Tennessee Senator Jeff Yarbro [D]

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TNSB0100PassAs enacted, creates the state as a model employer (SAME) program within the department to ensure certain employment practices in regard to individuals with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 575
TNSB0014PassAs enacted, increases the penalty for drag racing from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 55.
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 573
TNSB0166PassAs enacted, revises offense of aggravated cruelty to animals. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2.
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 580
TNSB0551PassAs enacted, creates a sales tax holiday for the retail sale of gun safes and gun safety devices if sold between 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 592
TNSB0114PassAs enacted, requires the department to increase the hourly wage for direct care professionals employed at contracted agencies of the department for the home- and community-based waiver programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabili...
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 576
TNSB1104PassAs enacted, authorizes the department to utilize alternative methodologies to determine the cost of day care when setting the annual day care reimbursement rate and to take actions necessary to support the development of shared services alliances and...
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2021-06-01
Pub. Ch. 498
TNSB0009PassAs enacted, increases from $1,000 to $1,250 the amount awarded each semester to a full-time student receiving the middle college scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 529
TNSB0383PassAs enacted, redefines "seclusion" with regard to children in custody at juvenile detention facilities approved, certified, or licensed by the department of children's services, including youth development centers; enacts other related provisions. - A...
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2021-06-01
Pub. Ch. 492
TNSB0521PassAs enacted, requires the offering of discounted rates for activities at state parks to veterans who are Tennessee residents and a year-round discount in the amount of no less than 50 percent for camping and overnight cabin lodging fees at state parks...
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 521
TNSB0751PassAs enacted, makes certain investigative records of the department of human services confidential during the course of an investigation; establishes fines for certain offenses related to fraudulently obtaining food assistance; creates a families first...
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 515
TNSB0707PassAs enacted, extends eligibility for expunction to a person convicted of Class A misdemeanor assault prior to July 1, 2000. - Amends TCA Section 40-32-101 and Section 40-35-313.
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2021-06-01
Pub. Ch. 494
TNSB0675PassAs enacted, authorizes a clerk to charge a fee of less than $100 for expunction; expands the offenses for which expunction is permitted; revises other related provisions. - Amends TCA Section 8-21-401 and Title 40.
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 539
TNSB0424PassAs enacted, increases maximum amount of additional fee that may be imposed on certain sales in central improvement districts under the Convention Center and Tourism Development Financing Act; specifies how additional fee may be used. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 466
TNSB1105PassAs enacted, authorizes the department to utilize an enrollment-based child care subsidy payments program that complies with all applicable federal funding requirements and legal authority and that seeks to provide adequate, stable payments to provide...
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 484
TNSB0304PassAs enacted, recreates the elder abuse task force, which was terminated and dissolved January 15, 2021; extends date for the task force to submit its findings and recommendations to the governor and general assembly to January 15, 2022. - Amends TCA T...
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 464
TNSB1380PassAs enacted, requires law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies regarding the use of force; prohibits magistrates from issuing no-knock warrants; establishes certain reporting requirements. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 489
TNSB0677PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee child care task force. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 474
TNSJR0743PassDr. Matthew Walker III
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2021-05-20
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0419PassAs enacted, prohibits a county election commissioner from voting on issues that directly affect the commissioner's immediate family member who is a candidate for office; requires a county election commissioner to be recused of official duties 30 days...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 292
TNSB0807PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner of human services to designate a specific departmental staff person to serve, in addition to the staff person's other duties, as a liaison to provide an official, uniform message to child care providers, communit...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 406
TNSB1035PassAs enacted, enacts the "Jim Coley Protection for Rape Survivors Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Section 10-7-504; Title 29; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 63.
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 362
TNSB1437PassAs enacted, requires an employee of the department of correction to meet with an incarcerated individual within one year of the individual's release eligibility date to create a release plan. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 5.
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 381
TNSB0145PassAs enacted, requires the department to report quarterly to certain persons at the general assembly regarding the availability and use of federal funds for programs administered by the department for adult and family services, child support, and rehab...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 308
TNSB1026PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the sale of alcoholic beverages on the premises of the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4, Part 1.
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 407
TNSB0102PassAs enacted, requires the bureau to 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 6.
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 350
TNSJR0711PassShirley Ann Cothran
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2021-05-18
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0634PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program and provides limited civil immunity to LEAs, schools, and LEA employees for personal injuries resulting from the use of items in a bleeding control kit; establishes requi...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 389
TNSB0752PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Registered Apprenticeship Program Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 397
TNSB0965PassAs enacted, requires a judge to notify, if practicable, a defendant at the time of sentencing if the conviction is for an expungeable offense and the time period after which a petition to expunge may be filed; requires the administrative office of th...
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 358
TNSB1543PassAs enacted, allocates certain revenue from state and local sales taxes to pay for capital projects and debt service associated with a sports facility of a major league professional football franchise. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 401
TNSJR0657PassJim Shulman
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2021-05-17
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0629PassJacen "Jace" Wilder
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2021-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0640PassChief James Sidney "Sid" Doty
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2021-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0639PassDeborah Y. Sisco
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2021-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1303PassAs enacted, establishes certain requirements regarding student athletes who are placed in foster care. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-05-05
Pub. Ch. 274
TNSB0749PassAs enacted, designates certain licensing periods as provisional licensing periods; requires the department to establish and implement a quality assessment and rating system to evaluate child care agencies; makes various other changes relative to lice...
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2021-05-05
Pub. Ch. 280
TNSB1004PassAs enacted, designates sports facilities at private universities as sports authority facilities for purposes of consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-102.
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2021-05-05
Pub. Ch. 267
TNSJR0641PassSenator Thelma Harper
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2021-05-05
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1205Intro

