TN Legislation | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

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HB0951PassAs enacted, redefines "person" for purposes of hotel occupancy tax; directs TACIR to study the effect of the tax on economy and tourism. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 14.
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 395
HB1341PassAs enacted, prohibits the use of public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories, if the expenditure or use of the personn...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 380
HB1092PassAs enacted, authorizes Grundy County, by resolution adopted by a two-thirds vote, to levy an occupancy tax of not more than five percent on the privilege of staying in any hotel or motel in Grundy County; the ordinance must set forth the manner of co...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 400
SB0874PassAs enacted, establishes certain exemptions and defenses to offenses involving certain explosives and components to allow certain use in lawful sporting activity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 7; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13; Title 68, Chap...
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 397
SB0786PassAs enacted, prohibits recipients of public assistance benefits from using an EBT card at a tobacco retailer to purchase certain tobacco products; prohibits tobacco retailers from permitting the purchase of tobacco products or nicotine products with a...
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 392
SB0096PassAs enacted, revises requirements governing a state agency, department, or institution of higher education of the state entering into a new lease as lessee. - Amends TCA Title 12, Chapter 2, Part 1.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 382
SB0871PassAs enacted, enacts the "Addiction Treatment Act of 2015." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 56 and Title 63.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 396
HB0440PassAs enacted, establishes a process for reimbursing physicians for services rendered during the pendency of a credentialing application before a health insurance entity. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 386
SB0674PassAs enacted, allows candidate and political campaign committee to accept digital currency as a contribution; requires increase in value of digital currency to be reported as interest on statements filed with the registry of election finance; requires ...
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 379
SB0817PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing overweight loads that are permitted and nondivisable. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 7.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 393
HB0582PassAs enacted, confers upon law enforcement agencies, as well as the department of human services, the authority, during the course of an elder abuse investigation, to require a medical examination of the person if the agency is not sure that the adult ...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 387
SB0130PassAs enacted, authorizes various new special license plates and grants additional time for certain plates to meet the minimum order requirement. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 383
HB1036PassAs enacted, enacts the "Addiction Treatment Act of 2015." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 56 and Title 63.
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 396
HB0196PassAs enacted, requires that a fine be imposed on a person convicted of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult if the victim was over 60 years of age; authorizes appropriation of the fines to fund services and programs for senior citizens. - Amends...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 398
HB0787PassAs enacted, prohibits the requirement of fire sprinkler systems for townhouses; authorizes local governments to adopt mandatory sprinkler requirements for townhomes by local ordinance in same manner utilized for one-family and two-family dwellings. -...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 378
SB0850PassAs enacted, redefines "person" for purposes of hotel occupancy tax; directs TACIR to study the effect of the tax on economy and tourism. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 14.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 395
HB0069PassAs enacted, makes various changes to the manner in which the state fire marshal and the commissioner of commerce and insurance assess civil penalties against violators of state law, and rules promulgated pursuant to such law, regarding fire protectio...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 381
HB1339PassAs enacted, prohibits recipients of public assistance benefits from using an EBT card at a tobacco retailer to purchase certain tobacco products; prohibits tobacco retailers from permitting the purchase of tobacco products or nicotine products with a...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 392
SB0238PassAs enacted, extends the information systems council, June 30, 2019; re-constitutes the membership of the information systems council. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 55.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 385
SB0881PassAs enacted, requires that a fine be imposed on a person convicted of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult if the victim was over 60 years of age; authorizes appropriation of the fines to fund services and programs for senior citizens. - Amends...
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 398
HB0452PassAs enacted, authorizes the alcohol beverage commission to issue temporary licenses for consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises, subject to payment of a $50.00 licensing fee; revises certain provisions regarding the sale of alcoholic bevera...
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2015-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 391
SB0889PassAs enacted, places restrictions on the use of certain surveys, inspections, and investigations of a healthcare provider in healthcare liability actions. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 26, Part 1.
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2015-05-18
Pub. Ch. 399
HB0143PassAs enacted, enacts the “Tennessee Right to Try Act.” - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2015-05-12
Pub. Ch. 376
SB0610PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing 12-hour hold period for persons charged with domestic violence or elder abuse offense; makes hold period mandatory unless the magistrate or other official duly authorized to release the offender finds that the...
