Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNSB2668Intro
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As introduced, specifies that for the purposes of sexual exploitation of children offenses, the term "material" includes computer-generated images created, adapted, or modified by artificial intelligence; defines "artificial intelligence." - Amends T...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1699Intro
25%
As introduced, expands the eligibility for filing a petition to obtain a lifetime order of protection to include victims of aggravated stalking, especially aggravated stalking, and felony harassment. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 39.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2573Intro
25%
As introduced, specifies that punishment for organized retail theft or shoplifting should not be less than a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 68.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2802Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits any person from transporting an illegal alien into this state; increases from $1,000 to $5,000 the fine for transporting illegal aliens. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2656Intro
25%
As introduced, changes the reporting month from January to March for when the attorney general and reporter must report information about orders for wiretapping and electronic surveillance to the administrative office of the United States courts, the...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1769Intro
25%
As introduced, expands the definition of "adjudication as a mental defective" to include a person who has been found incompetent to stand trial in a criminal proceeding and requires the clerk of court in such a proceeding to collect and report any su...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1719Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts "Brittany's Law," which creates the Class B misdemeanor of knowingly failing to seek medical assistance for an individual who the person knows or reasonably should know is experiencing a drug-related overdose; authorizes the sen...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2043Intro
25%
As introduced, expands the offense of aggravated rape to include when the defendant commits rape knowing that the defendant is infected with HIV. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1754Intro
25%
As introduced, makes various changes to criminal offenses involving fentanyl; increases the penalty one classification for criminal offenses involving fentanyl if the defendant crossed county lines in the course of the criminal offense; requires cert...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2060Intro
25%
As introduced, extends the statute of limitations for injuries to a person 18 years of age or older relating to sexual assault to three years or five years depending on if law enforcement was notified of the assault. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 39 a...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2337Intro
25%
As introduced, increases the penalty for indecent exposure from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony if the person was confined in a penal institution at the time of the commission of the offense and the offense was committed with the intent to ...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1587Intro
25%
As introduced, specifies that a parent or guardian who knowingly leaves their child under the care or supervision of a person who is required to register as a sexual offender commits a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 4 an...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2243Intro
25%
As introduced, expands the definition of "victim" for the purposes of restitution to include a reciprocal, as defined by current law, when the reciprocal has compensated a subscriber for loss incurred as a result of the offense to the extent that the...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1771Intro
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As introduced, makes the state liable and responsible for paying the expenses for HIV medication for inmates committed to a county jail or workhouse who previously received prescription medication to treat HIV or AIDS through a state department, agen...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2566Intro
25%
As introduced, requires any conditions of release imposed on a defendant to include a requirement that the defendant submit to pretrial monitoring to ensure compliance with the conditions; requires the court to order bail to be forfeited and an arres...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2662Intro
25%
As introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony for the offense of child endangerment by a parent or custodian of a child eight years of age or less if the parent or guardian knowingly exposes the child to, or know...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1738Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Foster and Adoptive Parent Protection Act," which prohibits the department of children's services from requiring an adoptive or foster parent to support a policy on sexual orientation or gender identity that confl...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1578Intro
25%
As introduced, extends the period of time during which a child who is alleged to be unruly may be detained prior to a detention hearing from no more than 24 hours excluding nonjudicial days or 72 hours total to no more than 72 hours excluding nonjudi...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1972Intro
25%
As introduced, requires the court to order an offender to wear a global positioning monitoring system device under certain circumstances unless the court finds the offender no longer poses a threat to the alleged victim or public safety; specifies th...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1835Intro
25%
As introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for a person who commits child abuse by knowingly treating a child under 18 in such a manner as to inflict injury. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37; Title 39 and Title...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1767Intro
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As introduced, expands the definition of "racketeering activity" to include committing, conspiring to commit, aiding, attempting to aid, soliciting, coercing, facilitating, or intimidating another person to commit the criminal offense of animal fight...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2185Intro
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As introduced, requires, upon request of the county legislative body, the judicial commissioners to submit any relevant information to the county legislative body at least seven days before the public hearing. - Amends TCA Title 40.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2054Intro
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As introduced, establishes that the district attorney general shall only prosecute cases in municipal court where the municipality provides sufficient additional prosecutorial personnel for the district attorney general; empowers the district attorne...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2062Intro
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As introduced, increases the penalty for assault against a law enforcement officer from a Class A misdemeanor with a mandatory minimum 30-day sentence and $5,000 fine to a Class E felony with a mandatory minimum 60-day sentence and $10,000 fine. - Am...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2574Intro
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As introduced, increases from Class E and Class D to a Class C felony the classification of theft of a firearm valued at less than $60,000 and related offenses; specifies that it is a Class C felony to receive, possess, store, barter, sell, transfer,...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1953Intro
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As introduced, states that, as used in the offense of stalking, harassment must be committed by the defendant with reckless disregard for whether the victim will suffer emotional distress as a result of the conduct and the victim does suffer emotiona...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2049Intro
