Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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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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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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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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TNSB0486IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 38, Chapter 3; Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 43; Title 50; Title 53; Title 63; Title 67 and Title 68.
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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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TNSB0404IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act." - Amends TCA Title 35 and Title 67.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0463IntroAs introduced, expands commission duties to include recommending methods to eliminate discrimination and intergroup tensions, and furnishing technical assistance to facilitate progress in human relations. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0422IntroAs introduced, allows firefighters and emergency medical technicians to carry handguns while engaged in the performance of official duties; requires annual completion of a firearm training program. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0396IntroAs introduced, allows each party to a civil action, or the attorney of record, to receive one complete copy of the record at the conclusion of the case free of charge from the clerk of court. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 18; Title 20 and Title 27.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0362IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to civil forfeiture procedure, including requiring the district attorney general to review the underlying circumstances of a seizure to determine if probable cause exists to justify forfeiture and, when appropriat...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0361IntroAs introduced, deletes restriction on size of grant the department is authorized to make to the Tennessee sheriffs' association from statewide automated victim information and notification system fund for management of system; increases litigation ta...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0258IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of reckless endangerment to include a person's reckless failure to render inoperable or safely secure or lock a firearm, resulting in a child under 13 years of age gaining possession of the firearm and injuring or k...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0279IntroAs 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; applies tha...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0257IntroAs introduced, updates the definition of "marijuana" for purposes of taxation on unauthorized substances to match the definition of "marijuana" as it applies to criminal offenses. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 33; Title ...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0088IntroAs introduced, decreases from five to three years the amount of time from the completion of a person's sentence that must have elapsed before the person may apply for expunction of records. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 32, Part 1.
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2019-01-30
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TNSB0069IntroAs introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 25 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2019-01-30
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TNSB0036IntroAs introduced, enables a person who has been disqualified from exercising the right to vote due to a felony conviction to apply for restoration of voting rights if making payments in accordance with a payment plan for court costs, restitution, or ove...
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2019-01-19
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