TN SB1538 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 11 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-08 - Sponsor(s) Added.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, authorizes attachment of records from a mental health provider to the presentence report that a court considers when imposing sentence in a criminal case. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39 and Title 40, relative to mental illness.



2021-03-08SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-02-22SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-11SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1605 (Crossfiled) 2022-02-07 - P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.


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