Tennessee Senator Joseph Hensley [R]

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TNSJR0002IntroProposes adding a provision establishing the right to work regardless of status of affiliation with any labor union or employee organization.
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2021-03-04
Placed on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/8/2021
TNSB0133EngrossAs introduced, requires the department, in collaboration with other public and private healthcare agencies, to incorporate information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias into its existing public health programs and services. - Amends TCA...
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2021-03-04
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSJR0132PassSenator Steve Dickerson
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0133PassLouise McCracken Crowe
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0121PassOfficer Brenna Hosey, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0120PassMetropolitan Nashville Police Department, Nashville Fire Department, Nashville Office of Emergency Management, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and th...
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0125PassOfficer James Wells, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0123PassOfficer Michael Sipos, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0124PassOfficer Amanda Topping, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0122PassOfficer Tyler Luellen, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0126PassSergeant Timothy Miller, Metro Nashville Police Department
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2021-03-04
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0230IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher's Discipline Act"; establishes a process for a teacher to request the removal of a student from the teacher's classroom if the student's behavior violates the LEA's or school's student discipline policy or code of c...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB0677IntroAs introduced, creates the Tennessee child care task force. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2021-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSJR0070PassState of Tennessee, 225th anniversary
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2021-03-03
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0769IntroAs introduced, prohibits the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission, state board of education, and public schools of this state from recommending, approving, or using textbooks and instructional materials and supplemental instr...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0056PassOtto Purkey
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2021-03-03
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0361IntroAs introduced, requires a state agency in a proceeding to suspend, terminate, or discipline an employee in state service to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the employee violated state law or a rule or policy of the agency prior to takin...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0599IntroAs introduced, authorizes human resource agencies to obtain insurance in lieu of surety bonds to ensure the lawful performance by agency officials and employees of their fiduciary duties and responsibilities. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 19 and Titl...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0235EngrossAs introduced, requires that the instruction provided to a student who is identified for intervention through the response to instruction and intervention (RTI²) framework be determined by the student's local education agency based on the individual...
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2021-03-01
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB0228EngrossAs introduced, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on t...
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2021-03-01
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB0233EngrossAs introduced, requires the department to survey all LEAs, public charter schools, and state special schools to determine whether there is a sufficient number of licensed speech-language pathologists in the public schools of this state to meet studen...
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2021-03-01
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSB0007IntroAs introduced, removes provisions in current law that override the ability of various persons to object to vaccinations, immunizations, or other medical procedures on the basis of religious tenets and practices. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 3...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0229IntroAs introduced, requires the commission 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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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0057EngrossAs introduced, extends the James K. Polk memorial association to June 30, 2027. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Title 4, Chapter 29.
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2021-02-24
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0223IntroAs introduced, defines "micro market," "micro market display," and "unattended" for purposes of sales and use taxes; authorizes dealers who own and operate micro markets in multiple locations to submit to the department of revenue a single monthly sa...
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2021-02-23
Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1312IntroAs introduced, requires state funding board to conduct a study on the impact and effects of the rapid devaluation of the United States dollar on the state's economy; requires the board to prepare a report of its findings and recommendations resulting...
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2021-02-23
Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1326IntroAs introduced, authorizes dealers whose sales and use tax liability for 12 consecutive months has averaged $500 or less per month to file returns and payment either monthly or quarterly; requires the $500 to be adjusted for inflation and rounded to t...
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2021-02-23
Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1319IntroAs introduced, lowers, from $500,000 to $250,000, the amount of the required capital investment to be made by a business engaged in an enterprise located in a tier 3 or tier 4 enhancement county with a population less than 50,000, to qualify for a jo...
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2021-02-23
Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0225IntroAs introduced, revises the date by which a student must have attained the age of five for purposes of enrolling in kindergarten. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB0231IntroAs introduced, enacts the "School Stabilization Act"; requires, for the 2021-2022 school year, the BEP of each LEA to be calculated based on the LEA's 2019-2020 average daily membership (ADM), rather than the LEA's 2020-2021 ADM, unless the LEA's 202...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB0236IntroAs introduced, requires each LEA to develop and implement instructional programs aligned with state academic standards that incorporate science and social studies concepts into the English language arts instruction for students in kindergarten throug...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1314IntroAs introduced, authorizes each municipality, county, or metropolitan government to impose a public safety surcharge for purposes of providing public safety services; specifies the manner by which the surcharge must be approved by the local government...
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2021-02-22
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1335IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Second Amendment Sanctuary Act," which declares a treaty, executive order, rule, or regulation of the U.S. government that violates the federal second amendment as null, void, and unenforceable in this state and p...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1325IntroAs introduced, identifies a blackjack and stun baton as examples of prohibited weapons for purposes of offense of possessing implements for the infliction of serious bodily injury or death. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1302.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1330IntroAs introduced, authorizes the City of St. Joseph to hold a referendum to authorize the retail sale of alcoholic beverages in package stores and for consumption on the premises. - Amends TCA Section 57-3-106 and Section 57-4-103.
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2021-02-22
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1328IntroAs 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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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1320IntroAs introduced, removes obsolete reference to a non-existent public health council; requires approval of a majority of the health and welfare committee of the senate, the health committee of the house of representatives, and the general assembly by jo...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1333IntroAs introduced, creates a civil action against any government entity, official, employee, or agent that violates a person's right to bear arms under the Tennessee Constitution or United States Constitution; specifies such a violation may be prosecuted...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1341IntroAs introduced, changes "the education committee of the house of representatives" to "the education administration committee of the house of representatives" for purposes of determining membership on the board's basic education program (BEP) review co...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1327IntroAs introduced, removes the prohibition on a board of directors reducing the base funding amount for an emergency communications district unless local government funding for the district was reduced. - Amends TCA Section 7-86-303.
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2021-02-22
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1340IntroAs introduced, prohibits the department from using high school graduation rates from the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024, and 2024-2025 school years as a metric included in school or LEA accountability; allows the department to report graduation rate...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1323IntroAs introduced, requires TACIR to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of childhood obesity in the state and its short and long-term effects. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 10; Title 33; Title 34; Title...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1337IntroAs introduced, prohibits the department from requiring an individual to undergo an immunization as a condition of adopting a child or overseeing a child in foster care if the individual provides to the department written notice that the individual ob...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1315IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Election Integrity Act," which prohibits the state election commission, county election commissions, local governments, and their officials and employees from accepting certain funds or in-kind contributions for t...
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2021-02-22
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1331IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the penalties for violating requirements of the sexual offender registry, including increasing the penalty for engaging in activities that cause the offender to be in direct contact with a minor from a Class A ...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1332IntroAs introduced, requires a sexual offender or violent sexual offender to report to a designated law enforcement agency to update the offender's registration within five days of the offender's birthday rather than within seven days. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1329IntroAs introduced, increases from 15 to 20 the number of days before a health services and development agency meeting at which a certificate of need application is originally scheduled that a health care institution wishing to oppose the application must...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1311IntroAs introduced, requires a law enforcement officer to make efforts to contact a parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian when issuing a citation to a child in lieu of continuing to keep the child in custody; changes the evidentiary requirement for a...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1318IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the education administration committee of the house must approve the expenditures made from the proceeds of property sold by the board of regents. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1334IntroAs introduced, authorizes the department of safety to provide its annual report on handgun carry permits to the members of the general assembly electronically. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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