TN HB1239 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-10 - Sponsor change.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #4) [PDF]


As introduced, prohibits the commissioner of the department of correction and a local governmental entity from entering into, renewing, or extending a contract for correctional services with a private prison contractor; deletes the Private Prison Contracting Act of 1986 upon the expiration of all such contracts. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 9; Title 12 and Title 41.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 8; Title 9; Title 12 and Title 41, relative to private prison contractors.



2024-01-10HouseSponsor change.
2024-01-10HouseSponsor(s) withdrawn.
2023-04-10HouseSponsor change.
2023-03-21HouseTaken off notice for cal in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Government Committee
2023-03-15HousePlaced on s/c cal Corrections Subcommittee for 3/21/2023
2023-02-07HouseAssigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
2023-02-02HouseP2C, ref. to State Government Committee
2023-02-01HouseIntro., P1C.
2023-01-31HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB1515 (Crossfiled) 2023-03-21 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee


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