Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee

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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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TNSB0454IntroAs introduced, removes references and duties of the Tennessee Judicial Council, which terminated June 30, 2009. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 6; Title 8; Title 16; Title 17; Title 29; Title 36; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2019-02-06
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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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TNSB0449IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Uniform Power of Attorney Act." - Amends TCA Title 34 and Title 35.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0425IntroAs introduced, extends the residential, work, and treatment restrictions on sexual offenders whose victims are minors from 1,000 feet to 2,000 feet from certain places where children are frequently present; prohibits a sexual offender from conducting...
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0451IntroAs 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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2019-02-06
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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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TNSB0465IntroAs introduced, creates exceptions to offenses for underage consumption, public intoxication, and certain other offenses involving controlled substances for persons who request medical assistance in response to the possible overdose of another person....
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0409IntroAs introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption that a person charged with a bailable offense will not violate the conditions of their release if the offense is expungeable and the person has not been previously convicted of an offense that is inelig...
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0453IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a person sentenced to life imprisonment for the offense of first degree murder between November 1, 1989, and July 1, 1995, is eligible for parole after service of a minimum of 25 calendar years and those similarly senten...
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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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TNSB0452IntroAs introduced, increases, from once a year to every six months, the frequency with which the Tennessee board of judicial conduct must review its records retention policy to determine if changes should be made to such policy. - Amends TCA Title 17, Ch...
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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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TNSB0331IntroAs introduced, changes from "10 days" to "seven business days" after an abortion the time within which the abortion must be reported to the office of vital records by the person in charge of the institution where the abortion was performed or by the ...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0326IntroAs introduced, revises various provisions related to stepparent visitation. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0353IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers to satisfactorily complete a diversity training program created by the peace officer standards and training commission by July 1, 2021, or within six months of the officer's date of employment. - Amend...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0290IntroAs introduced, increases the punishment for a conviction of aggravated rape of a child from 15 to 60 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40, Chap...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0294IntroAs introduced, changes employee title from assistant executive director to deputy executive director; allows attorneys in the office of executive director a reasonable length of time to conclude or transfer private legal matters pending at the time o...
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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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TNSB0260IntroAs introduced, declares that a person who holds a valid medical marijuana patient identification card issued by another state does not commit an offense in this state if the person possesses, or distributes to another cardholder, marijuana not in exc...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0209IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to March 31 the date by which the department must appear before the appropriate committees in the senate and house of representatives for a review of the department's policies that affect the children it serves. - ...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0267IntroAs introduced, extends the same police powers that municipal fire investigators have to certain salaried county fire investigators. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1315 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0215IntroAs introduced, prevents an inmate convicted of a Class A, B, or C felony from using sentence reduction credits until the minimum release eligibility date applicable to the inmate is reached; establishes presumption that inmate convicted of Class E or...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0285IntroAs introduced, reduces from 15 to 10 the number of days in which a chief law enforcement officer must certify the transfer or making of a firearm after receiving a request, if the applicant making the request is not prohibited by law from receiving o...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0265IntroAs introduced, creates a Class D felony offense for any person who knowingly uses a communication or electronic device to obtain information from an elderly adult concerning the elderly adult's medical condition or health, sends unsolicited or specif...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0174IntroAs introduced, requires the administrator or executor of an estate to swear an oath that the representative is not disqualified from serving due to receiving a sentence of imprisonment. - Amends TCA Title 30 and Title 40.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0256IntroAs introduced, decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4 and Title 40.
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2019-01-31
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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
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TNSJR0087IntroGun Violence Awareness Day, July 28, 2019
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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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TNSB0018IntroAs introduced, extends the statutes of limitation for certain sexual offenses committed against children when the crime was not reported to law enforcement within three years of the offense. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 2, Part 1.
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2019-01-19
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