Tennessee Senator John Stevens [R]

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TNSB0882Enroll

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As introduced, requires a court, in setting bail for a defendant charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant or another offense in which alcohol was involved, to require the person to operate only a motor vehicle equipped with a functio...
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2022-05-18
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB0887Enroll

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As introduced, creates a DUI monitoring indigency fund that is separate from the electronic monitoring indigency fund. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title 69.
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0884Enroll

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As introduced, eliminates the professional privilege tax for attorneys, physicians, investment advisors, and lobbyists. - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 17.
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0905Enroll

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As introduced, for purposes of the sales tax exemption for tangible personal property sold to qualified farmers or nurserymen, revises the definition of "qualified farmer or nurseryman" and specifies the tax-exempt property is "substances used for ag...
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2022-05-18
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB1378Enroll

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As introduced, creates the Class A felony of aggravated human trafficking; specifies the release eligibility for a person committing a human trafficking offense or an aggravated human trafficking offense; revises the sentence enhancement for the offe...
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2012Enroll

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As introduced, expands the offense of aggravated criminal littering to include knowingly placing, dropping, or throwing one or more tires on public or private property without permission; classifies aggravated criminal littering as a Class A misdemea...
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2022-05-18
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB2077Enroll

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As introduced, directs the department to conduct a study of the current infrastructure of utilities operating in this state, including pipelines or transmission lines used to produce or distribute a source of energy such as gas or oil, to determine w...
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2849Enroll

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As introduced, increases from 10 to 14 days, the time period within which a developer must, beginning from the date of application for approval of a planned new residential or nonresidential development, notify the operator of a natural gas transmiss...
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2022-05-18
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB1569Enroll

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As introduced, adds leukemia and testicular cancer to the list of cancers for which a presumption is created that certain conditions or impairments of full-time firefighters caused by leukemia, testicular cancer, or other listed cancers arose out of ...
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB1857Enroll

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As introduced, exempts certain sales of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium coins and bullion from the sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0500Enroll

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As introduced, allows dealers, when reporting and remitting sales taxes to the department of revenue, to retain a certain portion of such taxes in order to compensate for costs incurred in accounting for and remitting such taxes; establishes certain ...
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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2081Enroll

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As introduced, increases, from $1,250 to $1,625, 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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2022-05-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2167Enroll

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As introduced, enacts the "Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act." - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 27 and Title 66.
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB2448Enroll

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As introduced, extends termination date from July 1, 2022, to July 1, 2023, for limitations on claims against a person for loss, damage, injury, or death arising from COVID-19. - Amends TCA Section 9-8-307; Title 14, Chapter 5; Title 29, Chapter 20 a...
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB2405Enroll

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As introduced, changes the annual reporting date from October 1 to October 15 by which the Tennessee higher education commission must report to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate regarding data concerning scholars...
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSJR0913Enroll

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Proposes an amendment to Article II, Section 31 of the Constitution of Tennessee authorizing the governing body or state official charged with carrying out the purpose or objectives of a fund or trust that is administered or invested by the Treasury ...
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB2480Enroll

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As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Broadband Investment Maximization Act of 2022." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 65 and Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSB2558Enroll

