Tennessee Representative Esther Helton [R]

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TNHB0781IntroAs 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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2020-02-21
Reassigned to s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee
TNHJR0017EngrossProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1630EngrossAs introduced, clarifies definition of utility district commissioner for purposes of continuing education requirements; revises other related provisions. - Amends TCA Section 7-82-308; Section 7-82-709; Section 68-221-1305; Section 68-221-605; Sectio...
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2020-02-20
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB1647IntroAs introduced, allows the court to approve agreements pertaining to custody and residential parenting schedules without making further inquiry and an independent determination that the modification is in the best interest of the child, if the parties...
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2020-02-20
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1869IntroAs introduced, prohibits a candidate for public office from using campaign funds to pay a family member for providing services to the campaign unless the family member provides the same or substantially similar services to at least one other candidat...
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2020-02-20
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0887EngrossAlma J. Jeffries
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2020-02-20
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0787IntroAs introduced, requires the department to provide training in mental health crisis management to the employees of the department who directly interact with veterans for the purposes of assisting veterans with mental health issues. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2020-02-20
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1699IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the law concerning the electronic delivery of health care and its coverage under insurance policies. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Section 63-1-155.
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2020-02-19
To House Life & Health Insurance Subcommittee
TNHB1643IntroAs introduced, requires a sentencing court to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain offenses against animals from owning any companion animal for at least two years from the date of conviction. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2 and Title ...
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2020-02-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0775PassBessie Smith Cultural Center
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0741IntroAffirms the constitutional duty and exclusive authority and power of the General Assembly to appropriate public moneys and balance the state budget.
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2020-02-19
To House State Committee
TNHB1575IntroAs introduced, adds imminent danger of serious sexual abuse as a justification for the use of deadly force in self-defense and to defenses of duress and use of deadly force by law enforcement officer; defines serious sexual abuse as rape, aggravated ...
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2020-02-19
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0786PassSterling Haskel "Hack" Ayers
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0825IntroUrges the department of education to allow school districts the freedom to select the Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI²) assessments they use.
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2020-02-19
To House Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
TNHJR0810PassHelen Abbott, Governor's Volunteer Stars Award
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0819PassMichael W. Rallings, Living Legend Awards
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2020-02-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1596IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create the office for accessible transportation within the department to provide resources and expertise for expanding and improving accessible transportation in the state. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Pa...
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2020-02-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB2293IntroAs introduced, creates the offense of mail theft, which is intentionally obtaining mail from another person's mailbox or premises without the consent of the addressee and with the intent to deprive the addressee of the mail. - Amends TCA Title 39, Ch...
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1917IntroAs introduced, adds interventional procedures or treatments among the alternative treatments that must be disclosed and explained by a healthcare practitioner to a patient or the patient's legal representative as a prerequisite to obtaining informed ...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]
To House Health Committee
TNHB2153IntroAs introduced, changes the date, from March 1 to March 15, by which the fiscal review committee staff must provide the general assembly's finance, ways and means committees information regarding state programs that have suffered reductions of federal...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]
To House Health Committee
TNHJR0683PassCongenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, February 7-14, 2020
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2020-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1697IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Food Tax Holiday Act," which exempts the retail sale of food and food ingredients from sales tax for the months of June and July in 2020. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-02-14
Reassigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNHB2565IntroAs introduced, requires a chair of the nominating body of a statewide political party or recognized minor party to certify the party's nominees for president and vice president to the coordinator of elections by the first business day in September. -...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHB2348IntroAs introduced, extends, from March 1 to March 15, the deadline by which an owner of land may submit an application to the assessor of property for its classification to be designated as agricultural. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Property & Planning Subcommittee
TNHB2578IntroAs introduced, requires a state agency, institution, and political subdivision to post the electronic mail communications policy on the website of the agency, institution, and political subdivision. - Amends amend TCA Title 8, Chapter 4, Part 6 and T...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHJR0818EngrossHarriet Tubman Day
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2020-02-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2195IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Major Trevor Joseph Act," which requires the department to provide burial services for any person who died while on active duty with the armed forces and is being interred in a state veterans cemetery on any date requested ...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee
TNHB1562IntroAs introduced, designates "The Volunteer State" as the official nickname of this state. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2020-02-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHJR0782PassCharles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center
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2020-02-07
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0734PassTennessee Titans
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2020-02-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0735PassDerrick Henry
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2020-02-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2187IntroAs introduced, requires the division of health related boards to publish a directory of all persons licensed to practice any branch of the healing arts in Tennessee on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 29; Title 33; Title 56; Titl...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2186IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 days to 10 business days the amount of time the executive director of the board of nursing has, after the election of officers to the board, to certify to the governor the names of the officers elected. - Amends TCA T...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHR0218PassDavid C. Driver, Jr.
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2020-02-06
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0708PassUniversity of Tennessee Volunteers football team
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2020-02-05
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2118IntroAs introduced, exempts from the professional privilege tax physicians who are retired from practice, but hold an active license for the provision of free healthcare services. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 63; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2020-02-05
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNHR0212PassMichelle Bailey, Thrasher Elementary School, Teacher of the Year
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2020-02-05
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0001PassRecognizes teen suicide as a health crisis in Tennessee.
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2020-02-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0691PassScott W. Gilmer
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2020-02-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0688PassWilliam B. "Bill" Whitson
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2020-02-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0701PassMaryville High School, 2019 TSSAA Class 6A Football State Champions
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2020-02-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1892IntroAs introduced, requires that, upon a judge or chancellor withdrawing or being found incompetent, a successor be designated within 30 days of the finding of incompetency or withdrawal. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 17; Title 19; Title 20 and Title 21.
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1889IntroAs introduced, adds "occupational therapy" to definition of alternative treatments for the purpose of treating patients with opioids. - Amends TCA Section 63-1-164.
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Mental Health & Substance Abuse Subcommittee
TNHB1890IntroAs introduced, prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager and certain other third parties from taking certain actions against entities and pharmacies participating in the federal 340B drug discount program; creates a private cause of action against violato...
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Life & Health Insurance Subcommittee
TNHB1891IntroAs introduced, classifies the reckless killing of a person while driving 15 miles per hour over the speed limit or while driving and using a wireless communication device as vehicular homicide and a Class C felony; requires court to allow victim repr...
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1969IntroAs introduced, allows an owner or agent of the owner of land to sell, agree to sell, or negotiate to sell the land by reference to a subdivision plat before the final subdivision plat is approved by the planning commission. - Amends TCA Title 13, Cha...
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Property & Planning Subcommittee
TNHB1929IntroAs introduced, prohibits the governor from making a decision or obligating the state of Tennessee in any way with regard to resettlement of refugees unless authorized by joint resolution of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9...
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee
TNHB1192PassAs enacted, requires the department of education and public schools to commemorate the centennial of women's suffrage and recognize the Tennesseans who were instrumental in securing all women the right to vote for the purpose of educating students ab...
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2020-01-30
To House Transportation Committee
TNHB1926IntroAs introduced, decreases from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class C misdemeanor the penalty for the unlawful practice of medicine or surgery. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Title 63.
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2020-01-30
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1866IntroAs introduced, increases the notice period, from 30 to 45 days before the effective date, by which a covered entity or pharmacy benefits manager must disclose to a pharmacy or pharmacist in its network any material change to a contract provision that...
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2020-01-29
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
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