Tennessee Senator Art Swann [R]

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TNSB0173IntroAs introduced, expands the current offense for talking on handheld devices while driving within marked school zones to talking on such devices on any road, highway, or street. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10 and Title 55, Chapter 8.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB0195PassAs introduced, enacts the "Proton Therapy Access Act," which requires health insurance coverage to cover hypofractionated proton therapy in the same manner as it covers intensity modulated radiation therapy under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2019-04-25
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0650IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to law concerning pharmacy benefits managers; requires the comptroller of the treasury to perform an annual audit of all pharmacy benefits managers providing services funded by this state. - Amends TCA Title 56, C...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0649IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to zero to three courts, including adding five additional courts, extending such courts to January 1, 2025, and allowing such courts to reinstate a revoked or suspended driver license of a party to an action befor...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1174IntroAs introduced, specifies that the rules that the commissioner of commerce and insurance adopts in accordance with the Insurers Rehabilitation and Liquidation Act must be promulgated in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. - Amen...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1428IntroAs introduced, directs the governor, through the commissioner of finance and administration, to submit a waiver amendment to the centers for medicare and medicaid services to provide TennCare II funding by means of a block grant indexed for inflation...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1243IntroAs introduced, requires students to pass a civics test to receive a full diploma upon graduation from high school; requires LEAs to include all 100 questions from the United States civics test, instead of only 25 to 50 questions, on the civics test p...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0531IntroZachary M. Lambert
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2019-04-25
Adopted, Ayes 33, Nays 0
TNSJR0576EnrollJanice White, 2019 Community Recipient, John J. Duncan Sr. Award
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2019-04-25
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0072EnrollAs introduced, requires municipalities to contract with a bank for the deposit of municipal funds; requires periodic evaluation of such contracts. - Amends TCA Title 6.
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2019-04-24
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB1173IntroAs introduced, allows the owner of a prearrangement insurance policy, and not just the beneficiary, to irrevocably assign the policy or policy benefits to a funeral establishment if the insurance company issuing the policy does not offer a funeral tr...
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2019-04-24
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB1257EnrollAs introduced, enacts the "Human Life Protection Act," which bans abortion in this state effective upon the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade or amending the U.S. Constitution to allow states to prohibit abortion; creates exception for situa...
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2019-04-24
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSJR0487EnrollAiden Baker, 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of Tennessee State Youth of the Year
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2019-04-24
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0172PassAs introduced, clarifies only a natural person or individual may participate in fantasy sports contests offered by fantasy sports operators. - Amends TCA Section 47-18-1602.
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2019-04-23
Signed by Governor.
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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2019-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0352Engross"Williams Syndrome Awareness Month," May 2019
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2019-04-23
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSJR0514PassSenator Rosalind Kurita
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2019-04-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0376IntroAs introduced, removes from the commissioner of commerce and insurance the authority to impose a monitoring inspection fee on each manufactured home produced in this state. - Amends TCA Title 13; Title 45; Title 47; Title 55; Title 62; Title 65; Titl...
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2019-04-17
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB1139IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs that maintain a website to provide information on training and professional development opportunities available to teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model on the LEA's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; ...
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2019-04-17
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1169IntroAs introduced, adds a patient's residence and place of employment, if equipped to engage in telehealth communications, as locations a patient may be and receive telehealth services covered by health insurance; revises other telehealth provisions. - A...
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2019-04-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0375PassAs enacted, allows a local board of education to authorize a teacher, school employee, or other person employed by the LEA to raise funds for noneducational purposes; requires the local board of education that authorizes funds to be raised for nonedu...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 134
TNSB1134IntroAs introduced, adds conviction of a new sexual offense, violent sexual offense, or violent juvenile sexual offense as violation of the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004. - Amends...
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2019-04-15
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB1172PassAs enacted, eliminates the provision whereby a real property owner who prevails in an action challenging the validity of a lien, including in a slander of title proceeding, may recover attorney's fees, costs, and damages. - Amends TCA Section 66-21-1...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 142
TNSB1364PassAs enacted, makes permanent the provision that is set to expire July 1, 2019, allowing counties to provide 2 percent matching funds for state-aid highway funds rather than 25 percent. - Amends TCA Section 54-4-404.
