Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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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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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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TNSB1124IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from sentencing a defendant convicted of first degree murder to death if the defendant proves by a preponderance of the evidence that, at the time of the offense, the defendant had a severe mental illness. - Amends TC...
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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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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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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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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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2019-02-11
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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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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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2019-02-11
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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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TNSB1270IntroAs introduced, increases fine for making false statements on an application requesting disclosure of personal information from $1,000 to $5,000; imposes fine for a person who knowingly releases personal information from certain departments; authorize...
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TNSB1275IntroAs introduced, confers criminal and civil immunity upon a person who uses or threatens force in self-defense, defense of another, or defense from a person committing a criminal offense, unless the person against whom force is used is a law enforcemen...
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TNSB0949IntroAs introduced, requires the department to provide weekly mental health counseling to each child in a detention or shelter care facility; requires mental health providers to be licensed and consider the findings and recommendations of any validated ri...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1218IntroAs introduced, increases the amount of marijuana possessed or exchanged under the offenses of simple possession or casual exchange from less than one-half ounce to less than one ounce; prohibits the inference of purpose of selling or otherwise dispen...
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TNSB0695IntroAs introduced, allows the personal representative of the deceased to recover in a wrongful death action for the benefit of the decedent's survivors and estate; states that a defense that would bar or reduce a survivor's recovery may be asserted again...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0658IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to February 15 the date by which the annual report on distribution and abuse of controlled substances must be submitted by the department of health to the health committees of the senate and the house of representa...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0563IntroAs introduced, changes, from January 1 to January 15, the date by which the department of safety and homeland security must provide a copy of the previous year's statistical report concerning the number of handgun carry permits issued, denied, revoke...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0692IntroAs introduced, increases from $600 per officer to $1,000 per officer the annual police pay supplement for completion of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 9; Title 38 and Title 55.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0677IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Drug Treatment Instead of Incarceration Act." - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 40, Chapter 20.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0506IntroAs introduced, permits the expunction of certain misdemeanor offenses not eligible under current law. - Amends TCA Title 40.
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2019-02-07
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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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0592IntroAs introduced, removes the statutes of limitation for various sexual offenses that are Class A or B felonies when committed against children on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 2.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0505IntroAs introduced, permits expunction of certain nonviolent felonies after 10 years have elapsed since the completion of the sentence imposed for the most recent offense. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0564IntroAs introduced, reduces the punishment for a first violation of unlawful carrying of a handgun; prohibits law enforcement officer from confiscating the person's handgun and requires issuance of citation in lieu of arrest for such offense. - Amends TCA...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0733IntroAs introduced, allows a noncustodial parent or a parent who does not reside with the child to submit an electronic request for the child's school records, where electronic submission is available. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0507IntroAs introduced, requires the attorney general and reporter and state and local law enforcement agencies to pursue federal money to reimburse the state and local governments for moneys spent complying with federal immigration laws; requires the state t...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0502IntroAs introduced, specifies that the seizure and forfeiture of vehicles is applicable after certain DUI violations, rather than convictions. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0666IntroAs introduced, specifies that the change of address notice required by a person on the advance notice registry must be submitted to the department of children's services within 15 days following the change. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0545IntroAs introduced, eliminates the civil statute of limitation on child sexual abuse and the statutes of limitation on sexual offenses committed against children on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-02-07
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