Tennessee Representative Jason Hodges [D]

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TNHB2134IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher's Discipline Act"; establishes a disciplinary process for students who have been removed from the classroom by the teacher. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-05-29
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2707IntroAs introduced, prompts the state board of education and the department of safety to update the DARE curriculum as new forms of substance abuse are identified. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB0239IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 3 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0273IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Save Tennessee Call Center Jobs Act of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9; Title 12; Title 50 and Title 67.
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB0716IntroAs introduced, creates per se DUI offense of driving while the person's blood includes any amount of Schedule I controlled substance or Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substance that cannot be dispensed without a prescription when the person do...
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 3 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1931IntroAs introduced, caps the total amount that a health insurance carrier can require a covered patient with diabetes to pay for a 30-day supply of insulin at no more than $100; caps the total price that a person who supplies prescription insulin drugs in...
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1 @ 10:00 am]
To House Insurance Committee
TNHB2093IntroAs introduced, requires the department to publish the guidelines for the best practices for identifying and reporting signs of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking in which the victim is a child on the department's website. - Amends...
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2020-05-27
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0821IntroUrges U.S. Attorneys to pursue criminal charges against persons discharging firearms in violation of state or federal laws on the interstate system and other federal highways in Tennessee.
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2020-05-27
To House Judiciary 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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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal. in State Committee
TNHB2719IntroAs introduced, encourages all employers in this state to provide a paid day off each Veterans' Day for all employees of the employer who are veterans. - Amends TCA Title 15 and Title 58.
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2442IntroAs introduced, makes changes related to a caterer's license for purposes of consumption on the premises; restricts the number of undercover investigations the alcoholic beverage commission can perform on a single licensee in a year; requires a server...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal. in State Committee
TNHB2457IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Firefighter Suicide Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 2; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 2 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Health Committee
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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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 3 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2575IntroAs introduced, decreases from five to three business days, the date by which a pharmacy benefits manager or covered entity must remove a drug from the maximum allowable cost list following the date that the manager or entity becomes aware that the dr...
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2020-05-27
[Hearing: Jun 1 @ 10:00 am]
To House Insurance Committee
TNHB0852IntroAs introduced, enhances the punishment for a second or subsequent conviction of aggravated cruelty to animals or a first conviction of aggravated cruelty to animals involving five or more animals, from a Class E felony to a Class C felony with a mand...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB1610IntroAs introduced, authorizes counties to hold referendum elections to authorize the growing, processing, manufacture, delivery, and retail sale of marijuana within jurisdictional boundaries; decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana st...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB0896IntroAs introduced, requires conservators other than public guardians to complete educational training on conservatorships within 30 days of appointment; allows a guardian ad litem to obtain a credit report and state and national criminal history backgrou...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary Committee
TNHB0340IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to civil forfeiture procedure, including requiring the district attorney general to review the underlying circumstances of a seizure to determine if probable cause exists to justify forfeiture and, when appropriat...
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2020-05-26
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB1550FailAs introduced, deletes the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2020-05-26
Failed for lack of second in: Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
TNHB1667IntroAs introduced, allows a juvenile court judge to require a juvenile less than 14 years of age at the time an act was committed to register as a violent juvenile sexual offender if the juvenile is adjudicated delinquent for certain acts that, if commit...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary Committee
TNHB1833IntroAs introduced, limits the number of Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered to students in grades three through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2159IntroAs introduced, requires, subject to appropriation, that the amount appropriated to the BEP to fund the instructional salaries and wages component be increased in the fiscal year immediately following a school year in which the ESA program enrolls par...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHR0214FailUrges the department of education to enroll students in the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot program no earlier than the 2021-2022 school year.
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2020-05-26
Failed for lack of second in: Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
TNHB1834IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement that a high school student must be a Tennessee resident for at least one year in order to be eligible to receive a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHJR0831PassWomen Veterans Day, June 12, 2020
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2020-05-07
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0038IntroAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period for which public notice must be given in advance of an LEA's acceptance of bids for contracts for the construction of a school building, or an addition to an existing school buildin...
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2020-05-05
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 6/1/2020
TNHB1820IntroAs introduced, increases, from biennially to annually, the reporting required by the Tennessee maternal mortality review and prevention team to the governor and the general assembly concerning the team's activities and its recommendations for changes...
