Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Commerce and Labor Committee

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TNSB2382Intro

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As introduced, requires the public utility commission to report to the general assembly concerning the status of the functioning of universal service mechanisms on or before March 1, 2023, and on or before March 1 thereafter. - Amends TCA Title 4; Ti...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0176Intro

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As introduced, makes various changes to the licensing of and prescribing authority for advanced practice registered nurses. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 49; Title 53; Title 55; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2633Intro

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As introduced, holds a private employer that requires an employee to receive a vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition to continued employment liable for damages resulting to the employee from an adverse reaction to the vaccination. - Amends TCA ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2677Intro

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As introduced, extends the publication requirement for a petition to correct an error in a deed of conveyance from 30 days before the petition is to be heard to 45 days. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 11; Title 12; Title 13; T...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2764Intro

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As introduced, removes provision of law that required the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations to report by December 2020 on a study of cost savings realized by enrollees with health plans in states that have adopted legislati...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2848Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of health to study the utilization of provider-based telemedicine among persons over 65 years of age, with particular emphasis on usage among those persons who are unable to travel independently or who use telem...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2456Intro

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As introduced, extends from two weeks to 30 days the period of time a pharmacist or pharmacy must be provided written notice prior to a covered entity, pharmacy benefits manager, the state or a political subdivision of the state, or a party represent...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2851Intro

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As introduced, changes the persons appointing the executive director of the Tennessee public utility commission from the commissioners of the commission to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives through joint agreement. - Amends ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1796Intro

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As introduced, prohibits receipt of state benefits to a business that fails to provide instruction or documents to employees on the right to designate a bargaining representative through secret ballot and the right to not be subject to unfair labor p...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2380Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Protecting Online Free Speech Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 47 and Title 65.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2773Intro

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As introduced, establishes standardized pricing for delivery of medical records electronically or on digital media. - Amends TCA Title 50; Title 56; Title 63, Chapter 2 and Title 68, Chapter 11.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2846Intro

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As introduced, increases time, from 30 business days to 45 business days, within which a business entity that owns residential property must send notice to a homeowners' association that there has been a change in contact information or transfer of o...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2074Intro

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As introduced, adds life insurance and long-term care insurance to the types of insurance for which an insurance provider is prohibited from denying coverage or varying the premiums, terms, or conditions of coverage on the basis of an individual’s ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2381Intro

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As introduced, requires all market dominant online platforms engaged in commerce in this state to furnish platform services in which the platform is market dominant to information content providers within this state, without discrimination, and upon ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2538Intro

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As introduced, clarifies that the right to work provisions in law do not prohibit an employer and a labor union or employee organization, acting as the exclusive collective bargaining representative of the employer's employees or of a group of those ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2459Intro

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As introduced, changes the date by which TennCare must annually report to general assembly regarding pharmacy benefits under the medical assistance program from January 15 to February 1. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2393Intro

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As introduced, changes, from February 1 to February 14, the date by which the commissioner of labor and workforce development must provide a report each year to the general assembly on the condition of the unemployment compensation fund. - Amends TCA...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2503Intro

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As introduced, authorizes municipal electric plants, electric cooperatives, and telephone cooperatives to provide broadband internet service on their own or by joint venture in geographical areas outside their service areas if the areas are located i...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1038Intro

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As introduced, specifies the types of standards that the Tennessee emergency medical services board may promulgate related to the licensure of air ambulance services and special personnel equipment operation and activities; identifies such standards ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2222Intro

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As introduced, requires certain persons holding a franchise, and certificated providers electing market regulation, to file a map or other information indicating the specific locations where the person or provider offered advanced broadband internet ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2311Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of commerce and insurance to maintain on the department's website a database of each person who is registered to act as a security guard/officer and the name of any entity employing the person as a security guar...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2813Intro

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As introduced, transfers the consumer advocate division in the office of the attorney general and reporter to the Tennessee public utility commission; renames the division the office of the public advocate. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 65, Chapter 1, ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1769Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a health benefit plan from denying coverage for emergency services obtained in certain medical facilities. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2855Intro

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As introduced, establishes the blockchain and cryptocurrency study committee. - Amends TCA Title 45 and Title 47.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1246Intro

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As introduced, deletes obsolete requirement for the commissioner of commerce and insurance to study impediments to insuring persons who have used force that is justified. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2798Intro

