TN SB0015 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on December 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-08 - Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, specifies that the county mayor has the authority to establish and implement health policies that affect the entire county during a county-wide health emergency; directs the county health director, health officer, and board of health to provide advice to the mayor to develop the policies; applies only in Shelby, Davidson, Knox, Hamilton, Sullivan, and Madison counties. - Amends TCA Title 5 and Title 68, Chapter 2, Part 6.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 5 and Title 68, Chapter 2, Part 6, relative to public health emergencies.


Roll Calls


2021-04-08SenateRe-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
2021-04-06SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 4/8/2021
2021-03-31SenateRecommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0
2021-03-25SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/31/2021
2021-03-24SenateAction deferred in Senate Health and Welfare Committee to 3/31/2021
2021-03-17SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/24/2021
2021-03-17SenateAction deferred in Senate Health & Welfare Committee to 3/24/21
2021-03-10SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/17/2021
2021-01-13SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2020-12-07SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0007 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-11 - Received from House, Passed on First Consideration


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments