TN Legislation | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

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TNSB0544As introduced, enacts the "Senior General Sessions and Juvenile Judge Enabling Act"; enables the creation of a program whereby the supreme court can designate a senior general sessions or juvenile judge to relieve court congestion in a needed area; f...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0006As introduced, requires fiscal capacity for BEP purposes of each LEA to be set annually by May 1 before the next school year begins; prohibits any change in any LEA's fiscal capacity after it is set. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2015-02-25
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TNSB0414As introduced, requires local governments that are subject to comptroller audit and handle public funds to close their accounting records and make them available for audit no later than two months after the close of their fiscal year. - Amends TCA Se...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
Intro
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TNHJR0069Jason Vance, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission.
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2015-02-25
Placed on cal. Education Instruction & Programs for 3/3/2015
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TNSB0741As introduced, specifies that a lease of property owned by an airport authority that exceeds 30 years is not subject to local approval; specifies that a lessee under a lease negotiated with an airport authority will not be subject to having the prope...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0970As introduced, shortens time period teacher or other employee requiring proximity to children has to notify employer of conviction of certain offenses from seven days to five days from date of conviction. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 4.
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2015-02-25
Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee
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TNHB1282As introduced, specifies that the state board's report on LEAs' policies on the use of psychotropic drugs to treat children enrolled in elementary or secondary schools must be reported to the general assembly no later than January 1, 2016. - Amends T...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0092As introduced, allows employees covered by the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to be covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 3, Part 1.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB1150As introduced, requires that the fees collected pursuant to the Postsecondary Education Authorization Act be separated from all other collections and expenditures of THEC and be accounted for in a special agency account to administer the Act. - Amend...
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2015-02-25
Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee
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TNHB0283As introduced, extends the Tennessee River resort district boundary from three miles of the nearest bank of the Tennessee River to seven miles of the nearest bank of the Tennessee River. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4, Part 1.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0949As introduced, requires water treatment plant operators to take periodic readings of fluoride content in treated water and to report the results of the readings to the department of environment and conservation; restricts the addition of fluoride to ...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0100As introduced, changes the limit calculations for intermediate methamphetamine precursors from the total amount of the base ephedrine and pseudoephedrine in a product to the overall weight of the product containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. - Am...
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2015-02-25
Placed on cal. Criminal Justice Committee for 3/4/2015
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TNSB0608As introduced, authorizes a judge in certain hearings to order the use of mechanical restraints on a child only when necessary to prevent flight or physical harm to the child or others; establishes certain requirements and procedures that must be met...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0910As introduced, permits LEAs to install cameras on school buses to record vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped school bus; requires any evidence to be reviewed by law enforcement officers; specifies that citations for violations captured on such ca...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0145As introduced, imposes, after July 1, 2015, a one-year United States citizenship or residency requirement on beer permit applicants. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 5.
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2015-02-25
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TNHJR0033Freddie D. Alley.
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2015-02-25
Signed by Governor.
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TNHB0189As introduced, requires local governments that are subject to comptroller audit and handle public funds to close their accounting records and make them available for audit no later than two months after the close of their fiscal year. - Amends TCA Se...
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2015-02-25
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TNSB0225As introduced, extends the board of trustees of the baccalaureate education system trust fund program, June 30, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 8.
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Government Operations Committee calendar for 3/4/2015
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TNSB0852As introduced, 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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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Commerce and Labor Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0084As introduced, authorizes public institutions of higher education and the department to participate in, sponsor, conduct, or administer cooperative purchasing agreements with other states or local governments for the procurement of certain goods or s...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0478As introduced, eliminates the 30-day aggregate limit of sick leave that may be used for maternity and paternity leave if both parents are state employees. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 23 and Title 8, Chapter 50, Part 8.
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2015-02-25
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TNSB0795As introduced, allows law enforcement officers to transport minor victims of prostitution to a shelter care facility designated by the juvenile court judge to facilitate the release of the minor to the custody of a parent or legal guardian. - Amends ...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0125As introduced, halts the closure at the end of the 2014–2015 school year of charter schools on the state's 2015 priority list; makes the 2017 priority list the first list for which charter schools appearing on a priority list must close at the end ...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0171As introduced, authorizes all county registers of deeds, instead of the register of deeds in five counties, to redact social security numbers from recorded documents at the request of certain persons where practicable for the register. - Amends TCA T...
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2015-02-25
Placed on cal. State Government Committee for 3/3/2015
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TNHB1318As introduced, specifies that it is not an offense to take a black vulture in this state and that state resources may not be used to enforce any prohibition against taking black vultures in this state. - Amends TCA Title 70.
