Tennessee Representative Dwayne Thompson [D]

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TNHB0083EnrollAs introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs; extends, from June 30, 2021, t...
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2021-04-09
Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
TNHB0456IntroAs introduced, authorizes a political subdivision, or an instrumentality of a political subdivision with at least 1,000 employees, to implement, adopt, or administer an automatic deferred or tax-sheltered compensation plan for employees. - Amends TCA...
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0613IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to conduct a study of programs to reduce recidivism for persons formerly incarcerated. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41 and Title 71.
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0842IntroAs introduced, requires each high school to designate an apprenticeship training program contact; requires the department of education to compile and publish a list of the apprenticeship program contacts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49; Title 62 and ...
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2021-04-08
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0723IntroAs introduced, requires the department to publish the guidelines for the best practices for identifying and reporting signs of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking in which the victim is a child on the department's website. - Amends...
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0722IntroAs introduced, prohibits a county election commissioner from voting on issues that directly affect the commissioner's immediate family member who is a candidate for office; requires a county election commissioner to be recused of official duties 30 d...
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0147EnrollTennessee Tree Day, March 20, 2021
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2021-04-08
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0476IntroAs introduced, authorizes the use of surveillance cameras owned by law enforcement agencies on federal interstate highways to aid in criminal investigations. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0992EnrollAs introduced, requires the bureau to conduct an annual review of all medications and forms of treatment for sickle cell disease, and services for enrollees with a diagnosis of sickle cell disease that are eligible for coverage under the medical assi...
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2021-04-08
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB1168EnrollAs introduced, prohibits a court from solely considering a parent's disability to determine custody unless it impacts the parent's ability to meet the needs of the child; specifies that a court cannot consider a parent or guardian's disability alone ...
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2021-04-08
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0365EnrollDan Brown and Leonard's Pit Barbeque
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2021-04-08
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0188EnrollAs 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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2021-04-08
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0358EngrossDolly Parton
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2021-04-08
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB0809IntroAs introduced, requires that captured plate data from automatic license plate reader systems be treated as confidential and not be open for inspection by members of the public. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5.
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2021-04-08
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1064EngrossAs introduced, specifies that, unless certain circumstances are met, a landlord is not liable for negligence in renting, leasing, or otherwise extending housing opportunities to a person who has been previously convicted of a criminal offense based s...
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2021-04-08
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0457IntroAs introduced, authorizes a defendant for whom bail has been set to pay the bail bond with a credit card, debit card, or internet or mobile cash application, in addition to with cash. - Amends TCA Section 40-11-118.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB0455IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0720IntroAs introduced, authorizes a nonprofit organization to conduct a bingo game as its annual event for purposes of the Tennessee Nonprofit Gaming Law. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 17.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1031IntroAs introduced, exempts feminine hygiene products from sales tax on the annual sales tax holiday. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0394PassAs introduced, designates June 19 of each year as "Juneteenth," a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15.
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2021-04-07
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0409IntroAs introduced, adds information to be provided by the department of safety in a report detailing seizures for the previous calendar year and provided to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs of the appropriate com...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 9:00 am]
To House Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1582IntroAs introduced, adds a minor league soccer franchise in the United Soccer League to the list of professional sports franchises for which a sports authority may be allocated sales tax revenue. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-04-07
Placed behind the budget
TNHB0981IntroAs introduced, increases the punishment for reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon to a Class D felony if the offense occurred during a road rage incident. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 2.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0033IntroAs introduced, redesignates the Legislative Plaza as the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Plaza. - Amends TCA Section 3-1-111 and Section 4-3-2006.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Naming & Designating Committee
TNHB1379IntroAs introduced, increases from 21 days to 30 days the time within which a health insurance entity must pay on or notify a provider regarding a claim received by electronic submission. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 9:00 am]
To House Insurance Committee
TNHB0761IntroAs introduced, exempts from sales tax purchases of gun safes and gun safety devices. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0001IntroAs introduced, allows a defendant who has been sentenced to the death penalty and whose conviction is final to petition the trial court for a determination of whether the defendant is ineligible for the death penalty due to intellectual disability. -...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1453IntroAs introduced, requires coverage under the Volunteer Rx discount program for smoking cessation products beginning October 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapter 57 and Title 71.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Insurance Subcommittee
TNHB0885IntroAs introduced, provides a $400 supplement to families receiving temporary assistance for three months to offset expenses related to purchasing personal protective equipment, job loss, internet costs associated with virtual education and job searches,...
