Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNHJR0417Engross
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National Drug Endangered Children Awareness Day
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2021-04-29
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TNSB0640Intro
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As introduced, requires youth development centers and detention centers to teach certain life skills to children held in these facilities. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 41.
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2021-04-20
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TNSB0811Intro
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As introduced, requires youth development centers, jails, and the department of correction to provide free telephone calls between minors and their parent or guardian. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 41.
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2021-04-20
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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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2021-04-20
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TNSB0454Intro
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As introduced, sets venue for actions challenging the constitutionality of a state statute, executive order, or administrative rule or regulation in the county where the plaintiff resides or, if the plaintiff is not a resident of Tennessee, in Sumner...
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2021-04-20
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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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2021-04-20
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TNSB1297Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Stop Guilt by Accusation Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 24; Title 29; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1363Intro
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As introduced, requires the establishment of a three-judge panel to adjudicate cases challenging state legislative or congressional districts. - Amends TCA Title 1, Chapter 3; Title 2; Title 3; Title 16; Title 17; Title 20; Title 27 and Title 29.
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1096Intro
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As introduced, authorizes a court ordering the expunction of a person's public record following discharge to send the order to the Tennessee bureau of investigation in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1018Intro
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As introduced, defines "prior convictions" for multiple offenders as convictions within the past 10 years; defines "prior convictions" for persistent offenders as convictions within the past 15 years. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1528Intro
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As introduced, allows the annual report by administrative office of the courts on the compliance by the courts with the time limits established for capital cases to be submitted to the chief clerks of the house of representatives and the senate and t...
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2021-04-20
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TNSB0350Intro
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As introduced, requires the head of each state department to report annually the number of preferred service employees affected by a reduction in force to the chairs of the state government committee of the house of representatives and the state and ...
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2021-04-20
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TNSB0888Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Small Estate Affidavit Limited Letter of Authority Act"; clarifies that to file an affidavit for a small estate the decedent must not have left a will; removes the requirement of listing unpaid debts left by the decedent in...
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1236Intro
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As introduced, allows a defendant who has been sentenced to the death penalty and whose conviction is final to petition the trial court for a determination of whether the defendant is ineligible for the death penalty due to intellectual disability. -...
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2021-04-20
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TNSB1062Intro
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As introduced, requires each law enforcement agency to post the agency's written policy prohibiting racial profiling to the agency's website, if the agency maintains a website. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 8; Title 10, Chapter 7; Title 38 and...
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2021-04-20
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TNSJR0516Intro
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April 2021, Child Abuse Prevention Month
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0613Intro
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As introduced, prohibits a registered sexual offender whose victim was a minor from participating in activities associated with Halloween; establishes a curfew for such sexual offenders from 6:00 p.m. on October 31 until 4:00 a.m. on November 1. - Am...
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2021-04-14
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TNSB0456Intro
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As introduced, prohibits law enforcement from entering private property for the purpose of engaging in surveillance or setting up surveillance equipment to search for and collect evidence or obtain information or other data unless the officer has obt...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1184Intro
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As introduced, increases the punishment for reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon to a Class D felony if the offense occurred during a road rage incident. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 2.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0318Intro
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As introduced, creates exceptions to the offense of open or concealed carrying of a firearm with the intent to go armed for any person legally in possession and not prohibited from possessing a firearm; converts existing defenses to be exceptions. - ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0339Intro
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As introduced, requires the commissioner of correction to award certain inmates up to eight months of public health emergency credits for time served during a state of emergency declared by the governor due to a public health emergency based on commu...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0326Intro
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As introduced, authorizes prior service as a criminal investigator for a law enforcement agency to be used for creditable service calculation for persons employed as assistant district attorneys general. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 7.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0452Intro
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As introduced, adds information to be provided by the department of safety in a report detailing seizures for the previous calendar year and provided to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs of the appropriate com...
