TN HB1679 | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 2 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-05-02 - Pub. Ch. 848
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]

Summary

As enacted, requires that attorneys' fees be awarded for state and local government employees when such employees are sued in an individual capacity and are the prevailing party. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20.

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Title

As enacted, requires that attorneys' fees be awarded for state and local government employees when such employees are sued in an individual capacity and are the prevailing party. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 20.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2016-04-06 - House - FLOOR VOTE: CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENT # 1 (Y: 80 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-24 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: THIRD CONSIDERATION AMENDED (Y: 20 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-24 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT Rule 39(3) AMEND# 2 BY Yarbro (Y: 9 N: 18 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2016-03-03 - House - FLOOR VOTE: AS AMENDED PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION (Y: 69 N: 16 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-03 - House - FLOOR VOTE: PREVIOUS QUESTION AS AMENDED PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION (Y: 48 N: 37 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2016-05-02 Pub. Ch. 848
2016-05-02 Effective date(s) 06/01/2016
2016-04-19 Signed by Governor.
2016-04-12HouseTransmitted to Governor for his action.
2016-04-11SenateSigned by Senate Speaker
2016-04-07HouseSigned by H. Speaker
2016-04-06HouseEnrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
2016-04-06HouseH. concurred in S. am. no. SA1 Ayes 80, Nays 15 PNV 0 HB1679
2016-03-31HouseH. Placed on Message Calendar for 4/6/2016
2016-03-24SenatePassed Senate as amended, Ayes 20, Nays 9, PNV 1
2016-03-24SenateFailed to adopt, Ayes 9, Nays 18 (Amendment 2 - SA0864)
2016-03-24SenateSenate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0789)
2016-03-24SenateSenate substituted House Bill for companion Senate Bill.
2016-03-07SenateReceived from House, Passed on First Consideration
2016-03-03HouseEngrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
2016-03-03HousePassed H., as am., Ayes 69, Nays 16, PNV 2
2016-03-03HouseH. adopted am. (Amendment 1 - HA0615)
2016-02-25HouseH. Placed on Regular Calendar for 3/3/2016
2016-02-24HousePlaced on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 2/25/2016
2016-02-23HouseRec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee
2016-02-17HousePlaced on cal. Civil Justice Committee for 2/23/2016
2016-02-17HouseRec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Civil Justice Committee
2016-02-10HousePlaced on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 2/17/2016
2016-02-10HouseAction Def. in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee to 2/17/2016
2016-02-03HousePlaced on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 2/10/2016
2016-01-26HouseAssigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
2016-01-21HouseP2C, ref. to Civil Justice Committee
2016-01-20HouseIntro., P1C.
2016-01-13HouseFiled for intro.

Same As/Similar To

SB2377 (Crossfiled) 2016-05-02 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 848

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Tennessee State Sources


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