Tennessee Representative Dennis Powers [R]

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TNHB1207PassAs enacted, requires the department of health to identify high-risk prescribers; requires the commissioner of health to report certain information concerning births involving neonatal abstinence syndrome and opioid use by women of childbearing age; r...
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 483
TNHB0466PassAs enacted, authorizes the state and local governments to provide health insurance benefits to the immediate family members of first responders killed in the line of duty for a period of two years after the death of the first responder; requires the ...
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 476
TNHB1041PassAs enacted, establishes a sentencing enhancement factor for defendants who are illegally or unlawfully in the United States. - Amends TCA Title 40.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 492
TNHB1169PassAs enacted, enats the "Senator Douglas Henry Tennessee History Act". - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 482
TNHB0508PassAs enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regar...
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 467
TNHB0531PassAs enacted, enacts the Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 448
TNHB0438PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee energy policy council. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 59; Title 60; Title 65 and Title 68.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 458
TNHB0810PassAs enacted, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 466
TNHB1368PassAs enacted, increases the compensation from $25,000 to a $250,000 annuity payable in five annual installments of $50,000, paid to the estate of a firefighter, volunteer rescue squad worker, or law enforcement officer who dies in the line of duty; rev...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 445
TNHB0073PassAs enacted, requires that the P.O.W.-M.I.A. flag be displayed daily below the United States flag in War Memorial Plaza and in Vietnam Veterans Park and displayed over the state capitol on days that neither house of the general assembly is in session ...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 437
TNHB1221PassAs enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1350.
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 447
TNHB0093PassAs enacted, removes limitation on the number of delegates that may be appointed to a constitutional convention. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 18.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 375
TNHB0535PassAs enacted, creates a streamlined process for certain public officials to contest Uniform Commercial Code financing statements that they believe to lack any legal basis. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 9, Part 5.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 406
TNHB0695PassAs enacted, adds to and clarifies law concerning teacher training. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 56.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 402
TNHB0026PassAs enacted, authorizes the issuance of a license plate with the language "In God We Trust". - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 429
TNHB0457PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the money teachers receive for classroom instruction materials. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 389
TNHB0948PassAs enacted, enacts the "Kenneth and Madge Tullis, MD, Suicide Prevention Training Act." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 396
TNHB1196PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Educators Protection Act". - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 28; Title 29; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 49.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 407
TNHB0980PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee middle college scholarship, funded by net lottery proceeds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 405
TNHB1353PassAs enacted, requires the department of safety to pay from existing budgeted funds a monthly amount to a retired highway patrol officer for the medical care of the retired canine to whom the officer was assigned if the canine is given to the care and ...
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 426
TNHB1189PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Infants Protection Act," which prohibits abortion of a viable fetus except in a medical emergency and requires testing to determine viability if a woman is at least 20 weeks pregnant. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 1...
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2017-05-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 353
TNHB0664PassAs enacted, enacts the "Interstate Medical Licensure Compact." - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2017-05-22
Pub. Ch. 365
TNHB1199PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Freedom of Speech Act." - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 66.
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 294
TNHB1111PassAs enacted, requires that undefined words be given their natural and ordinary meaning, without forced or subtle construction that would limit or extend the meaning of the language, except when a contrary intention is clearly manifest. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 302
TNHB0344PassAs enacted, makes the identifying information of the minor victim of a criminal offense confidential and not open to inspection by members of the public, unless a court waives the confidentiality at the request of the minor's custodial parent or lega...
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 308
TNHB0393PassAs enacted, expands the offense of theft to include new home construction contractors who fail to refund amounts paid under contract under certain circumstances or deviate from or disregard plans or specifications in any material respect that are con...
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 310
TNHB0322PassAs enacted, establishes a school transportation supervisor program for the monitoring and oversight of transportation services for local education authorities and charter schools; requires new school bus drivers to complete a training program prior t...
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 289
TNHB0063PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of the Individualized Education Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 305
TNHB0538PassAs enacted, enacts the "Campus Free Speech Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-05-19
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 336
TNHJR0577PassRoland Donnelly-Bullington, Salutatorian, Central High School
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2017-05-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0578PassElizabeth A. Mulhearn, Valedictorian, Central High School
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2017-05-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0561PassJack Lowery, President of Tennessee Road Builders Association
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2017-05-16
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0517PassSusan Miceli, Trustee of the Year, Tennessee Library Association
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2017-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0518PassPatsy Dean Maiden Teague
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2017-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0519PassGeorge "Everett" Ellison, Sr., and Ellison's Sanitary Supply Company
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2017-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0879PassAs enacted, enacts the "Ground Ambulance Service Provider Assessment Act." - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2017-05-11
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 258
TNHB0686PassAs enacted, requires a court to impose an additional $1,000 fine for a conviction for voter fraud; provides a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction for voter fraud. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40.
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2017-05-11
Pub. Ch. 246
TNHB0689PassAs enacted, creates an exemption to the firing range component of the training that is required in order to obtain a handgun carry permit for applicants who submit proof to the department of safety that they have successfully passed small arms qualif...
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2017-05-11
Pub. Ch. 247
TNHB0707PassAs enacted, clarifies that the exemptions from the licensure and regulatory requirements for medical physicians apply to surgeons of the United States army, navy, air force or marine hospital service regardless of the hospital or practice site, if th...
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2017-05-11
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 259
TNHB0287PassAs enacted, designates the week of September 17 as "Celebrate Freedom Week" in public schools; requires the department of education to provide LEAs with grade appropriate internet resources and materials for instruction for use during such week; esta...
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2017-05-11
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 279
TNHB0835PassAs enacted, creates an enhancement factor, by which the defendant's sentence can be increased, where the defendant is convicted of committing a violent offense against a uniformed law enforcement officer or uniformed member of the military or nationa...
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2017-05-11
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 265
TNHR0171PassTim Shaw
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2017-05-10
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0037FailProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from governments, but from Almighty God.
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2017-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0454PassDaniel H. Cox
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2017-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0362EngrossAs introduced, prohibits the department from issuing any permit that has not first been reviewed by the general assembly in the same manner as a rule under the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 11; Title 59; Title 60;...
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2017-05-09
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0656IntroAs introduced, increases the number of free plates from one to two for the Purple Heart and disabled veteran license plates issued to veterans with disabilities. - Amends TCA Section 55-4-237 and Section 55-4-239.
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2017-05-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0744IntroAs introduced, creates a Second Amendment sales tax holiday for the first weekend of September of each year for firearms and ammunition. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2017-05-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0808IntroAs introduced, increases cash supplement for police officer in-service training from $600 to $1,800. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2017-05-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0268IntroAs introduced, exempts active, volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members from payment of the regular registration fee at the time of renewal for any license plate issued to the volunteer firefighter or rescue squad member. - Amends TCA Title 55...
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2017-05-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0020IntroAs introduced, changes the home value for which real property tax relief will be granted from $100,000 to $175,000 for veterans with disabilities and from $23,500 to $25,000 for low-income homeowners who are elderly or have disabilities. - Amends TCA...
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2017-05-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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