Tennessee Representative Bruce Griffey [R]

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TNHJR0907IntroCaroline Gurton, Tennessee FFA West Tennessee State Vice President
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2020-02-21
Intro., placed on H. consent cal. for 2/24/20
TNHJR0017EngrossProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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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2020-02-20
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1620IntroAs introduced, adds documentation a veteran may submit to the department of safety to have military service indicated on a driver license to allow an honorably discharged veteran to submit a certified copy of the veteran's AGO Form 53-55 or NAVPERS 5...
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2020-02-20
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1582EngrossAs introduced, adds the bureau of TennCare to the list of designated state agencies required to submit annual reports to the department regarding federal receipts. - Amends TCA Section 9-1-111.
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2020-02-20
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1647IntroAs introduced, allows the court to approve agreements pertaining to custody and residential parenting schedules without making further inquiry and an independent determination that the modification is in the best interest of the child, if the parties...
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2020-02-20
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1827IntroAs introduced, requires publishers to make all textbooks and instructional materials proposed for adoption available on the website of the department of education or the state textbook depository for inspection by LEAs and the public. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2020-02-20
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0835EngrossWomen Veterans Appreciation Day
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2020-02-20
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHJR0831EngrossWomen Veterans Day, June 12, 2020
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2020-02-20
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHJR0871EngrossNashville State Community College, 50th anniversary
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2020-02-20
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0644IntroAs introduced, requires a state agency in any proceeding to suspend, terminate, or discipline an employee in state service to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the employee violated state law or a rule or policy of the agency prior to tak...
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2020-02-20
Held on desk.
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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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1615IntroAs introduced, authorizes the department to contribute state funds toward the funeral expenses of any correctional employee killed in the line of duty. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 6.
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2020-02-19
To House State Committee
TNHB1643IntroAs introduced, requires a sentencing court to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain offenses against animals from owning any companion animal for at least two years from the date of conviction. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2 and Title ...
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2020-02-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0741IntroAffirms the constitutional duty and exclusive authority and power of the General Assembly to appropriate public moneys and balance the state budget.
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2020-02-19
To House State Committee
TNHB1666IntroAs introduced, adds rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child, and aggravated rape of a child to the list of offenses for which a juvenile younger than 14 may be transferred to criminal court and tried as an adult. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-134 and Titl...
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2020-02-19
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Families Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB1554IntroAs introduced, allows an LEA to choose to administer TCAP tests to its students in a paper format beginning with the 2020-2021 school year if the commissioner authorizes TCAP tests to be administered in a computerized format; requires the department ...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1690IntroAs introduced, requires the department of correction to pay an additional $5.00 per day recidivism-reduction stipend for certain county jails housing convicted felons, in which the felons attend evidence-based programs to reduce recidivism rates upon...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1665IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to classify a student who is the spouse or dependent child of a service member as an in-state student for tuition purposes, regardless of the spouse's or dependent child's domicile or pl...
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2020-02-19
To House Education Committee
TNHB1667IntroAs introduced, allows a juvenile court judge to require a juvenile less than 14 years of age at the time an act was committed to register as a violent juvenile sexual offender if the juvenile is adjudicated delinquent for certain acts that, if commit...
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1805IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Spencer Bristol Act," which increases the penalty for evading arrest that results in the serious bodily injury of a law enforcement officer to a Class C felony and evading arrest that results in the death of a law enforceme...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1655IntroAs introduced, requires a public school to credit a student who participates in a non-school-sponsored extracurricular activity, or who participates in up to 10 days of basic training required by a branch of the United States armed services, as prese...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:00 am]
To House Education Committee
TNHJR0779IntroRecognizes CNN and the Washington Post as fake news and condemns them for denigrating our citizens.
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1802IntroAs introduced, adds administration of a controlled substance or narcotic drug to a victim without the victim's consent or knowledge for the purpose of incapacitating the victim to the circumstances under which a rape becomes an aggravated rape. - Ame...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1801IntroAs introduced, makes state correctional officers who are members of the state retirement system eligible for service retirement after completing 25 years of creditable service. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 34; Title 8, Chapter 35; Title 8, Chapter 3...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Public Service & Employees Subcommittee
TNHB1835IntroAs introduced, permits the commissioner to grant an LEA a waiver of average class size limits to assist the LEA with funding a grow your own program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and ...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:00 am]
To House Education Committee
TNHB1855IntroAs introduced, requires each LEA to install technology on its computers to filter or block inappropriate websites and information otherwise accessible through the internet; requires each LEA to review its internet acceptable use policy and the techno...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm]
To House K-12 Subcommittee
TNHB1691IntroAs introduced, changes, from August 15 to June 1, the date on which a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten; changes, from September 30 to July 31, the date on which a child determined by the director of schools to be sufficiently...
