Tennessee Representative Jason Potts [D]

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TNHB1982PassAs enacted, requires a sentencing court to impose a fine of at least $100 for a person convicted of assault against a domestic abuse victim, subject to the defendant's ability to pay. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 756
TNHB2365PassAs enacted, 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, C...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 685
TNHB2586PassAs enacted, designates "Women's Suffrage Day" as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 709
TNHJR1200PassJohnny Majors
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2020-06-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1212PassGeorge Floyd
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2020-06-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2705EngrossAs introduced, creates a five-member Asian carp advisory commission to recommend methods and seek funding for the eradication of Asian carp from Tennessee waters. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 70.
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2020-06-18
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0547EngrossAs introduced, restores the voting rights of persons convicted of certain infamous crimes upon receipt of a pardon or completion of any sentence of incarceration, parole, or probation. - Amends TCA Section 2-2-102 and Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-06-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2093EngrossAs 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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2020-06-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1576IntroAs introduced, requires the board of parole to create an application that a victim may use to submit a victim impact statement video to be considered at an inmate's parole hearing and at any future parole hearing involving the same inmate and offense...
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2020-06-17
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2714EngrossAs introduced, deletes prohibition on the appointment of persons to the board of dentistry who are employed by or are a member of the governing body of a dental school or related educational institution, or any dental supply business or laboratory. -...
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2020-06-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHR0351PassDr. Mary Edwards Walker
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2020-06-16
Signed by H. 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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2020-06-12
Re-ref. to Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNHJR1053PassLloyd Hansen
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2020-06-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1670IntroAs introduced, removes Nathan Bedford Forrest Day as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2121IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-11
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2872EngrossAs introduced, authorizes an LEA that develops its own adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training program for the LEA's school personnel to offer that program partially or wholly online. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-06-10
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2134EngrossAs 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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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
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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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2545IntroAs introduced, prohibits private employers with 50 or more employees and public employers from making employment decisions with regard to an applicant or current employee based on wage or salary history. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 12 and Title 50.
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2645IntroAs introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement offi...
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Transportation Committee
TNHB2764IntroAs introduced, requires the department of human resources to make an annual report on or before January 15, instead of periodically, to the governor on recommendations for improvements of the state service system. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title...
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2452IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education and governing body of a charter school to post the board's or governing body's policy governing background check procedures for contract workers and volunteers to the board's or governing body's w...
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2020-06-03
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB2543IntroAs introduced, requires an animal owner's relative to retrieve the animal from an animal control agency within seven days of the owner's death; permits the animal control agency to treat the animal as an abandoned animal if the relative has not retri...
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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Agriculture and Natural Resources 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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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNHB0225IntroAs introduced, requires election officials to inspect filings for sufficiency and timeliness; establishes conclusive presumption that accepted filings are sufficient and timely filed. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-06-02
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
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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2020-06-01
Taken off notice for cal. in Insurance Committee
TNHB2444IntroAs introduced, increases the punishment by one classification level for an offense committed by a motor vehicle operator that contributes to an accident resulting in bodily injury to a motorcycle rider. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13; Title 40 and...
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Safety & Funding Subcommittee of Transportation 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
TNHB1988IntroAs introduced, authorizes prior service credits as a criminal investigator for law enforcement to creditable service calculation for persons employed as assistant district attorneys general. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 7.
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB2604IntroAs introduced, requires the lottery corporation and board to comply with certain diversity in contracting requirements when contracting with third parties to enforce the Tennessee Sports Gaming Act and supervise compliance with laws and rules relatin...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal. in State 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
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
TNHB1971FailAs introduced, requires a school or LEA to issue required textbooks to all students; requires the director of schools to certify to the commissioner of education by October 15 of each year that all students have been issued all required textbooks. - ...
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2020-05-26
Failed in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education Committee
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
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
TNHB1718PassAs enacted, increases the maximum age for a victim of aggravated rape of a child from three years of age to eight years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 588
TNHB0379PassAs enacted, requires TSAC to promulgate rules designating pregnancy as an approved medical leave of absence for purposes of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 533
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
TNHB1596PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Accessible Transportation and Mobility Act of 2020." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 23; Title 54 and Title 55.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 600
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
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
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
TNHB2548FailAs introduced, increases time allowed for a person to register to vote from 30 days before an election to 25 days before an election. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2020-03-11
Failed in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHB2549IntroAs introduced, requires the bureau to post to its website in a manner accessible to the general public its most recent annual report to the general assembly regarding its estate recovery collection activities. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56; Title 68...
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c TennCare Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNHB2518IntroAs introduced, expands presumptive disability in acquiring certain infectious diseases in the line of duty by emergency rescue workers to include the hepatitis B virus. - Amends TCA Section 7-51-209.
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2020-03-11
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHJR0932PassNashville SC, inaugural MLS season
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2020-03-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2795IntroAs introduced, requires a health insurance entity on health plans issued, delivered, executed, amended, or renewed on or after July 1, 2020, to include in that health plan a special enrollment period that allows the enrollment of a pregnant individua...
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Life & Health Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance 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
TNHB2546IntroAs introduced, limits to seven days prior to the commencement of activities the duration of notice that the commissioner may require before a contractor begins lead-based paint abatement activities. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 6; Title 66, Chapter...
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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee of Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
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