Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNHJR0226EngrossProposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee to remove the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
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2018-04-24
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TNHJR1007EngrossTLC Community Center, "Day of Hope and Healing"
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2018-04-04
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TNSB0670IntroAs introduced, authorizes the issuance of a security temporary order of protection that a law enforcement officer may seek to prevent a restrained person from being able to lawfully possess a firearm when the officer believes that the person is a dan...
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2018-04-03
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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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2018-04-03
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TNSB2040IntroAs introduced, imposes tort liability on unlicensed persons who treat or diagnose mental health disorders. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 33 and Title 63.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1931IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Foster Care Support and Continuity Act." - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1638IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from accepting a plea agreement or imposing a sentence in a criminal case that is in whole or in part conditioned upon the defendant submitting to some form of sterilization, regardless of whether the defendant volunt...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1667IntroAs introduced, eliminates separate offense of felon in possession of handgun and instead applies offense of felon in possession of firearm to felons possessing handguns; establishes that person convicted of nonviolent felony, including felony drug of...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1710IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Medical Cannabis Act"; establishes medical cannabis commission for regulation of cannabis-related health care. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 50; Title 53, Chapter 11; Title 67 and Tit...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB2579IntroAs introduced, increases possible fine that a court may impose for contempt involving an order of protection, an injunction, or a no contact order from $50.00 to $500. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 9 and Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1952IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C misdemeanor criminal offense of hazing. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17; Section 49-2-120 and Section 49-7-123.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB2600IntroAs introduced, authorizes the court to send, electronically, the report informing the department of safety that the court has suspended the driver license of a person convicted for evading arrest. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB2563IntroAs introduced, allows private certified firearms instructors to train teachers in certain distressed rural counties who are allowed to carry concealed firearms on school property as well as being taught by the local law enforcement agency. - Amends T...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB2356IntroAs introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor of person purchasing a used or second-hand firearm if that person is disqualified from purchasing a firearm from a licensed dealer; makes second or subsequent violation a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 3...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1940IntroAs introduced, allows a parent or legal guardian of a minor to waive a claim against a person or entity for personal injury or death resulting from negligence related to an inherent risk of certain activities. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 37 and Titl...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1472IntroAs introduced, creates the Class E felony offense of purchasing, selling, possessing, or using a part, component, device, or attachment designed to accelerate the fire of a semi-automatic rifle and makes any semi-automatic rifle that includes an acce...
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2018-04-03
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TNSB2602IntroAs introduced, designates Knight Muzzleloader as official state muzzleloader. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2018-04-03
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TNSB1743IntroAs introduced, clarifies that participation in any court certified by the department of mental health and substance abuse services may constitute a basis for finding an extreme hardship and staying an order to revoke a person's driver license. - Amen...
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2018-04-03
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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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2018-04-02
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TNSB1139IntroAs introduced, increases penalty from Class A misdemeanor to Class E felony for violation of an order of protection, possession of a firearm while subject to an order of protection, and conviction for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. - Amend...
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2018-03-27
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TNSB2723IntroAs introduced, adds the chair of the criminal justice committee of the house of representatives and the chair of the judiciary committee of the senate to the list of persons to whom the domestic violence state coordinating council must submit its ann...
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2018-03-27
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TNSB0328FailAs enacted, increases from 60 to 65 the number of days a person asserting a potential claim for healthcare liability must give written notice of the potential claim to each healthcare provider that will be a named defendant before filing a complaint ...
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2018-03-27
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TNSB2493IntroAs introduced, authorizes the supreme court to designate certain judges with at least one year of creditable judicial service to serve as senior judges to hear complex commercial disputes. - Amends TCA Title 17, Chapter 2, Part 3.
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2018-03-27
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TNSB2130IntroAs introduced, allows a person providing services pursuant to a contract to bring a sexual harassment action against the entity for which the person is under contract in certain situations. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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2018-03-27
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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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2018-03-21
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TNSB2548IntroAs introduced, restricts marriage to persons 16 years of age or older by removing age waivers for marriage certificates. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1.
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2018-03-21
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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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2018-03-20
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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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2018-03-20
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TNSB1703IntroAs introduced, requires county register to provide notice by mail to landowner within 10 days of registration of judgment lien against real property. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 11; Title 8, Chapter 13; Title 25, Chapter 5 and Title 67, Chapter 5.
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2018-03-20
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TNSB0872IntroAs introduced, prohibits a law enforcement officer from seizing or destroying a person's photograph or recording of an event or person if it is not illegal and the person is in a place the person has a right to be when photographed or recorded; allow...
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2018-03-20
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TNSB2194IntroAs introduced, extends from 10 days to 10 business days the minimum amount of time in which the president of the district public defenders conference must provide notice before a district public defenders conference meeting. - Amends TCA Title 8, Cha...
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2018-03-20
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TNSB2335IntroAs introduced, permits the carry of a handgun by certain persons in areas of airports that are accessible to the public and outside of a secured area; creates misdemeanor offenses for violations of permitted carry at airports; permits carry of a hand...
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2018-03-20
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TNSB1683IntroAs introduced, requires sheriffs to use 10 percent or more of the funds from booking and processing fees for annual diversity training for certain county correctional employees; requires sheriffs to use any remaining funds as annual hazard pay supple...
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2018-03-13
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TNSB1982IntroAs introduced, authorizes counties to supplement the salaries of assistant district attorneys general by depositing funds with the treasury of the state for that purpose. - Amends TCA Section 8-7-226.
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2018-03-13
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TNSB2309IntroAs introduced, prohibits a juvenile court from imposing a fine or fee against a child and instead requires any fine or fee to be assessed against the child's parent or legal guardian. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 37.
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2018-03-06
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TNSB1692IntroAs introduced, prevents an inmate convicted of a felony from using sentence reduction credits until the minimum release eligibility date applicable to the inmate is reached. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2018-03-06
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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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2018-03-06
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TNSB1693IntroAs introduced, eliminates procedural distinctions between parents who spend substantially equal time with child and those who do not when considering child custody in parental relocation; focuses determination on best interests of child; establishes ...
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2018-02-27
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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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2018-02-27
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TNSB2195IntroAs introduced, increases from $2,500 to $3,500 the fine for misdemeanor reckless endangerment; clarifies that punishment may consist of the fine, imprisonment, or both. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-103.
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2018-02-27
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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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2018-02-27
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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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2018-02-27
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TNSJR0615IntroCongratulates Department of Children's Services upon successful conclusion of Brian A. lawsuit.
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2018-02-26
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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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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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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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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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TNSB2419IntroAs introduced, requires the appointment of a district attorney pro tem if the district attorney has a conflict in regard to a petition for expunction of criminal records concerning an offense committed while protesting a law or ordinance designed to ...
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2018-02-05
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TNSB2446IntroAs introduced, triples the amount of a civil penalty assessed against a person for violating the Tennessee Price-Gouging Act of 2002. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18.
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2018-02-05
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