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TNHB0015EnrollAs 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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2018-02-16
Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
TNHB0727FailAs introduced, requires students to complete one year of instruction in American government and one year of instruction in Tennessee history between grades 7 and 12 to receive a high school diploma, with various exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Cha...
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2018-01-17
Sponsor change.
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1306PassAs enacted, creates a special joint committee to study issues relating to the investigation and prosecution of unsolved civil rights crimes and cold cases from the civil rights era. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 488
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
TNHB1169PassAs enacted, enacts the "Senator Douglas Henry Tennessee History Act". - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 482
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
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
TNHB0553PassAs enacted, creates the Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). - Amends TCA Section 4-3-733 and Title 49, Chapter 7.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 464
TNHB0413PassAs enacted, creates a task force to study the issues created by the maintenance of certification process for Tennessee physicians; prohibits board of medical examiners and board of osteopathic examination from taking certain action on a license based...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 438
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
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