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As introduced, changes the date by which the commissioner of labor and workforce development must make a report to the general assembly concerning the condition of the unemployment trust fund from February 1 each year to February 15. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0672Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Family Insurance Act." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 50.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1974Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Employee Ownership, Empowerment, and Expansion Act," to support the growth and expansion of employee-owned businesses. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; Title 12, Chapter 3; Title 45; Title 50; Title 56, Chapter 1 and...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2853Intro

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As introduced, exempts real estate brokers who are in good standing with the Tennessee real estate commission, have been licensed for at least 10 years, and have completed at least 200 hours of continuing education in real estate courses at a school,...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2670Intro

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As introduced, increases, from $7.25 to $15, the minimum hourly wage for employees within this state. - Amends TCA Title 12, Chapter 4 and Title 50, Chapter 2.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2619Intro

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As introduced, revises provisions governing weekly benefit so that instead of reducing a claimant's weekly benefit by that part of wages in excess of $50.00 or 25 percent of the claimant's weekly benefit amount, requires that a claimant's weekly bene...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1463Intro

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As introduced, allows commissioner of revenue to require a hearing to contest revocation of a license to sell, distribute, or handle tobacco products due to failure to pay tobacco tax to be conducted by telephone, television, software, or other elect...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0528Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Organized Consumer Product Theft Protection Act," requiring online marketplaces that include third-party sellers of consumer products to authenticate the identity of certain third-party sellers. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapt...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2765Intro

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As introduced, requires a landlord subject to the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to use an updated electronic mail address provided to the landlord in writing for notifications required to be sent to the tenant. - Amends TCA Title 66.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2143Intro

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As introduced, increases, from $500 to $750, the civil penalty for a second violation of unlawful sale, distribution, purchase, or possession of vapor products. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 15.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2760Intro

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As introduced, requires an entity that offers the option to purchase a lifetime membership to send a minimum of three written late notices to the member for failure to pay a renewal fee before the lifetime membership may be canceled; specifies that f...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2712Intro

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As introduced, increases, from 20 to 25 days, the time when a creditor that has redeemed land from the original purchaser for debt, or from one who has previously redeemed the land for debt, may advance upon the bid for the land any sum, to the exten...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1892Intro

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As introduced, prohibits agreements or arrangements that have the effect of lessening competition for, or controlling prices of, services held out as generally available to the public; prohibits a news organization from refusing to provide news and i...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1967Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a private or state or local governmental entity from charging an inmate a copayment, coinsurance, or similar charge for on-site medical care from a physician, dentist, or medical care provider. - Amends TCA Title 41; Title 56...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2847Intro

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As introduced, requires each insurer that issues commercial motor vehicle insurance coverage to maintain a record of each commercial motor vehicle insurance policy in effect for vehicles registered in this state that was issued by the insurer. - Amen...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1771Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a landlord from refusing to rent, lease, or otherwise extend housing opportunities to a person solely because the person was previously convicted of a criminal offense if the conviction was for an offense other than a violent...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2707Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the establishment of industrial development corporations solely to assist and benefit minority-owned businesses, locally owned businesses, small businesses, and women-owned businesses. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 53.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2759Intro

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As introduced, increases, from not less than 30 days to not less than 45 days, the time within which a landlord must store the personal possessions and effects of a tenant who has abandoned a property. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 29; Title 66 and Tit...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2768Intro

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As introduced, extends, from 10 days of an effective date to 15 days, the time within which the board of cosmetology and barber examiners must publish a compilation of its laws, rules, and any amendments or other changes to the laws and rules on its ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2461Intro

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As introduced, reduces from 30 to 15 days, the amount of time that an entity or individual licensed under the insurance laws of this state has to respond to a request by the department of commerce and insurance concerning a complaint filed against th...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0554Intro

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As introduced, requires healthcare facilities and providers to post a price for each healthcare service offered and to accept the price as payment in full if any patient or third-party payer on behalf of the patient pays the price in full within 30 d...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1804Intro

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As introduced, requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to make the prescribed claim forms for reporting by healthcare providers available to healthcare providers on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56; Title 68 and Ti...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2009Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a place of entertainment that receives public funds of this state, or any political subdivision of this state, from compelling or taking an adverse action to compel a person to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19. - Ame...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2142Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of labor and workforce development to conduct a study of the Child Labor Act of 1976 and the Tennessee Protection of Minor Performers Act, and to report its findings to the governor, the speaker of the house of ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2845Intro

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As introduced, changes from February 1 to March 1 the date by which the commissioner of labor and workforce development must provide a report to the general assembly concerning the condition of the unemployment compensation fund based upon the findin...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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