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TNSB8011IntroAs introduced, requires that the notice of a potential claim for healthcare liability that is based on alleged exposure to or contraction of coronavirus include the date and location of the alleged exposure or contraction. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title...
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2020-08-12
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TNSB8009IntroAs introduced, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-12
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TNSB2452IntroAs introduced, specifies that an order of restitution entered in a criminal action is a final civil judgment upon entry of the order; makes various other changes in regard to restitution for victims of crime. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 37; Title 39...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2587IntroAs introduced, grants discretion to the state registrar to issue a delayed birth certificate upon finding a preponderance of the evidence weighs in favor of an applicant; permits the state registrar to consider documentation such as obituaries and bi...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0741EngrossAffirms the constitutional duty and exclusive authority and power of the General Assembly to appropriate public moneys and balance the state budget.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2420IntroAs introduced, expands the type of equipment for which law enforcement agencies may exchange confiscated weapons to include any equipment suitable for use for legitimate law enforcement purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2447IntroAs introduced, requires a magistrate imposing global positioning monitoring on a defendant as a condition for bail for an offense involving domestic violence to inform the victim of how to obtain a copy of the defendant's conditions of bail including...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2397IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Stop Social Media Censorship Act." - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 8, Chapter 6 and Title 29.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2257IntroAs introduced, specifies that a prisoner who has served greater than 50 percent of the sentence imposed on combined state sentences and has an active detainer to serve a term of imprisonment in another jurisdiction must be considered for parole to th...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2215IntroAs introduced, prohibits the provision of sexual identity change therapy to prepubescent minors; prohibits the provision of sexual identity change therapy to minors who have entered puberty unless a parent or guardian has written recommendations for ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1817IntroAs introduced, requires the conduct of law enforcement personnel in initiating or continuing pursuit of a fleeing party to be in reckless disregard of law enforcement policies and procedures in order for the law enforcement personnel or the employer ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2062IntroAs introduced, creates the offense of mail theft, which is intentionally obtaining mail from another person's mailbox or premises without the consent of the addressee and with the intent to deprive the addressee of the mail. - Amends TCA Title 39, Ch...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2368IntroAs introduced, requires that a hearing requested by a police officer who has been dismissed, demoted, suspended, or transferred for punitive reasons be set within 21 calendar days following the request, rather than 14 calendar days. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1344IntroAs introduced, allows courts to order a person into a program of assisted outpatient mental health treatment upon finding certain conditions are met; provides a process for certain persons to petition a court on behalf of a proposed patient; establis...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1725IntroAs introduced, adds as a ground for termination of parental rights a finding by a court that a parent committed an act of nonconsensual sexual penetration from which act the child was conceived; gives the other parent standing to file a petition for ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1322IntroAs introduced, requires each local law enforcement agency to enter into an agreement with the Tennessee bureau of investigation to require the TBI to investigate any officer-involved shooting that occurs within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB0742IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for up to one year following any period of confinement imposed; requi...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1321IntroAs introduced, creates Class E felony of law enforcement officer operating a law enforcement body camera in any manner that would prevent the creation of evidence with the intent to obstruct justice. - Amends TCA Title 10 and Title 39.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2527IntroAs introduced, provides that a person who uses justifiable force against another may request a stay of proceedings in any civil action based on the use of force until the criminal investigation has concluded; creates an immunity hearing at which the ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2614IntroAs introduced, creates a civil action against any person or government entity that infringes upon a person's right to bear arms under the Tennessee or United States Constitutions; requires the person or entity to be liable for actual or statutory dam...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1194IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations to study the implementation and effects of the missing children registry and report to the judiciary committees on or before January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1807IntroAs introduced, allows a court to issue an emergency protection order upon a finding that a person poses an imminent risk of harm to the person or others if allowed to purchase or possess a firearm; authorizes a family member, household member, intima...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2894IntroAs introduced, authorizes release to law enforcement of information regarding the identity of a person who reports a case of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult so that law enforcement may follow up with the person to determine if t...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB0755IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to April 1 the date by which the department must appear before the appropriate committees in the senate and the house of representatives for a review of the department's policies that affect the children it serves....