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2015-05-12
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 375
SB0811PassAs enacted, enacts the “Tennessee Right to Try Act.” - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2015-05-12
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 376
HB0041PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing 12-hour hold period for persons charged with domestic violence or elder abuse offense; makes hold period mandatory unless the magistrate or other official duly authorized to release the offender finds that the...
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2015-05-12
Pub. Ch. 375
HB1351PassAs enacted, authorizes county legislative bodies to appropriate funds for affordable or workforce housing. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6 and Title 7.
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2015-05-12
Pub. Ch. 377
SB1392PassAs enacted, authorizes county legislative bodies to appropriate funds for affordable or workforce housing. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6 and Title 7.
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2015-05-12
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 377
SB0105PassAs enacted, specifies that no party may settle a claim for permanent disability benefits unless the settlement agreement is approved by a workers' compensation judge and that any settlement not so approved is void; revises other various provisions of...
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2015-05-08
Pub. Ch. 341
SB1337PassAs enacted, specifies that certain information acquired by a county trustee is not subject to public inspection unless a law enforcement agency, court, or other government agency requires inspection of the information in performing official functions...
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2015-05-08
Pub. Ch. 374
HB0094PassAs enacted, specifies that no party may settle a claim for permanent disability benefits unless the settlement agreement is approved by a workers' compensation judge and that any settlement not so approved is void; revises other various provisions of...
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2015-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 341
HB0619PassAs enacted, specifies that certain information acquired by a county trustee is not subject to public inspection unless a law enforcement agency, court, or other government agency requires inspection of the information in performing official functions...
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2015-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 374
SB1297PassAs enacted, specifies that the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners may suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew a barber’s certificate of registration due to the person having a felony conviction if the felony conviction occurred wi...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 333
HB1309PassAs 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
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 323
SB0212PassAs enacted, extends the Tennessee athletic commission, June 30, 2017; deletes obsolete provisions of the Tennessee Athletic Commission Act and makes other revisions to the Act. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 68, Chapter 115.
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 351
HB0880PassAs enacted, requires persons convicted of the offense of sexual contact with inmates to register as a sexual offender and allows such persons to file a request for termination of registration no sooner than three years after termination of active sup...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 284
HB0032PassAs enacted, enacts the "Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 325
HB0112PassAs enacted, increases the permissible size of advertisements on school buses from 16 inches high and 60 inches long to 36 inches high and 90 inches long. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 303
SB0531PassAs 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
Pub. Ch. 334
SB0318PassAs 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
Pub. Ch. 302
HB0735PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner of education, by October 1 of the year prior to the public identification of priority schools, to notify any school and its respective LEA if the school is among the bottom 10 percent of schools in overall achiev...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 361
SB0179PassAs 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
Pub. Ch. 297
HB0212PassAs enacted, designates November as "Lung Cancer Awareness Month." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 299
SB0537PassAs enacted, prohibits an LEA from requiring more than the minimum graduation requirements for students enrolling or transferring in the 11th grade or later who are in the custody of the department of children's services to receive a full diploma. - A...
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2015-05-06
Pub. Ch. 357
SB1377PassAs 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
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 278
SB0106PassAs enacted, extends the effective date of the streamlined sales and use tax agreement legislation from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2017; makes various revisions to sales tax and other tax provisions. - Amends TCA Title 67; Chapter 72 of the Public Acts ...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 273
HB0122PassAs 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
Pub. Ch. 274
HB0515PassAs enacted, extends the Nursing Home Assessment Trust Fund by one year, to terminate on June 30, 2016; increases the aggregate amount of assessments from 4.5 percent in present law to 4.75 percent; revises other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 360
HB0086PassAs enacted, clarifies and adds to present law licensure requirements for persons who provide warehousing or third-party logistics services with regard to controlled substances. - Amends TCA Title 53, Chapter 11, Part 3; Title 63, Chapter 10, Part 2 a...
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 293
HB0322PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner of health to establish policies for the release of HIPAA compliant limited-use data sets. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2015-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 373
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