Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNSB0982IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies, victim-witness coordinators, district attorneys general, and other state employees who frequently encounter victims of crime to distribute information, whenever appropriate, on the statewide automated...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1424IntroAs introduced, establishes requirements for providers operating websites offering consumer access to interactive software that generates legal documents based on consumer answers. - Amends TCA Title 23.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1011IntroAs introduced, creates the Class A misdemeanor offense of illegal transfer of a firearm to a prohibited possessor; prohibits the intentional transfer to a person who is known or should be known to be prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1028IntroAs introduced, allows a child care agency to provide an annual report of its work to the department of children's services electronically. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 37 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1406IntroAs introduced, authorizes electronic transmission of any report required to be sent to the chief clerks of the house of representatives and the senate by the board of judicial conduct. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 17.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1320IntroAs introduced, requires a law enforcement officer to issue a citation in lieu of continued custody of a person arrested for a misdemeanor violation of simple possession of a controlled substance, unless the officer determines, based on the person's p...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1066IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for certain distribution or transfer criminal offenses involving fentanyl, or an equipotent amount of carfentanil, sufentanil, or the analogues of fentanyl to Class B felony if amount between 0.1 and 10 grams and ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0869IntroAs introduced, adds to the definition of "unconsented contact" under the offense of stalking that the defendant attempts to give or gives the victim gifts for the purpose of allowing the defendant contact with the victim. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1134IntroAs introduced, adds conviction of a new sexual offense, violent sexual offense, or violent juvenile sexual offense as violation of the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004. - Amends...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1236IntroAs introduced, prohibits abortions from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected; creates exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 2 and Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1312IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of leaving a firearm or ammunition in a motor vehicle or boat without the firearm or ammunition being stored in a locked cabinet, safe, vault, case, or secured with a firearm locking device if the vehicle ...
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TNSB1478IntroAs introduced, increases cash supplement for police officer in-service training from $600 to $1,200. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1183IntroAs introduced, reduces from 90 days to 60 days the threshold of time for a patient who is prescribed opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol in chronic, long-term drug therapy before the prescriber is required to consider mandatory ur...
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TNSB1202IntroAs introduced, removes the authority to order an autopsy from the county medical examiner; authorizes the district attorney general to order an autopsy in certain circumstances; authorizes the chief medical examiner to order an autopsy if the distric...
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TNSB0871IntroAs introduced, increases the time period from 15 to 30 days for a person to file with the department of human services a written request for an administrative hearing to review actions of the department involving child support enforcement. - Amends T...
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TNSB1262IntroAs introduced, declares settlement agreement provisions that have purpose or effect of concealing details relating to claim of sexual harassment or sexual assault as void and unenforceable and contrary to public policy of this state if settlement agr...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1368IntroAs introduced, adds the sale or distribution of a substance containing fentanyl, carfentanil, or any opiate with the intent and premeditation to commit murder as an aggravating circumstance for the imposition of the death penalty or imprisonment for ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0911IntroAs introduced, enhances the penalty for destruction or alteration of governmental records from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1324IntroAs introduced, defines a guardian for purposes of criminal injuries compensation. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 13.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1089IntroAs introduced, extends time period a marriage license is valid from 30 to 60 days. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3.
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2019-02-11
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TNSJR0176IntroAuthorizes the legislature to limit the amount of noneconomic and punitive damages that may be awarded in civil actions and specifies that these limits do not diminish the right to trial by jury.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1412IntroAs introduced, adds to the duties of the attorney general and reporter, the duty to defend any action of any political subdivision for adherence to the duties imposed on the political subdivision by statute or provision of the state or federal consti...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0934IntroAs introduced, imposes public notice and public input requirements on a redistricting committee and upon consideration of a final redistricting plan. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 16, Part 1 and Title 3.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1268IntroAs introduced, requires that a law enforcement officer receive compensation for death in the line of duty when the officer dies while commuting to and from the officer's place of residence. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8 and...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1144IntroAs introduced, reduces the time period, from 30 to 15 days, in which a sheriff must report to the county legislative body and to the department of correction the name of any prisoner who escapes while serving on a work detail and indicate whether the...
