Tennessee Senator Bill Powers [R]

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TNSB1701Intro
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As introduced, clarifies that pleas of guilt and nolo contendere to certain criminal offenses subject an educator to automatic revocation of an educator license by the state board; specifies that criminal offenses committed in another jurisdiction th...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1742Enroll
75%
As introduced, requires proposals received in response to a solicitation for goods or services, and related records, including evaluations and memoranda, to be available for public inspection only after the completion of the evaluation of the same by...
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2024-02-28
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0908Intro
25%
As introduced, clarifies that a threat to use deadly force by a private citizen making an arrest is not in itself considered a use of deadly force; prohibits a private citizen from threatening to use deadly force during the course of a citizen's arre...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2211Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes the commission to designate VETS campuses that strive to increase enrollment, continuation, and graduation rates of veterans, and that meet certain qualification criteria established by the commission, as VETS Bravo campuses...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0834Enroll
75%
Tom Griscom, Public Charter School Commission
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2024-02-28
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0989Enroll
75%
Deputy Greg McCowan
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2024-02-28
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2659Intro
25%
As introduced, expands student eligibility for a Tennessee future teacher scholarship to include students enrolled in an approved educator preparation program at Western Governors University. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 7.
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2024-02-28
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1712Enroll
75%
As introduced, enacts the "Mathematics Supports Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2024-02-28
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2394Intro
25%
As introduced, increases, from one to two, the number of free plates for the Purple Heart and disabled veteran license plates issued to veterans with disabilities. - Amends TCA Section 55-4-256 and Section 55-4-257.
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2024-02-28
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB2089Intro
25%
As introduced, expands the permitted uses for money received by a county for each tire sold in the county to include removal of illegally disposed waste tires from public or private property; authorizes the department of environment and conservation ...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
TNSB2428Intro
25%
As introduced, requires a county fire investigator who makes an arrest pursuant to an arson investigation to notify local law enforcement of the arrest as soon as practicable. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 12; Title 58 and Title 68.
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2024-02-27
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2429Intro
25%
As introduced, changes from a reviewed or audited financial statement prepared by a licensed public accountant or a certified public accountant to a compilation prepared by a licensed public accountant or a certified public accountant that a contract...
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2024-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2498Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes graduates of unaccredited engineering technology curriculums to apply for and become registered as engineers, provided that such persons have prior engineering experience and meet certain examination requirements. - Amends T...
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2024-02-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2928Intro
25%
As introduced, upon approval by majority vote of the governing body of a county or municipality, prohibits the respective member of the approving governing body from serving on both the county and municipal governing body simultaneously; applies only...
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2024-02-27
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2081Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes the military department to administer a critical skills retention bonus program to be used to award retention bonuses of up to $10,000 to enlisted service members in the Tennessee national guard; entitles certain state emplo...
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2024-02-27
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR1020Engross
50%
Vietnam War Veterans
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2024-02-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSJR0968Engross
50%
Tennesseans for Student Success, 10th anniversary
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2024-02-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSJR0993Engross
50%
Stewart County High School boys' golf team, 2023 TSSAA Class A runner-up
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2024-02-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSJR0991Engross
50%
Chris Smith
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2024-02-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSJR0990Engross
50%
Deputy Shelby Eggers
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2024-02-26
SJR placed on H. consent cal. for 2/29/2024
TNSB2104Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Medical Autonomy Related to Cannabis Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 29; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41; Title 43; Title 45; Title 50; Title 53; Title 57; Title 63; Title 67; Title 68 and Title...
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2024-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2087Intro
25%
As introduced, deletes the provision authorizing a municipality or county to pass an ordinance or resolution permitting a person charged with violating certain traffic ordinances or statutes to deposit the person's driver license with the court in li...
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2024-02-22
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB2713Intro
25%
As introduced, abolishes the governing board of directors for the Tennessee student assistance corporation and designates the corporation as a division of the commission; revises certain duties and powers of the commission; vacates and reconstitutes ...
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2024-02-21
Reset on Final calendar of Senate Education Committee
TNSB0107Enroll
75%
As introduced, clarifies that an owner or lessee of a motor vehicle who is the parent, legal guardian, or conservator of a person who has an intellectual or developmental disability or medical condition, who may be operating the owner's or lessee's v...
