Tennessee Representative David Byrd [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
TNHB1391IntroAs introduced, requires that only 5 percent of the evaluation criteria used to evaluate all teachers and principals be comprised of student achievement data based on student growth generated by assessments administered to students enrolled in an Engl...
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2019-03-21
Withdrawn.
TNHB0187IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Second Amendment Civil Rights Act of 2019"; confers private rights of action upon a person to challenge government regulation of gun or sport shooting ranges. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2019-03-21
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
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
TNHB0249EnrollAs introduced, creates the elder abuse task force. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 71 and Chapter 961 of the Public Acts of 2014.
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2019-03-21
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0192EngrossAs introduced, confers civil immunity on a local government for any defect or malfunction in a software program intended to assist families of non-communicative persons register with law enforcement if designed and distributed in good faith by the lo...
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2019-03-21
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0150IntroAs introduced, defines "alternative treatments," for purposes of the requirement that prescribing physicians explain reasonable alternatives to opioids, as including chiropractic care, physical therapy, acupuncture, and other treatments that relieve ...
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2019-03-21
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0563EngrossAs introduced, prohibits state and local governmental entities from taking discriminatory action against a business based on that business's internal policies. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 48; Title 61; Title 62 and Title 67...
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2019-03-21
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB1138EngrossAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to report, by December 1 of each year, the number of physical fitness facilities from which the amusement tax was collected in the previous calendar year to the finance, ways and means committees of t...
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2019-03-21
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHR0064PassSocial Work Month, March 2019
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2019-03-21
Signed by H. Speaker
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
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
TNHB1246IntroAs introduced, requires the department to release certain percentages of test questions and answers from the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests and end-of-course examinations to LEAs and public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
TNHB1244IntroAs introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Education Committee
TNHB1252IntroAs introduced, increases the safety light requirement for horse-drawn vehicles used on highways from either a battery-powered strobe light or two lanterns to both a battery-powered strobe light and two lanterns. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 9, Part...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 10:30 am]
To House Transportation Committee
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
TNHB0397IntroAs introduced, establishes a victims of human trafficking fund in the state treasury to provide comprehensive treatment and support services to victims of human trafficking. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 4, Part 2; Section 39-13-314 and Title 39, Cha...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0498IntroAs introduced, reduces the time period from 30 days to 15 days for an enrollee or applicant for medical assistance to mail documentation of a material change affecting the enrollee or applicant's TennCare application. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; ...
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2019-03-20
To House Insurance 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
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
TNHB0399IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Education Committee
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
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.
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
TNHB0519IntroAs introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter's cancer that causes a disabling health condition is a result of the firefighter's duties as a firefighter. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter...
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2019-03-20
To House Local Committee
TNHB0109EnrollAs introduced, permits correctional officers and certain other people employed by the department of correction to carry a handgun the same as a law enforcement officer if they have completed their probationary period rather than when they are vested....
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2019-03-20
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0037IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0184IntroAs 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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2019-03-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1328IntroAs introduced, limits operating permit fee for commercial non-motorized vessel outfitters to the amount of the fee imposed on commercial fishermen; authorizes implementation of parking pass system for outfitters; imposes limitation on fees assessed s...
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2019-03-19
Def. to First Calendar of 2020
TNHB1425IntroAs introduced, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 ...
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2019-03-19
Def. to Lottery Calendar
TNHB0340IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to civil forfeiture procedure, including requiring the district attorney general to review the underlying circumstances of a seizure to determine if probable cause exists to justify forfeiture and, when appropriat...
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2019-03-19
Def. to Summer Study in Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1171IntroAs introduced, removes authority of commission to promulgate rules regulating the commercial lease or rental of non-motorized vessels for non-commercial use by the public on waters of the state. - Amends TCA Title 69 and Title 70.
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2019-03-19
Def. to First Calendar of 2020
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
TNHR0020PassPresident Ronald Reagan
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2019-03-14
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR0053PassManny and Adele Macca, Manny's House of Pizza
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2019-03-14
Signed by H. Speaker
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.
TNHJR0223PassDolly Parton
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2019-03-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0900IntroAs introduced, restores longevity pay for employees of the executive branch in the service of the state hired after June 30, 2015. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 38.
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2019-03-12
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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
TNHB0928IntroAs introduced, revises the use of student growth data for purposes of a teacher's or principal's annual evaluation; deletes obsolete provisions regarding the use of student growth data; excludes, for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, student ...
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2019-03-07
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1250IntroAs introduced, raises the penalty for criminal impersonation of a law enforcement officer from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony; imposes a minimum fine of $2,500 if the offense occurred while operating a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 39,...
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2019-03-06
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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.
TNHB0416IntroAs introduced, prohibits a trustee or former trustee of a board of trustees of a hospital authority from entering into an arrangement for employment or the provision of labor or services with the authority until at least 12 months have expired follow...
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2019-03-05
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHJR0001EngrossRecognizes teen suicide as a health crisis in Tennessee.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHJR0153PassGerald McCormick
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2019-02-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0139PassSamuel W. Bartholomew, Jr.
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2019-02-22
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1247IntroAs introduced, deletes requirement that Wayne County and Pickett County be defined as distressed rural counties for purposes of being considered an eligible county authorized to select employees who may carry a concealed handgun on school property. -...
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2019-02-20
Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee
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