, whereas pre...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB2273As introduced, names a new APD 40 Interchange in Cleveland, Tennessee in honor of the Honorable Mayor Tom Rowland.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 705
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TNSB2471As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act of 2014"; revises certain provisions of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 7 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2014-04-22
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TNHB1857As introduced, expands the duties of the executive director of THEC to ensure institutions develop and use electronic instructional materials and related information technology accessible to individuals with disabilities; creates the Accessibility Ta...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 712
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TNSB1692As introduced, expands the duties of the executive director of THEC to ensure institutions develop and use electronic instructional materials and related information technology accessible to individuals with disabilities; creates the Accessibility Ta...
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2014-04-22
Pub. Ch. 712
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TNSB2434As introduced, makes out-of-state medical laboratories subject to rebate prohibition in medical laboratory statute and other provisions of that statute deemed necessary by the medical laboratory board to protect the public. - Amends TCA Title 68, Cha...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB2217As introduced, defines as confidential, information relative to school safety plans; provides that meetings involving school safety plans are not subject to the open meetings laws. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 10 and Title 49.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 717
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TNSB1561As introduced, extends the state university and community college system, board of regents, June 30, 2015. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 8, Part 2.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 725
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TNHB1754As introduced, ratifies and validates certain bonds issued by an airport authority. - Amends TCA Title 42, Chapter 3.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 698
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TNSB2601As introduced, subject to local approval, creates the position of vice-mayor, to be selected from the board of commissioners. - Amends Chapter 193 of the Private Acts of 1953; as rewritten and amended.
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2014-04-22
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TNHB2294As introduced, urges the departments of education and children's services to work together to enhance or adapt curriculum materials that focus on child sexual abuse, including such abuse which may occur in the child’s home. - Amends TCA Title 37, C...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 706
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TNHB2415As introduced, includes the offense of patronizing prostitution, where the victim is a minor, in the definition of "sexual offense" for purposes of sex offender registration. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and Title 40, Chapter 39, Part 2.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 722
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TNHB1530As introduced, allows county mayors to require training of county board of equalization members and hearing officers; restates notice procedures regarding property tax appeals; permits electronic notification and recordation. - Amends TCA Title 67, C...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 691
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TNSB1913As introduced, urges the department of revenue to study the issuance of specialty license plates in bordering states; urges the department to report its findings to the transportation committees no later than January 15, 2015. - Amends TCA Title 55, ...
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2014-04-22
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TNSB2355As introduced, requires the state board of education to report on the use of the scholarship fund for deaf students graduating from the Tennessee school for the deaf and the amount of moneys in the fund and expended for scholarships by November 1, 20...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB1420As introduced, makes certain revisions to the T.E.A.M. Act; expands board of appeals to no more than 18 members rather than nine; clarifies burden of proof and standard of review during the appeals process; establishes when an order or settlement agr...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 689
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TNHB1494As introduced, adds certain physician assistants to those designated professionals authorized to perform the duties of a physician under portions of involuntary admission to inpatient mental health treatment statute. - Amends TCA Title 33.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 688
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TNHB1942As introduced, permits municipalities to extend the terms of local school board members in order to comply with the general law and synchronize local elections to the general election. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-201.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 716
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TNSB2178As introduced, creates the offense of retail vandalism to be graded as theft; creates the Class C felony of knowing aggravated retail vandalism and Class D felony of reckless aggravated retail vandalism; creates the Class E felony of organized retail...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB1807As introduced, reduces from sixty to forty-five days the period in which an ambulance service may renew its license, following the expiration date, by payment of the renewal fee and late penalty. - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 715
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TNSB2319As introduced, requires the $2.00 fee imposed by county clerks for handling mail orders of registration plates and decals to be increased to $3.00 on January 1 of the first new license plate issuance year after July 1, 2014. - Amends TCA Section 55-4...
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2014-04-22
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TNSB2559As introduced, requires every LEA to allow parents to review all instructional materials used in the classroom of the parent's child; mandates the LEA to allow parents access to review all surveys and evaluations administered to the parent's child. -...
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2014-04-22
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TNSB1112As introduced, requires department to utilize scale of 100 percent when reporting progress in the Tennessee report card for schools beginning with the report for the 2013-2014 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 723
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TNHB2337As introduced, extends the minimum sentences for repeat domestic assault offenders and authorizes the sheriff or chief administrative officer of a local jail to use alternative facilities to incarcerate domestic assault offenders if space is not avai...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 693
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TNHB2234As introduced, allows a person to become a licensed surveyor without a college degree if the person has had practical training and experience working under the supervision of a registered land surveyor. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 18, Part 1.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 714
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TNHB1495As introduced, enables community mental health centers to employ physicians. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 6.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 695
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TNSB1760As introduced, prohibits counting walking to and from class towards the minimum of 90 minutes per week of required physical activity for public school students. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.
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2014-04-22
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TNSB2378As introduced, permits judges of General Sessions Courts in Rutherford County to appoint court officers, including legal secretaries, law clerks, Civil and Probate Court Coordinators, and Juvenile Court Magistrates. - Amends Chapter 384 of the Privat...
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2014-04-22
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TNHB0946As introduced, authorizes the sports hall of fame board of directors to request goods and services from state entities as will enable the executive director to best serve the hall of fame. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 54.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 685
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TNHB1380As introduced, codifies requirements for the inspection of funeral establishments presently enforced pursuant to board rules; authorizes unannounced inspections of establishments by a licensed funeral director and embalmer acting on behalf of the boa...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 690
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TNHB2371As introduced, abolishes annexation by ordinance at the initiative of the municipality. - Amends TCA Title 6, Chapter 51 and Title 6, Chapter 58.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 707
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TNHB2091As introduced, adds the president of the Tennessee historical society as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the Douglas Henry state museum commission. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 20, Part 3.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 719
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TNSB1575As introduced, extends the Tennessee higher education commission, June 30, 2015. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 2.
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 726
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TNHB1894As introduced, clarifies $100 out of $200 be given to each teacher by August 1 so that the teacher may spend it at any time during that school year on instructional supplies as determined necessary by the teacher; requires LEA to send written explana...
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2014-04-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 704
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