Tennessee Representative Jerry Sexton [R]

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TNHB2231PassAs enacted, renames the office of information resources in the department of finance and administration as the division of strategic technology solutions; makes other revisions related to the department. - Amends TCA Section 2-10-211; Title 3, Chapte...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 690
TNHB2414PassAs enacted, extends the exemption from licensure to hunt and fish on farmlands owned by a spouse, parent, or grandparent, to include spouses of children of landowners. - Amends TCA Title 70.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 746
TNHB1819PassAs enacted, conditions a firefighter's use of the presumption that certain conditions arose out of the firefighter's employment on the firefighter obtaining a physical medical examination that confirms the firefighter to be cancer-free. - Amends TCA ...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 754
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.
TNHR0365PassHonors Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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2020-06-19
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR0363PassMembers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Tennessee National Guard who protect the State Capitol.
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2020-06-19
Signed by H. Speaker
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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2020-06-18
Conf. comm. report adopted, Ayes 89, Nays 0, PNV 0
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
TNHB2778IntroAs introduced, designates the Holy Bible as the official state book. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1.
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar
TNHB2113IntroAs introduced, requires the acceptance of enhanced handgun carry permits and concealed handgun carry permits as valid forms of government-issued photo identification the same as a driver license for purposes of access to goods, services, and faciliti...
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar
TNHB2067IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Food Freedom Act." - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 43; Title 53 and Title 68.
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2020-06-17
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHR0351PassDr. Mary Edwards Walker
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2020-06-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR0343PassCongratulates the House of Representatives for recognizing the need to amend the Constitution of this State to ensure that each bill passed by a house of the General Assembly is voted upon by both houses prior to adjournment.
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2020-06-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1209IntroRequires the Secretary of State to include a section on the Bible in Tennessee in the Tennessee Blue Book.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHJR1053PassLloyd Hansen
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2020-06-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1578IntroAs introduced, requires this state to refuse to consent to receive any refugees for purposes of resettlement; requires each local government within this state to refuse to consent to receive any refugees for purposes of resettlement unless resettleme...
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB1929IntroAs introduced, prohibits the governor from making a decision or obligating the state of Tennessee in any way with regard to resettlement of refugees unless authorized by joint resolution of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9...
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2693IntroAs introduced, confers civil immunity upon a teacher, principal, school employee, or school bus driver properly using reasonable force to correct or restrain a student or prevent bodily harm or death to another person. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40...
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2536IntroAs introduced, creates a civil action against any person or government entity that infringes upon a person's right to bear arms under the Tennessee or United States Constitutions; requires the person or entity to be liable for actual or statutory dam...
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2653EngrossAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of disseminating a photograph of an inmate at a state penal institution that was taken during a visitation period. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 47.
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2020-06-11
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0340IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to civil forfeiture procedure, including requiring the district attorney general to review the underlying circumstances of a seizure to determine if probable cause exists to justify forfeiture and, when appropriat...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2301IntroAs introduced, establishes a statutory mechanism for automatic adjustments to the current excise tax rate of 6.5 percent based on economic conditions. - Amends TCA Section 9-4-5202 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 20.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1592IntroAs introduced, requires the corporation to establish a four-year pilot program to award completion grants to Tennessee Promise scholarship students who have an immediate financial need or who are experiencing a financial hardship that may prevent the...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1697IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Food Tax Holiday Act," which exempts the retail sale of food and food ingredients from sales tax for the months of June and July in 2020. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2304IntroAs introduced, adds emergency call takers and public safety dispatchers and emergency services personnel to definition of first responder for certain purposes. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 29; Title 39; Title 58 and Title 63.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1717IntroAs introduced, exempts military veterans with 100 percent service-connected permanent and total disability from the sales tax on food and food ingredients. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2817IntroAs introduced, extends from 30 days to 45 days the time within which the issuing judge is required to report to the attorney general following the expiration, extension, or denial of an order authorizing a wire, oral, or electronic interception. - Am...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2676IntroAs introduced, eliminates the professional privilege tax; establishes requirements for payment of annual professional registration fee for nonresidents engaged in certain professions. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6, Part 3; Title 4, Chapter 3, Part ...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHJR0741EngrossAffirms the constitutional duty and exclusive authority and power of the General Assembly to appropriate public moneys and balance the state budget.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2102IntroAs introduced, authorizes a registered student at a public institution of higher education to carry a handgun in a concealed manner on property owned, operated, or controlled by that institution if the student is a handgun carry permit holder and oth...
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2020-06-09
To House Education Committee
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
TNHB1689EngrossAs introduced, prohibits a student from participating in a single-sex interscholastic sport or athletic event provided by the student's public school unless the student verifies with the public school that the student is of the respective sex. - Amen...
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0038EngrossAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period for which public notice must be given in advance of an LEA's acceptance of bids for contracts for the construction of a school building, or an addition to an existing school buildin...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHJR0748EngrossReaffirms that Tennessee is a sanctuary for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2568EngrossAs introduced, requires any facility in which more than 50 abortions were performed during the previous calendar year to post a sign informing patients that a chemical abortion may be reversed following the first dose of a two-dose treatment; require...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2577IntroAs introduced, creates a presumption that a public safety employee diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sustained the injury in the line of duty for purposes of workers' compensation; expands definition of public safety employee. - Am...
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources 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
TNHR0326PassTennessee is well-suited to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.
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2020-06-04
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB2580IntroAs introduced, designates a specific time frame of 48 hours within which the state executive committees should post on the websites of the respective political parties, any change to a scheduled appearance of a candidate or the unavailability of a ca...
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2020-06-03
Taken off notice for cal. in Local Committee
TNHB1962IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Rule of Law Life Act." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 63 and Chapter 351 of the Public Acts of 2019.
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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
TNHJR0779IntroRecognizes CNN and the Washington Post as fake news and condemns them for denigrating our citizens.
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2020-05-29
Re-ref. Judiciary Committee
TNHB2438IntroAs introduced, prohibits a state institution of higher education from discriminating against a student based on the political viewpoint expressed by the student; prohibits an institution from penalizing, rewarding, or grading a student's coursework b...
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB1691IntroAs introduced, changes, from August 15 to June 1, the date on which a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten; changes, from September 30 to July 31, the date on which a child determined by the director of schools to be sufficiently...
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB2310IntroAs introduced, deletes statutes on marriage licensing and ceremonies; limits the jurisdiction of circuit courts and chancery courts in cases involving the definition of common law marriage to the principles of common law marriage. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Families Subcommittee of Judiciary 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
TNHB0600IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs and state institutions of higher education to use certain definitions and examples of anti-Semitism when reviewing, investigating, or determining whether there has been a violation of certain education policies prohibitin...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2068IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create a pilot program of at least 40 hours of training for school resource officers; permits the department to contract with a private provider for the required training. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8 and...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2059FailAs introduced, authorizes a local board of education or a private or church-related school to apply excess instructional time accumulated during the school year toward the required 180 days of classroom instruction if the excess instructional time is...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Committee
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