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2020-02-19
To House Education Committee
TNHB2301IntroAs introduced, establishes a statutory mechanism for automatic adjustments to the current excise tax rate of 6.5 percent based on economic conditions. - Amends TCA Section 9-4-5202 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 20.
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2020-02-19
Placed behind the budget
TNHB1575IntroAs introduced, adds imminent danger of serious sexual abuse as a justification for the use of deadly force in self-defense and to defenses of duress and use of deadly force by law enforcement officer; defines serious sexual abuse as rape, aggravated ...
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2020-02-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1682IntroAs introduced, authorizes county legislative bodies to adopt alternative procedures for the opening and changing of public roads in the county, in addition to the closing of such roads; authorizes formation of a committee of the county legislative bo...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1814IntroAs introduced, creates the Class D felony of possessing a telecommunications device in a penal institution; adds, as a new enhancement factor to be considered in sentencing, whether the offense was planned or executed using a telecommunications devic...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB1816IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Good Samaritan Sentencing Enhancement Act of 2020," which provides that a defendant who commits an offense against a person while that person is rendering assistance and care to the victim of a crime is punished from within...
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1815IntroAs introduced, creates an offense of using force or coercion to cause a person to join a criminal gang against the person's will; sets penalty based on the age of the victim. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHJR0786PassSterling Haskel "Hack" Ayers
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2308IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Holly Bobo Act," which expands the bureau's endangered child and young adult alert program to include endangered persons under 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6, Part 1.
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1718IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum age for a victim of aggravated rape of a child from three years of age to eight years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB2293IntroAs introduced, creates the offense of mail theft, which is intentionally obtaining mail from another person's mailbox or premises without the consent of the addressee and with the intent to deprive the addressee of the mail. - Amends TCA Title 39, Ch...
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0748IntroReaffirms that Tennessee is a sanctuary for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0810PassHelen Abbott, Governor's Volunteer Stars Award
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0819PassMichael W. Rallings, Living Legend Awards
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1660IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Interstate Driver License Compact." - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 55, Chapter 50.
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2020-02-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2091IntroAs introduced, raises the penalty for the offense of voluntary manslaughter from a Class C felony to a Class B felony. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2020-02-19
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2660IntroAs introduced, provides that a person who uses justifiable force against another may request a stay of proceedings in any civil action based on the use of force until the criminal investigation has concluded; creates an immunity hearing at which the ...
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2020-02-19
To House Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2077IntroAs introduced, opens eligibility to vote in a referendum on the levy of a local option sales tax by a county to all voters in the county, including city residents, even if the proposed levy is equal to or below the current tax levied in the city. - A...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2097IntroAs introduced, requires the attorney general and reporter, on behalf of state entities which it represents in lawsuits involving constitutional questions or sums in excess of $1 million or more, to notify the governor, each speaker of the general ass...
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2020-02-19
To House Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2184IntroAs introduced, requires ambulance providers to submit an annual cost and utilization report to the bureau; authorizes the bureau, instead of the comptroller, to assess certain penalties for failure of providers to submit reports. - Amends TCA Title 7...
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2020-02-19
To House Tenncare Subcommittee
TNHB1923IntroAs introduced, requires persons working with certain electrical equipment to meet certain requirements; makes that electrical equipment subject to inspection by the state electrical inspector; prohibits liability against certain electric systems aris...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:00 am]
To House Utilities Subcommittee
TNHB2414IntroAs introduced, extends the exemption from licensure to hunt and fish on farmlands owned by a spouse, parent, or grandparent, to include spouses of children of landowners. - Amends TCA Title 70.
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]
To House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
TNHB2676IntroAs introduced, eliminates the professional privilege tax; establishes requirements for payment of annual professional registration fee for nonresidents engaged in certain professions. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3; Title 4, Chapter 3, Part ...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
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