Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Commerce and Labor Committee

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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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2017-05-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0933IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination Act." - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2017-04-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0841IntroAs introduced, requires managed care organizations to submit an annual report detailing certain expenditures and credentialing decisions. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Title 71.
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2017-04-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1122IntroAs introduced, establishes a minimum wage that increases annually on July 1; provides a minimum wage for employees in the service industry who receive tips and employees that are compensated solely by gratuities; authorizes the department of labor an...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1140IntroAs introduced, requires the department, in collaboration with the Tennessee financial literacy commission, to report the amounts allocated from fees collected from licensees under the Flexible Credit Act to the commission and whether any of the amoun...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1313IntroAs introduced, establishes the office of apprenticeship and work-study programs within the department; provides a tax credit to entities that participate in the programs; and reinstates certain apprenticeship programs for certain professional boards ...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1411IntroAs introduced, establishes a minimum wage of $15.00 as of July 1, 2017; provides a minimum wage for employees in the service industry who receive tips and employees that are compensated solely by gratuities; authorizes the department of labor and wor...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1019IntroAs introduced, authorizes the transmission and filing of nonprofit corporations' annual reports to the secretary of state in an electronic format; authorizes the transmission of the secretary of state's list of new nonprofit corporations that were li...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0480IntroAs introduced, requires the comptroller to audit the division of health care finance and administration and department of commerce and insurance to review and account for all funds and activities associated with the payment reform initiative and repo...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0839IntroAs 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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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0601IntroAs 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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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1094IntroAs introduced, changes from seven days to 10 days the amount of notice that must be provided by an employer or employee specializing in food or beverage service of the rescinding of a previously approved 30-minute break waiver. - Amends TCA Title 4; ...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0758IntroAs introduced, prohibits certain health benefit plans that provide coverage for cancer therapy from holding proton radiation therapy to a higher standard of clinical evidence for medical policy benefit coverage decisions than the health plan requires...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0952IntroAs introduced, prohibits a county fire marshal from delegating or altering the obligations of an assistant to the commissioner of commerce and insurance. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 38; Title 48 and Title 68.
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0118IntroAs introduced, directs the commissioner of finance and administration to submit a waiver request to the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services to enable the state to provide medical assistance to the existing TennCare II waiver population...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0367IntroAs introduced, requires health insurance coverage to cover hypofractionated proton therapy in the same manner as it covers intensity modulated radiation therapy under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0124IntroAs introduced, extends certain employment protections to members of the army and air national guards, state guards, and civil air patrols of other states consistent with protections that exist for members of the Tennessee air national guard, state gu...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0283IntroAs introduced, extends from 180 to 185 the number of days following cancellation due to a natural disaster of an event sponsored by a charitable organization that must elapse before ticket buyers forfeit refund of the purchase price. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1141IntroAs introduced, requires that all employers give their employees six weeks of paid leave for adoption, pregnancy, childbirth, or nursing an infant. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21 and Title 50.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0814IntroAs introduced, clarifies that extended listings or listings that allow a bidder to increase a bid beyond the original deadline are not timed listings; specifies certain requirements for sponsoring apprentice auctioneers. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapte...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0301IntroAs introduced, allows electric cooperatives to provide broadband internet access and related services without any limitations that are not otherwise placed on other private providers of telecommunication services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 6; Title...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1146IntroAs introduced, authorizes the commissioner of commerce and insurance to make available to healthcare providers on the department's website any prescribed claim form for reporting by healthcare providers. - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2017-04-03
