Tennessee Representative Jason Powell [D]

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TNHB2483EngrossAs introduced, allows a breastfeeding mother to be excused from serving as a juror; requires a breastfeeding mother to provide the court with a supporting medical statement from a licensed physician and take any action necessary to obtain a ruling on...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2769EngrossAs introduced, adds the offense of trafficking a person for a commercial sex act to the meaning of predatory offenses for purposes of sentencing a person as a child sexual predator. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2588EngrossAs introduced, requires that a 30-minute video on adverse childhood experiences be shown to parents attending the parent educational seminar. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2586IntroAs introduced, designates "Women's Suffrage Day" as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-06-04
Reset on cal. for 6/8/2020
TNHB2129IntroAs introduced, authorizes, instead of requires, metropolitan government to furnish to the department of revenue a certified copy of a resolution designating a central business improvement district. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 88 and Title 67.
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2020-06-03
Taken off notice for cal. in Local Committee
TNHB2383IntroAs introduced, permits a political subdivision to release the name or photograph of a minor victim of a criminal offense for the purpose of memorializing the victim if the custodial parent or legal guardian of the victim has consented to the release....
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2020-06-03
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB2121IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-03
[Hearing: Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Government Operations Committee
TNHB2507IntroAs introduced, requires the placement of a monument or statue honoring David Crockett on the pedestal above the entrance to Motlow Tunnel on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; requires the State Capitol Commission to determine an appropriate site...
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2020-06-03
[Hearing: Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2601IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to provide certain information to a student about available financial aid to the student, including loans and work study funds, to enable the student to better assess the impact of borro...
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2020-06-03
Comp. SB subst.
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
TNHB1589IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Anti-Lunch Shaming Act"; prohibits a school from taking certain actions against a student who cannot pay for a meal, or who has accumulated a meal debt; requires a school to provide a United States department of a...
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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB1699EngrossAs 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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2020-06-01
H. nonconcurred in S. am. no. HB1699
TNHJR0933IntroExpresses intent of the General Assembly that Tennessee hold the first presidential primary state in the nation.
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2020-06-01
Taken off notice for cal. in Delayed Bill Committee
TNHB2815EngrossAs introduced, authorizes the governing body of the city of Crossville to allow participation in public meetings by electronic or other means. - Amends TCA Section 8-44-108.
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2020-06-01
Held on desk.
TNHJR0150IntroSupports ratification of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; calls on the United States Congress to remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment by the states.
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB2081IntroAs introduced, adds as a ground for termination of parental rights a finding by a court that a parent committed an act of nonconsensual sexual penetration from which act the child was conceived; gives the other parent standing to file a petition for ...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Families Subcommittee of Judiciary 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
TNHB2630IntroAs introduced, requires the bureau to provide oversight for and implement a program to assist in the locating of missing, vulnerable citizens, called the Silver Alert program, that will supersede the Care Alert program. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary 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
TNHJR0831PassWomen Veterans Day, June 12, 2020
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2020-05-07
Signed by Governor.
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
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
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
TNHB1933PassAs enacted, requires training curriculum for 911 operators and public safety dispatchers to include guidelines for T-CPR; provides immunity from civil liability for emergency communication districts, the state, counties, and municipalities for employ...
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 575
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
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
TNHB0787PassAs enacted, requires the department to provide training in suicide prevention to the employees of the department who directly interact with veterans. - Amends TCA Title 58, Chapter 3.
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2020-03-16
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 531
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
TNHB2079FailAs introduced, clarifies that the offense of indecent exposure does not include the knowing performance of an excretory function in a public place when performed without intent to abuse, torment, harass, or embarrass another person, or attain sexual ...
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2020-03-13
Withdrawn.
TNHB1408IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Private Prison Alignment Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12 and Title 41.
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2020-03-11
Def. to Summer Study in Corrections Subcommittee
TNHB1185IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Juvenile Justice Stop Solitary Confinement Act." - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 41, Chapter 4.
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHB2083FailAs introduced, expands the role of the office of inspector general to include an independent, nonpartisan office with the responsibility of ensuring that state officials and state employees meet the highest standards for integrity, efficiency, and ac...
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2020-03-11
Failed for lack of second in: TennCare Subcommittee
TNHB2084IntroAs introduced, prohibits the sale, manufacture, and distribution of a product that contains asbestos. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 47 and Title 68.
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Consumer Subcommittee of Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2510IntroAs introduced, changes from 60 to 65 the number of days by which the department must submit any new policies adopted by the department for review by the judiciary committee of the senate and the committee of the house of representatives having oversi...
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2020-03-11
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHJR0932PassNashville SC, inaugural MLS season
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2020-03-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0931PassDonelson High School Class of 1970, 50th class reunion
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2020-03-11
Signed by Governor.
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
TNHB1877FailAs introduced, creates a select oversight committee on corrections. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2020-03-11
Failed for lack of second in: Corrections Subcommittee
TNHB2513FailAs introduced, enacts the "Freedom to Work Act." - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 50.
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2020-03-10
Failed in s/c Employee Affairs Subcommittee of Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2512IntroAs introduced, authorizes Davidson County to construct, operate, and maintain storm water utilities, to be funded through graduated storm water user fees; requires approval of the grant of authority by a two-thirds vote of the county legislative body...
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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
TNHB1203IntroAs introduced, requires Tennessee advisory committee for acupuncture, not later than January 31, 2020, to report to the Tennessee board of medical examiners the number of certificates issued to practice acupuncture in this state in 2019, and a 10-yea...
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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB1650EngrossAs introduced, for purposes of determining if a person has a duty to retreat before threatening or using force in self-defense, declares that a person is not considered to be engaged in unlawful activity or where the person does not have a right to b...
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2020-03-05
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2511IntroAs introduced, changes the deadline date by which a person seeking a nomination through write-in ballots must notify the county election commission or the state coordinator of elections, as applicable, from 50 days before a primary election to 25 day...
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2020-03-04
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Committee
TNHJR0786PassSterling Haskel "Hack" Ayers
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2020-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0878PassCongressman John Robert Lewis
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2020-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0871PassNashville State Community College, 50th anniversary
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2020-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1648FailAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide opportunity for enrollment in a pre-kindergarten program to all children who are four years of age by September 30 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51 and Title 49.
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2020-03-03
Failed in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Committee
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