Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts [D]

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TNHB2006PassAs introduced, makes the veteran hiring preference mandatory; creates a private right of action for a veteran who is denied the veteran hiring preference. - Amends TCA Section 8-30-307 and Title 9, Chapter 8.
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2018-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2129IntroAs introduced, changes to January 15 from February 1 the date by which the Tennessee bureau of investigation is required to provide an annual report to the senate judiciary and house criminal justice committees on the amount of money collected from g...
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2018-04-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHB1542IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the aging caregiver priority provisions apply to anyone on a referral list for the TennCare CHOICES program. - Amends TCA Title 33 and Title 71.
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2018-04-19
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHJR1065EnrollBethany Bruton
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2018-04-19
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR1068EnrollRick Shepard
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2018-04-19
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR1073EnrollTed Hackney
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2018-04-19
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR1071EnrollWilson County Fair, 2017 Triple A division champion
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2018-04-19
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR1184EngrossChattanooga Mayor's Council for Women, inaugural Statewide Women's Policy Conference
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2018-04-19
Concurred, Ayes 29, Nays 0
TNHJR1186EngrossKent Ritchey, Ginny Award
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2018-04-19
Concurred, Ayes 29, Nays 0
TNHJR1218EngrossKathy Wood-Dobbins
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2018-04-19
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR1227EngrossRonald Coffin, Frank Young, Constance Hooper Scott, Sylvia Porter, and Gervy Howard
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2018-04-19
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB0901EngrossAs introduced, requires the bureau of TennCare, on and after October 1, 2017, to monitor opioid prescriptions by enrollees; imposes prior authorization requirements for opioid prescriptions for enrollees in certain circumstances; requires exemptions ...
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2018-04-18
Passed Senate, Ayes 32, Nays 0
TNHB1485EngrossAs introduced, authorizes a tattoo artist to perform tattoo removal only as permitted by rules promulgated by the department of health. - Amends TCA Section 62-38-209.
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2018-04-18
Failed to pass Senate, Ayes 11, Nays 11, PNV 2
TNHB1510IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Public Safety Behavioral Health Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 50; Title 58; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1961IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 3.
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2018-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2159IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2018-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1958IntroAs introduced, removes requirement that 52 percent of the commission retained by county registers for collecting and reporting the recordation tax be remitted to the state treasurer and credited to the general fund of the state. - Amends TCA Title 67...
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2018-04-18
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1541IntroAs introduced, excludes behavioral health from episodes of care in any payment reform initiative involved with medical assistance. - Amends TCA Title 71.
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2018-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2355IntroAs introduced, authorizes the commissioner of commerce and insurance to make available to healthcare providers on the department's website any prescribed claim form for reporting by healthcare providers. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56; Title 68 and T...
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2018-04-18
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2150IntroAs introduced, 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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2018-04-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/19/2018
TNHB2034EnrollAs introduced, exempts tangible personal property owned and used by nonprofit organizations to provide character development and other educational programs to youth about the Medal of Honor recipients; sets forth exemption criteria. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2018-04-17
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2510EngrossAs introduced, authorizes a nurse practitioner or physician assistant who holds a federal DEA waiver to prescribe buprenorphine products under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 53.
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2018-04-17
Passed Senate, Ayes 27, Nays 2
TNHB2004PassAs introduced, establishes an opioid abuse and diversion hotline operated by the department of health; prohibits civil liability for or firing of a person who reports suspected abuse or diversion to the hotline. - Amends TCA Title 50 and Title 63.
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2018-04-17
Pub. Ch. 675
TNHJR1005PassSusan Ritter, State Executive Officer of the Year
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1018PassKaren Franklin, Senator Douglas Henry Award for Service to Children and Families at Risk
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1019PassScott Finney
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1016PassMark S. Freedman
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2280IntroAs introduced, authorizes Montgomery County to control the issuance, revocation, and suspension of licenses for the storage, sale, manufacture, and distribution of beer within a park owned by the county that is in the municipal boundaries of Clarksvi...
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2018-04-17
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB0268IntroAs introduced, exempts active, volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members from payment of the regular registration fee at the time of renewal for any license plate issued to the volunteer firefighter or rescue squad member. - Amends TCA Title 55...
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2018-04-16
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHR0192PassConfirms proposed changes in the basic education program funding formula.
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2018-04-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB1607IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to allocate funding to educational facilities providing educational instructional services to students who are admitted to such facilities under order of a juvenile court. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2018-04-12
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2272IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to employ one licensed social worker in each school that conducts classes in any grade from kindergarten through grade 12. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68, Chapter 1.
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2018-04-12
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB2710IntroSubject to local approval, increases, from 5 percent to 8 percent, the tax on the privilege of occupancy of hotels and motels; alters the allocation of revenue raised from the privilege tax. - Amends Chapter 167 of the Private Acts of 1979; as amende...
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2018-04-12
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB2643EngrossAs introduced, extends from 60 to 90 days the period by which two legislative employees in violation of the general assembly's nepotism policy as the result of marriage may resolve the violation by agreement before further action is taken. - Amends T...
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2018-04-12
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHR0313PassUnion University Debate Team
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2018-04-12
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1067EngrossApril, Month of the Military Child
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2018-04-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHJR0957PassUniversity of Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team
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2018-04-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0941PassAs enacted, redefines "least restrictive alternatives" for purposes of supported decision making agreements. - Amends TCA Title 34.
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2018-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 605
TNHB1486PassAs enacted, prohibits a consumer report agency from charging a Tennessee consumer to place, temporarily lift, or permanently remove a security freeze and removes all such fees authorized by state law. - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2018-04-04
Pub. Ch. 595
TNHB1695PassAs enacted, authorizes a pharmacist in this state to dispense, in good faith, to a patient without proper authorization or a valid prescription the number of dosages of a prescription drug necessary to allow the patient to secure proper authorization...
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2018-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 615
TNHB2164PassAs enacted, requires that instruction on the detection, intervention, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse be provided as part of a family life curriculum; provides immunity from a cause of action for such instruction provided by teachers ...
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2018-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 609
TNHB1498PassAs enacted, exempts certain religious organizations and religious institutions that provide limited respite care services programs from licensure for providing adult day care. - Amends TCA Title 71.
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2018-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 607
TNHB0501IntroAs introduced, adds funding for three Response to Instruction and Intervention positions within each public school to the BEP calculation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2018-04-03
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning
TNHR0267PassMt. Juliet League, Incorporated
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2018-04-03
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0938PassMichelle Park, Miss Black Clarksville 2018
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2018-04-02
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1785IntroAs introduced, requires each applicant be at least 18 years of age before a county clerk can issue a marriage license. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3 and Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2018-03-28
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHR0263PassRoger Campbell
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2018-03-27
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0641PassTaiwan
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2018-03-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1803PassAs enacted, authorizes a local government to execute a cooperative purchasing agreement with other local, state, and federal governmental entities for purposes of purchasing farm tractors, mowers, earth-moving and construction machinery, and similar ...
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2018-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 574
TNHB1549PassAs enacted, exempts certain supervisors, principals, and public school teachers from having to take an assessment to advance or renew a teaching license under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
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2018-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 573
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