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TNSB2226Intro

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As introduced, reduces from 30 to 21 days the period of time within which a child care agency, substitute pool, or staffing agency must report to the department of human services the occurrence of an employee leaving employment. - Amends TCA Title 49...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1901Intro

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As introduced, establishes a pilot program for five years to provide child care payments to eligible relative caregivers; requires the department of children's services to publish an annual report containing certain data about the pilot program and t...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1479Intro

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As introduced, clarifies that a timely report is notifying the proper authorities within 20 days after obtaining knowledge of the theft or loss of property, which is required when a party is asserting ownership of property from a buyer under the Scra...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2717Intro

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As introduced, establishes a pilot program that would authorize a juvenile court to retain jurisdiction over a delinquent child until their twenty-fifth birthday if best suited for the child's treatment, rehabilitation, and welfare. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0008Engross

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Makes application to Congress for the purpose of calling an Article V convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to set a limit on the number of terms to which a person may be elected as a member of the Congress of the Unite...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1999Intro

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As introduced, increases from 90 to 100 the number of days any governmental entity may store plate data collected or retained through the use of an automated license plate recognition system. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 16; Title 38; Title 39; Title...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2257Intro

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As introduced, makes various revisions to the Uniform Arbitration Act. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 5; Section 47-18-5519(f)(2); Section 56-7-1206(h)(1); Section 60-1-607(c)(2) and Section 66-34-104(f).
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2737Intro

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As introduced, creates a registry of persons convicted of certain crimes in which the victim of the offense is a domestic abuse victim; requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation to maintain the registry based upon information provided by the cou...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2708Intro

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As introduced, requires the administrative office of the courts, the department of children's services, and the commission on children and youth to jointly submit an annual report addressing statewide data collection in the juvenile justice system, o...
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2022-04-06
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TNSB2716Intro

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As introduced, creates the Tennessee witness protection and relocation grant pilot program within the department of finance and administration's office of criminal justice programs. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 36...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2116Intro

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As introduced, provides a method for a property owner to seek just compensation for a diminution of value of the property caused by the enactment or enforcement of land use regulations on the property. - Amends TCA Title 29.
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2022-04-06
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TNSB2291Intro

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As introduced, lowers the age requirement to obtain an enhanced or concealed handgun carry permit or lawfully carry a handgun in public from 21 to 18 years of age; states that the statutory authorization to transport or store a firearm or firearm amm...
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2022-04-06
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TNSB0908Intro

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As introduced, reduces the time within which a sentencing hearing must be held from within 45 days after a finding of guilt to within 30 days after the finding of guilt. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2710Intro

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As introduced, requires that the sheriff's department's or municipal police department's annual audited report of proceeds from certain seized and forfeited goods and certain fines be submitted to the appropriate legislative body by February 1 of eac...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1791Intro

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As introduced, makes various changes to the requirements for bail, including stating that a defendant is entitled to a bail hearing to address any conditions of release within 48 hours of arrest or being held to answer for any bailable offense. - Ame...
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2022-04-06
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TNSB1431Intro

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As introduced, decreases from five to three years the amount of time that must have elapsed since the completion of a person's misdemeanor sentence before the person may apply for expunction of records. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 32, Part 1.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1432Intro

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As introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer; requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences; requires termination of empl...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR1023Engross

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Parental Alienation Awareness Day
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2022-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2211Intro

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As introduced, creates the Class A misdemeanor offense of recklessly storing a firearm in a manner that the person knows or reasonably should know will allow a child under 18 years of age to access the firearm and the child brings the firearm to a sc...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2598Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Free All Cannabis for Tennesseans Act"; establishes a regulatory structure for the cultivation, processing, and retail sale of marijuana and marijuana products in this state to be administered by the department of agricultu...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2280Intro

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As introduced, adds information to be provided by the department of safety in the department's annual report detailing seizures for the previous calendar year and provided to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs ...
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2022-03-30
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TNSB2073Intro

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As introduced, makes revisions to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act of 1989, including expanding the definition of racketeering activity. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 12, Part 2.
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2022-03-30
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TNSB1390Intro

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As introduced, adds as requirements for sale of Kratom that sales only be made by retailers and sold only in packaging of five ounces to seven ounces; violation is a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2605Intro

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As introduced, shortens the time frame for the department of children's services to submit a report to the court with the department's recommendations following an assessment of a child who has been adjudicated delinquent, unruly, or dependent and ne...
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2022-03-30
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TNSB2755Intro

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As introduced, requires an inmate to be released on parole upon reaching the inmate's release eligibility date or subsequent parole hearing if the inmate has not been convicted of a prior criminal offense, was not convicted of a violent offense, sexu...
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2022-03-30
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TNSB2782Intro

