TN HB1234 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-10 - Sponsor change.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #4) [PDF]


As introduced, requires a law enforcement officer to use only an appropriately marked law enforcement vehicle to make traffic stops in non-emergency situations; defines an appropriately marked law enforcement vehicle as one that bears insignias, stripes, decals, labels, seals, symbols, or other pictorial signs or lettering indicating the vehicle's identity as a law enforcement vehicle used by a particular law enforcement agency. - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 55.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38 and Title 55, relative to the operation of law enforcement vehicles.



2024-01-10HouseSponsor change.
2024-01-10HouseSponsor(s) withdrawn.
2023-04-10HouseSponsor change.
2023-02-07HouseAssigned to s/c Public Service Subcommittee
2023-02-02HouseP2C, ref. to State Government Committee
2023-02-01HouseIntro., P1C.
2023-01-31HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB1497 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-06 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee


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