Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Commerce and Labor Committee

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TNSB0178IntroAs introduced, requires an advisory committee appointed by the commissioner to assist the department to meet with the commissioner or the commissioner's designee annually and to report its findings to the department by September 1 of each year. - Ame...
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2018-04-02
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2115IntroAs introduced, authorizes licensed plant dealers to market and do business through marketing affiliates with one or more corporate entities if the relationship between the dealer and each affiliate is clearly designated on the marketing affiliate’s...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2147IntroAs introduced, directs the department of health to establish and enforce a medical supply donation program. - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2543IntroAs introduced, prohibits retaliatory discharge of employees under the Tennessee workers' compensation law under certain circumstances; prescribes certain damages available to prevailing plaintiffs under retaliatory discharge claims. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1058IntroAs introduced, authorizes municipal electrics to provide cable service, two-way video transmission, video programming, and internet services outside its service area. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 52.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1766IntroAs introduced, repeals requirements that authorization to engage in regulated professions and occupations be revoked for persons who default on student loans. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3; Title 23, Chapter 3; Title 38, Chapter 1; Title 49...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2447IntroAs introduced, creates a private right of action against any employer for a violation concerning the distribution of mandatory service charges or gratuities to employees. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 2.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2233IntroAs introduced, combines the practices of barbering and cosmetology and the regulation of such practices. - Amends TCA Title 4; Section 37-5-212; Section 49-7-2004; Title 62 and Title 68.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2585IntroAs introduced, requires the comptroller of the treasury to study the implementation of episodes of care concerning the implementation of bonuses and penalties within episodes of care with attention to the equity of the system with respect to provider...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2434IntroAs introduced, creates a cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages to an employee in accordance with statute. - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2535IntroAs introduced, requires the board of examiners for architects and engineers to oversee compliance with provisions governing contracts for professional services with respect to the use and procurement of architectural, engineering, and landscape archi...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1948IntroAs introduced, authorizes a trustee to establish a single trust fund for all pre-need funeral contracts issued by multiple pre-need sellers, instead of having to establish a trust fund for each pre-need seller. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 5, Part ...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2302IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to prepare a report outlining existing laws that establish fair debt buying practices in this state, if any, and transmit the report electronically to the governor and each member of the general assembly no la...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2640IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Network Adequacy and Out-of-Network Balance Billing Transparency Act." - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2558IntroAs introduced, requires the manufacturer of a nonconforming HVAC system to repair the system at no cost to the consumer; requires replacement of the HVAC system in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 62 and Title 68.
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1101IntroAs introduced, extends from three years to four years the maximum period for which the state fire marshal may refuse to issue another permit to the holder of a permit that has been canceled or revoked for cause. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 104, Pa...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1756IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Neutrality and Internet Consumer Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 10; Title 12; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2018-03-14
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1609IntroAs introduced, prohibits denying certain durable medical equipment providers the right to participate in a health plan or denying a beneficiary of a health plan the right to select certain durable medical equipment providers in certain circumstances....
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2018-03-14
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2185IntroAs introduced, requires all health benefit plans to provide coverage for contraception and other women's preventive health services; provides exemptions for certain religious employers. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2018-03-14
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2183IntroAs introduced, requires any internet service provider that provides internet to the state to provide a net neutral internet service. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 10; Title 12; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2018-03-14
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1963IntroAs introduced, requires a life, accident, hospitalization, or health insurance company doing business in this state that solicits applications or offers for contracts or contracts of insurance primarily by internet to provide at least one office for ...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2198IntroAs introduced, decreases from 60 days to 30 days the time in which a utilization review agent has to notify health care providers of a change in preauthorization requirements that affects cancer patients. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 56.
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2709IntroAs introduced, authorizes a 5 percent increase of a grant to a film production company if the production company spends at least 25 percent of its filming days in an economically distressed area, tells a Tennessee story, or uses Tennessee music. - Am...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0166IntroAs introduced, changes administering agency for the medicaid program in statute from the department of health to the department of finance and administration; changes reporting date for the annual actuarial study by the comptroller of the treasury fr...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2088IntroAs introduced, rewrites the Healthy Workplace Act to designate certain acts of harassment, intimidation, or bullying as unlawful employment practices and to require employers to adopt policies prohibiting those acts of harassment, intimidation, or bu...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2422IntroAs introduced, requires landlords in the City of Hendersonville, upon adoption by a two-thirds vote of the legislative body, to register with the department of the city that enforces building codes. - Amends TCA Section 66-28-107.
