Tennessee Senator Dolores Gresham [R]

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TNSB1626EngrossAs introduced, authorizes local education agencies to establish recovery high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
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2018-02-15
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB1623IntroAs introduced, prohibits use of a test for the required eleventh grade assessment if problems occurred in an administration of the test or the grading of the test on any test date that resulted in students not receiving test scores. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1838IntroAs introduced, ensures that, on appeal from a denial of a charter school application by an LEA, the state board of education makes a decision based on the same information as the LEA by removing the charter school applicant's ability to make certain ...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1899IntroAs introduced, specifies that the state board of education is the LEA for those charter schools that it authorizes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2014IntroAs introduced, requires applicants for educator licensure to submit to a criminal records background check; changes criminal records background check procedures for LEA employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Ch...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2013IntroAs introduced, revises the teacher code of ethics; requires annual professional development for teachers on the teacher code of ethics; requires teacher preparation programs to include training for all students on the teacher code of ethics. - Amends...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2012IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to develop a policy for transmittal of final disciplinary actions on educator licenses to the national clearinghouse administered by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2011IntroAs introduced, grants the state board of education the power to reprimand directors of schools for failure to report certain criminal convictions of licensed educators to the state board; grants the state board the power to suspend an educator's lice...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2015IntroAs introduced, prohibits LEAs from entering into a non-disclosure agreement during, or as a prerequisite to, settlement for any act of sexual misconduct; prohibits employees from assisting others in obtaining employment if the employee knows that the...
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1967EngrossAs introduced, specifies that a marketplace contractor of a marketplace platform is not an employee of the marketplace platform. - Amends TCA Title 50; Title 56 and Title 62.
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2018-02-15
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSJR0602IntroEncourages Tennessee to adopt a statewide, honorary Work Ethic Diploma.
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2018-02-15
Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
TNSJR0569EngrossWilliam Louis "Bill" Giannini
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2018-02-15
SJR placed on H. consent cal. for for 2-22-18
TNSJR0606IntroDeborah Denise Oakley
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2018-02-15
Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
TNSJR0614IntroPatricia L. Maxedon
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2018-02-15
Filed for introduction
TNSJR0613IntroTroy and Mary Lee Frye, 70th wedding anniversary
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2018-02-15
Filed for introduction
TNSB1675EngrossAs introduced, provides continued eligibility for a disabled veteran's property tax relief during temporary periods of confinement in a nursing home or hospitalization if the disabled veteran intends to return to the residence once recovered. - Amend...
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2018-02-15
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB1688EngrossAs introduced, prohibits a statewide political party or recognized minor party from adopting a party rule that would preclude an honorably discharged veteran from qualifying as a candidate for office based on the number of times the veteran voted dur...
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2018-02-15
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB0010IntroAs introduced, exempts from sales tax, registration fee, and motor vehicle privilege tax, any motor vehicle sold to a veteran or service member who has a service-connected disability and who is eligible for a United States department of veterans affa...
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2018-02-15
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB0574IntroAs introduced, requires the standards review and development committees and advisory teams appointed by the state board of education to review the academic standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies every seven year...
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1624IntroAs introduced, prohibits alterations to a student's transcript unless the LEA, charter school, or virtual school has a written policy governing transcript alterations; prohibits an LEA from retaliating against an employee who brings unauthorized tran...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1622IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to inform LEAs before each school year if sufficient funds have been appropriated to pay the cost of the required college entrance examination for students who want to take the examination a secon...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0550PassJoseph Michael "Mike" Accardi
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2504IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Competitive Wireless Broadband Investment, Deployment, and Safety Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 13.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSJR0556PassCharles Dalton Byrd
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1665IntroAs introduced, changes, from September 15 to September 30, the date by which each public institution of higher education operating a hearing center must provide a report of the number of patients served, patient hours, hearing aids dispensed to patie...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0532PassGray's Creek Church, 175th anniversary
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0547PassGeorge Edward Buxton York
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0548PassTennessee General Assembly moves into Cordell Hull Building
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0513PassRotary International Day, February 23, 2018
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1893IntroAs introduced, exempts from the sales and use tax the sale of platinum, gold, or silver bullion, the sale of numismatic coins that are sold for less than $10,000, and the sale of numismatic coins at a national, statewide, or multi-county trade show. ...
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2018-02-13
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB2391IntroAs introduced, adds chambers of commerce that have received a determination of exemption from the internal revenue service under section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code to the list of organizations that are exempt from paying the sales and use...
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2018-02-13
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0250IntroAs introduced, requires local education agencies to use at least one alternative growth model that has been approved by the board of education for evaluation of teachers in non-tested grades and subjects; requires the department of education to devel...
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2018-02-12
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSR0162PassLillian Pearl Roberson Buffaloe
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2018-02-12
Adopted, Ayes 31, Nays 0
TNSB1621IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to include certain information in the commissioner's annual report concerning college entrance examinations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.49, Part 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter ...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2036IntroAs introduced, requires the governor, in appointing members to the board of regents, University of Tennessee board of trustees, and state university governing boards to strive to ensure that at least one board member is an honorably discharged milita...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0730IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide students with a Scholars Summer Guide prior to the last day of each school year, detailing information on how the student can prepare for the next year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2018-02-05
Amendment withdrawn. (SA0356)
TNSB1482EngrossAs introduced, repeals the requirement that the register of each county, once in every year, lay before the county legislative body all the records of the register's office for examination. - Repeals TCA Section 10-7-103.
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2018-02-05
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB2140IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA that unsuccessfully sues the state to pay reasonable costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, attributable to the attorney general and reporter's defense of the state. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 6 and ...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2138IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to make meetings of the basic education program review committee available for public viewing over the internet by streaming live and archived video accessible from the board's website. - Amends TC...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2139IntroAs introduced, requires use of certain definitions of anti-Semitism and provides examples of anti-Semitism to be used in determinations of violations of K-12 or postsecondary educational policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0552IntroRandle Fenimore, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2388IntroAs introduced, affords municipal law enforcement agency 30 days, instead of 20 days, from receipt of notice suspending municipality's authorization to enforce rules of the road, to provide proof to department of safety that agency was in compliance w...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB2148IntroAs introduced, establishes that it is the policy of the state to avoid the use of state funds to promote or support elective abortions; instructs the commissioner of finance and administration to seek a waiver from the federal centers for medicare an...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2141IntroAs introduced, allows farm and agricultural employers to accept the workers' compensation chapter by purchasing a workers' compensation insurance policy; allows a farm or agricultural employer to withdraw acceptance of the workers' compensation chapt...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2390IntroAs introduced, prohibits school employees, directors of schools, and employees and members of a local board of education or governing body of a public charter school from assisting an employee in obtaining a job at another school for any position tha...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2387IntroAs introduced, requires the bureau to submit, within 10 business days, the results of a criminal history background check of a person seeking to become a professional bondsman to the clerks of the court responsible for regulating the activities of th...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2392IntroAs introduced, authorizes the board of trustees of the college savings trust fund program to seek rulings from the department of treasury and internal revenue service about the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 8.
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2389IntroAs introduced, requires use of certain definitions of anti-Semitism and provides examples of anti-Semitism to be used in determinations of violations of K-12 or postsecondary educational policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2610IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for an individualized education account to any student with an individualized education program (IEP). - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2606IntroAs introduced, specifies that an LEA's failure to timely provide student information requested by a chartering authority or a public charter school may result in the department withholding an amount from the LEA's future distributions of state funds....
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2018-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
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