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As introduced, prohibits certain health insurance issuers, managed health insurance issuers, pharmacy benefits managers, or other third-party payers from taking certain actions against entities participating in the federal 340B drug discount program....
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2021-05-05
Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
TNSB0022PassAs enacted, authorizes state agencies to contract with a licensed provider of child care services to offer child care services as an option for the agency's officers and employees. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2021-05-04
Pub. Ch. 238
TNSB0268PassAs enacted, adds the NAVPERS-660 honorable discharge certificate to the list of documents that may be submitted by an honorably discharged veteran who requests to have the "veteran" designation on a driver license. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 50, ...
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2021-05-04
Pub. Ch. 247
TNSB0414PassAs enacted, enacts the "SEM Advancement Act," which requires a local board of education or charter school governing body to develop and adopt a policy that establishes criteria for the enrollment of students in grades seven through 12 into available ...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 170
TNSB0574PassAs enacted, requires certain state agencies to seek funding for the development of substance use disorder recovery programs for pregnant women and women with children; requires those agencies to annually report to the general assembly certain informa...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 197
TNSB0844PassAs enacted, requires each high school to designate an apprenticeship training program contact; requires the department of education to compile and publish a list of the apprenticeship program contacts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49; Title 62 and Tit...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 206
TNSB1107Intro

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As introduced, exempts the retail sale of food and food ingredients from the state sales tax for the period of May through October 2021. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0101PassAs enacted, creates the professional art therapist advisory committee of the board of examiners in psychology to regulate the practice of art therapy. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 63.
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 160
TNSB1430PassAs enacted, enacts "Terrence's Law," which requires the bureau to conduct an annual review of all medications and forms of treatment for sickle cell disease, and services for enrollees with a diagnosis of sickle cell disease that are eligible for cov...
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2021-05-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 186
TNSR0038PassEddie George
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2021-05-03
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSJR0162PassDr. Joseph Walker III, Board of Trustees, Tennessee State University
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2021-04-29
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0347PassCato Johnson, University of Memphis, Board of Trustees
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2021-04-29
Signed by Governor.
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