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TNHB0268PassAs enacted, exempts certain active, volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members from payment of the regular registration fee at the time of renewal for license plate issued to the volunteer firefighter or rescue squad member; authorizes a county ...
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2018-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 923
TNHB2118PassAs enacted, establishes the state palliative care and quality of life council to advise the executive director of the Tennessee commission on aging and disability on issues related to palliative care. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 71, Ch...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 955
TNHB2613PassAs enacted, prohibits public and private employers from requiring an employee or prospective employee to execute a non-disclosure agreement with respect to sexual harassment in the workplace as a condition of employment. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapte...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 965
TNHB2643PassAs enacted, designates the public space constructed on top of the parking garage attached to the Cordell Hull Building as the "Beth Harwell Plaza"; designates the new tunnel that connects the Cordell Hull Building to the State Capitol as the "Ron Ram...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 967
TNHB1345PassAs enacted, directs the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to perform a study of the potential, overall effects of creating a franchise and excise tax credit for shippers with pickups or deliveries originating in, or...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 952
TNHB2433PassAs enacted, 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 pe...
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2018-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 938
TNHB1832EnrollAs introduced, revises various provisions of law regarding the scheduling of controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives, including updated identifications of drugs categorized in Schedules I–V; authorizes sentence reduction credits f...
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2018-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB1788EnrollAs introduced, increases the cash award for the employee suggestion award program from a one-time award of 10 percent of the first year's estimated savings to 15 percent of the annual savings received in a fiscal year for a maximum period of three ye...
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2018-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2435EnrollAs introduced, requires a municipality financing the cost of a qualified public use facility in a tourism development zone to provide notice, within five days instead of seven days, before entering into any structured lease agreement, that discloses ...
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2018-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2159EnrollAs introduced, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2018-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB1862PassAs enacted, lowers the expunction fee from $350 to $180 for a defendant whose charge was dismissed due to successful completion of a pretrial diversion program. - Amends TCA Section 40-32-101.
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 876
TNHB1812PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Visual Content Modernization Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 49 and Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 50.
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2018-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 919
TNHB2130PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Stolen Valor Act". - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 16, Part 3 and Section 58-1-602.
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2018-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 914
TNHB2590PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the use of leave by state employees. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9, Chapter 4, Part 53; Title 10; Title 11; Title 12; Title 41; Title 50 and Title 54.
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 907
TNHB2034PassAs enacted, 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 Title 6...
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 820
TNHB0849PassAs enacted, directs the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to perform a study of the implementation and effects of global positioning monitoring as a condition of bail for defendants accused of certain offenses. - Am...
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 827
TNHB2279PassAs enacted, enacts the "Competitive Wireless Broadband Investment, Deployment, and Safety Act of 2018" and requires TACIR to study certain items relating to deployment. - Amends TCA Title 13.
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 819
TNHB0836PassAs enacted, allows a victim of identity theft to apply for and receive a new driver license with a new distinguishing number upon presenting proof of the crime, including a law enforcement report that lists the applicant as a victim of identity theft...
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2018-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 800
TNHB2682PassAs enacted, requires the governor, in appointing members to the board of regents, to strive to ensure that at least one board member is an honorably discharged military veteran; requires that in making appointments to the state university boards and ...
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2018-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 841
TNHB2272PassAs enacted, requires the department of education to establish a student support collaborative to review and define the roles and responsibilities for school social workers, school counselors, school psychologists, and school nurses; requires the basi...
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2018-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 844
TNHB2129IntroAs introduced, changes to January 15 from February 1 the date by which the Tennessee bureau of investigation is required to provide an annual report to the senate judiciary and house criminal justice committees on the amount of money collected from g...
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2018-04-25
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TNHB1308IntroAs introduced, lowers from $610 to $300 the maximum fee for the interment of an eligible veteran's spouse. - Amends TCA Title 46, Chapter 6.
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2018-04-25
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TNHB2426EngrossAs introduced, requires driver education courses to include an area of instruction on the impact of talking and texting on a mobile phone on a student's driving abilities. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2018-04-25
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1338EngrossAs introduced, requires anyone seeking a license or renewing a license as a cosmetologist, aesthetician, manicurist, natural hair stylist, or barber to successfully complete a one-hour domestic violence training course as prescribed by the state boar...
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2018-04-24
Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
TNHB1510IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Public Safety Behavioral Health Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 50; Title 58; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-04-24
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TNHB2355IntroAs introduced, authorizes the commissioner of commerce and insurance to make available to healthcare providers on the department's website any prescribed claim form for reporting by healthcare providers. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56; Title 68 and T...
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2018-04-24
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TNHB1961IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 3.
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2018-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1701PassAs enacted, imposes a $2.00 tax on a sexually oriented business for each customer that enters; provides for revenue being allocated to the general fund with the intent that amounts be allocated to programs for victims of sex trafficking; schedules th...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 764
TNHB2448PassAs enacted, 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 regulate...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 721
TNHB2006PassAs enacted, makes the veteran hiring preference mandatory. - Amends TCA Section 8-30-307 and Title 9, Chapter 8.
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 771
TNHB2053PassAs enacted, enacts the "Down Syndrome Information Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 773
TNHB1686PassAs enacted, specifies that, for the 2017-2018 school year, employment termination and compensation decisions for pre-kindergarten or kindergarten teachers will not be based solely on data generated by the portfolio model; revises provisions regarding...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 751
TNHB2248PassAs enacted, enacts the "Fresh Start Act". - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 76, Part 1 and Title 63, Chapter 1.
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 793
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.
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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2018-04-19
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
TNHB2004PassAs enacted, requires the department to accept allegations of opioid abuse or diversion and to publicize a means of reporting allegations of such; prohibits civil liability for or firing of a person who reports suspected abuse or diversion. - Amends T...
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2018-04-17
Pub. Ch. 675
TNHB1938IntroAs 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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2018-04-17
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1486PassAs enacted, prohibits a consumer report agency from charging a Tennessee consumer to place, temporarily lift, or permanently remove a security freeze and removes all such fees authorized by state law. - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2018-04-04
Pub. Ch. 595
TNHB1675PassAs enacted, redefines when a judge must notify a defendant who has been convicted of domestic assault of certain consequences of conviction from the federal law domestic abuse definition to both the federal and Tennessee law definitions. - Amends TCA...
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2018-04-04
Pub. Ch. 596
TNHB1461FailAs 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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2018-04-03
Failed for lack of second in: Civil Justice 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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2018-04-02
Def. to Summer Study in Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB2428EngrossAs introduced, authorizes a law enforcement officer to transport any juvenile taken into custody to a juvenile assessment center, unless the child is in custody for certain offenses. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2018-04-02
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
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
Sponsor(s) Added.
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
TNHB1507PassAs enacted, recognizes the legal authority to use distributed ledger technology and smart contracts in conducting electronic transactions; protects ownership rights of certain information secured by distributed ledger technology. - Amends TCA Title 1...
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2018-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 591
TNHB2169PassAs enacted, designates August 18 of each year as "Febb Burn Day" to honor her role in the enfranchisement of women. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2018-03-26
Pub. Ch. 589
TNHB1460PassAs enacted, authorizes local education agencies to establish recovery high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
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2018-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 569
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