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2015-02-25
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TNSJR0061Beth Ann Scott.
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2015-02-25
Signed by Governor.
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TNSB0453As introduced, requires the Tennessee STEM innovation network to establish STEM innovation hubs in rural areas of the state and in Northwest Tennessee; requires the Tennessee STEM innovation network to provide a middle school curriculum on the variet...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/4/2015
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TNHJR0029The Battle of New Orleans, 200th anniversary.
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2015-02-25
Signed by Governor.
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TNSB0268As introduced, extends the Delta human resource agency, June 30, 2021, and requires representatives of the agency to report back to the committee concerning the findings in its 2014 performance audit report. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 a...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Government Operations Committee calendar for 3/4/2015
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TNSB0924As introduced, grants immunity from prosecution for possession of drug paraphernalia in certain situations when the person being searched alerts the officer to the presence of a hypodermic needle or similar object. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 7, P...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNSB0220As introduced, extends the board of claims, June 30, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Government Operations Committee calendar for 3/4/2015
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TNSB0541As introduced, allows the assertion of the affirmative defense of solicitation and collection of charitable donations to the criminal offense of obstructing a highway in Williamson and Maury counties. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-307.
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB1283As introduced, clarifies that an individual exemption of $33,000 or a joint exemption of $59,000 applies for Hall Income taxpayers who are 65 years of age or older. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 2, Part 1.
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2015-02-25
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TNSB0086As introduced, authorizes, rather than requires, tax credits and other economic incentives based on employment to include individuals having a co-employment relationship with a professional employer organization and a client. - Amends TCA Section 62-...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNSB1356As introduced, specifies that any bank account information received, compiled, or maintained by a state governmental agency is confidential and not an open record for inspection by members of the public. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5.
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNSJR0110A. Wayne Carter.
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2015-02-25
Signed by Governor.
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TNSB0084As introduced, authorizes certain judges to issue a warrant for the retaking of a prisoner released in error upon proper showing by the department; permits the department to act upon the warrant; clarifies the warrant is not bondable. - Amends TCA Se...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNHB0188As introduced, alters the penalty imposed on a municipality for violating the Municipal Finance Officer Certification and Education Act from $50.00 per day to a sales tax revenue reduction in an amount not to exceed 15 percent of the total amount due...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0258As introduced, eliminates the requirement that a governing body of a law enforcement agency responsible for an investigation and arrest resulting in a drug conviction must provide a report to the comptroller regarding funds collected and paid and mon...
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2015-02-25
Placed on cal. State Government Committee for 3/3/2015
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TNHB1153As introduced, extends present use valuation of certain residential property zoned for commercial use to the unmarried surviving spouse. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 5.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0147As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Animal Abuser Registration Act." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 44.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0879As introduced, exempts compressed natural gas from sales tax in the same manner that the present law exempts motor fuel and liquified gas from sales tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 3 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB1348As introduced, revises the provisions governing curriculum standards for K–12 students, such as prohibiting the implementation of the common core state standards and allowing the state board of education to come up with a new set of state academic ...
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2015-02-25
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TNSB0034As introduced, requires a person who was involved in or caused a snow skiing accident to remain at the scene of the accident and provide the person's name and contact information, unless the person leaves for the sole purpose of securing aid for some...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/3/2015
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TNSB0112As introduced, requires the board for licensing healthcare facilities and the departments of mental health and substance abuse services, human services, and intellectual and developmental disabilities to amend licensure rules to be consistent with fe...
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2015-02-25
Placed on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/4/2015
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TNHJR0038Benjamin and Wanda Sue Davis, 50th wedding anniversary.
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2015-02-25
Signed by Governor.
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TNHB0533As introduced, allows a recipient of the Air Medal (meritorious) to be exempt from renewal fees for the recipient's Air Medal (meritorious) license plate, if the recipient was stationed on active-duty service outside Tennessee before May 13, 2013, wh...
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2015-02-25
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TNHB1223As introduced, creates a cause of action under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act for any person suffering a loss as a result of certain deceptive practices by a postsecondary education institution or its agents; requires postsecondary institution...
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2015-02-25
Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee
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TNHB0649As introduced, lowers number of registered voter signatures required on a nominating petition for a delegate to a national convention of a political party from 100 to 25. - Amends TCA Section 2-13-305.
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2015-02-25
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TNHB0966As introduced, permits electronic formats of reports on findings and recommendations concerning pilot after-school educational programs by the commissioner of education to the governor and the speakers and education committees of the senate and house...
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2015-02-25
Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee
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