Tennessee Representative Jason Potts [D]

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TNHB0025EngrossAs introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the De...
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2019-04-18
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB1220IntroAs introduced, establishes requirements for the operation of electric foot scooters. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 1; Title 55, Chapter 10; Title 55, Chapter 12 and Title 55, Chapter 8.
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2019-04-18
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/22/19
TNHB0233PassAs introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor of possessing, owning, buying, selling, transferring, or manufacturing animal fighting paraphernalia with the intent that the paraphernalia be used in promoting, facilitating, furthering, or training for ani...
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2019-04-18
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0268IntroAs introduced, permits LEAs to install cameras on school buses to record vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped school bus; allows evidence to be reviewed by law enforcement officers only after evidence is submitted to an LEA by a school bus driver;...
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2019-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1483IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2019-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHJR0412EnrollCookie Hopper, Miss Anderson County 2019
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR0409EnrollBlount County Public Library, 100th anniversary
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR0416EnrollYWCA Greater Memphis, 100th anniversary
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR0438EngrossShannon McCloud
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2019-04-18
Concurred, Ayes 33, Nays 0
TNHB1141IntroAs introduced, exempts sales of gun safes from sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-04-17
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0873IntroAs introduced, allows petitions for post-conviction relief based on new non-scientific evidence establishing that the petitioner is actually innocent of the offense for which the petitioner was convicted; establishes certain requirements for evidence...
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2019-04-17
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNHB0674EngrossAs introduced, revises various provisions related to stepparent visitation. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2019-04-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0909IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2019-04-17
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1340IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of violating a no contact order issued to a domestic violence victim as part of a disposition in any criminal court. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-113.
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2019-04-17
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0498IntroAs introduced, reduces the time period from 30 days to 15 days for an enrollee or applicant for medical assistance to mail documentation of a material change affecting the enrollee or applicant's TennCare application. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; ...
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2019-04-17
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHJR0411EnrollLily Steed, Miss Oak Ridge 2019
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2019-04-17
Signed by Senate Speaker
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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2019-04-17
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1303EnrollAs introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities ...
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2019-04-17
Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.
TNHJR0433EnrollJulie Schwarz, 2018 Christ the Teacher Award
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2019-04-17
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNHB0252EngrossAs introduced, requires an agency that requires an examination to be administered to a person applying for a license to engage in an occupation, trade, or profession to provide reasonable accommodations to a person diagnosed with dyslexia. - Amends T...
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2019-04-17
Passed Senate, Ayes 32, Nays 0
TNHB0839EngrossAs introduced, prevents suspension of a driver license for failure to pay fines or costs imposed for a driving offense if the person is indigent or enters into payment plan; requires person be issued restricted driver license until moneys owed the co...
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2019-04-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0888EngrossAs introduced, disqualifies a member of a county election commission from continuing to serve on the commission if the member's spouse, parent, sibling, or child qualifies for any public office. - Amends TCA Section 2-12-102.
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2019-04-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHJR0475EngrossUniversity of Memphis men's basketball team
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2019-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0476EngrossJeremiah Martin
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2019-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0474EngrossRepresentative Ron Lollar
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2019-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0283EnrollAs introduced, increases the punishment for a conviction of aggravated rape of a child from 15 to 60 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40, Chap...
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2019-04-16
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0062PassAs introduced, enacts the "Dynamic Accessibility Act," which requires commissioner of general services to designate a modern symbol of access for disabled persons for use on state property; requires department of revenue to designate a modern symbol ...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 112
TNHB0531PassAs introduced, makes permanent the provision that is set to expire July 1, 2019, allowing counties to provide 2 percent matching funds for state-aid highway funds rather than 25 percent. - Amends TCA Section 54-4-404.
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 129
TNHJR0385PassJaynee K. Day and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
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2019-04-15
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1138PassAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to report, by December 1 of each year, the number of physical fitness facilities from which the amusement tax was collected in the previous calendar year to the finance, ways and means committees of t...
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2019-04-15
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0382PassMarjorie Jean Yaeger, 90th birthday
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2019-04-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0353EngrossAs introduced, allows certain persons who receive certified occupational training as a prisoner or a student in a high school technical training class to receive equivalent credit toward an occupational license relating to the training received. - Am...
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2019-04-11
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0519IntroAs 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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2019-04-10
Taken off notice for cal. in Local Committee
TNHB0193IntroAs introduced, permits an eligible petitioner to have multiple, nonviolent convictions for offenses that resulted from the petitioner's status as a victim of human trafficking expunged if the expunction is in the best interest of justice and public s...
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2019-04-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0941IntroAs introduced, removes $180 fee for an individual petitioning the court for an expunction of certain criminal offenses; removes $350 fee for a defendant applying for expunction of an offense following the completion of a diversion program. - Amends T...
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2019-04-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0949IntroAs introduced, enacts the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education Act; specifies that financial assistance received for all dual enrollment courses attempted after the fourth dual enrollment course reduces any subsequent award of the Tennessee ...
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2019-04-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1064IntroAs introduced, requires contractors licensed after January 1, 2009, to complete eight hours of continuing education biennially beginning January 1, 2020; allows contractor to count current membership in a board-approved professional trade association...
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2019-04-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0942IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty to a Class B felony for 15 grams or more or a Class A felony for 150 grams or more of fentanyl, carfentanil, remifentanil, alfentanil, thiafentanil, or any fentanyl derivative or analogue. - Amends TCA Title 39, C...
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2019-04-10
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0205PassAs enacted, requires public postsecondary institutions to classify the spouse or dependent child of an active member of the United States armed forces transferred out of state on military orders as an in-state student for tuition purposes. - Amends T...
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2019-04-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 80
TNHJR0364PassNathan "Nearest" Green
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2019-04-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0073PassGeorge Klein
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2019-04-09
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0937IntroAs introduced, increases pay supplement from $600 to $800 for police officers and firefighters who complete 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24, Part 2 and Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2019-04-04
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0901IntroAs introduced, designates a Class A misdemeanor of aggravated assault of knowingly causing physical injury to an employee of a utility; sets an enhanced maximum fine of $15,000. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 65, Chapter 35.
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2019-04-04
Comp. SB subst.
TNHR0072PassJimmy Ogle
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2019-04-04
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0877IntroAs introduced, extends the time by which a candidate may withdraw, from seven days after the qualifying deadline to 60 days before the election. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5.
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2019-04-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHB0999PassAs enacted, designates the bluetick coonhound as the official state dog. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2019-04-01
Pub. Ch. 7
TNHJR0273PassLynn Nelson
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2019-04-01
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0307PassDurward Gordon Hall
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2019-04-01
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1224IntroAs introduced, requires the court to order that a defendant convicted of domestic violence who transfers possession of firearms to a third party must have the third party complete and return to the court an affidavit certifying that the third party i...
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2019-03-27
Reassigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB1222FailAs introduced, requires the department to provide a written report to the judiciary committees of the senate and the house, the state and local government committee of the senate, and the state government committee of the house by February 1, 2020, a...
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2019-03-26
Failed in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Committee
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