Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNSB0834IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation to notify the department, within one day of receiving notice of an attempt, if a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution has a...
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2018-02-16
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TNSR0167IntroRatifies and approves the amendments and revisions to the Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure, as promulgated and adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSR0163IntroRatifies and approves the amendments and revisions to the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure, as promulgated and adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1717IntroAs introduced, punishes the offense of organized retail crime one classification higher if the defendant organized, supervised, financed, or managed the activity of one or more people; requires merchants other than an original issuer or the original ...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSR0166IntroRatifies and approves the amendments and revisions to the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure, as promulgated and adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSR0164IntroApproves and ratifies the amendments and revisions to the Tennessee Rules of Evidence, as promulgated and adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSR0165IntroRatifies and approves the amendments and revisions to the Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure, as promulgated and adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB0244IntroAs introduced, prohibits abortions from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected; requires fetal heartbeat testing prior to an abortion; creates exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 2 and Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2.
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2018-02-15
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TNSB1752IntroAs introduced, designates as a Class A misdemeanor aggravated assault a knowing act to cause physical injury to an employee of a utility; sets an enhanced maximum fine of $15,000. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 65, Chapter 35.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1877IntroAs introduced, requires comptroller to audit use of civil asset forfeiture proceeds by local law enforcement agencies and judicial district drug task forces during regular audit of local government; requires department of safety to publish uses of fo...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2224IntroAs introduced, specifies that industrial hemp and products derived from industrial hemp, other than isolated THC, are not subject to scheduling as a controlled substance and are not subject to forfeiture based solely on their composition. - Amends TC...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2030IntroAs introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor offense of criminal impersonation of a member or veteran of uniformed service when person pretends to be member or veteran for purpose of obtaining money, services, property, or other tangible benefit. - Ame...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2308IntroAs introduced, expands Rule 412 of the Rules of Evidence, known as the rape shield law, to include the offenses of sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of children, aggravated rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure, and p...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2505IntroAs introduced, allows a court to expunge the records of a person convicted of prostitution or aggravated prostitution if the conduct upon which the conviction is based was found to have occurred as a result of the person being a victim of human traff...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2000IntroAs introduced, expands felony offenses of sexual exploitation of a minor, aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, and especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor to include the display of certain intimate body parts in material possessed,...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1775IntroAs introduced, authorizes the director of the TBI to appoint a designee to serve in place of the director as a member of the medical investigator advisory council instead of requiring that the director serve as a member of the council. - Amends TCA S...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2370IntroAs introduced, authorizes Unicoi County to employ a general sessions court judge full time at an increased salary upon adoption of resolution by two-thirds majority vote of the county legislative body. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 15, Part 50.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2517IntroAs introduced, punishes the offense of promotion of prostitution the same as trafficking for a commercial sex act if the victim has an intellectual disability. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2368IntroAs introduced, allows the executive director or the executive committee of the public defenders conference to approve a district investigator's additional relevant experience for purposes of awarding prior service credits for compensation. - Amends T...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1656IntroAs introduced, classifies as confidential the records of human trafficking service providers unless the person to whom the records pertain consents to release of the records or a court orders release of the records. - Amends TCA Section 10-7-504 and ...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1499IntroAs introduced, requires a state control number on R-84 Disposition Cards that are attached to arresting documents. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 4 , Part 1.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2054IntroAs introduced, requires each elected constable to complete 40 hours of in-service course time every 12 months in office rather than completing 40 hours of course time within 12 months of a constable's election. - Amends TCA Section 8-10-202.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB0949IntroAs introduced, extends Class C misdemeanor offense for handling deadly snakes and reptiles in a manner that endangers other people to include handling deadly insects. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1654IntroAs introduced, extends availability of writ of error coram nobis to cases where accused pled guilty or nolo contendere, upon a discovery of subsequently discovered or new evidence. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 26.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSJR0521IntroProposes an amendment to Article III, Section 12 of the Constitution of Tennessee to provide for the exercise of powers and duties of the governor during disability.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2118IntroAs introduced, removes existing references to "felony" thefts of amounts less than $1,000 from the definition of a non-violent property offense to align with changes made to theft valuations in the Public Safety Act of 2016, under which such thefts a...