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2326IntroAs introduced, in the case of certain persons who are eligible for restoration of citizenship rights, authorizes the pardoning authority or agent or officer of the supervising or incarcerating authority that issues the certificate of restoration, to ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2465IntroAs introduced, requires any facility in which more than 50 abortions were performed during the previous calendar year to post a sign informing patients that a chemical abortion may be reversed following the first dose of a two-dose treatment; require...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2699IntroAs introduced, prohibits a general sessions court clerk from collecting a fine, costs, or litigation taxes that have been in default for at least 15 years following the year in which the fine, costs, or litigation taxes became delinquent. - Amends TC...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1722IntroAs introduced, repeals the law that allows handgun carry permit holders to transport or store a firearm or firearm ammunition in the permit holder's motor vehicle while on or utilizing a public or private parking area if the firearm or firearm ammuni...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1859IntroAs introduced, creates the offenses sexual abuse of a corpse, a Class D felony, and aggravated sexual abuse of a corpse, a Class C felony; requires a person convicted of either offense to register as a sexual offender. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2636IntroAs introduced, expands the unruly act of illegal use of a communication device by a minor to include possessing or transmitting an image of sexual activity involving a minor. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1781IntroAs introduced, creates the Class D felony of possessing a telecommunications device in a penal institution; adds, as a new enhancement factor to be considered in sentencing, whether the offense was planned or executed using a telecommunications devic...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2892IntroAs introduced, increases, from $800 to $1,000, the pay supplement a police officer is entitled to receive in 2020 upon successful completion of 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1820IntroAs introduced, adds imminent danger of serious sexual abuse as a justification for the use of deadly force in self-defense and to defenses of duress and use of deadly force by law enforcement officer; defines serious sexual abuse as rape, aggravated ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1849IntroAs introduced, authorizes the retail sale of marijuana; levies a 12 percent tax on the retail sale of marijuana. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 53, Chapter 11; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1925IntroAs introduced, adds the offense of trafficking a person for a commercial sex act to the meaning of predatory offenses for purposes of sentencing a person as a child sexual predator. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2888IntroAs introduced, permits a person to carry a handgun in a concealed manner; permits a person carrying a handgun in a concealed manner to carry in parks, higher education campuses, and areas posted by local governments in the same manner permitted by ha...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1300IntroAs introduced, creates a new division of state government, the Tennessee Office of Cooperative Disability Investigation, to operate for two years. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 10; Title 38 and Title 71.
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2460IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a clerk of the court must offer a payment plan after one year from the date of the completion of the sentence when a person has not paid all litigation taxes, court costs, and fines assessed as a result of the dispositio...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2121IntroAs introduced, revises and enacts various provisions regarding the rights of victims of sexually oriented crimes, including decreasing the time period within which a law enforcement agency must submit a sexual assault evidence collection (SAEC) kit t...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2441IntroAs introduced, creates an exception to the offense of simple possession of marijuana for persons with a valid, state-issued medical marijuana identification card who obtained the marijuana pursuant to a valid physician's recommendation. - Amends TCA ...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2403IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for failure of a driver involved in a motor vehicle accident to stop at the scene of the accident from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony when the person knew or should have known that the accident resulted...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB0069IntroAs introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 25 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2887IntroAs introduced, changes from February 1 to January 15 the date by which the Tennessee bureau of investigation is required to provide an annual report to the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives on the amount of money collect...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2230IntroAs introduced, adds communications with a peer supporter occurring during a critical incident stress management intervention to those communications that are considered confidential and for which a person cannot be called to testify or otherwise divu...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB2004IntroAs introduced, allows the treasurer's report on the amount of any surplus in the electronic monitoring indigency fund to be reported to the commissioner of finance and administration electronically. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title...
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2020-06-09
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TNSB1913IntroAs introduced, for purposes of determining if a person has a duty to retreat before threatening or using force in self-defense, declares that a person is not considered to be engaged in unlawful activity or where the person does not have a right to b...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0748EngrossReaffirms that Tennessee is a sanctuary for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSR0155IntroLowell Russell, Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Commission
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2020-06-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0885IntroProposes an amendment to Article I, Section 35 of the Constitution of Tennessee for the purpose of rewriting the rights to which crime victims are entitled.
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2020-06-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0807EngrossUrges P.O.S.T. Commission to include P.O.S.T.-certified training on interacting with individuals with autism and autism spectrum disorder in its 2020 law enforcement course offerings.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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