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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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1417IntroAs introduced, increases from $1,000 to $1,500 the maximum amount that can be assessed as a civil penalty per violation by an entity advertising or representing any loan, refinance, insurance, or any other product or service that is untrue, deceptive...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0372IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a local government may regulate and tax a short-term rental unit that is located within the local government's jurisdiction. - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 13; Title 56; Title 62; Title 66; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1106IntroAs introduced, enacts the “Tennessee Pay Equality Act.” - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0226IntroAs introduced, requires the treasurer to annually notify the senate judiciary committee and the house of representatives criminal justice committee of the amount of surplus in the DUI monitoring fund. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0133IntroAs introduced, adds an optional use of a new grievance procedure to the prompt pay statute for the TennCare program. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1416IntroAs introduced, increases time from 30 days to 30 business days for what is considered a "reasonable time" for purposes of when a person must respond to a request for information regarding a complaint. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1419IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Fair Debt Buying Practices Act." - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0457IntroAs introduced, specifies that reports of findings and recommendations by the elevator and amusement device safety board on technical issues be transmitted to the commissioner of labor and workforce development for final disposition within 10 business...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1057IntroAs introduced, specifies that an applicant shall be deemed by the Tennessee regulatory authority to have satisfied all of the requirements necessary for approval of a state-issued certificate of franchise authority if the applicant has provided fiber...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1142IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act." - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1045IntroAs introduced, authorizes municipal electrics and electrical cooperatives to provide telecommunication service, including broadband service either on its own or by joint venture or other business relationship with one or more third parties and in geo...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0035IntroAs introduced, requires health insurance policies to cover breathing and heart rate monitors for certain infants covered under the policy. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Title 68.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0593IntroAs introduced, prohibits health insurance issuers from imposing preexisting condition exclusions on insureds. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0491IntroAs introduced, requires employees and others associated with insurance companies who make recommendations concerning medical treatment given to patients to be licensed as health care providers in this state and in certain cases to have staff privileg...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0959IntroAs introduced, includes conscious disregard of the rights or interest of the employer's business to the actions of the employee that may constitute "misconduct" and disqualify the employee from eligibility to receive unemployment benefits. - Amends T...
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2017-03-31
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1393IntroAs introduced, provides that it is a violation of the Consumer Protection Act of 1977 to offer, through the mail or by other means, the provision of a warranty for a motor vehicle in a manner that is likely to cause the owner of the motor vehicle to ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0288IntroAs introduced, requires managed health insurance issuers to provide a list of which radiologists, anesthesiologists, emergency room physicians, and pathologists at a participating facility are participating in the network. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2017-03-30
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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2017-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0456IntroAs introduced, increases the number of days from three to four for a building inspector to inspect a building for compliance with construction safety standards and for the inspection to be considered timely. - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0746IntroAs introduced, deletes requirement that the executive director submit an annual report to the general assembly comparing telecommunications, electricity, natural gas, water, and wastewater utility rates between Tennessee and other southeastern states...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0123IntroAs introduced, authorizes Knox County and Knoxville to prohibit, by local ordinance, smoking on the grounds of any playground owned or operated by the local government. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0392IntroAs introduced, prohibits certain direct and indirect charges to a pharmacist by a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) or a health insurance entity; requires PBMs and auditing entities to make certain registrations. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56; Title 6...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1148IntroAs introduced, increases from 180 days to 240 days the minimum time required before a dry cleaner or launderer may dispose of unclaimed garments without notifying the customer. - Amends TCA Title 30; Title 31; Title 32 and Title 66.
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0373IntroAs introduced, requires an insured that has paid premiums for full replacement contents coverage for losses from catastrophic wildfires to be paid the full amount of the coverage purchased without the necessity of purchasing replacement items prior t...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0888IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Fair Repair Act." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 55 and Title 62.
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2017-03-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1095IntroAs introduced, raises the minimum wage paid to tipped employees from $2.13 to $2.50 per hour; authorizes an employer to take a tip credit toward its minimum wage obligations up to the amount permitted by federal law. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 2.
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2017-03-22
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0756IntroAs introduced, for any FDA-approved procedure or treatment that is selected by an insured but not covered in the insured's health benefit plan, requires an insurer to pay up to the maximum amount provided in the health benefit plan for an alternative...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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