Tennessee Senator Joseph Hensley [R]

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TNSB1864PassAs introduced, authorizes a teacher with a valid temporary teaching permit to receive a practitioner license for the course or subject area for which the temporary permit was issued if the teacher satisfies certain requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49...
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2022-05-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1891PassAs introduced, requires hospitals, clinics, and persons, including doctors and nurses, who are called upon to render aid to a person suffering from the effects of a drug overdose to report the drug overdose to the appropriate chief of police or sheri...
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2022-05-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0884PassAs 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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2022-05-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSB1310PassAs enacted, requires a health carrier, health benefit plan, or utilization review organization that denies coverage of a prescription drug for the treatment of a medical condition through the use of a step therapy protocol to provide access to a clea...
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2022-05-25
Effective date(s) 05/11/2022, 01/01/2023
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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2022-05-23
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB2491Enroll

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As introduced, clarifies that the holder of an antique motor vehicle registration plate who operates an antique motor vehicle on a day other than the weekends or federal holidays in violation of present law and who forfeits the plate, is required to ...
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2022-05-23
Transmitted to Governor for action.
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.
TNSB2592PassAs enacted, requires a person who is convicted of a human trafficking offense to obtain a driver license or photo identification license that bears a designation sufficient to enable a law enforcement officer to identify the bearer of the license as ...
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2022-05-11
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
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
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
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
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
TNSB1863PassAs enacted, prohibits the granting of a temporary permit to teach a physical education class, special education course, or course for which an end-of-course examination is required; authorizes endorsement exemption to a teacher to teach any course or...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 932
TNSB1945PassAs enacted, authorizes an offeree to cancel a contract or agreement that was entered into following an unsolicited offer to purchase the offeree's real property that was sent through the mail. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 13; Title 39; Title 47; Title...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 935
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
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
TNSB2328PassAs enacted, requires, until July 1, 2023, that a high school student who completes an early high school graduation program be counted as enrolled in the LEA from which the student graduated for the remainder of the school year in which the student gr...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 943
TNSB2590PassAs enacted, enacts the "School Safety and Removal Act;" authorizes alternative schools and alternative programs to provide remote instruction to students attending the school or program. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 960
TNSB2595PassAs enacted, specifies who is eligible to attend a voluntary pre-kindergarten program; deletes the pilot pre-kindergarten program; requires that a voluntary pre-kindergarten program be designed to comprehensively address the educational needs of child...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 957
TNSB2830PassAs enacted, adds requirements to provisions governing the reporting of crime statistics by institutions of higher education. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 43; Title 49; Title 62 and Tit...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 958
TNSB2887PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of the Course Access Program Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 18.
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 929
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
TNSR0190PassOffice of Legal Services
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0193PassFiscal Review Committee
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0192PassOffice of Legislative Budget Analysis
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0189PassOffice of Legislative Administration
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0203PassOffice of the Chief Clerk of the Senate
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0195PassOffice of Geographic Information Systems
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0194PassOffice of Facilities Management
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0191PassOffice of Legislative Information Systems
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSR0188PassSenate employees
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2022-05-04
Enrolled and ready for signatures
TNSB1861PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner of education to withhold a portion of the state education finance funds that an LEA is otherwise eligible to receive if the LEA fails or refuses to determine a student's gender, for purposes of participation in s...
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2022-05-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 909
TNSB1888PassAs enacted, requires the coordinated school health program to submit a mid-year report to the department of education to determine if funds within the program should be redistributed. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 10.
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2022-05-02
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNSB1890PassAs enacted, allows teachers to use results from benchmark assessments, including, but not limited to, state-adopted benchmark assessments or a universal screener approved by the state board of education, to measure student achievement. - Amends TCA T...
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2022-05-02
Effective date(s) 04/27/2022
TNSB1829Intro

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As introduced, requires the board, in consultation with the department of education, to develop an alternative graduation pathway for high school students interested in pursuing technical training or a technical career after graduation; authorizes th...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1749Intro

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As enacted, establishes a respite care pilot program for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2022-04-28
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB2841Intro

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As enacted, creates the criminal offenses of especially aggravated rape, especially aggravated rape of a child, and grave torture. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 12; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 49.
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2022-04-28
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB0562Intro

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As 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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2022-04-28
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSR0196PassJocelyn R. Little
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2022-04-28
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSJR1630PassElizabeth Duvall, Top 10 Senior, Spring Hill High School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1635PassNicholas Wilder, Top 10 Senior, Spring Hill High School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1634PassEmma Waller, Top 10 Student, Spring Hill High School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1640PassGauge Borum, Top Ten Senior, Culleoka Unit School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1633PassAlan Scott Wilson, Top 10 Senior, Spring Hill High School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1639PassTyler Reischman, Top Ten Senior, Culleoka Unit School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1628PassAutumn Bopp, Top 10 Senior, Spring Hill High School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1638PassHannah Demastus, Top Ten Senior, Culleoka Unit School
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2022-04-27
Signed by Governor.
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