Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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TNSB0862IntroAs introduced, imposes a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $2,500 for a violation of an order of protection; directs that fine be distributed annually to the Isaiah House 117 or the Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA). - Amend...
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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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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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TNSB1034IntroAs introduced, redefines "passive investor" as an individual or entity having an ownership interest of less than 5 percent in a licensee. - Amends TCA Section 29-26-101.
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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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2019-02-11
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TNSB1408IntroAs introduced, requires that appointments to the offices of senior judge, chancellor, circuit court judge, criminal court judge, or judge of any other trial court of record, district attorney general, and district public defender be confirmed by gene...
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2019-02-11
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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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TNSB0641IntroAs introduced, decreases from 15 to 10 the number of days in which a hearing must be held to either extend or dissolve an ex parte order of protection after the issuance of such order of protection by the court. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 36 and Ti...
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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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TNSB0593IntroAs introduced, extends the statute of limitation for prosecution of second degree murder from 15 years from the offense to at any time after the offense is committed. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-210 and Title 40, Chapter 2.
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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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TNSB0748IntroAs introduced, raises the penalty for criminal impersonation of a law enforcement officer from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony; imposes a minimum fine of $2,500 if the offense occurred while operating a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 39,...
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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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TNSB0562IntroAs introduced, decreases from 15 to 10 the number of days in which a hearing must be held to either extend or dissolve an ex parte order of protection after the issuance of such order of protection by the court. - Amends TCA Title 16 and Title 36.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0603IntroAs 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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0806IntroAs introduced, splits the electronic monitoring indigency fund into two accounts to be used to pay for ignition interlock devices for indigent defendants and to pay, subject to local matching funds, for transdermal monitoring devices, other alcohol a...
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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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TNSB0554IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a conveyance from any survivorship tenant to a person who is not a survivorship tenant does not alter the interest in the title of any of the other survivorship tenants who did not join in the conveyance. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0699IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Disclaimer of Property Interests Act." - Amends TCA Title 31; Title 34; Title 35 and Title 45.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0549IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Child Support Cooperation Act," which directs the department to require each recipient of SNAP (food stamp) benefits to cooperate with the Title IV-D child support enforcement program as a condition of eligibility for SNAP ...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0487IntroAs introduced, changes the age that triggers the requirement that a physician report suspected sexual abuse of a minor who is seeking an abortion from under 13 years of age to under 18 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 2.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0755IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to April 1 the date by which the department must appear before the appropriate committees in the senate and the house of representatives for a review of the department's policies that affect the children it serves....
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0752IntroAs introduced, deletes requirement that Wayne County and Pickett County be defined as distressed rural counties for purposes of being considered an eligible county authorized to select employees who may carry a concealed handgun on school property. -...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0684IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony of aggravated unlawful photographing when the defendant knowingly photographs a minor when the minor has a reasonable expectation of privacy, the photograph depicts the minor in a state of nudity, and the pho...
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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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TNSB0659IntroAs introduced, authorizes prosecution of a woman for assault based on the woman's illegal use of a narcotic drug while pregnant if the child is born addicted to or harmed by the narcotic drug and the addiction or harm is a result of the woman's use o...
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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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TNSB0778IntroAs introduced, requires a court to automatically dismiss a misdemeanor charge if a final verdict has not been rendered within three years of the offense and the defendant is not charged with any subsequent offenses during the three-year period; requi...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0559IntroAs introduced, requires that guardian ad litem fees in a pending adoption matter be divided equally between the parties; requires the guardian ad litem to bill an indigent party's fees to the administrative office of the courts claims and payment sys...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0656IntroAs introduced, revises the penalties for theft of property. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Section 40-32-101.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0590IntroAs introduced, authorizes a records custodian to petition a court for an injunction to prohibit a person from making records requests that constitute harassment. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 29.
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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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TNSB0580IntroAs introduced, requires all courts to report caseload data to the AOC monthly in such a manner that the data is received no later than the 20th day, instead of the 15th day, of the following month in which the case is filed or disposed. - Amends TCA ...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0570IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of finance and administration to report the total amount of state funds paid to acquire property through eminent domain in the 2017-2018 year to the chairs of the finance, ways and means committees and the off...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0636IntroAs introduced, adds physician assistants to the list of medical practitioners who are qualified to draw blood from a motor vehicle operator for evidentiary purposes in a DUI investigation. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 4.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0667IntroAs introduced, sets the minimum compensation payable to officially designated and auxiliary court reporters designated as licensed court reporters by the Tennessee board of court reporting at the rates of $350 per full-day appearance and $175 per hal...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0561IntroAs introduced, extends the deadline for the advisory task force reviewing the composition of Tennessee's current judicial districts to publish its proposed statewide judicial redistricting plan from December 1, 2019, to December 15, 2019. - Amends TC...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0575IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Senior General Sessions and Juvenile Judge Enabling Act." - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 17; Title 37 and Title 55, Chapter 10.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0740IntroAs introduced, requires administrative director of the administrative office of the courts to develop and administer a text messaging program to remind criminal defendants to appear at their scheduled hearings in municipal and criminal courts. - Amen...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0620IntroAs introduced, provides for alternative system of manner of death determination review in counties where the chief medical examiner of the regional forensic center acts as the county medical examiner; allows next of kin to hire independent forensic p...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0543IntroAs introduced, revises provisions governing notice for lien enforcement under the Tennessee Self-Service Storage Facility Act. - Amends TCA Title 66, Chapter 31.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0686IntroAs introduced, allows certain felony offenders to petition to have the offender's criminal history records sealed after completion of all requirements of sentencing and at least five years without being convicted of a new offense. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0746IntroAs introduced, establishes minimum attendance requirement for commission members and requires removal of members who do not meet the requirement; deletes provision giving appointing authorities discretion to remove commission members who miss more th...
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2019-02-07
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