Tennessee Representative Kevin Raper [R]

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TNHB2475PassAs enacted, clarifies, with regard to a teen court having the authority to conduct proceedings and to receive evidence and hear testimony related to the dispositional stage, that such authority includes the authority to request detailed documentation...
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 849
TNHB2472PassAs enacted, requires LEAs and public charter schools to advise an employee who is assaulted by a student of the employee's rights as a result of the assault; requires, instead of authorizes, the suspension of a student who commits an assault against ...
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2024-05-13
Effective date(s) 05/03/2024
TNHB1893PassAs enacted, authorizes the commissioner of revenue to issue refunds under certain conditions to taxpayers who properly file a claim for refund for franchise taxes paid; makes related changes. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4.
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 950
TNHB2864PassAs enacted, designates Memphis barbecue as an official state food. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 873
TNHB2031PassAs enacted, authorizes a person who suffers loss or injury as a result of a defendant intentionally obstructing a highway, street, or other place used for the passage of vehicles or conveyances to bring a cause of action against such person to recove...
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 958
TNHB1719PassAs enacted, prohibits a magistrate from considering a defendant's ability to pay when determining the amount of bail necessary to reasonably assure the appearance of the defendant while at the same time protecting the safety of the public. - Amends T...
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 869
TNHB2088PassAs enacted, authorizes the military department to administer a critical skills retention bonus program to be used to award retention bonuses of up to $10,000 to enlisted service members in the Tennessee national guard; entitles certain state employee...
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 847
TNHB2487PassAs enacted, conditions the expulsion of a student for committing the zero tolerance offense of threatening mass violence on school property or at a school-related activity to threats of mass violence determined to be valid based on the results of a t...
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 882
TNHB1663PassAs introduced, authorizes the death penalty as a punishment for rape of a child, aggravated rape of a child, or especially aggravated rape of a child. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Chapter 1062 of the Public Acts of 2022.
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 951
TNHB2845PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Prevention of Drunk Driving Act." - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39; Title 55 and Title 57.
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2024-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 961
TNHB2553Enroll
75%
As introduced, restricts certain foreign investments in land located within this state through the creation of two separate prohibitions, one that restricts a prohibited foreign-party-controlled business from acquiring real property and another that ...
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2024-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2326Enroll
75%
As introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the maximum amount of time the commissioner of education can suspend schools in a year when the commissioner requires all teachers to attend county institutes or educational meetings. - Amends...
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2024-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2774Enroll
75%
As introduced, requires the review of executive branch agency policies and spending as it relates to illegal immigration; requires a report to be compiled and delivered to the governor and the speakers of the senate and house of representatives regar...
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2024-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB2940Enroll
75%
As introduced, enacts the "TennCare for Working Individuals with Disabilities Act." - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5.
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2024-05-10
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB1831PassAs enacted, authorizes a parent or guardian of a student enrolled in grades K-2 to elect to retain the parent's or guardian's student in the student's current grade level if the student has a documented academic or behavioral delay and the parent or ...
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2024-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 829
TNHB1059PassAs enacted, makes changes to present law regarding an intercollegiate athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2024-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 823
TNHJR1504PassKim McCaster Cox
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2024-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1027PassJillian Ludwig
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2024-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2760PassAs enacted, adds to the factors considered by a court when making child custody determinations evidence of physical or emotional abuse to the child or to any other person; requires judges involved in child custody proceedings to complete training tha...
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2024-05-01
Effective date(s) 04/23/2024
TNHB2100PassAs enacted, requires financial institutions and insurers to make determinations about the provision or denial of services based on certain analysis; prohibits financial institutions and insurers from denying or canceling services to a person, or othe...
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2024-05-01
Effective date(s) 07/01/2024
TNHB2762PassAs enacted, enacts the "Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act." - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 6; Title 29; Title 38; Title 39; Title 45 and Title 47.
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2024-05-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 773
TNHB1640PassAs enacted, enacts "Jillian's Law," which makes various changes relative to being adjudicated as a mental defective or judicially committed to a mental institution, including requiring a person judicially committed to remain committed until the compe...
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2024-05-01
Effective date(s) 07/01/2024
TNHB0465PassAs enacted, enacts the "Representative Darren Jernigan Act," which requires, beginning on January 1, 2025, and each year thereafter, the department of revenue to verify that the owner of each disabled parking placard has not died; requires the depart...
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2024-04-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 726
TNHB2206Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes the import and export of human remains by state, local, and municipal law enforcement agencies for the purpose of human remains detection training; requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation, in consultation with the dep...
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2310Intro
25%
As introduced, creates a civil cause of action against any person who knowingly removes a minor from this state without the consent of a parent of the minor for the purpose of assisting the minor in obtaining a healthcare procedure that is for the pu...