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2019-04-15
Pub. Ch. 129
TNSB0780IntroAs introduced, authorizes automobile transporters meeting certain length limitations to operate on the national network of highways; revises related vehicle size, weight, and load provisions. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 7.
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2019-04-11
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB0001IntroAs introduced, creates the Green Alert system within the TBI to assist in the identification and location of a missing veteran at risk. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6, Part 1.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1168PassAs enacted, removes certain prohibitions concerning gifts made by commissioners of the Tennessee public utility commission that are different from other applicable gift prohibitions found in law. - Amends TCA Title 3 and Section 65-1-107.
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2019-04-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 98
TNSJR0194EngrossJack A. Parton, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-04-09
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSJR0403PassUniversity of Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team
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2019-04-09
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1137EngrossAs introduced, increases, from $100,000 to $200,000, the maximum amount of annual sales that charitable entities whose primary purpose is fundraising in support of a city, county, or metropolitan library system may make to be excluded from the defini...
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2019-04-08
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0028EngrossAs introduced, creates the state Alzheimer's disease and related dementia advisory council. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 14 and Title 71.
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2019-04-04
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSJR0338PassSenator Mark Norris
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2019-04-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0329PassStaff Sergeant Alexander Scott Lawson, U.S. Army
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2019-04-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0987IntroAs introduced, removes the use of state-funded pharmacy benefits managers; removes certain exemption under public records law. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 10; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-04-02
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSJR0325PassDr. Glen Farr
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2019-04-02
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1130IntroAs introduced, places various requirements on medicare supplement policies and certificates issued in this state; requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to promulgate rules to enforce such requirements and other standards for the policie...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1133IntroAs introduced, revises various provisions concerning external review in cases where a person has received a cancer diagnosis; adds provision whereby, in situations where the health carrier fails to make decision on certain review within time required...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1080IntroAs introduced, requires landlords to inspect vacated residential rental property within 72 hours of the vacancy for abandoned animals and report any abandoned animals found to animal control or a similar agency; makes it a Class C misdemeanor to fail...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1129PassAs enacted, designates the bluetick coonhound as the official state dog. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2019-04-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 7
TNSB0317PassAs enacted, clarifies that the definition of the practice of nursing does not prevent qualified registered nurses from making determinations that patients are experiencing emergency medical conditions, in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 63,...
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2019-04-01
Pub. Ch. 12
TNSJR0317PassBryan Daniels, Community Leadership Award
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2019-04-01
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0318PassEmily Morgan, Youth Leadership Award
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2019-04-01
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0551IntroAs introduced, makes permanent the removal of the cap on the amount of state shared sales tax revenue remitted to premiere type tourist resort municipalities. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2019-03-26
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate FW&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1135EngrossAs introduced, requires, rather than encourages, all public middle and elementary schools to place one or more automated external defibrillator (AED) devices within the school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.
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2019-03-21
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0372IntroAs introduced, establishes minimum attendance requirement for members of the Ocoee River recreation and economic development fund board and requires removal of members who do not meet the requirement. - Amends TCA Title 11, Chapter 13; Title 11, Chap...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
TNSB0373IntroAs introduced, reduces, from 30 percent to 15 percent, the portion of a teacher's evaluation that must be comprised of student achievement data, if the teacher does not have access to individual data representative of student growth; allows the teach...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0098EngrossUrges Congress and the United States Department of Health and Human Services to revise and update the Medicare Wage Index factor.
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2019-03-19
Assigned to s/c Public Health Subcommittee
TNSB0552IntroAs introduced, removes certain prohibitions concerning gifts made by commissioners of the Tennessee public utility commission that are different from other applicable gift prohibitions found in law. - Amends TCA Title 3 and Section 65-1-107.
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2019-03-12
Withdrawn.
TNSB1141IntroAs introduced, increases from within 10 days to within 10 business days of a hearing the amount of time within which the clerk must file a report to the court setting forth the clerk's findings related to the proposed plan of distribution in an insol...
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2019-03-12
Withdrawn.
TNSB1140IntroAs introduced, changes from 45 to 30 days from the date of decedent's death the time period after which a small estate affidavit may be filed with the clerk of court. - Amends TCA Title 30.
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2019-03-12
Withdrawn.
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