TN HB0024 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 249
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, requires the bureau to provide quarterly updates to legislative committees on its efforts to hire and train employees within the forensic services division and the average amount of time taken to perform forensic analysis on evidence in cases involving sexual offenses; requires the bureau, by January 1, 2025, to submit a report to legislative committees detailing any additional resources and personnel that would be required in order to perform forensic analysis on such evidence within 60 days of receipt from a law enforcement agency. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6 and Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38, Chapter 6 and Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5, relative to sexual assault evidence collection kits.



2023-05-03 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 249
2023-04-13HouseSponsor(s) Added.
2023-04-13HouseComp. SB subst.
2023-04-06HouseH. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/13/2023
2023-04-05HousePlaced on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 4/6/2023
2023-03-30HouseAction def. in Calendar & Rules Committee to Next Calendar
2023-03-29HousePlaced on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/30/2023
2023-03-28HouseRec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee
2023-03-22HousePlaced on cal. Criminal Justice Committee for 3/28/2023
2023-03-21HouseRec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
2023-03-15HousePlaced on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 3/21/2023
2023-03-14HouseAction Def. in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee to 3/21/2023
2023-03-08HousePlaced on s/c cal Criminal Justice Subcommittee for 3/14/2023
2023-03-06HouseSponsor(s) Added.
2023-01-12HouseAssigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2023-01-12HouseRef. to Criminal Justice Committee
2023-01-11HouseP2C held on desk, pending appointment of Standing Committees
2023-01-10HouseIntro., P1C.
2023-01-03HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0014 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-03 - Effective date(s) 04/28/2023


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