TN SB0478 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Passed on April 21 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-21 - Effective date(s) 04/13/2021
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, authorizes a home health service to provide care in accordance with orders recorded by an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant in addition to those recorded by a physician; authorizes electronic transmission of orders from an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 63 and Title 68.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4; Title 63 and Title 68, relative to home health service.


Roll Calls

2021-03-22 - House - FLOOR VOTE: PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION (Y: 96 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-01 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-24 - Senate - SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-21 Effective date(s) 04/13/2021
2021-04-21 Pub. Ch. 124
2021-04-13SenateSigned by Governor.
2021-04-06SenateTransmitted to Governor for action.
2021-04-05HouseSigned by H. Speaker
2021-03-23SenateSigned by Senate Speaker
2021-03-23SenateEnrolled and ready for signatures
2021-03-22HousePassed H., Ayes 96, Nays 0, PNV 1
2021-03-22HouseSubst. for comp. HB.
2021-03-22HouseRcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
2021-03-02SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-03-01SenateEngrossed; ready for transmission to House
2021-03-01SenatePassed Senate, Ayes 32, Nays 0
2021-02-25SenatePlaced on Senate Consent Calendar 2 for 3/1/2021
2021-02-24SenateRecommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
2021-02-21SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 2/24/2021
2021-02-11SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee
2021-02-10SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-08SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0743 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-21 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 124


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments