TN SB1515 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-22 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
Pending: Senate State and Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced, specifies that the county mayor, in unincorporated areas, and the city mayor, in the incorporated areas, have the authority to establish and implement health policies that affect the county or city, as applicable, during a health emergency; directs the county health director, health officer, and board of health to provide advice to the county mayor and city mayor to develop the policies. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 68, Chapter 2, Part 6.

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Title

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 68, Chapter 2, Part 6, relative to public health emergencies.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-22SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-11SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1327 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-24 - Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee

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