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2024-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0506Intro
25%
As introduced, extends the repeal date by one month for the allocation of a portion of the beer tax and the tax on soft drinks to the highway fund for the purpose of funding programs for the prevention and collection of litter and trash and matters r...
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2024-02-20
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1177Enroll
75%
As introduced, authorizes the department of education to submit, in electronic format, its annual report on virtual education programs to the governor, the general assembly, and the state board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2024-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB1783Intro
25%
As introduced, reallocates 5 percent of the privilege tax collected from licensees that offer sports wagering in this state from the lottery for education account to a new Tennessee Promise completion grant special account created to assist the commi...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSJR0901PassTodd Helton, National Baseball Hall of Fame
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2024-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0917PassNorthside Neighborhood House of Chattanooga
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2024-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1598Enroll
75%
As introduced, extends the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact to June 30, 2026. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 63, Chapter 17.
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2024-02-12
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSR0172PassHooper Stoots, Eagle Scout
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2024-02-06
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB2934Intro
25%
As introduced, increases from 11 to 20 inches and from 17 to 30 inches the height and width requirements of signage required to be prominently displayed in a substance-free recovery residence not recognized or certified by an organization or funded b...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2931Intro
25%
As introduced, conditions the expulsion of a student for committing the zero tolerance offense of threatening mass violence on school property or at a school-related activity to threats of mass violence determined to be valid based on the results of ...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2933Intro
25%
As introduced, revises certain enrollment, attendance, individualized education program, and resident requirements for certain education funding to follow a student who is admitted to a state-licensed or out-of-state mental health facility from the s...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2849Intro
25%
As introduced, creates one additional chancery court in the 19th judicial district. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 2.
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2024-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2929Intro
25%
As introduced, permits the second look commission to electronically submit the report detailing the commission's findings and recommendations from a review of an appropriate sampling of cases involving a second or subsequent incident of severe child ...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2932Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes a director of schools to delegate one or more of the duties assigned to the director by the local board of education to another administrator or employee of the LEA, if the board has adopted a policy authorizing the respecti...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2930Intro
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As introduced, provides a 25 percent tuition discount to a full-time certified teacher employed in a public school in this state for courses taken at a public institution of higher education in this state that are related to the person's employment a...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2935Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits this state from paying an annual assessment to the interstate commission on educational opportunity for military children that exceeds $1.15 per active duty military child whose legal residence is located within the geographi...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSJR0869PassBrenda Louise Smith Allred
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2024-02-05
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0815PassMajor General Michael L. Place, U.S. Army
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2024-02-01
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2217Intro
25%
As introduced, changes, from 30 days to 30 business days, the amount of time an athletic agent applicant has to respond to a request for clarifying information from the secretary of state before risking the denial, revocation, or non-renewal of a cer...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2215Intro
25%
As introduced, changes, from October 1 to December 1, the annual deadline for private and church-related schools to provide school building-level school safety plans to local law enforcement agencies and other participating emergency response organiz...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2214Intro
25%
As introduced, specifies that only middle school students enrolled in the lowest grade level at a middle school are required to take one course in computer science; authorizes the board to promulgate rules to effectuate the act. - Amends TCA Title 49...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2218Intro
25%
As introduced, requires the payment of greenbelt rollback taxes in full at closing when greenbelt property is sold. - Amends TCA Title 66; Section 67-4-409 and Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 10.
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2024-02-01
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2212Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes the county election commission of Montgomery County to research and test methods, systems, and technologies that would allow members and employees of the United States armed forces and their dependents who are registered to ...
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2024-02-01
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2210Intro
25%
As introduced, changes from 30 to 45 the number of days a principal or director of schools must provide notice to the commissioner of education of an intent to withdraw from an approved alternative program for innovative educational programs. - Amend...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2221Intro
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As introduced, creates the Class E felony offense of assault against a participant in judicial proceedings, which occurs when a person, while on the premises of a building in which judicial proceedings occur, knowingly assaults a victim that the pers...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2220Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits certain financial entities from assigning a merchant code to or otherwise classifying a merchant that is a seller of firearms or ammunition separately from a general merchandise retailer or sporting goods retailer; authorizes...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2216Intro
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As introduced, changes, from 15 days to 15 business days, the amount of notice required before a school board extends the contract of a director of schools at a scheduled meeting. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2024-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
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