TN Legislation | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

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SB0108PassAs enacted, increases the fee for recording liens, encumbrances, and mortgages on certificates of title from $5.50 to $11.00; revises other provisions related to titling and registering vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 2; Title 55, Chapter 4 ...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 294
HB0071PassAs enacted, authorizes the state board of examiners for architects and engineers to deny certain certificates of registration to persons with felony convictions; removes certain board notifications to governmental entities when revoking or suspending...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 291
SB0917PassAs enacted, creates a delivery service license that will authorize a delivery service that delivers prepared food from restaurants to customers to also deliver sealed packages of alcoholic beverages or beer or both sold by a licensed retailer of alco...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 285
SB0199PassAs enacted, redefines "cost of doing business by the retailer" for purposes of violations under the "Unfair Retailer's Cigarette Sales Law." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 25, Part 3.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 347
SB1016PassAs enacted, enacts the "Kenneth Harry-Hill Tennessee Veterans Health Care Act of 2015," which may also be known as the "Mission Tennessee for Veterans Program". - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 277
SB0852PassAs enacted, allows articles of incorporation of cooperative marketing associations to be amended under certain procedures to allow for a conversion to a general nonprofit corporation. - Amends TCA Title 43, Chapter 16.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 323
HB1005PassAs enacted, permits Knox County to impose a litigation tax of $5.00 on all criminal court, fourth circuit court, and general sessions court-criminal division cases upon adoption of a resolution by 2/3 majority of the county legislative body; requires...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 327
HB0084PassAs enacted, authorizes public institutions of higher education to participate in, sponsor, conduct, or administer a cooperative purchasing agreement for the procurement of goods or services with one or more other states or local governments in accord...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 272
HB0707PassAs enacted, prohibits lobbyist from making a campaign contribution to a judge or a judicial candidate. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 280
SB0878PassAs enacted, authorizes the state treasurer to create the higher education foundation investment pool; allows higher education foundations to participate in the investment pool; requires the state treasurer to invest and manage funds in the pool. - Am...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 324
SB0647PassAs enacted, revises and enacts requirements governing carbon monoxide alarms in certain hotels. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 120.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 318
HB1360PassAs enacted, requires utility districts created by private act to elect, for purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, whether to be treated as private employers or to create their own programs of compliance. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 3...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 332
HB0179PassAs enacted, increases the fines for failure to use safety belts; designates a portion of the revenue from the fines to the division of vocational rehabilitation and a portion to the state general fund. - Amends TCA Section 55-9-603.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 296
SB0597PassAs enacted, prohibits a county election commission from banning the use of mobile electronic and communication devices at a polling place for informational purposes to assist the voter in making election decisions. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 7, Pa...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 315
SB0700PassAs enacted, creates a lifetime handgun carry permit which entitles the permit holder to carry any handgun that the permit holder legally owns or possesses without expiration; sets the application fee for a lifetime handgun carry permit at $500 and es...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 281
SB0208PassAs enacted, designates November as "Lung Cancer Awareness Month." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 299
SB0018PassAs enacted, authorizes the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption at: Sugar Hollow Marina in Campbell County; and any establishment in Eagleville that is licensed to serve beer and wine for on-premises consumption; authorizes sale fo...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 336
HB0269PassAs enacted, extends the statute of limitations for commission of the offense of promotion of prostitution involving a minor on or after July 1, 2015, from 10 years from the date that the minor becomes 18 years of age to 25 years from the date that th...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 310
SB1320PassAs enacted, exempts certain drop-in centers providing short-term care from the child care agency licensure requirements of the department of human services by removing the requirement that such a center be operated by a not-for-profit corporation in ...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 271
HB0081PassAs enacted, makes various changes to the regulation of petroleum underground storage tanks and waste; gives an owner or operator of an underground tank the option to request a refund of the annual fee or a waiver or reduction of the penalties in cert...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 292
HB0617PassAs enacted, revises obsolete language concerning automatic salary advancements for certain state-employed administrative professionals. - Amends TCA Section 8-50-102.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 317
SB0373PassAs enacted, extends the statute of limitations for commission of the offense of promotion of prostitution involving a minor on or after July 1, 2015, from 10 years from the date that the minor becomes 18 years of age to 25 years from the date that th...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 310
HB0578PassAs enacted, adds drug fraud to the crimes for which a person may have the public records of the person's conviction expunged. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 32.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 278
SB0033PassAs enacted, exempts diabetic testing supplies from sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 3.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 274
SB1158PassAs enacted, authorizes certain guardians to place a security freeze on the consumer report of a person under 16 years of age or an incapacitated person; establishes requirements for such a freeze and remedies for violations. - Amends TCA Title 39; Ti...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 282
