Tennessee Senator Brian Kelsey [R]

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TNSJR0178EngrossProposes amendment to remove Article IX, Section 1 of the Constitution of Tennessee, which provides that no minister of the gospel, or priest of any denomination whatever, shall be eligible to a seat in either house of the legislature.
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2020-05-27
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNSJR0723EngrossUrges the federal government, TVA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and TWRA to assist in the control of the Asian carp invasion in Tennessee waters.
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 2 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
TNSJR1229PassPeggy Williams Daniel
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2020-05-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1228PassColonel Warner A. Ross II
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2020-05-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1225PassOllie Otter Child Safety Foundation
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2020-05-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0157PassJames R. Arnette, Jr.
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2020-05-06
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSB2672PassAs enacted, authorizes the state board of education to promulgate emergency rules as necessary to address any issues created by school closures due to the outbreak of COVID-19 during the 2019-2020 school year; requires the commissioner of education t...
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2020-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 652
TNSB1772IntroAs introduced, requires absentee ballot counting boards to tabulate the results of early and absentee voting at the time the polls are statutorily required to close; requires the absentee ballot counting board to publicly announce the results immedia...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNSB1825IntroAs introduced, allows an owner or agent of the owner of land to sell, agree to sell, or negotiate to sell the land by reference to a subdivision plat before the final subdivision plat is approved by the planning commission. - Amends TCA Title 13, Cha...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNSB2382IntroAs introduced, designates the Harbor retirement facilities as premier type tourist resorts for the purpose of consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-102.
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNSB2768IntroAs introduced, expands presumptive disability in acquiring certain infectious diseases in the line of duty by emergency rescue workers to include the hepatitis B virus. - Amends TCA Section 7-51-209.
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNSB2524IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Firefighter Suicide Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 2; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
TNSB1636IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1767IntroAs introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2383IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement that the petitioner pay the costs of a petition for a certificate of employability. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2717IntroAs introduced, creates a new practitioner license for persons seeking to become licensed teachers; requires the department of education, when issuing an educator license to an out-of-state educator, to issue a license that is equivalent to the licens...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1946PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner to develop formative assessment question banks that are aligned to state-mandated summative assessments measuring the academic progress of students; requires the department to make the formative assessment questi...
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2020-03-16
Pub. Ch. 532
TNSB2058IntroAs introduced, revises the definition of "blighted area" for purposes of redevelopment projects by housing authorities. - Amends TCA Title 13, Chapter 20; Title 13, Chapter 21 and Title 29, Chapter 17.
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2020-03-16
Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
TNSB2089EngrossAs introduced, changes, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the counties within which each LEA must implement a program of family life education from counties with a pregnancy rate of 19.5 pregnancies for every 1,000 females ages 15 to 17 to co...
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2020-03-16
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB2180IntroAs introduced, requires local boards of education to admit students from outside their respective school systems if the LEA to which the student is transferring has the available space; requires local boards of education to arrange for the transfer o...
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2020-03-16
Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
TNSJR0648EngrossProposes adding a provision establishing right to work regardless of status of affiliation with any labor union or employee organization.
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2020-03-11
Reset on Constitutional Amendment Calendar
TNSB1158IntroAs introduced, reduces, from 29.0141 percent to 28.5262 percent, the share of state sales and use tax revenue deposited to the state general fund; increases, from 4.6030 percent to 5.0909 percent, the share appropriated to municipalities. - Amends TC...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSJR0881EngrossUrges the University of Tennessee and the University of Memphis football teams to play annually and the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis men's basketball teams to play at least once annually.
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2020-03-10
To House Delayed Bills Committee
TNSB1560EngrossAs introduced, authorizes the sale of alcoholic beverages and beer for consumption on the premises of the Memphis Zoo during the zoo's regular operating hours. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-101.
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2020-03-05
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSJR0987PassRobyn Rudisill
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2020-03-05
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0732PassNavy Week, March 30-April 5, 2020
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2020-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1552PassAs enacted, designates "The Volunteer State" as the official nickname of this state. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2020-02-28
Pub. Ch. 516
TNSJR0695PassDouglas Edwards, Board of Trustees of University of Memphis
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0689PassBrad Box, University of Tennessee Board of Trustees
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0880PassChristine Anderson-Grandberry
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0846PassReuben Scott "Rube" Rhea, Jr.
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0838PassSenator Reginald Tate
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0867PassDr. Curtis C. Sexton
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0897PassDr. Dwayne Wilson, 2019 Tennessee Tree Farmer of the Year
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0842PassDarrell Ailshie
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0745PassLarry Jensen, State Board of Education
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2020-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0830PassClint W. McCollum
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2020-02-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0752PassRonald Lewis Schlicher
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2020-02-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSR0098PassRonald Fritts "Ronnie" Pratt
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2020-02-13
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSJR0757PassSue K. Atchley
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2381IntroAs introduced, changes, from not less than five days to not less than seven days before a hearing, the time the opposing party has to file a response to a petition under the Tennessee Public Participation Act. - Amends TCA Title 1; Title 5; Title 6; ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0760PassLisa Powers Cooper
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2020-02-07
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0761PassCarrie McLaughlin Gentry
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2020-02-07
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0765PassSenator Shane Reeves, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Rutherford Pinnacle Award
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2020-01-24
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1569IntroAs introduced, authorizes absentee ballot counting boards to begin to tabulate the results of early and absentee voting at the time the polls are statutorily required to close, even if voters in the county are still waiting in line to vote; requires ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSJR0707PassDeana Guenther
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2020-01-16
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0525EngrossExpresses support for U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander's efforts to renew the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Public Health Subcommittee
TNSB0001FailAs 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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2020-01-14
Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0269PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the sale of surplus property by an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 20.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 413
TNSB0268PassAs enacted, prohibits, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the state board from modifying the uniform grading system more than once every two years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 414
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