Tennessee Representative Joe Towns [D]

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TNHB8002PassAs enacted, makes various changes to the law concerning the electronic delivery of health care and its coverage under certain insurance policies and TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 56 and Section 63-1-155.
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2020-08-27
Pub. Ch. 4
TNHJR8001PassHyrum Joseph Howes
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8003PassReverend Dr. Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8008PassRepresentative Rick Tillis
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8004PassUnited States Congressman John Robert Lewis
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8009PassRepresentative Micah Van Huss
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8011PassW.D. Merritt
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8010PassRepresentative Matthew Hill
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR8018PassEddie Ray Conrad
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2020-08-17
Signed by Governor.
TNHR8006PassWilliam Roscoe Lamberth, Jr.
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2020-08-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR8005PassAva Ingle
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2020-08-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0384PassAs enacted, extends compensation for death of emergency responders to emergency medical technicians and paramedics; authorizes local governments to continue to provide health insurance to the surviving spouse and children of an emergency medical tech...
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2020-07-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 776
TNHB2156PassAs enacted, requires the department to report to the fiscal review committee, at least annually, regarding any new clawback rights being executed by the department during the current year, as well as any clawback rights from previous years that are s...
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 772
TNHB1862PassAs enacted, prohibits marketplace platforms from keeping tips intended for marketplace contractors. - Amends TCA Title 50; Title 56 and Title 62.
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2020-07-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 788
TNHB2708PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 745
TNHB2365PassAs enacted, establishes requirements for the operation of personal delivery devices; specifies that a personal delivery device may be operated in pedestrian areas up to 10 miles per hour and is not considered a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 55, C...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 685
TNHB1617PassAs enacted, revises the period of time after a local board of education or director of schools makes an initial offer of employment to a person for a teaching position that the person has to accept or reject the offer of employment, if the offer is m...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 717
TNHB2601PassAs enacted, requires public institutions of higher education to provide each student with a detailed and completed current-year federal college financing plan; imposes other requirements for such institutions to provide certain information when a stu...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 744
TNHB2269PassAs enacted, makes various changes to state law to reflect the change in federal law that raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years of age to 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Section 1-3-113; Title 39, Chapter 15 and Title 39, Cha...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 732
TNHB1651PassAs enacted, requires a physician to provide prenatal and postpartum medical care to pregnant prisoners and detainees; requires correctional institutions to provide pregnant prisoners nutritionally appropriate meals and supplemental provisions. - Amen...
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 762
TNHB2106PassAs enacted, adds provisions governing the apportionment and distribution of incremental increases in sales and use taxes due to a public use facility. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 88 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 30.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 751
TNHJR1212PassGeorge Floyd
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2020-06-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1200PassJohnny Majors
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2020-06-19
Signed by Governor.
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
TNHR0374IntroDenounces the use of taxpayer money to maintain monuments that symbolize racism, repression, or hatred.
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2020-06-18
To House Delayed Bills Committee
TNHB1387EngrossAs introduced, requires out-of-state sellers with more than $100,000 in sales or more than 200 separate sales in this state during previous 12-month period to collect and remit sales tax to department of revenue rather than having in-state consumers ...
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2020-06-18
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1424IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for the failure to report known or suspected child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
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2020-06-17
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB0547EngrossAs introduced, restores the voting rights of persons convicted of certain infamous crimes upon receipt of a pardon or completion of any sentence of incarceration, parole, or probation. - Amends TCA Section 2-2-102 and Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-06-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2643IntroAs introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is ...
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar
TNHB0862IntroAs introduced, changes from March 1 to February 15 of each year the date by which the department of safety shall report to the speakers of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs of the appropriate committees a report detailing sei...
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2020-06-17
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHR0366PassThe Emanuel Nine
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2020-06-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB2093EngrossAs introduced, requires the department to publish the guidelines for the best practices for identifying and reporting signs of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking in which the victim is a child on the department's website. - Amends...
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2020-06-17
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1715IntroAs introduced, creates the offenses sexual abuse of a corpse, a Class D felony, and aggravated sexual abuse of a corpse, a Class C felony; requires a person convicted of either offense to register as a sexual offender. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter ...
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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
TNHJR1053PassLloyd Hansen
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2020-06-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1670IntroAs introduced, removes Nathan Bedford Forrest Day as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2121IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-11
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2719IntroAs introduced, encourages all employers in this state to provide a paid day off each Veterans' Day for all employees of the employer who are veterans. - Amends TCA Title 15 and Title 58.
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2616EngrossAs introduced, removes custody, visitation, or inheritance rights for a parent who has been convicted of statutory rape, aggravated statutory rape, statutory rape by an authority figure, or lesser included offenses of rape, from which crime the child...
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2020-06-11
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2715IntroAs introduced, provides a $1,000 pay supplement to emergency medical professionals who complete 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1814IntroAs introduced, creates the Class D felony of possessing a telecommunications device in a penal institution; adds, as a new enhancement factor to be considered in sentencing, whether the offense was planned or executed using a telecommunications devic...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2835IntroAs introduced, allows a court to waive the $100 fee required to be paid to the Tennessee bureau of investigation for diversion if the court determines that the defendant is indigent or order the fee to be paid in installments for 12 consecutive month...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
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
TNHB2007EngrossAs introduced, revises provisions governing confidentiality of certain documents held by the comptroller. - Amends TCA Title 10.
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2645IntroAs introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement offi...
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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Transportation Committee
TNHB0273IntroAs 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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2020-06-04
Taken off notice for cal. in Consumer and Human Resources Committee
TNHB2108EngrossAs introduced, allows law enforcement officers to carry handguns in posted areas under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1628EngrossAs introduced, creates a reward for information leading to the recovery of a civil penalty against a person who knowingly causes any caller identification service to transmit misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to a subscriber ...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2727EngrossAs introduced, clarifies that the fiscal review committee must be allowed to review noncompetitive procurement agreements; requires the chief procurement officer to report procurement contracts monthly to the fiscal review committee; revises various ...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2615EngrossAs introduced, expands the unruly act of illegal use of a communication device by a minor to include possessing or transmitting an image of sexual activity involving a minor. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 and ...
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2020-06-04
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
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