SB0202PassAs enacted, requires the governor to designate the first weekend in August of each calendar year as "Tennessee's Weekend of Prayer Over Students." - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 298
SB1235PassAs enacted, makes various revisions to regulations governing cemetery companies or other entities engaged in the business of selling, leasing, or renting lots, grave spaces, crypts, niches, and burial rights for the interment of deceased persons; req...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 288
HB0306PassAs enacted, authorizes professional bondsmen to charge up to 15 percent rather than 10 percent of the face value of a criminal appearance bond if the defendant is not a resident of the state. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 11, Part 3.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 334
SB0368PassAs enacted, permits active duty members of the United States armed forces holding valid military commercial driver licenses whose duty station is located in this state to qualify for a waiver of the required commercial driver skills test. - Amends TC...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 309
SB0641PassAs enacted, revises obsolete language concerning automatic salary advancements for certain state-employed administrative professionals. - Amends TCA Section 8-50-102.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 317
SB0599PassAs enacted, clarifies the definition of "violent juvenile sexual offender" to apply when the offender is between the ages of 14 and 18 when the qualifying act is committed. - Amends TCA Section 40-39-202.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 316
HB0023PassAs enacted, authorizes the state board of education to make policies concerning the revocation of licenses and certificates for misconduct. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 304
HB0636PassAs enacted, requires chair and vice chair of committee to be members of opposite houses; requires chair and vice chair positions to rotate between houses every two years. - Amends TCA Section 3-7-101(e).
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 297
HB0496PassAs enacted, clarifies that each court clerk possessing records subject to an expunction order is required to remove and destroy the records within 60 days of the date of the expunction order rather than the date of the filing of the petition; require...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 295
SB1274PassAs enacted, requires utility districts created by private act to elect, for purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, whether to be treated as private employers or to create their own programs of compliance. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 3...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 332
SB0114PassAs enacted, extends the CoverKids Act of 2006 from June 30, 2015, to June 30, 2020. - Amends TCA Section 71-3-1113.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 343
SB0140PassAs enacted, clarifies that each court clerk possessing records subject to an expunction order is required to remove and destroy the records within 60 days of the date of the expunction order rather than the date of the filing of the petition; require...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 295
HB1011PassAs enacted, creates a delivery service license that will authorize a delivery service that delivers prepared food from restaurants to customers to also deliver sealed packages of alcoholic beverages or beer or both sold by a licensed retailer of alco...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 285
SB0388PassAs enacted, expands premises for consumption of alcoholic beverages to include area between a convention center, convention center hotel, museum, and one block of public roadway in Nashville upon majority vote of the local legislative body. - Amends ...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 279
SB1084PassAs enacted, requires the annual TBI report on crime to contain demographic data, including the percentage of suspects, victims, and convicted offenders based on race, gender, age, nationality, and any other appropriate demographic, as determined by t...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 287
SB0040PassAs enacted, repeals the offense of failure to put the name of the grower or packer on a produce container. - Repeals TCA Section 39-14-129 and Section 39-14-410.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 338
SB0720PassAs enacted, expands a court's ability to admit into evidence a video recording of a forensic interview with a child to include an interview conducted by a forensic interviewer employed by a child advocacy center that is not a nonprofit corporation. -...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 320
HB0057PassAs enacted, enacts the "Racial Profiling Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 38, Chapter 1 and Section 49-7-118.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 335
SB1271PassAs enacted, adds "foster parent, or other authorized representative of the department of children's services" to the list of people that may sign and verify a minor's application for a driver license. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 50, Part 3.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 330
SB0078PassAs enacted, expands types of activities the state board for licensing contractors may penalize; increases the amount of civil penalties that may be levied against contractors; changes evidentiary requirements for obtaining a court order to enforce th...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 290
SB0307PassAs enacted, requires DIDD to adopt policies and procedures regarding the development of appropriations requested for family support; requires, unless the commissioner determines an exigent circumstance exists, DIDD to seek the state family support co...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 301
HB0151PassAs enacted, enacts the "Annual Coverage Assessment Act of 2015." - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5 and Chapter 877 of the Public Acts of 2014.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 276
HB0287PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of law regarding the scheduling of controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives, including updated identifications of drugs categorized in Schedules I–V. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 302
HB1221PassAs enacted, requires a school in which a child is a suspected victim of child sexual abuse and the abuse occurred while the child was under the supervision or care of the school to make reasonable accommodations to separate the alleged victim of chil...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 286
SB0107PassAs enacted, revises provisions related to information reports of sales of beer and tobacco products. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 1 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 342
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