TN HB0800 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-07 - Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, prohibits the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission from recommending or listing, the state board of education from approving for local adoption or from granting a waiver for, and LEAs and public charter schools from adopting or using textbooks and instructional materials or supplemental instructional materials that promote, normalize, support, or address lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgender issues or lifestyles. - Amends TCA Title 49.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to educational materials.


Roll Calls

2021-04-07 - House - HOUSE EDUCATION INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE: (Y: 8 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-07HouseAssigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
2021-04-07HouseRec. for pass; ref to Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
2021-03-31HousePlaced on cal. Education Instruction for 4/7/2021
2021-03-30HouseRec. for pass by s/c ref. to Education Instruction
2021-03-24HousePlaced on s/c cal Education Instruction Subcommittee for 3/30/2021
2021-03-23HouseAction Def. in s/c Education Instruction Subcommittee to 3/30/2021
2021-03-17HousePlaced on s/c cal Education Instruction Subcommittee for 3/23/2021
2021-02-20HouseAssigned to s/c Education Instruction Subcommittee
2021-02-11HouseP2C, ref. to Education Instruction
2021-02-10HouseIntro., P1C.
2021-02-09HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB1216 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-22 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments 750