Tennessee Representative Bruce Griffey [R]

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TNHB0258EnrollAs introduced, enacts the "Sergeant Daniel Baker Act," which removes the appeal to the court of criminal appeals in death penalty cases; provides for automatic direct review by the Tennessee supreme court for convictions for which a sentence of death...
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2019-03-22
Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
TNHB0658EngrossAs introduced, limits the authority of a community oversight board to the review and consideration of matters reported to it and the issuance of advisory reports and recommendations to agencies involved in public safety and the administration of just...
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2019-03-21
H. Placed on Message Calendar for 3/25/19
TNHB0531IntroAs introduced, 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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2019-03-21
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0104EngrossAs introduced, expands the number of legislative committees to which health-related boards must submit reports on board vacancies. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2019-03-21
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHR0064PassSocial Work Month, March 2019
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2019-03-21
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0047FailCommends the initiative of President Donald J. Trump to re-establish the original intent, purpose, and limits of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution as it pertains to the citizenship of persons born within the United States and subje...
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2019-03-20
Failed in s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHB0088IntroAs introduced, replaces an obsolete reference to the insurance and banking committee of the house of representatives with a reference to the insurance committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 16; Title ...
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2019-03-20
To House Public Health Subcommittee
TNHJR0017IntroProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0408IntroAs introduced, authorizes parents of landowners and tenants of farmlands to hunt and fish on such lands without a license to same extent as spouses and children of such persons under present law. - Amends TCA Title 70.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0407IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB0614IntroAs introduced, requires a landlord to provide local governmental agencies responsible for enforcing building codes the landlord's email address in addition to the landlord's name, telephone number, and physical address. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 62...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Commerce Committee
TNHB0409IntroAs introduced, confers criminal and civil immunity upon a person who uses or threatens force in self-defense, defense of another, or defense from a person committing a criminal offense, unless the person against whom force is used is a law enforcemen...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 8:45 am]
To House Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB0608IntroAs introduced, adds an additional trial court in the 23rd judicial district comprised of Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, and Stewart counties effective September 1, 2019, with the additional judge or chancellor to be appointed by the governor;...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0716IntroAs introduced, creates per se DUI offense of driving while the person's blood includes any amount of Schedule I controlled substance or Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substance that cannot be dispensed without a prescription when the person do...
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2019-03-20
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHB0852IntroAs introduced, enhances the punishment for a second or subsequent conviction of aggravated cruelty to animals or a first conviction of aggravated cruelty to animals involving five or more animals, from a Class E felony to a Class C felony with a mand...
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2019-03-20
Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1239IntroAs introduced, prohibits governmental entities from contracting with a person who does not provide evidence of work authorization status for each individual to whom public money will be received under a public contract; requires private employers wit...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB1238IntroAs introduced, requires verification of United States citizenship or lawful presence for each applicant 18 years of age or older, who applies for prenatal care administered by the department of health and the special supplemental food program for wom...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1364IntroAs introduced, rewrites the criminal offense of female genital mutilation; extends the statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions or civil actions for female genital mutilation. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-03-20
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0283IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1257IntroAs introduced, requires that appointments to the offices of senior judge, chancellor, circuit court judge, criminal court judge, or judge of any other trial court of record, district attorney general, and district public defender be confirmed by gene...
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1280IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0949IntroAs introduced, enacts the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education Act; specifies that financial assistance received for all dual enrollment courses attempted after the fourth dual enrollment course reduces any subsequent award of the Tennessee ...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0731IntroAs introduced, authorizes the department to contract with a local government agency for the provision of any service related to the renewal of handgun carry permits; authorizes an agency contracting with the department to charge an additional fee of ...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0176IntroAs introduced, expands types of crop insurance offered under a limited lines producer license to include damage to crops caused by unfavorable weather conditions, fire or lightning, flood, insect infestation, disease, or other yield-reducing conditio...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0787IntroAs introduced, requires the department to provide training in mental health crisis management to the employees of the department who directly interact with veterans for the purposes of assisting veterans with mental health issues. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-03-20
Placed behind the budget
TNHB1029IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
To House Public Health Subcommittee
TNHB0999PassAs introduced, designates the bluetick coonhound as the official state dog. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2019-03-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1340IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of violating a no contact order issued to a domestic violence victim as part of a disposition in any criminal court. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-113.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1151IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of indecent exposure to include incidents occurring in a restroom, locker room, dressing room, or shower, designated for single-sex, multi-person use, if the offender is a member of the opposite sex than the sex des...
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB0937IntroAs introduced, increases pay supplement from $600 to $800 for police officers and firefighters who complete 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24, Part 2 and Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0167IntroAs introduced, requires a mandatory 30-day sentence for theft of a firearm; creates the Class D felony offense of bringing a telecommunication device into a penal institution; revises other various provisions of criminal law. - Amends TCA Title 39; T...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0909IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB0642IntroAs introduced, creates the district public defender appellate division, including authorization for six appellate attorney positions. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 14.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0674IntroAs introduced, revises various provisions related to stepparent visitation. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB0233EngrossAs introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor of possessing, owning, buying, selling, transferring, or manufacturing animal fighting paraphernalia with the intent that the paraphernalia be used in promoting, facilitating, furthering, or training for ani...
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2019-03-18
Passed Senate as amended, Ayes 23, Nays 6
TNHB1245IntroAs introduced, increases from $10,000 to $25,000 the civil penalty amount per violation that the attorney general and reporter may recover in an action against a person who commits the offense of caller identification spoofing; clarifies that each ca...
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2019-03-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHR0053PassManny and Adele Macca, Manny's House of Pizza
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2019-03-14
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0238IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Student Protection and Zone Equity Act." - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4 and Section 49-2-116.
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2019-03-13
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary
TNHB0800IntroAs introduced, allows persons employed in emergency management or as firefighters or emergency medical technicians to carry handguns while engaged in the performance of official duties; requires annual completion of a firearm training program. - Amen...
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2019-03-13
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHJR0231PassSam Powell
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2019-03-13
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0562FailAs introduced, establishes a fee imposed on customers for transmitting money through certain entities; requires the department of revenue to administer the collection of said fee; establishes a fund for the moneys collected and restrictions on their ...
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2019-03-12
Failed in s/c Banking & Investments Subcommittee of Commerce Committee
TNHJR0223PassDolly Parton
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2019-03-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0077EngrossAs introduced, prohibits abortions from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected; creates exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 2 and Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2.
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2019-03-11
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0347IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a county judicial commissioner or magistrate may administer the oath of office to an elected or appointed official as authorized by a judge of the court or the county mayor. - Amends TCA Section 8-18-109.
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2019-03-07
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0200IntroAs introduced, reduces, from 25 to 23, the age required for a person to receive an initial school bus endorsement if the person is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces, a member of the national guard or reserves, or a lic...
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2019-03-07
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0494IntroAs introduced, eliminates the special privilege tax on ammunition. - Amends TCA Section 8-8-201 and Title 70, Chapter 3.
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2019-03-06
Placed behind the budget
TNHB0662IntroAs introduced, increases the time in which a court must notify the state registrar that a challenge to the denial of a delayed certificate of birth is filed from 21 days from filing of the challenge to 30 days. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 68.
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2019-03-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Public Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHJR0174PassLieutenant Colonel Larry I. Smith
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2019-03-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0171PassBob Kesling, Voice of the Vols
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2019-03-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0175PassKenneth "Rance" Roby
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2019-03-06
Signed by Governor.
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