Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee

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TNSB0625Intro

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As introduced, permits the court in a tax collection proceeding to enter on the tax books a copy of the court order. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2014Intro

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As introduced, increases the penalty for the offense of aggravated burglary, from a Class C felony to a Class B felony, if the burglary is of an occupied habitation; increases the penalty for especially aggravated burglary, from a Class B felony to a...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1826Intro

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As introduced, increases, from 35 to 40 years, the maximum time period during which a certain portion of state sales taxes are allocated and distributed to a municipality or industrial development corporation that finances development of an extraordi...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0435Intro

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As introduced, broadens the offense of indecent exposure when committed by masturbation or exposure to include victims who are 14 years of age or younger or any age if the victim does not consent to the conduct; increases the penalty for indecent exp...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1795Intro

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As introduced, increases from $175,000 to $250,000 the first portion of home value for which property tax relief will be reimbursed to disabled veteran home owners. - Amends TCA Section 67-5-704.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0248Intro

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As introduced, establishes a deaf mentor program to be carried out by the West Tennessee School for the Deaf in Jackson and the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Nashville and Knoxville. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1785Intro

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As introduced, expands the offenses of aggravated assault and assault against a first responder to include an assault involving the use or display of any article used or fashioned to lead the victim to reasonably believe it to be a deadly weapon. - A...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1904Intro

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As introduced, changes the date, from January 1 to January 15, by which the medical cannabis commission must submit its annual report to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 38; Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 4; Title 39, Chapter 17; Title ...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2160Intro

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As introduced, expands the business tax exemption for persons engaged in the manufacture of goods from a location or outlet subject to ad valorem taxation, to also include sales by the person of such manufactured goods from a storage or warehouse fac...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1879Intro

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As introduced, appropriates $15 million to the legislature for planning and construction of a new parking garage that has at least 400 parking spaces, is attached to the Cordell Hull Building, and is used solely by legislative employees. - Amends TCA...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2483Intro

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As introduced, allocates a portion of state sales and use tax revenues to an eligible county or a municipality within the eligible county that is economically distressed for the purpose of funding certain capital outlay or other eligible projects; es...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2469Intro

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As introduced, deletes the additional state tax of 2.75 percent applied to the amount of single articles in excess of $1,600 but less than or equal to $3,200; authorizes local governments to impose a local tax up to 2.75 percent on such amount. - Ame...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1772Intro

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As introduced, revises definition of "cost" in the Border Region Retail Tourism Development District Act to include rental discounts and incentives provided to certain retail or tourism facilities that lease property within a district. - Amends TCA T...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2161Intro

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As introduced, designates social media platforms as common carriers and requires the entities to obtain certificates of public convenience and necessity from the Tennessee public utilities commission; prescribes fines against social media platforms t...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2721Intro

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As introduced, authorizes full-time public school teachers to enroll in one course at any state-supported college or university without having to pay tuition and fees. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 50, Part 1 and Title 49.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2261Intro

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As introduced, increases, from one to two, the number of free plates for the Purple Heart and disabled veteran license plates issued to veterans with disabilities. - Amends TCA Section 55-4-256 and Section 55-4-257.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2338Intro

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As introduced, requires an LEA to notify the LEA's new employees of the health plan offered to the employees. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 27 and Title 49.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0602Intro

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As introduced, requires newly constructed or renovated buildings that are open to the public to contain at least one restroom containing a powered, height-adjustable, adult-sized changing table if constructed or renovated after a certain date. - Amen...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2752Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to submit to the legislature a quarterly report on the public health impacts of gun violence on local communities, including data on the deaths, disabilities, and economic hardships stemming from gun violence, d...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2046Intro

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As introduced, extends from 60 days to 12 months the period of postpartum coverage for pregnant women who meet certain medical assistance eligibility requirements in accordance with provisions of the American Rescue Plan. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Tit...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1821Intro

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As introduced, appropriates excess state tax revenues over-collected in fiscal year 2021–2022 to the department of transportation to be used for making grants in the amount of $2 million to each county highway department for the construction, repai...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1470Intro

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As introduced, classifies the theft of a firearm from a law enforcement vehicle as a Class D felony, regardless of the value of the firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-14-105.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2567Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of education to establish a fund to reimburse educators in an amount equal to the cost of an assessment required for licensure if the educator receives a qualifying score on the required assessment. - Amends TCA...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2174Intro