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As introduced, requires, on and after January 1, 2024, each voting machine used by a county election commission to have the capability of producing a voter-verified paper audit trail; authorizes a county election commission to request a two-year exte...
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2022-05-17
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSJR1804PassSenator Mike Bell
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2022-05-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1860PassDawson Simmons
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2022-05-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1831PassHarbert Alexander
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2022-05-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1827PassDesignates the late Nash as official dog of General Assembly.
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2022-05-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1673PassAs enacted, creates a new offense of aggravated reckless driving. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10.
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2796PassAs enacted, classifies all misdemeanor offenses under the Tennessee Personal and Commercial Computer Act of 2003 as Class A misdemeanor offenses. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 6.
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1158PassAs enacted, expands the Individualized Education Act to extend eligibility for the individualized education account program to a child with a specific learning disability. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2628PassAs enacted, removes a short-barrel rifle or shotgun from the list of weapons the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of which is prohibited under state law. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2649PassAs enacted, prohibits state treasurer from entering into a contract with a state depository if the state depository has a policy prohibiting financing to companies in the fossil fuel industry. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 12.
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB2547PassAs enacted, authorizes clerks of court, county clerks, registers of deeds, and county trustees to enter into agreements with a fingerprint vendor that is under contract with the Tennessee bureau of investigation for purposes of providing fingerprint ...
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1792PassAs enacted, revises the penalties for continuous sexual abuse of a child to clarify circumstances under which the offense is a Class A, Class B, or Class C felony; adds to the list of offenses that warrant the Class A felony, trafficking for a commer...
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2022-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1780PassAs enacted, lowers the threshold for private employers having to verify work authorization status of new hires through E-Verify from those with 50 or more employees to those with 35 or more employees; requires the office of employment verification as...
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2022-05-10
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 832
TNSB2155PassAs enacted, revises the evaluation criteria for educators. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.
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2022-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 991
TNSB2154PassAs enacted, requires that all math, science, and social studies textbooks and instructional materials be aligned to state academic standards by a certain date; prohibits the state board of education from granting waivers for textbooks or instructiona...
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2022-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 990
TNSB2153PassAs enacted, prohibits males from participating in public higher education sports that are designated for females. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-05-09
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNSB2399PassAs enacted, establishes a third-party skills testing program administered by the department of safety for the purpose of facilitating the testing and licensure of commercial drivers; authorizes the department of correction to create a commercial driv...
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2022-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 992
TNSB2281PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Abortion-Inducing Drug Risk Protocol Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1001
TNSB2402PassAs enacted, renames the Carroll County 1,000 Acre Lake to Lake Halford; transfers responsibility for administering the Carroll County 1,000 Acre Lake from the Carroll County watershed authority to the TWRA and imposes certain requirements on TWRA in ...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 04/29/2022
TNSB2434PassAs enacted, makes various changes to the ignition interlock requirements for people convicted of driving under the influence; creates a licensing system for ignition interlock manufacturers, service centers, technicians, and subcontractors, to be adm...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/02/2022, 07/01/2022, 01/01/2023
TNSB2415PassAs enacted, authorizes the department of correction, through the judicial cost accountant, to advance or reimburse witness expenses necessary to the prosecution of criminal cases as requested by the district attorney general and approved by the court...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/03/2022
TNSB2406PassAs enacted, revises various provisions relative to computer science education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/03/2022
TNSB2682PassAs enacted, expands the offenses for which certain items may be seized utilizing criminal asset forfeiture; revises provision regarding disposition of forfeited property. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 17; Title 19; Title 20; Title 29; Title 3...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNSB2181PassAs enacted, requires the department of education to produce an annual report concerning the efficacy of training on reading instruction provided by educator preparation providers; authorizes the state board of education to place on probationary statu...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/03/2022
TNSB2163PassAs enacted, requires educator preparation providers approved by the state board of education to require each candidate enrolled in the provider's educator preparation program to successfully complete at least one course each semester on reading instr...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/03/2022
TNSB2071PassAs enacted, requires the department of human services to submit a report to the general assembly no later than October 31, 2022, and annually thereafter with certain information regarding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; prohibi...
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2022-05-06
Effective date(s) 05/03/2022
TNSB2396PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act," which replaces the basic education program (BEP) as the system for funding education for the public schools, kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12), beginning with the...
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2022-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 966
TNSB1799PassAs enacted, specifies that confidential medical information must not be disclosed in the accounting statement of a fiduciary when the fiduciary advises the court whether or not the condition of the respondent continues to require the fiduciary's serv...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 945
TNSB2183PassAs enacted, enacts the "Transparency In Sentencing For Victims Act." - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 952
TNSB1982PassAs enacted, prohibits governmental entities, local education agencies, schools, and private businesses from adopting or enforcing laws, rules, or practices that fail to recognize acquired immunity as providing a level of immune protection that is at ...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 930
TNSB2245PassAs enacted, expressly prohibits non-United States citizens from voting in federal, state, or local elections in this state; prohibits local governments from granting non-citizens the right to vote in local elections; enacts other related election pro...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 939
TNSB2783PassAs enacted, adds the department of finance and administration to the list of recipients under the requirement that the Tennessee office for refugees at least quarterly transmit certain information to the chairs of the state government committee of th...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 961
TNSB2158PassAs enacted, prohibits an LEA or public charter school from knowingly entering into an agreement with an individual or entity that performs abortions, induces abortions, provides abortion referrals, or provides funding, advocacy, or other support for ...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 950
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