TN SB0279 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on April 18 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-18 - Effective date(s) 04/13/2023
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, removes the requirement that the nonprofit partner of the governor's office of faith-based and community initiatives use its own revenues to cover the cost of the nonprofit partner's activities; removes the prohibition on a state employee benefitting from the nonprofit partner's activities; prohibits a state employee from receiving compensation from funds received by the nonprofit partner; removes the statement of the general assembly's intent that the state not realize any increased cost as a result of such office. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 32.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Chapter 32, relative to the financial activities of the governor's office of faith-based and community initiatives.


Roll Calls


2023-04-18 Effective date(s) 04/13/2023
2023-04-18 Pub. Ch. 146
2023-04-13SenateSigned by Governor.
2023-04-05SenateTransmitted to Governor for action.
2023-04-05HouseSigned by H. Speaker
2023-04-03SenateSigned by Senate Speaker
2023-04-03SenateEnrolled and ready for signatures
2023-03-30HousePassed H., Ayes 72, Nays 16, PNV 1
2023-03-30HouseAm. withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - HA0211)
2023-03-30HouseSubst. for comp. HB.
2023-03-27HouseRcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
2023-03-23SenateEngrossed; ready for transmission to House
2023-03-23SenatePassed Senate as amended, Ayes 26, Nays 4
2023-03-23SenateSenate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0210)
2023-03-22SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-03-21SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/23/2023
2023-03-21SenateRecommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
2023-03-14SenatePlaced on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 3/21/2023
2023-03-14SenateRecommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 7, Nays 1 PNV 1
2023-03-13SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-03-07SenatePlaced on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/14/2023
2023-03-07SenateAction deferred in Senate State and Local Government Committee to 3/14/2023
2023-02-28SenatePlaced on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/7/2023
2023-01-21SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
2023-01-20SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-01-19SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0327 (Crossfiled) 2023-04-18 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 146


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments