Tennessee Representative Dwayne Thompson [D] | Introduced

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TNHB1491IntroAs 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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2018-02-15
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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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2018-02-14
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHB1461IntroAs introduced, creates the Class E felony offense of purchasing, selling, possessing, or using a part, component, device, or attachment designed to accelerate the fire of a semi-automatic rifle and makes any semi-automatic rifle that includes an acce...
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2018-02-14
To House Civil Justice Subcommittee Committee
TNHB1701IntroAs introduced, imposes a $2.00 tax on a sexually oriented business for each customer that enters; establishes a sex trafficking victims fund. - Amends TCA Title 7 and Title 67.
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2018-02-14
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHJR0226IntroProposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee to remove the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
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2018-02-14
To House State Government Subcommittee Committee
TNHB2404IntroAs introduced, requires rather than authorizes a sentencing judge to order a person committing domestic assault to complete a drug or alcohol treatment program or an available counseling program as part of the sentence. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter...
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2018-02-14
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Committee
TNHB2034IntroAs introduced, exempts tangible personal property owned and used by nonprofit organizations to provide character development and other educational programs to youth about the Medal of Honor recipients; sets forth exemption criteria. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-02-14
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHB2006IntroAs introduced, makes the veteran hiring preference mandatory; creates a private right of action for a veteran who is denied the veteran hiring preference. - Amends TCA Section 8-30-307 and Title 9, Chapter 8.
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2018-02-14
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TNHB1755IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Internet Consumer Protection and Neutrality Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 10; Title 12; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2018-02-14
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TNHB1486IntroAs introduced, prohibits a consumer reporting agency from charging a consumer to place or remove a credit freeze if the need for a freeze was caused by the consumer reporting agency. - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2018-02-14
To House Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2053IntroAs introduced, requires the department of health to make available information on Down syndrome to certain persons; provides liability protection to certain physicians. - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-02-14
To House Health Committee
TNHB2424IntroAs introduced, upon approval of the retail sale of wine on Sundays, remits the retail gallonage tax from Sunday sales to a newly created low income children pre-kindergarten scholarship fund; upon such approval, requires the department of education t...
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2018-02-13
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TNHB2401IntroAs introduced, establishes a maximum amount of revenue to be received by local governments for collection of traffic fines; sets maximum at 15 percent of total revenue of local government; requires excess revenue be transferred to the state general f...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Transportation Subcommittee
TNHB2406IntroAs introduced, requires a court to impose an additional $5,000 fine for a conviction for certain prohibited election practices. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40.
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Local Government Subcommittee
TNHB2402IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to prepare a report outlining existing laws that establish fair debt buying practices in this state, if any, and transmit the report electronically to the governor and each member of the general assembly no la...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
TNHB2409IntroAs introduced, requires state departments and agencies that propose to contract for services with a nongovernmental vendor to certify to the comptroller of the treasury that no state employee or employees within the respective department or agency ar...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
TNHB2408IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from requiring an appearance bond for any juvenile released after being taking into custody for a delinquent or unruly act. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2405IntroAs introduced, creates a task force of the general assembly to study the effects of overturning the FCC's net neutrality rules. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 10; Title 12; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Business and Utilities Subcommittee
TNHB2403IntroAs introduced, clarifies that court clerks must forward to the TBI within 45 calendar days a copy of the judgment against a person convicted of an offense that makes the person eligible for the drug offender registry. - Amends TCA Title 21, Chapter 2...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2410IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle from a Class E felony to a Class C felony. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-103.
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2411IntroAs introduced, prohibits retaliatory discharge of employees under the Tennessee workers' compensation law under certain circumstances; prescribes certain damages available to prevailing plaintiffs under retaliatory discharge claims. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Consumer and Human Resources Subcommittee
TNHB2407IntroAs introduced, disallows industrial machinery franchise and excise tax credit if taxpayer's investment in industrial machinery results in a net loss of full-time employees for the taxpayer. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2448IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to study issues related to including screening for the hepatitis C virus as a part of preventive services or as a mandated health insurance benefit for health insurance entities regul...
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2018-02-07
Assigned to s/c Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
TNHB1964IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Opioid Abuse Treatment and Prevention Act", which distributes allocations to eligible recipients to combat opioid abuse in this state; transfers $250 million from the reserve for revenue fluctuations to the general fund; ap...