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As introduced, specifies that a person who in good faith reports a criminal act committed against the person or another must not be arrested, charged, or prosecuted for prostitution if the evidence for the arrest, charge, or prosecution resulted sole...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2533Intro

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As introduced, changes the date, from January 1 to January 10, by which the medical cannabis commission must submit its annual report to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 53; Title 63;...
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2022-03-29
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TNSB2756Intro

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As introduced, creates the Class E felony of a public official intentionally making a statement or distributing information to the public concerning public health, when the official knows or reasonably should know that the statement or information is...
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2022-03-29
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TNSB2286Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a state or local law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer from obtaining, retaining, accessing, or using any face recognition system or any information obtained from a face recognition system; creates a private right...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2745Intro

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As introduced, requires the clerk of each court of record with criminal jurisdiction to provide the administrative office of the courts with a list of professional bondsmen or other sureties approved and qualified as solvent to write bonds by the cou...
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2022-03-29
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TNSB1486Intro

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As introduced, requires a court to issue an order of expunction after a person completes the sentence imposed for any misdemeanor or Class C, D, or E felony that was nonviolent and was not a sexual offense. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0946Intro

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As introduced, creates a Class C felony of reckless endangerment; authorizes courts to revoke or prohibit the issuance of a driver license to individuals convicted of such offenses. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0950Intro

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As introduced, requires an officer to provide an alleged victim of certain criminal offenses with a document, created by the administrative office of the courts, notifying the victim of the global positioning monitoring system used as a condition of ...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2763Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Appellate Courts Improvements Act of 2022." - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 17; Title 27; Title 39; Title 49 and Title 50.
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2022-03-29
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TNSB2582Intro

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As introduced, reduces from seven days to 72 hours the period within which a physician must notify the board of medical examiners after learning that the physician has been criminally charged with violating the statutory requirements that a physician...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1678Intro

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As introduced, adds controlling, regulating, monitoring, or depleting the finances, economic resources, credit, or ability to work or pursue education or job training of an adult to the definition of domestic abuse. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, ...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1841Intro

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As introduced, deletes the authority for the board of parole to determine when an inmate will begin service of the inmate's consecutive sentence, including allowing the inmate to begin custodial parole on any date on or after the custodial parole eli...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2671Intro

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As introduced, creates the Class A misdemeanor of knowingly or recklessly permitting a child under 12 years of age to have access to or possession, custody, or use of a firearm unless the person has the permission of the child's parent or guardian, t...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1900Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to maintain staffing levels of case managers so that each region has enough case managers to allow caseloads not to exceed an average of 12 active cases relating to initial assessments, 12 children monitored and...
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2022-03-29
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TNSB2762Intro

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As introduced, deletes from the offense of a first degree murder the killing of another in the perpetration of or attempt to perpetrate any first degree murder, arson, rape, robbery, burglary, theft, kidnapping, aggravated abuse of an elderly or vuln...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2172Intro

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As introduced, requires the administrative office of the courts, the department of children's services, and the commission on children and youth to jointly submit a report addressing statewide data collection in the juvenile justice system, on or bef...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1813Intro

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As introduced, expands the list of offenses for which there is no statute of limitations if the victim is an adult and notified law enforcement or the office of the district attorney general of the offense within three years. - Amends TCA Title 39 an...
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2022-03-29
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TNSB2481Intro

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As introduced, creates a Class C misdemeanor for a person who has not attained 21 years of age to consume or possess vapor products on public school property that serves any of the grades kindergarten through 12. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and T...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0948Intro

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As introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to annually report statistics and policies regarding police canine units to the POST commission; requires the POST commission to develop and implement state guidelines for the training, care, and use o...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0025Intro

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As introduced, declares that a person who holds a valid medical marijuana patient identification card issued by another state does not commit an offense in this state if the person possesses marijuana not in excess of one-half ounce. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2496Intro

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As introduced, prohibits the department from collecting or expending moneys that are received as survivor benefits, disability benefits, or otherwise from the social security administration on behalf of a child in the custody of the department; requi...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2101Intro

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As introduced, extends application of the enhanced penalties for certain assaults against a first responder or nurse who is discharging or attempting to discharge official duties to assaults against teachers. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1878Intro

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As introduced, prohibits taking custody of certain children transported across state lines without the written consent of the department of children's services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 13; Title 34; Title 36; Title 37; ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0966Intro

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As introduced, increases the maximum percentage of the sentence imposed by the court that can be reduced by sentence credits from 15 percent to 35 percent for certain offenses and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapt...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2310Intro

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As introduced, states that a defendant is not eligible for the death penalty if the defendant suffered from a serious mental illness at the time of the alleged offense that, while not meeting the standard to be found not guilty by reason of insanity ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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