Tennessee Representative Dwayne Thompson [D] | Introduced

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TNHB2150IntroAs 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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2018-04-23
Held on desk.
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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2018-04-18
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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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2018-04-02
Def. to Summer Study in Criminal Justice Committee
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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2018-03-29
Held on desk.
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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2018-03-28
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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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2018-03-28
Taken off notice for cal in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB1785IntroAs introduced, requires each applicant be at least 18 years of age before a county clerk can issue a marriage license. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2018-03-28
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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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2018-03-21
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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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2018-03-14
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
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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2018-03-14
Taken off notice for cal in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
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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2018-03-07
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Transportation Subcommittee of Transportation Committee
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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2018-03-07
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Consumer and Human Resources Subcommittee of Consumer and Human Resources Committee
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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2018-02-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB1382IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Fair Repair Act." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title 55 and Title 62.
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2018-02-22
To House Consumer and Human Resources 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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2018-02-20
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
TNHB1332IntroAs introduced, increases from seven to 10 business days the time a department or agency with regulatory authority over business activity has to notify the small business advocate that the department's or agency's designated contact person for the sma...
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2017-02-17
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
TNHB1272IntroAs introduced, authorizes the Tennessee emergency medical services board to establish standards for mobile integrated healthcare through promulgation of rules; defines "mobile integrated healthcare" as the provision of healthcare using patient-center...
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2017-02-15
Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
TNHB1275IntroAs introduced, requires the information systems council to assess the feasibility of incorporating the recommendations of the open data task force into the council's policy guidelines for the overall management of the state's information systems. - A...
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2017-02-15
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
TNHJR0042IntroConfirms the appointment of persons to the state university board of the University of Memphis.
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2017-02-13
H. subst. & concurred in SJR 29
TNHB0129IntroAs introduced, raises the minimum wage paid to tipped employees from $2.13 to $2.50 per hour; authorizes an employer to take a tip credit toward its minimum wage obligations up to the amount permitted by federal law. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 2.
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2017-02-03
Assigned to s/c Consumer and Human Resources Subcommittee
TNHB0130IntroAs introduced, changes voter registration form to require the last four digits of the registrant's social security number instead of entire social security number. - Amends TCA Section 2-2-116.
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2017-02-03
Assigned to s/c Local Government Subcommittee
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