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2021-04-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB0886IntroAs introduced, requires an annual cost of living increase for families first temporary assistance payments based on the consumer price index. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2021-04-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB0523PassAs introduced, clarifies that, except when dealing with an assignment of benefits to a healthcare provider, the rights, duties, or benefits provided by a policy of insurance may be assigned only as expressly provided by the terms of the policy of ins...
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2021-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 67
TNHB0030IntroAs introduced, requires the acquisition or construction of a new correctional facility in Shelby County; requires the appointment of a committee to submit plans for such acquisition or construction to the board of control of the Tennessee corrections...
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2021-04-06
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB0824IntroAs introduced, prohibits a licensee that offers interactive sports wagering from allowing a person to place a bet or wager at the same location as where the person entered into a flex loan plan, a title pledge agreement, a deferred presentment servic...
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2021-04-06
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB0619IntroAs introduced, requires an insurer to include cost sharing amounts paid by the enrollee, or on behalf of the enrollee by another person, when calculating an enrollee's contribution to an applicable cost sharing requirement. - Amends TCA Title 56, Cha...
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2021-04-06
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0979IntroAs introduced, extends the effective date of a commercial risk insurance policy cancellation from 10 days to 15 days after notice is mailed to a named insured. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Title 67.
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2021-04-06
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNHB0183IntroAs introduced, creates the professional art therapist advisory committee of the board of examiners in psychology to regulate the practice of art therapy. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 63.
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2021-04-05
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1348EngrossAs introduced, prohibits certain health insurance issuers, managed health insurance issuers, pharmacy benefits managers, or other third-party payers from taking certain actions against entities participating in the federal 340B drug discount program....
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2021-04-01
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1180IntroAs introduced, adds the offense of trafficking a person for a commercial sex act to the meaning of predatory offenses for purposes of sentencing a person as a child sexual predator. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2021-04-01
Comp. SB subst.
TNHJR0247PassPaul Young, Downtown Memphis Commission President & CEO
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2021-03-31
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1576IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Veterans' Bill of Rights" to help military veterans access jobs, college degrees, health care, and housing. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 50; Title 55, Chapter 50; Title 58, Chapter 3; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2021-03-30
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB0788IntroAs introduced, requires this state and the county in which the person resided to pay up to $2,000 for the burial or cremation of a person who dies from COVID-19 if the person's family is financially unable to pay for a proper burial or cremation of t...
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2021-03-30
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Cities & Counties Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHJR0230PassHayley Arceneaux
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2021-03-30
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0828IntroAs introduced, requires the department, in collaboration with other public and private healthcare agencies, to incorporate information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias into its existing public health programs and services. - Amends TCA...
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2021-03-29
Comp. SB subst.
TNHR0030PassNational Medal of Honor Day, March 25, 2021
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2021-03-26
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0212PassHonor the service of the first responders of Tennessee during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-03-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0721IntroAs introduced, encourages department of human services to develop a partnership with minority and other community-based organizations to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities and to extend public health legal services to minority and low...
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2021-03-23
To House Health Subcommittee
TNHB1490IntroAs introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement offi...
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2021-03-23
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Transportation Subcommittee of Transportation Committee
TNHB0034IntroAs introduced, authorizes the THDA to provide eligible displaced tenants who have been denied requests for housing or housing repairs by local governmental entities with affordable housing and services. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 5; Titl...
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2021-03-23
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Property & Planning Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0120IntroAs introduced, requires applicants for a technician certificate of registration, master barber certificate of registration, barber instructor certificate of registration, cosmetologist license, manicuring license, cosmetology instructor license, aest...
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2021-03-22
Comp. SB subst.
TNHJR0193PassRepresentative David Shepard
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2021-03-22
Signed by Governor.
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