25%
As introduced, requires the clerk of every court having jurisdiction of criminal offenses to include a $12.50 charge in every cost bill, to be remitted to the county government to provide support services for the purpose of promoting public safety at...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2610Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits an entity supported in whole or in part by public funds from knowingly providing meeting spaces or other forums, including, but not limited to, electronic and print platforms, to a designated entity by which the designated en...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2342Intro
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As introduced, creates the criminal offense of recklessly, by any means of communication, threatening to commit an act of mass violence and the threat causes a reasonable expectation or reasonable fear of the commission of an act of mass violence. - ...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1912Intro
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As introduced, expands the offense of unlawful exposure to include the distribution, with the intent to cause emotional distress, of an image of the intimate parts of another identifiable person or an image of an identifiable person engaged in sexual...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1864Intro
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As introduced, authorizes a POST-certified law enforcement officer, rather than a full-time, salaried police officer, to detain a person based on a reasonable belief that the person's motor vehicle does not comply with state law regarding tinted moto...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2155Intro
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As introduced, increases the mandatory minimum confinement period for a defendant after a third or subsequent conviction of domestic assault to 90 days; upgrades the offense classification to a Class E felony upon a defendant's conviction for a sixth...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB0620Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Families' Rights and Responsibilities Act," which declares that the ability of a parent to direct the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health of that parent’s child is a fundamental right. - Amends TCA Title...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1988Intro
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As introduced, creates three additional trial courts in the 30th judicial district. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 2.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2507Intro
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As introduced, permits a court to order a child who is adjudicated as a traffic violator, in addition to the child's parent or legal guardian, to pay a fine of not more than $50. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37 and Title 41.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2860Intro
25%
As introduced, removes an outdated provision that required the department to report to the chairs of the government operations committees of the senate and the house of representatives, and appear before the education, health, and general welfare joi...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1704Intro
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As introduced, increases from a Class E felony to a Class D felony the offense of burglary of a conveyance. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1873Intro
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As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Parents' Bill of Rights." - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 49.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2481Intro
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As introduced, changes the ages for the voluntary extension of foster care program from a young adult who is at least 18 years of age but less than 21 years of age to a young adult who is at least 18 years of age but less than 23 years of age. - Amen...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2565Intro
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As introduced, removes the defendant's financial condition as a consideration for the magistrate in determining the amount of bail necessary to reasonably assure the appearance of the defendant at trial and protect the safety of the public. - Amends ...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2569Intro
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As introduced, allows a juvenile court to transfer a child 15 years of age or older to be tried as an adult in criminal court for the offense of organized retail crime, theft of a firearm, or an attempt to commit such offense. - Amends TCA Title 37 a...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1994Intro
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As introduced, establishes that in Knox County one magistrate judge must be appointed by a majority of the county's general sessions judges and the length of their term is decided by a majority of the county's general sessions judges; specifies the m...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1811Intro
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As introduced, expands the application of certain indecent exposure offenses by including victims from 13 to 17 years of age; increases the penalty for indecent exposure if the victim is between 13 and 17 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 39...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2562Intro
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As introduced, revises various provisions regarding pretrial release of a defendant charged with a criminal offense to require the magistrate to give first consideration to ensuring the safety of the community when determining whether to impose condi...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1775Intro
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As introduced, expands the ways in which applicants may apply for the home address confidentiality program to include moving to a new address unknown to the offender and not previously identified in a public record. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 38,...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2641Intro
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As introduced, removes the declaration that it is the responsibility of each parent and legal guardian to ensure that their children are vaccinated according to Center for Disease Control or American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines, and replaces the...
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2383Intro
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As introduced, specifies that a cause of action for wrongful death must be commenced within three years after the cause of action accrued. - Amends TCA Title 28 and Title 29.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB2157Intro
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As introduced, adds an additional assistant district attorney general position and criminal investigator position in each judicial district that includes a state correctional facility. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16 and Title 41.
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2024-02-21
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TNSB1703Intro
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As introduced, requires the transfer of a juvenile to criminal court for the offense of theft of a firearm from a motor vehicle if the child was 14 years of age or more but younger than 17 years of age; increases from a Class E felony to a Class D fe...
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2024-02-21
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TNSJR0922Intro
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Proposes an amendment to Article VI, Section 14 of the Tennessee Constitution to authorize municipal courts to impose civil penalties up to $3,000 for violations of municipal ordinances.
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2024-02-21
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