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2020-05-05
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 6/1/2020
TNHB2365IntroAs introduced, establishes requirements for the operation of personal delivery devices; specifies that a personal delivery device may be operated in pedestrian areas up to 10 miles per hour and is not considered a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 55...
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2020-05-05
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 6/1/2020
TNHB1670IntroAs introduced, removes Nathan Bedford Forrest Day as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-04-17
Meeting Canceled
TNHB2069PassAs enacted, adds the offenses of promoting the prostitution of a minor and patronizing prostitution from a person who is younger than 18 years of age or has an intellectual disability as sexual offenses for which a person may not qualify for judicial...
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2020-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 607
TNHB1975PassAs enacted, adds offenses to the list of offenses for which, upon conviction, the state board of education automatically revokes a teacher's or administrator's license. - Amends TCA Section 49-5-417.
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2020-04-06
Pub. Ch. 629
TNHB2818PassAs enacted, authorizes the state board of education to promulgate emergency rules as necessary to address any issues created by school closures due to the outbreak of COVID-19 during the 2019-2020 school year; requires the commissioner of education t...
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2020-04-06
Pub. Ch. 652
TNHB1605PassAs enacted, authorizes various new special license plates and grants additional time for certain plates to meet the minimum order requirement. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2020-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 660
TNHB1643PassAs enacted, provides for restrictions or a ban on ownership of a companion animal by certain person convicted of certain offenses against animals. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2 and Title 40, Chapter 39, Part 1.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 570
TNHB1835PassAs enacted, permits the commissioner to grant an LEA a waiver of average class size limits to assist the LEA with funding a grow your own program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Tit...
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 587
TNHB1965PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner to issue a general aquatic resources alterations permit for the watershed activities conducted in accordance with a site-specific design developed through full application of the Natural Resource Conservation Ser...
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 589
TNHB2223PassAs enacted, corrects a cross-reference in regard to the standards that apply to certain donations of food; changes the level of carelessness that gives rise to liability for damage caused by certain food donors from negligence to gross negligence; ma...
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 592
TNHB2308PassAs enacted, enacts the "Holly Bobo Act," which expands the bureau's endangered child and young adult alert program to include endangered persons under 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6, Part 1.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 595
TNHJR0974PassVictor Thompson
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2020-03-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0818EngrossHarriet Tubman Day
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNHB1647PassAs enacted, 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 an...
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2020-03-16
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 520
TNHB2028EngrossAs introduced, authorizes beer retailers to sell beer, from their own inventory, online for curbside pickup at the beer retailer's location; requires that the employee bringing beer to a vehicle for curbside pickup verify that the recipient of the be...
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2020-03-16
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1620PassAs enacted, adds documentation a veteran may submit to the department of safety to have military service indicated on a driver license to allow an honorably discharged veteran to submit a certified copy of the veteran's AGO Form 53-55 or NAVPERS 553 ...
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2020-03-16
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 519
TNHB0385IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to conduct a study to determine the amount of insurance policies that provide benefits for neurological disorders and the amount of claims for treatment of autism spectrum disorder wi...
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Life & Health Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNHB2094IntroAs introduced, imposes public notice and public input requirements on a redistricting committee and upon consideration of a final redistricting plan. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 16, Part 1 and Title 3.
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Public Service & Employees Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHB2529IntroAs introduced, directs the governor to seek an appropriate amendment for the TennCare II waiver within 180 days of the effective date of this act to provide medical assistance coverage for the same population groups and services as the Insure Tenness...
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c TennCare Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNHB2847FailAs introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2020-03-11
Failed in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHB1844FailAs introduced, prohibits the commissioner of finance and administration from disbursing moneys from the state treasury to private entities that do not pay their employees a living wage; prohibits state governmental entities from disbursing state fund...
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2020-03-10
Failed in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHB2446IntroAs introduced, creates the Tennessee future of work commission. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Employee Affairs Subcommittee of Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2012IntroAs introduced, allows a dentist to enter into a direct primary care agreement with an individual patient or the patient's legal representative pursuant to the Health Care Empowerment Act. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56 and Title 63.
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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health Committee
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