Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Transportation and Safety Committee

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TNHJR0477EngrossNational "Distracted Driving Awareness Month," April 2019
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2019-04-22
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1160IntroAs introduced, appropriates receipts of highway revenues to the department of transportation; earmarks sufficient state funds for the purpose of funding any bill naming a highway or bridge in honor of a service member or a public safety official kill...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1074IntroAs introduced, authorizes the general assembly to include a description of each scenic highway or road for which funds are appropriated in the general appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 54, Chapter 17.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0043IntroAs introduced, authorizes an electronic format of the report provided by the department to each member of the general assembly regarding the status of highway projects in the county or counties represented by the member. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5...
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2019-04-03
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0065IntroAs introduced, authorizes Shelby County to establish an independent center for driver license reinstatement. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 55, Chapter 50.
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2019-04-03
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TNSB0899IntroAs introduced, prohibits municipalities from assessing fees for impoundment of a motor vehicle when the owner was not responsible for the events that caused the impoundment; requires reasonable effort to notify owner of motor vehicles' impoundment an...
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2019-04-03
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0635IntroAs introduced, clarifies that, for purposes of the offense of unlawfully passing a youth bus, the term "youth bus" includes tour buses and other vehicles carrying not less than 15 passengers. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 49 and Title 55.
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2019-04-01
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TNSB1298IntroAs introduced, increases the fines for persons failing to operate their vehicles according to law when coming upon certain vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-03-27
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TNSB1177IntroAs introduced, creates transportation services district consisting of certain counties; authorizes special allocation of surplus state tax revenue within district to eligible counties for transportation services. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title ...
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2019-03-27
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TNSB0638IntroAs introduced, requires a digital copy of a driver license to be downloaded through the electronic driver license system to be a valid electronic driver license. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-03-26
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TNSB0013IntroAs introduced, creates the Korean Defense Service specialty license plate for issuance to eligible veterans and military service members. - Amends TCA Section 55-4-253.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0688IntroAs introduced, defines "breakfast" for specific service-sign purposes. - Amends TCA Title 54.
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1490IntroAs introduced, removes the allocation of proceeds from the sale of Choose Life new specialty earmarked license plates to New Life Resources; allocates funds from the sale of such plates to a special fund to be used for providing grants to eligible no...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1495IntroAs introduced, increases, from 15 to 20 days, the time period within which all fines, penalties, and forfeitures of bonds collected from violations of restrictions on the maximum gross weight of freight motor vehicles must be paid to the department o...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0085IntroAs introduced, removes authorization to suspend, restrict, or revoke driver licenses for nonpayment of fines, court costs, and litigation taxes for driving offenses, upon proof of inability to pay. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 5, Part 7; Title 40, ...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0610IntroAs introduced, extends, from 10 to 14 days, the time period within which the committee appointed by a county legislative body to study surveys and plans of county roads has to reduce its recommendations to writing and file them with the county clerk....
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2019-03-19
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TNSB0515IntroAs introduced, extends the Construction Manager/General Contractor Services Pilot Program by four years until July 1, 2023; deletes requirements that legislative proposals to re-enact or extend the program be referred to the transportation and safety...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0768IntroAs introduced, requires the driver of any vehicle involved in an accident with a pedestrian or bicyclist to stop at scene of accident and to report accident. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 1.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0283IntroAs introduced, removes weekend and federal holiday driving restriction for antique motor vehicles and allows them to be used for general transportation any day of the week; provided, that they are not driven more than 5,000 miles annually. - Amends T...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1488IntroAs introduced, extends, from 60 days to 90 days, the time in which a military service member who was stationed outside this state may continue to use an expired driver license upon the service member's honorable discharge, separation from service, or...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1487IntroAs introduced, authorizes electronic submission of department of transportation's status report to the general assembly and state building commission regarding the status of highway and road projects. - Amends TCA Title 54.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0951IntroAs introduced, prohibits expenditure of proceeds received by nonprofit organization from sale of specialty license plates to pay attorney's fees, court costs, or other expenses attributable to lawsuit filed against state or local government. - Amends...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1507IntroAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to report to the fiscal review committee and transportation committees on the actual or estimated number of passenger motor vehicles that have been issued stickers or decals to use the HOV lane. - Ame...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0952IntroAs introduced, prohibits the issuance or renewal of the Sons of Confederate Veterans specialty license plate for motor vehicles and motorcycles. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1284IntroAs introduced, reduces the minimum order requirements for new specialty earmarked license plates that allocate funds to nonprofit military or veteran service organizations from 1,000 to 500 plates for initial issuance and 800 to 400 plates for renewa...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1305IntroAs introduced, excludes, as acceptable proof of valid identification in Tennessee, a driver license, voter registration card, or photo identification license from a state that issues those documents to illegal aliens. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 5...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1079IntroAs introduced, requires department of transportation to send quarterly report on the status of highway projects to comptroller of the treasury. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 6; Title 7; Title 9; Title 13; Title 29; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56; Title 6...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0863IntroAs introduced, requests department of revenue to conduct a study on the number of violations of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-21-108 or an ordinance dealing with parking privileges for persons with disabilities and report its findings and any ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1001IntroAs introduced, increases from 60 to 90 days, the maximum timeframe in which the governing board of the regional transportation authority of Middle Tennessee may vote to adopt alternative provisions to operate as a regional transportation authority. -...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0947IntroAs introduced, adds a religious exemption from the requirement to register a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1108IntroAs introduced, authorizes department of transportation to furnish electronically the quarterly report to each member of the general assembly on the status of highway projects in the county or counties that the member represents. - Amends TCA Title 4;...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0973IntroAs introduced, expands the current offense for talking on hand-held devices while driving within marked school zones to talking on such devices on any road, highway, or street. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 8.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1288IntroAs introduced, deletes requirement that certain funds from the 1986 gasoline tax increases be used only for specific highway projects during the 1986-1987 and 1993-1994 fiscal years. - Amends TCA Title 9 and Title 67.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1272IntroAs introduced, makes it unlawful for any person to act as an instructor for any commercial driver training school in an online course without a current license to act as an instructor issued by the commissioner of revenue. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0514IntroAs introduced, adds pliable plastic approved by the commissioner of safety as a material that may be used as a red warning flag on a load projecting from certain motor vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 54 and Title 55.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0525IntroAs introduced, authorizes commissioner to employ economists and other analysts to enable the department to perform its duties. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 56; Title 9, Chapter 4; Title 65 and Title 67, Chapter 3.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0617IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Buffering Undo Regulatory Non-Compliance (BURN) Act," which requires local authorities to file certified copies of notices of violation or citations based solely upon evidence obtained from an unmanned traffic enforcement c...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0374IntroAs introduced, excludes from the definition of "rickshaw", bicycles built for more than three persons and motorized scooters used by persons with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0388IntroAs introduced, prohibits the use of wireless telecommunications devices while operating a motor vehicle unless the vehicle is lawfully parked; authorizes use of earpiece, headphone device, or wrist device; authorizes law enforcement and emergency per...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0332IntroAs introduced, requires department to submit an annual report to the governor, chairs of the transportation committees of the senate and house of representatives, and comptroller of the treasury on any conference or convention in which the department...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0243IntroAs introduced, specifies that the notice the commissioner of transportation must give to the affected outdoor advertiser of the determination of illegality of the removal, cutting, or trimming of vegetation, is to be made by United States postal serv...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
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