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2258IntroAs introduced, revises various provisions of law regarding the scheduling of controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives, including updated identifications of drugs categorized in Schedules I–V; authorizes sentence reduction credits f...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2028IntroAs introduced, adds a new trial court judge to the 23rd judicial district comprised of Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, and Stewart counties effective September 1, 2018; calls for appointment of new judge by governor to serve until September 1,...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB2311IntroAs introduced, adds immediate family members as persons that a victim of a crime may have present during a defense interview with the victim. - Amends TCA Section 40-38-115.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1796IntroAs introduced, authorizes a domestic abuse victim to request that a court issue an order directing a wireless telephone service provider to transfer the billing responsibility for and rights to the wireless telephone number or numbers to the petition...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1950IntroAs introduced, establishes a mandatory minimum sentence of 48 hours for person convicted of certain aggravated assault offenses against a law enforcement officer or first responder. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1943IntroAs introduced, adds gender identity to the list of victim characteristics in hate crime as an enhancement factor in sentencing. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 1.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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TNSB1790IntroAs introduced, requires each applicant be at least 18 years of age before a county clerk can issue a marriage license. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2018-02-13
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TNSB1784IntroAs introduced, requires that person convicted of DUI forfeit privilege to purchase alcohol for period of time based upon prior DUI convictions with lifetime forfeiture for third conviction; establishes new driver license format for person subject to ...
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2018-02-13
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TNSB1829IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Stolen Valor Act" by creating the crime of fraudulently representing that a person is a member of a branch of the armed services or the recipient of certain military awards for the purpose of obtaining property, m...
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2018-02-13
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TNSB1644IntroAs introduced, requires a victim of a crime be notified when a defendant is scheduled to be transferred to a correctional complex with lower security designation instead of after the defendant is transferred. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 38, Part 1...
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2018-02-13
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TNSB2005IntroAs introduced, creates criminal offenses relating to the marketing of alcohol and drug treatment services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 39; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-02-12
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TNSB1583IntroAs introduced, creates appointment process for vacant citizen member positions on the Tennessee peace officer standards and training commission. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2018-02-07
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TNSB2261IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 15.
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2018-02-06
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TNSB1586IntroAs introduced, establishes a process by which an attorney in fact can petition a court to establish a lost power of attorney instrument. - Amends TCA Title 34, Chapter 6.
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2018-02-06
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TNSB2170IntroAs introduced, extends from 30 days to 40 days the period of advance notice that licensed child-placing agencies and licensed clinical social workers must provide the department before increasing fees charged to prospective adoptive parents. - Amends...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2277IntroAs introduced, increases punishment, from Class B felony to Class A felony Range II offender, for defendant convicted of rape of a person with an intellectual disability. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and Title 40.
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2437IntroAs introduced, requires that a child and the child's parents, guardian, or custodian receive 20 days' notice instead of 14 days' notice before a hearing to transfer the child from juvenile court to criminal court. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 38; Tit...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2511IntroAs introduced, creates division V of the circuit court of the 21st judicial district and a new circuit or chancery court in the 16th judicial district; both new judges to be appointed by governor until September 1, 2020; eliminates one division of ci...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2485IntroAs introduced, requires a prescriber to provide certain information about the risks of opioids and options for contraception prior to prescribing opioids to women of childbearing age. - Amends TCA Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2221IntroAs introduced, requires the district public defenders conference to establish an appellate division for purposes of representing indigent persons in the Tennessee court of criminal appeals and the Tennessee supreme court. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapte...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2234IntroAs introduced, establishes program for eligible probationers and parolees to earn compliance credits, which, when earned, will reduce the term of probation or parole by 10 days for each month credits are earned. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 28.
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2430IntroAs introduced, authorizes civil action against person selling or transferring firearm if firearm sold or transferred without a background check and firearm used in crime resulting in injury to person or property or wrongful death. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2533IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of female genital mutilation; creates a civil cause of action for victims of female genital mutilation; expands the offenses of child abuse and endangerment to include female genital mutilation. - Amends TCA Section...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2528IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the statutory defenses to unlawful possession of or carrying a weapon do not apply if there is a conviction for any of the unlawful possession offenses. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2018-02-05
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