TN SB1553 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 24 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-24 - Comp. became Pr. Ch. 22
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Subject to local approval, removes prohibition on persons convicted of malfeasance or misfeasance in office, felonies, or crimes involving moral turpitude from being an employee of the city for ten years after the conviction; reduces, from a 2/3 majority to a simple majority, the required vote by the council for approving and removing mayoral appointments; authorizes the city board to appoint and promote city employees. - Amends Chapter 486 of the Private Acts of 1941; as amended and rewritten.

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AN ACT to amend Chapter 486 of the Private Acts of 1941; as amended and rewritten by Chapter 26 of the Private Acts of 2013; and any other acts amendatory thereto, relative to the Charter of the City of Smithville.


Roll Calls

2023-04-13 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt (Y: 29 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-24 Comp. became Pr. Ch. 22
2023-04-13SenateCompanion House Bill substituted
2023-04-11SenatePlaced on Senate Local Calendar for 4/13/2023
2023-03-30SenatePassed on Second Consideration, held on desk. Local Bill
2023-03-23SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-03-20SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1565 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-24 - Pr. Ch. 22


Tennessee State Sources

Bill Comments