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2019IntroAs introduced, requires identification of a physician licensed in this state and a meeting with the enrollee's physician when a claim is denied on the basis of medical necessity. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1930IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners to promulgate rules to establish a system to timely notify an accused applicant or licensee of the board’s receipt of a complaint filed against such person, and to create s...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2164IntroAs introduced, requires the commerce and labor committee of the senate, the insurance and banking committee of the house of representatives, and the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the house of representatives to recommend any ne...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1884IntroAs introduced, revises requirements for mental health parity with medical health insurance statutes to require certain demonstrations of parity and reports from insurers. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Title 71.
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2032IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to study and report on recommendations for legislation concerning telehealth and telemedicine under existing statutes to the health committee of the house of representatives and the health and welfar...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2464IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of finance and administration to seek a waiver amendment to the TennCare II waiver to require participation in work or related activities by certain enrollees and to make certain benefit changes. - Amends TCA ...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1778IntroAs introduced, adds trained and licensed education personnel to those persons who may staff telehealth services at school site. - Amends TCA Title 56; Section 63-1-155 and Title 71.
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2018-03-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1822IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of finance and administration to report to the general assembly regarding the amount of money received pursuant to the Ground Ambulance Service Provider Assessment Act no later than January 1, 2019. - Amends T...
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2018-03-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1785IntroAs introduced, exempts churches that seat less than 400 people from being required to install a sprinkler system. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 68.
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2018-03-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2657IntroAs introduced, reduces from 90 days to 60 days the time within which the governor must fill a vacancy on the state board for licensing alarm systems contractors before the board is authorized to fill the vacancy. - Amends TCA Title 62.
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2018-03-06
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1657IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Opportunity to Earn Act" to repeal requirements that authorization to engage in regulated professions and occupations be revoked for persons who default on student loans. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3; Title 23, C...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1490IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Save Tennessee Call Center Jobs Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12, Chapter 4 and Title 12, Chapter 3.
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2018-03-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1680IntroAs introduced, requires information contained in an application for licensure as a locksmith to be posted on the department of commerce and insurance website within 30 calendar days of the date a license is either granted or refused. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2018-02-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2525IntroAs introduced, designates "hotels", "parks", "public property", "age-restricted venues", and "private clubs" as local government exemptions to state tobacco products preemption law; allows local governments to regulate smoking in those areas. - Amend...
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2018-02-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2262IntroAs introduced, changes, from February 1 to February 15, the date by which fire insurance companies transacting business in this state are required to report to the commissioner of commerce and insurance details on all fire losses on all property insu...
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2018-02-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2601IntroAs introduced, changes the time when the commissioner of labor and workforce development must make a January report to the general assembly concerning the condition of the unemployment trust fund from the first week of the month to the second week of...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1571IntroAs introduced, extends time period a credit services business must maintain a consumer's acknowledgement of receipt of rights regarding consumer reports, from two to three years. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 47, Chapter 18.
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2018-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0190IntroAs introduced, requires authentication of orders from physicians given by electronic means in the same manner that verbal orders are currently authenticated. - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2216IntroAs introduced, repeals requirements that authorization to engage in regulated professions and occupations be revoked for persons who default on student loans. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3; Title 23, Chapter 3; Title 38, Chapter 1; Title 49...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2020IntroAs introduced, decreases from 60 days to 30 days the time in which a utilization review agent has to notify health care providers of a change in preauthorization requirements that affects cancer patients. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 56.
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2018-02-26
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2091IntroAs introduced, lessens the amount of time that a seller of a pre-need funeral contract has to retain records concerning the pre-need funeral contract and information relating to the sale from five years after the death of the beneficiary to three yea...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2417IntroAs introduced, makes it a violation of the Consumer Protection Act to represent that goods or services are being offered at a price or on terms available only to veterans while offering the same price or terms to non-veterans. - Amends TCA Title 47, ...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2208IntroAs introduced, removes from TCA a report on apprenticeship programs that was due on or before December 31, 2014. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 62 and Title 67.
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2018-02-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2344IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the interest payable by insurers on life insurance policies and annuities, such as computing interest from the date of death instead of from the 15th day following death and changing the interest rate charged. ...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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