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2743Intro
25%
As introduced, requires each institution of higher education in this state to classify a student who is the spouse or dependent child of a service member as an in-state student for tuition purposes if certain criteria are met. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2120Intro
25%
As introduced, excludes recreational facilities, recreational purposes, and parks from the definition of "public use" as it applies to eminent domain. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 17, Part 1.
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1614Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts the "Protect Tennessee Minors Act"; requires an individual or commercial entity that publishes or distributes in this state a website that contains a substantial portion of material harmful to minors perform reasonable age-verif...
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2302Intro
25%
As introduced, increases from 15 days to 15 business days the time period a court may send notification of a defendant's conviction of aggravated cruelty to animals to the appropriate protective agencies if the defendant resides in a household with m...
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2024-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2678Intro
25%
As introduced, changes from November 1 to October 15 the deadline for the comptroller to annually submit a report concerning the implementation of the Tennessee Literacy Success Act. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; ...
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2024-04-23
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1946Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes available funds in the Ocoee River recreation and economic development fund to be paid to the Tennessee Valley Authority for additional releases of water on the Ocoee River. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 11; Title 65, Chapter ...
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2024-04-23
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2936Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts the “Families’ Rights and Responsibilities Act." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 36; Title 37; Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2024-04-23
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHJR0859Intro
25%
Proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 15 of the Constitution of Tennessee to remove the right to bail for the following offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great: act of terrorism; second degree murder; aggravated rape of a ch...
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2024-04-22
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHJR1333PassTrek Thru Truth
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2024-04-22
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0801PassUrges the federal government to do all within its power to secure the U.S. border.
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2024-04-18
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0155PassMaster Sergeant Robert D. Davis, Jr., United States Air Force
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2024-04-18
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB1187Intro
25%
As introduced, reduces, from 29.0141 percent to 28.5262 percent, the share of state sales and use tax revenue deposited to the state general fund; increases, from 4.6030 percent to 5.0909 percent, the share appropriated to municipalities. - Amends TC...
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2024-04-17
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB1637Intro
25%
As introduced, exempts from sales tax the retail sale of infant diapers, wipes, and formula sold between July 1, 2024, and June 30, 2025. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 3.
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2024-04-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB2477Intro
25%
As introduced, requires the department of health to reimburse an applicant's first attempt fee for taking the NREMT examination, a condition for an initial EMT or paramedic license to be issued, so long as the applicant has current or pending employm...
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2024-04-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB2124PassAs enacted, requires, rather than authorizes, law enforcement agencies to communicate with the appropriate federal official regarding the immigration status of any individual, including reporting knowledge that a particular alien is not lawfully pres...
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2024-04-17
Effective date(s) 07/01/2024
TNHB2293PassAs enacted, enacts the "Print Disability Absentee Voting Act," which prescribes a process by which a person with a print disability may apply for and receive an absentee ballot and vote by mailing in the absentee ballot. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter...
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2024-04-17
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 689
TNHB2242PassAs enacted, specifies that only middle school students enrolled in the lowest grade level at a middle school are required to take one course in computer science; authorizes the board to promulgate rules to effectuate the act. - Amends TCA Title 49, C...
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2024-04-17
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 693
TNHB2089PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Disability and Aging Act of 2024." - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 8; Title 12; Title 13; Title 33; Title 34; Title 37; Title 40; Title 41; Title 45; Title 49; Title 52; Title 55; Title 56; Title 63; Title 67; T...
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2024-04-17
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 688
TNHJR0803PassDesignates the period of July 1, 2024, through July 31, 2024, as a time of prayer and fasting in Tennessee and seeks God’s hand of mercy healing on Tennessee.
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2024-04-16
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1259Intro
25%
As introduced, removes ambiguous language and clarifies that a transfer of a possibility of reverter or right of entry by a holder other than the original grantor is invalid unless the validity of the future interest was determined by a final judgmen...
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2024-04-15
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2471Intro
25%
As introduced, permits a juvenile court to transfer a child to criminal court to be tried as an adult at any age if the child is charged with a second or subsequent criminal gang offense. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2024-04-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2961Intro
25%
As introduced, directs the Tennessee advisory committee on intergovernmental relations (TACIR), with the assistance of the Tennessee bureau of investigation, the district attorneys general conference, and the department of safety, to study the feasib...
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2024-04-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHJR1142PassFirst anniversary of the Covenant School shooting
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2024-04-10
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0038Intro
25%
Proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 26 of the Constitution of Tennessee to remove the provision that authorizes the legislature to regulate the wearing of arms with a view to prevent crime and to clarify that citizens have a right to keep and...
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2024-04-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB1645PassAs enacted, expands the eligibility for filing a petition to obtain a lifetime order of protection to include victims of aggravated stalking, especially aggravated stalking, and felony harassment. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 39.
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2024-04-08
Effective date(s) 04/02/2024
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