Tennessee Senator Jeff Yarbro [D]

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TNSB0381EngrossAs introduced, prohibits a person who intentionally killed the decedent from filing a wrongful death action based on the death of the decedent or sharing any portion of a wrongful death settlement or judgment resulting from the death of the decedent....
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2019-02-21
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB0956IntroAs introduced, requires youth development centers, jails, and the department of correction to provide free telephone calls between minors and their parents or guardians. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 41.
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2019-02-21
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0174IntroProposes amendment of Article VI, Section 5 to provide for popular election of the attorney general and reporter for a regular term of four years.
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2019-02-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0123PassBill Ortwein
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0078IntroAs introduced, urges the department of revenue to study the enforcement of disabled parking violations; requires department to report its findings and recommendations on or before February 1, 2020, to the transportation and safety committee of the se...
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2019-02-21
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB0461IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSJR0158EnrollLouise Ellis Clifton
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0777IntroAs introduced, requires department of safety to automatically register a qualified person to vote from information on an application for a driver license or photo identification card unless the person opts out; designates certain other state departme...
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0765IntroAs introduced, decreases from 60 to 40 years the age at which a disabled person with no family member or other person, bank, or corporation willing and able to serve as conservator may be appointed a district public guardian. - Amends TCA Title 34, C...
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0761IntroAs introduced, requires a county election commission to maintain certain office hours on Sundays for purposes of early voting. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-02-20
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0770IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0762IntroAs introduced, permits any registered Tennessee voter to vote absentee for any reason after providing a certification as to the identity of the voter in the application for a ballot; requires an absentee ballot to be counted for the election in which...
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0764IntroAs introduced, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 ...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0953IntroAs introduced, directs the department to establish a process by which the department will reimburse the parent of an economically disadvantaged student for fees and costs associated with taking one advanced placement examination that are not otherwis...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0940IntroAs introduced, permits a person at least 16 years of age but not more than 18 years of age to be registered to vote upon turning 18 years of age through submittal of an application for a driver's permit, driver license, or photo identification licens...
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1017IntroAs introduced, requires a brief summary of any question, regardless of length, submitted to the people for a vote. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1014IntroAs introduced, requires, rather than permits, an elections officer to escort a voter who is a person with a disability or who is visibly pregnant or frail to the front of the line at a polling place at the request of the voter. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1160IntroAs introduced, appropriates receipts of highway revenues to the department of transportation; earmarks sufficient state funds for the purpose of funding any bill naming a highway or bridge in honor of a service member or a public safety official kill...
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2019-02-20
Recalled from Senate Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNSJR0184EnrollSaint Thomas Midtown Hospital, 100th anniversary
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0157EnrollJames R. Arnett, Jr.
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0156EnrollDeborah V. Loveless, 2018 Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0197EnrollCamp Clements
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0164EnrollJim Henry
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2019-02-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0379IntroAs introduced, authorizes an attorney for a county, municipal, or metropolitan government to seek an injunction against a person who harasses an employee of the county, municipal, or metropolitan government, or any agency thereof. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-02-19
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0955IntroAs introduced, allows a party or non-party making a filing with a court to redact portions of a person's social security number, taxpayer identification number, birth date, or financial account number or the name of a minor when included in the filin...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1044IntroAs introduced, exempts from real estate transfer tax, the transfer of any real estate where the transferor is a member, stock holder, or partner, the transferee is a limited liability company, corporation, or partnership, and the real estate so conve...
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2019-02-19
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1032IntroAs introduced, allows persons operating a terminal in this state to file their report with the department of revenue in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-02-19
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0775IntroAs introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at l...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0202PassDavid Williams II
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2019-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0175PassTre Hargett, 50th birthday
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2019-02-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0382IntroAs introduced, deletes exemption from sales and use tax for industrial machinery; deletes credit against franchise and excise tax liability for industrial machinery purchases. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2019-02-12
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0959IntroAs introduced, adds children's bicycles to the list of items exempt from sales tax when purchased during the annual sales tax holiday. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 3.
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2019-02-12
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0929IntroAs introduced, changes the date by which TACIR must report its findings concerning its study of a franchise and excise tax credit for certain shippers from February 1, 2020, to January 15, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7 and Title 67.
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2019-02-12
Refer to Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0926IntroAs introduced, extends the number of days a business may advertise that it is going out of business from 90 to 120 days. - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0935IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Congressional Redistricting Commission Act," which establishes a five-member congressional redistricting commission beginning in January 2021. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 16; Title 3, Chapter 1; Title 4, Chapter...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSB0941IntroAs introduced, establishes the office of apprenticeship and work-study programs within the department; provides a tax credit to entities that participate in the programs; and reinstates certain apprenticeship programs for certain professional boards ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0958IntroAs introduced, prohibits the removal of pregnant prisoners to a state penitentiary or branch prison for safekeeping; prohibits solitary confinement of pregnant prisoners. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0928IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to submit a report by not later than January 1, instead of February 1, of each year to the governor and to each house of the general assembly regarding the department's nursing home inspection and en...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0954IntroAs introduced, extends the statute of limitations for civil actions based on child sexual abuse from three years from the time of discovery of the abuse by the injured person to five years from discovery of the abuse. - Amends TCA Title 28, Chapter 3...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0939IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Medical Assistance Savings Act" to require health insurance policies to cover a dependent child until the child reaches 26 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 56.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0934IntroAs 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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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0931IntroAs introduced, excludes certain state and local governmental entities from the prohibition on adopting or enacting sanctuary policies. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0976IntroAs introduced, excludes nonrecurring funds appropriated by a local government for schools designated to be in priority status from the maintenance of local funding requirement for each year that the school is identified as a priority school plus one ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0938IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Private Prison Alignment Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12 and Title 41.
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0974IntroAs introduced, directs the commissioner of finance and administration to seek a federal waiver to establish VolunteerCare and permits persons who are 55 years of age or older to purchase healthcare coverage through the TennCare program. - Amends TCA ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0927IntroAs introduced, changes, from November 1 to October 1, the date by which the BEP review committee must provide the annual report on the BEP to the governor, the state board of education, the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the hou...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0999IntroAs introduced, authorizes the reinstatement of professional and occupational licenses under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 32; Title 62; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0957IntroAs introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0936IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher Residency Program Grant Act"; requires the department to establish and administer a program of grants for university teacher preparation programs and LEAs to create teacher residency programs. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0975IntroAs introduced, authorizes the military department to issue per diem, not to exceed $20.00, to defray the cost of one meal for members of volunteer honor guards appearing at veterans' funerals, subject to availability of funds. - Amends TCA Title 58.
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
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