TN SB1191 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 344
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, prohibits a public institution of higher education in this state from hosting a Confucius Institute or accepting a gift from, or entering a contract with, a foreign source in certain circumstances; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, relative to higher education.


Roll Calls


2021-05-18 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 344
2021-04-20SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-04-19SenateCompanion House Bill substituted
2021-04-16SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 4/19/2021
2021-04-07SenateRecommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 9, Nays 0 PNV 0
2021-03-31SenatePlaced on Senate Education Committee calendar for 4/7/2021
2021-03-31SenateAction deferred in Senate Education Committee to 4/7/2021
2021-03-30SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-03-25SenatePlaced on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/31/2021
2021-02-22SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-11SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1238 (Crossfiled) 2021-05-18 - Effective date(s) 07/01/2021


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