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TNSB1422IntroAs introduced, requires the department to immediately commence a local investigation upon receipt of a report of child abuse or brutality from a person tasked with the education, health, or welfare of the child; requires certain actions by the invest...
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TNSB0816IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from removing a person's constitutional rights for failure to pay court costs, fines, or any other monetary amount in a civil proceeding, if the person is unable to pay due to the person's indigency. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0843IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for the failure to report known or suspected child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0875IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the process for restoration of voting rights, including consolidating the process for the issuance of a certificate of voting rights restoration through the secretary of state's office. - Amends TCA Title 40, C...
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TNSB0892IntroAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period within which a director of schools is required to notify the chief of the appropriate law enforcement agency that the director has authorized a person to carry or possess a firearm ...
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TNSB0854IntroAs introduced, requires sheriff or sheriff's department to pay a constable not less than $35 for the transport of a prisoner in accordance with terms agreeable to the sheriff or department and the constable. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 10.
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TNSB1181IntroAs introduced, revises the release eligibility for persons sentenced to life imprisonment for first degree murder; requires the department of correction to notify inmates previously sentenced to life imprisonment of eligibility for earlier release up...
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TNSB1418IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Life Appropriation Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 4, Part 51; Title 67 and Title 68.
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TNSB1289IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to February 15 of each year the date by which the department of safety shall report to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs of the appropriate committees a report detailing sei...
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TNSB0900IntroAs introduced, allows any county clerk, in addition to the department of safety, to renew a gun permit. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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TNSB1018IntroAs introduced, increases from 20 to 25 the number of days' notice the supreme court must give prior to holding a special term for the trial of causes the court deems essential to the public interest. - Amends TCA Title 16.
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TNSB1117IntroAs introduced, allows the controlled substance database committee to submit formal recommendations regarding rulemaking to the commissioner of agriculture electronically. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1282IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Natural Marriage Defense Act," which states the policy of Tennessee to defend natural marriage between one man and one woman regardless of any court decision to the contrary. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1396IntroAs introduced, requires owners of private property on which a gravesite or crypt containing human remains is located to allow access to such site by certain persons; prohibits the erection of a barrier to access of such site; creates right of action ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSJR0165IntroProposes an amendment to the constitution to authorize casino gambling with revenues designated for education, infrastructure, and local governments.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1010IntroAs introduced, requires, when neither the seller nor purchaser of a firearm is a licensed gun dealer that the transaction be completed through a licensed gun dealer, and that the dealer perform the same background check required for purchases from li...
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TNSB1220IntroAs introduced, allows a county legislative body to send the annual report of the evaluation of the use of judicial commissioners to the legislative committees in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 40.
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TNSB1405IntroAs introduced, clarifies that general procurement provisions, including certain bidding requirements, relative to state governmental entities do not apply to the Tennessee code commission when entering into contracts for the production and publicatio...
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2019-02-11
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TNSJR0169IntroProposes amendment of Article II, Section 4 to establish an independent redistricting commission for senatorial and representative districts.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1193IntroAs introduced, changes from two days to two business days the time period within which the registering court or department in Title IV-D child support cases must send notice to the nonregistering party of the registration of an order for enforcement ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0828IntroAs introduced, requires local law enforcement to conduct in-person checks to ensure person subject to order of protection has complied with dispossession of firearms requirement; makes various other changes regarding the dispossession of firearms req...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0967IntroAs introduced, imposes strict liability on a company doing business in this state for the purpose of providing dockless electric scooter rentals for injuries incurred by minors using the company's electric scooter regardless of whether the minor was ...
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TNSB1015IntroAs introduced, increases from 10 to 15 the number of days before trial in which a person who intends to rely on an affirmative defense must notify the district attorney general in writing of such intention. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1064IntroAs introduced, removes requirement that the executive director of the district public defenders conference is required to initiate conference calls between district public defenders. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 14 and Title 16.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1391IntroAs introduced, removes sheriff's responsibility to transport a person with a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance for evaluation at and admission to a treatment facility; requires county mayor to designate a transportation agent for the co...
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2019-02-11
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