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2021-04-13
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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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2021-04-13
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TNSB1209Intro
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As introduced, authorizes certain cancer patients to possess and use full extract cannabis oil that is intended to be ingested orally or used topically if certain criteria are met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0963Intro
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As introduced, requires a complainant seeking a no-knock entry provision in a search warrant or an arrest warrant to have the facts supporting the warrant reviewed by the district attorney general prior to presenting any facts to a magistrate. - Amen...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1596Intro
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As introduced, removes a provision regarding how the Tennessee POST commission determines if a retired law enforcement officer is eligible to carry a firearm under federal law. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8 and Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1496Intro
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As introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to report findings of excessive use of force by a law enforcement officer to the district attorney general, to be reviewed for possible criminal prosecution; requires the district attorney general to r...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1503Intro
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As introduced, changes from February 1 to March 1 the date by which the community oversight board must present a report to the chairs of certain committees of the senate and the house of representatives detailing certain actions of the board for the ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0578Intro
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As introduced, provides $800 pay supplement to campus police officers of public institutions of higher education who successfully complete an in-service training course. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1529Intro
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As introduced, authorizes a family to request a family special advocate to advocate for family reunification when the family is subject to an investigation. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0792Intro
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As introduced, clarifies that the criminal justice committee of the house of representatives shall receive an annual report summarizing the work of the vulnerable adult protective investigative team. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15 and Title 71, Ch...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0633Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Deputy Jason Scott Public Safety Act," which makes it a criminal offense for a witness of a medical emergency to fail to immediately notify emergency services. - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 39.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0468Intro
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As introduced, rewrites the definition of exploitation of an adult to include the use of deception, intimidation, undue influence, force, or threat of force to exert unauthorized control over an elderly or vulnerable adult's property; breach of a fid...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1497Intro
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As introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1362Intro
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As introduced, clarifies that a cause of action brought by a person injured by criminal conduct that is a traffic offense that is classified as a Class B or C misdemeanor or a violation of a municipal ordinance must be commenced within one year of th...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1504Intro
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As introduced, changes the date by which the department of safety must submit its annual report regarding offenders who have had ignition interlock devices installed on their motor vehicles from February 1 to February 15; clarifies the report shall b...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1594Intro
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As introduced, requires a court of competent jurisdiction, upon granting visitation rights to the grandparents of a child who is removed from the custody of the child's parents, guardians, or legal custodian, to reduce to writing the factors that wen...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0903Intro
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As introduced, establishes enhanced penalties for acts of animal cruelty when committed against 10 or more non-livestock animals at the same time and place. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2 and Title 40, Chapter 39, Part 1.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0901Intro
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As introduced, enacts "Amanda Mercer's Law." - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1332Intro
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As introduced, requires a sexual offender or violent sexual offender to report to a designated law enforcement agency to update the offender's registration within five days of the offender's birthday rather than within seven days. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB0697Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Marijuana Regulation Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 29; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41, Chapter 1, Part 1; Title 43; Title 45; Title 53; Title 63; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71, Chapter 3, P...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1434Intro
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As introduced, requires a law enforcement officer who conducts a search of a motor vehicle to report in person to a judge of the general sessions court within three days and provide certain statistical information; requires the clerk of the general s...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1493Intro
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As introduced, authorizes disabled veterans with quadriplegia to possess and use liquid extract cannabis if certain criteria met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-13
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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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2021-04-13
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TNSB1371Intro
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As introduced, requires the magistrate to provide a victim who participates in a global positioning monitoring system with the emergency assistance number, in addition to the number for a local law enforcement agency. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 38; ...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1487Intro
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As introduced, establishes eligibility of person convicted of a Class E, D, or C felony to apply for and receive voter registration card upon receiving a pardon, being discharged from custody for service of the person's maximum sentence, or being gra...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1108Intro
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As introduced, authorizes counties that have environmental courts to approve by two-thirds vote of county legislative body the empanelment of juries for general sessions courts when sitting as an environmental court. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Ti...
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2021-04-13
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TNSB1460Intro
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As introduced, authorizes a person wrongfully imprisoned and exonerated who is awarded compensation for such imprisonment by the board of claims to designate a person or entity as a designated beneficiary of the remaining portion of the compensation ...
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2021-04-13
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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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2021-04-13
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