Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee

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TNSB1158IntroAs introduced, creates a Natural Disaster Relief Program to be administered by TEMA. - Amends TCA Title 58, Chapter 2, Part 1.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0284IntroAs introduced, adds etizolam to the list of Schedule I controlled substances. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-406.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0280IntroAs introduced, prohibits a person charged with incest from participating in judicial diversion. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-313.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1361IntroAs introduced, authorizes Tennessee consolidated retirement system members who deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom to receive military service credit in TCRS for each day of deployment. - Amends TCA Title 8, C...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1118IntroAs introduced, reduces the state sales and use tax rate on retail sales of diapers, feminine hygiene products, and nonexempt over-the-counter drugs from 7 percent to 5 percent. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1426IntroAs introduced, allows retailers to deduct bad debt written off by a lender from a private label credit card account on the retailer's sales tax return under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Section 67-6-507.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0200IntroAs introduced, includes within the offense of especially aggravated stalking a person 18 years of age or older who commits the offense of stalking or aggravated stalking against a victim who is less than 12 years of age at any time during the person'...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1176IntroAs introduced, expands voluntary manslaughter to include causing the death of another by unlawful distribution or delivery of a controlled substance, when the controlled substance is a contributing factor in the death of the user. - Amends TCA Sectio...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0192IntroAs introduced, classifies the synthetic opioid "U-47700" as a Schedule I controlled substance. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0450IntroAs introduced, requires that a bus that is used exclusively for the transportation of students be registered as a passenger motor vehicle instead of a motor vehicle operating for hire. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21 and Title 55, Chapter 4...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0824IntroAs introduced, beginning in 2018, requires public higher education institutions to report to the secretary of state the percentage of student disciplinary contested cases in which a faculty member or institution employee sat as the administrative jud...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0374IntroAs introduced, increases the salary supplement for firefighters and local police officers who complete an annual course of training from $600 to $1,000. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 38.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0505IntroAs introduced, prohibits the department of human services from seeking, applying for, accepting, or renewing a federal waiver of work requirements for adults in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1086IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Short-Term Rental Unit Act" and revises other provisions concerning short-term rentals, including taxation. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 13; Title 56; Title 62; Title 66; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1040IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Historic Rehabilitation Investment Incentive Act." - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapter 4.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1343IntroAs introduced, increases cash supplement for police officer in-service training from $600 to $1,800. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1277IntroAs introduced, establishes a pilot program to issue franchise and excise tax credits to shippers making shipments into and from Shelby County; requires a shipper to establish and implement a turn-around policy that meets certain requirements. - Amend...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0287IntroAs introduced, expands child abuse to include intentionally commanding, inducing, compelling, or otherwise causing, including by use of threats or violence, a minor to commit a criminal gang offense; states that prosecution shall not require convicti...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0381IntroAs introduced, requires any bus ordered or purchased on or after July 1, 2018, to be equipped with a restraint system; requires any bus that is currently used to transport students be equipped with a restraint system by July 1, 2023. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1226IntroAs introduced, reinstates a one-year service compensation step for assistant district attorneys that was statutorily suspended in 2003. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 16.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0249IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to form a partnership with a national nonprofit education organization to increase the offerings of rigorous high school classes that prepare students for college and that provide college credit thr...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1155IntroAs introduced, reestablishes the TennCare advisory commission. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1174IntroAs introduced, reduces the sales and use tax on food from 5 percent to 4.5 percent. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1078IntroAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to report the number and amount of franchise and excise tax credits and exemptions issued to privately owned air carriers, general aviation airports, and aeronautical facilities operated in this state...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0552IntroAs introduced, creates a pilot program for the treatment of minor victims of human trafficking for commercial sex act; requires that report be submitted to the senate judiciary committee and criminal justice committee of the house of representatives ...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0306IntroAs introduced, exempts individuals from the professional privilege tax for the first year in which they are licensed or registered in a taxable profession. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 17.