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2018-02-05
Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
TNHB2711IntroAs introduced, prohibits retaliatory discharge of employees under the Tennessee workers' compensation law under certain circumstances; prescribes certain damages available to prevailing plaintiffs under retaliatory discharge claims. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2708IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from requiring an appearance bond for any juvenile released after being taking into custody for a delinquent or unruly act. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2702IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to prepare a report outlining existing laws that establish fair debt buying practices in this state, if any, and transmit the report electronically to the governor and each member of the general assembly no la...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2707IntroAs introduced, disallows industrial machinery franchise and excise tax credit if taxpayer's investment in industrial machinery results in a net loss of full-time employees for the taxpayer. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2701IntroAs introduced, establishes a maximum amount of revenue to be received by local governments for collection of traffic fines; sets maximum at 15 percent of total revenue of local government; requires excess revenue be transferred to the state general f...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2710IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle from a Class E felony to a Class C felony. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-103.
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2706IntroAs introduced, requires a court to impose an additional $5,000 fine for a conviction for certain prohibited election practices. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40.
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2703IntroAs introduced, clarifies that court clerks must forward to the TBI within 45 calendar days a copy of the judgment against a person convicted of an offense that makes the person eligible for the drug offender registry. - Amends TCA Title 21, Chapter 2...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2705IntroAs introduced, creates a task force of the general assembly to study the effects of overturning the FCC's net neutrality rules. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 10; Title 12; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2704IntroAs introduced, requires rather than authorizes a sentencing judge to order a person committing domestic assault to complete a drug or alcohol treatment program or an available counseling program as part of the sentence. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2748IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to study issues related to including screening for the hepatitis C virus as a part of preventive services or as a mandated health insurance benefit for health insurance entities regul...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB2709IntroAs introduced, requires state departments and agencies that propose to contract for services with a nongovernmental vendor to certify to the comptroller of the treasury that no state employee or employees within the respective department or agency ar...
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2018-02-01
Filed for intro.
TNHB1382IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Fair Repair Act." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 55 and Title 62.
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2018-01-31
To House Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB0564IntroAs introduced, authorizes counties to grant a 50 percent discount on motor vehicle privilege taxes for United States armed forces and National Guard active and reserve members. - Amends TCA Title 5, Chapter 8, Part 1 and Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0023IntroAs introduced, reestablishes the first portion of home value for which real property tax relief will be reimbursed to disabled veteran home owners from $100,000 to $175,000. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 7.
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0176IntroAs introduced, increases the property value threshold for determining the extent of any property tax relief payments to disabled veterans and their surviving spouses from $100,000 to $175,000 of the full market value of the property for any veteran r...
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0395IntroAs introduced, requires any bus ordered or purchased on or after July 1, 2018, to be equipped with a restraint system; requires any bus that is currently used to transport students be equipped with a restraint system by July 1, 2023. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2017-08-02
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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
TNHB1337IntroAs introduced, requires the department of children's services to develop instructional guidelines for child safety training programs for members of professions that frequently deal with children who may be at risk of abuse; requires certain licensing...
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2017-05-03
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0943IntroAs introduced, allows voters residing within an area annexed by a municipality to petition the county election commission to hold an election to deannex such territory; specifies the taxes that may continue to be levied on a deannexed area; prohibits...
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2017-05-02
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TNHB1270IntroAs introduced, creates the state government advisory task force on extreme weather. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68.
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2017-04-12
Taken off notice for cal in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB1312IntroAs introduced, prohibits the administration of standardized tests to students in pre-K-2, unless the tests are used for a diagnostic purpose or required by federal law; prohibits the use of standardized tests for students in K-2 to evaluate a classro...
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2017-04-05
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs
TNHB1331IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of finance and administration to notify all members of the general assembly when making a recommendation for outsourcing of a state agency program to the governor and finance, ways and means committees. - Amen...
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2017-03-28
Def. to Summer Study in State Government Committee
TNHB1269IntroAs introduced, requires each LEA to conduct an annual inspection and evaluation program to measure indoor air quality at schools; provides minimum requirements for the program. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-121.
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2017-03-14
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning
TNHB0923IntroAs introduced, enacts "Lara's Law"; prohibits a motor vehicle dealer from selling or leasing a motor vehicle that is subject to a manufacturer recall. - Amends TCA Title 47 and Title 55.
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2017-03-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Transportation Subcommittee of Transportation Committee
TNHB1268IntroAs introduced, requires a county joint economic and community development board to meet at least once annually and as often as necessary instead of meeting at least four times annually. - Amends TCA Title 6, Chapter 51; Title 6, Chapter 54; Title 6, ...
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2017-02-17
Assigned to s/c Local Government Subcommittee
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