Tennessee Representative Dennis Powers [R]

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TNHB8002PassAs enacted, makes various changes to the law concerning the electronic delivery of health care and its coverage under certain insurance policies and TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Section 63-1-155.
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2020-08-27
Pub. Ch. 4
TNHB8005PassAs enacted, revises certain criminal laws concerning vandalism, assault, disorderly conduct, rioting, obstructing traffic, camping on state property, and other offenses; authorizes the TBI to investigate certain offenses; requires the district attorn...
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2020-08-27
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 3
TNHB8006PassAs enacted, prohibits a governmental entity from intentionally preventing or prohibiting law enforcement or fire and rescue services from accessing a specifically bounded area within the governmental entity's jurisdiction during a public demonstratio...
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2020-08-27
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 2
TNHB8001PassAs enacted, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-20
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1
TNHJR8001PassHyrum Joseph Howes
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8008PassRepresentative Rick Tillis
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8009PassRepresentative Micah Van Huss
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8011PassW.D. Merritt
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8010PassRepresentative Matthew Hill
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHR8006PassWilliam Roscoe Lamberth, Jr.
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2020-08-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR8004PassGary Gray
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2020-08-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR8005PassAva Ingle
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2020-08-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB2075PassAs enacted, makes changes to the law concerning governmental entities, supported in whole or in part by the general assembly, purchasing services or commodities from the central nonprofit agency that works to provide individuals with severe disabilit...
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2020-07-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 782
TNHB2263PassAs enacted, creates the Class C felony of performing or inducing, or attempting to perform or induce, an abortion upon a pregnant woman whose unborn child has a fetal heartbeat; creates other criminal offenses related to the performance of an abortio...
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 764
TNHB2542PassAs enacted, requires a public school to excuse a student from school to attend a released time course if requested by the student's parent or legal guardian even if the local board of education has not adopted a policy on released time courses; autho...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 743
TNHB2586PassAs enacted, designates "Women's Suffrage Day" as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 709
TNHB2770PassAs enacted, makes a defendant charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child ineligible for judicial diversion. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-313.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 741
TNHB1992PassAs enacted, declares that regional and municipal airport authorities are public and governmental bodies and the property and revenues of the authorities are exempt from all taxation. - Amends TCA Title 42.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 680
TNHB2708PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 745
TNHB2283PassAs enacted, permits a dentist to supervise up to 10 dental hygienists when providing dental services on a volunteer basis through a nonprofit provider of free mobile clinics. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 5.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 724
TNHJR1200PassJohnny Majors
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2020-06-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0365PassHonors Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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2020-06-19
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR0363PassMembers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Tennessee National Guard who protect the State Capitol.
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2020-06-19
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB1699EngrossAs introduced, makes various changes to the law concerning the electronic delivery of health care and its coverage under insurance policies. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Section 63-1-155.
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2020-06-18
Conf. comm. report adopted, Ayes 89, Nays 0, PNV 0
TNHB2705EngrossAs introduced, creates a five-member Asian carp advisory commission to recommend methods and seek funding for the eradication of Asian carp from Tennessee waters. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 70.
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2020-06-18
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1673IntroAs introduced, requires each emergency communication district, by January 1, 2022, to adopt the direct dispatch method in response to emergency calls received by public safety answering points within the district. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 86.
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2020-06-17
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2778IntroAs introduced, designates the Holy Bible as the official state book. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1.
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 6/18/2020
TNHB1890IntroAs introduced, prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager and certain other third parties from taking certain actions against entities and pharmacies participating in the federal 340B drug discount program; creates a private cause of action against violato...
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2020-06-17
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2113IntroAs introduced, requires the acceptance of enhanced handgun carry permits and concealed handgun carry permits as valid forms of government-issued photo identification the same as a driver license for purposes of access to goods, services, and faciliti...
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 6/18/2020
TNHR0351PassDr. Mary Edwards Walker
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2020-06-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB2623IntroAs 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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2020-06-16
Comp. SB subst.
TNHJR1209IntroRequires the Secretary of State to include a section on the Bible in Tennessee in the Tennessee Blue Book.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHJR1053PassLloyd Hansen
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2020-06-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2653EngrossAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of disseminating a photograph of an inmate at a state penal institution that was taken during a visitation period. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 47.
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2020-06-11
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0747IntroAs introduced, defines "breakfast" for specific service-sign purposes. - Amends TCA Title 54.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2817IntroAs introduced, extends from 30 days to 45 days the time within which the issuing judge is required to report to the attorney general following the expiration, extension, or denial of an order authorizing a wire, oral, or electronic interception. - Am...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2385IntroAs introduced, allows a volunteer firefighter to receive $800 from the commission on firefighting personnel standards and education for completing 40 hours of training annually. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHJR0741EngrossAffirms 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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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2913IntroSubject to local approval, authorizes the levy of a privilege tax, not to exceed 2 percent, on the purchase of prepared food from restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, caterers, and other similar establishments. - Amends Chapter 91 of the Private Acts of 2...
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2020-06-09
Taken off notice for cal. in Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee
TNHB1689EngrossAs introduced, prohibits a student from participating in a single-sex interscholastic sport or athletic event provided by the student's public school unless the student verifies with the public school that the student is of the respective sex. - Amen...
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2134EngrossAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher's Discipline Act"; establishes a disciplinary process for students who have been removed from the classroom by the teacher. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2476EngrossAs introduced, adds communications with a peer supporter occurring during a critical incident stress management intervention to those communications that are considered confidential and for which a person cannot be called to testify or otherwise divu...
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2761EngrossAs introduced, authorizes each LEA and school that offers a firearm safety class or program to elementary-school students to post the curriculum and any corresponding educational materials on the school's or LEA's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chap...
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHJR0748EngrossReaffirms that Tennessee is a sanctuary for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0273IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Save Tennessee Call Center Jobs Act of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9; Title 12; Title 50 and Title 67.
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2568EngrossAs introduced, requires any facility in which more than 50 abortions were performed during the previous calendar year to post a sign informing patients that a chemical abortion may be reversed following the first dose of a two-dose treatment; require...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2727EngrossAs introduced, clarifies that the fiscal review committee must be allowed to review noncompetitive procurement agreements; requires the chief procurement officer to report procurement contracts monthly to the fiscal review committee; revises various ...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2108EngrossAs introduced, allows law enforcement officers to carry handguns in posted areas under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1946EngrossAs introduced, allows members of the United States armed forces and honorably discharged veterans who receive certified occupational training as a member of the United States armed forces to receive equivalent credit toward an occupational license re...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2615EngrossAs introduced, expands the unruly act of illegal use of a communication device by a minor to include possessing or transmitting an image of sexual activity involving a minor. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and ...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
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