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1268IntroAs introduced, increases portion of state-shared sales tax revenue for cities and counties by .5 percent; divides the portion equally between cities and counties; decreases by .5 percent the portion of revenue distributed to the general fund. - Amend...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0599IntroAs introduced, requires an increase of 2 percent in department of children's services contracts when state budget increases by 3 percent or more from the immediately preceding year. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 37.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0410IntroAs introduced, requires all public schools to place automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in schools; encourages private schools to place AED devices in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1255IntroAs introduced, urges the department of revenue to study the apportionment formulas used in the states contiguous to Tennessee for determining a taxpayer's franchise and excise tax liability. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 20 and Title 67, Cha...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0307IntroAs introduced, expands the sales tax exemption for purchases of textbooks to include purchases of reading materials required for high school or college classes. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1351IntroAs introduced, changes the due date for reporting and remitting severance liabilities from the 20th to the 19th of the month. - Amends TCA Title 60, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1227IntroAs introduced, requires the bureau of TennCare, on and after October 1, 2017, to monitor opioid prescriptions by enrollees; imposes prior authorization requirements for opioid prescriptions for enrollees in certain circumstances; requires exemptions ...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1109IntroAs introduced, authorizes department of safety to issue, upon request, special designation on driver and photo identification licenses for persons with developmental disabilities; establishes certain procedures for law enforcement interactions with p...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1249IntroAs introduced, establishes a new pay scale for assistant district attorney generals based upon the assistant's number of years of credible service as an assistant; reclassifies into the new pay scale those assistants hired before July 1, 1994, who ha...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1274IntroAs introduced, allows professionals who own corporations, limited partnerships, and similar business entities to take their professional privilege tax payment as a credit against the business entity's franchise and excise tax liability. - Amends TCA ...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0271IntroAs introduced, specifies that semester hours earned in ROTC courses by ROTC students do not count toward the semester hour limitation for receipt of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship; excludes grades received in ROTC courses from the calculation of an R...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0400IntroAs introduced, creates a pilot program to provide grants to elementary and middle schools to implement the Leader in Me® pilot program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1248IntroAs introduced, creates 51 additional assistant district attorney general, secretarial, victim-witness coordinator, and criminal investigator positions effective October 1, 2017, in districts to be recommended by the district attorneys general confere...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0197IntroAs introduced, establishes factors a court must consider when sentencing a juvenile who has been transferred and convicted in adult court; establishes a maximum number of years, depending on whether the crime results in death or not, a juvenile can b...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0251IntroAs introduced, appropriates $120 million from excess state tax revenues over-collected in fiscal year 2016-2017 to the department of transportation to be used for transportation road projects, $20 million of which is earmarked for state-aid roads. - ...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0432IntroAs introduced, creates Class C felony offense of possessing a telecommunication device in a place where prisoners are housed if the device is used to facilitate coercing a juror or witness, escape, or a felony drug offense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Cha...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0574IntroAs introduced, requires the standards review and development committees and advisory teams appointed by the state board of education to review the academic standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies every seven year...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1104IntroAs introduced, removes the requirement that the executive director of the district public defenders conference initiate conference calls between district public defenders. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 14 and Title 16.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1169IntroAs introduced, exempts CPAP supplies from being subject to sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 3.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0211IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Public Safety Behavioral Health Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 50; Title 58; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0825IntroAs introduced, increases the criminal penalty for the sale or manufacture of fentanyl from a Class C felony to a Class B felony; reduces the criminal penalty by one classification for certain marijuana-related offenses. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0546IntroAs introduced, allows a person engaged in an occupation subject to the occupational privilege tax who is or is older than the age for full social security benefits and who earns no more than $16,000 per year from the taxable occupation to receive a 7...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB1171IntroAs introduced, requires healthcare payors participating in an alternative payment system to disclose certain information to physicians; requires physicians to use best efforts not to disclose cost information to certain persons. - Amends TCA Title 4;...
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2017-05-09
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TNSB0538IntroAs introduced, increases the salary of district attorneys general to $165,830 effective June 1, 2017. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 7.
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2017-05-09
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