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As introduced, requires that students in grades six through eight complete a financial literacy course. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1023Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "James 'Dustin' Samples Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 2; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2701Intro

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As introduced, extends the validity of enhanced handgun carry permits from an eight-year period to the lifetime of the permit holder; permits a permit holder to submit a permit with an expiration date to the department of safety in order to receive a...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2681Intro

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As introduced, increases the time in which the department of revenue has to make annual adjustments to the sales and use tax revenues collected by a development district from 90 days to 100 days from the end of a fiscal year. - Amends TCA Title 7, Ch...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2818Intro

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As introduced, removes the requirement for a defendant to pay a fee of $100 to the Tennessee bureau of investigation upon the defendant's request for diversion. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6, Part 1 and Title 40.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2149Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of safety to create a voucher program for the purpose of providing a handgun safety course to purchasers of handguns at no cost to the handgun purchaser; limits the value of the voucher to $30. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2575Intro

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As introduced, exempts certain sales of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion from the sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2383Intro

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As introduced, requires that certain products used in the fulfillment of a contract with a public agency of the state be manufactured in the United States. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 12 and Title 47.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2346Intro

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As introduced, creates a supplemental pay incentive program for county correctional officers who receive 40 hours or more of in-service training per calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1 and Title 41.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2076Intro

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As introduced, reduces, from 29.0141 percent to 28.5262 percent, the share of state sales and use tax revenue deposited to the state general fund; increases, from 4.6030 percent to 5.0909 percent, the share appropriated to municipalities. - Amends TC...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1663Intro

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As introduced, deletes the requirement for registers of deeds to remit 52 percent of their commission for the collection of the recordation tax to the state treasurer. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 4.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2821Intro

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As introduced, authorizes local governing bodies, by a two-thirds vote, to prorate the 2021 tax assessment for a homeowner's real property or business owner's personal property, if the property was damaged as a result of a FEMA certified disaster bet...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0980Intro

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As introduced, authorizes implementation of a statewide collaborative pharmacy practice agreement specific to epinephrine auto-injectors; authorizes pharmacists licensed in, and practicing in, this state to dispense epinephrine auto-injectors; makes ...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2770Intro

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As introduced, increases from 25 to 30 the number of qualified jobs that a qualified business entity must create within an investment period, not to exceed three years, to qualify for a job tax credit. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 55 and Title 67.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1807Intro

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As introduced, adds the offense of rape to the offenses for which a defendant is not eligible for probation under the Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Act of 1989. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2524Intro

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As introduced, eliminates the professional privilege tax for tax years that begin on and after June 1, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 17.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2041Intro

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As introduced, revises the amount of a minority teaching fellowship award for a recipient who is enrolled in a degree program leading to licensure as a teacher in a four-year public institution of higher education with an approved educator preparatio...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1794Intro

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As introduced, provides for the allocation of certain revenue from state and local sales taxes to pay for the capital and operation expenses associated with a new public parking garage in Montgomery County. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1981Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of education to establish a grant program to award bonuses to public school teachers who achieve certain measures of performance. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2856Intro

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As introduced, extends the 25 percent tuition discount at state institutions of higher education for children under 24 years of age whose parents are full-time certified teachers in any Tennessee public school to children under 24 years of age whose ...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2788Intro

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As introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault committed against a law enforcement officer from a Class C felony to a Class B felony. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1581Intro

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As introduced, allows the advisory council for the education of students with disabilities to submit its annual report electronically to the governor, the general assembly, and the state board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-04-26
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TNSB2777Intro

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As introduced, specifies that a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA is not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex; insulates a teacher or ot...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB1972Intro

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As introduced, permanently exempts from sales and use tax, the retail sale of gun safes and gun safety devices; removes the one-year sales tax holiday. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2179Intro

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As introduced, redirects 80 percent of the privilege tax collected from sports wagering licensees from the lottery for education account to a new account created to provide supplemental funding for voluntary pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programs; require...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2766Intro

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As introduced, authorizes a local government or local education agency to create a program to incentivize medical professionals, police officers, firefighters, and teachers to live and work within the boundaries of the local government by providing g...
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2022-04-26
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TNSB0253Intro

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As introduced, raises the penalty for the offense of voluntary manslaughter from a Class C felony to a Class B felony. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
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