Tennessee Representative Mark Cochran [R]

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TNHB2303PassAs enacted, authorizes a county to pay to an employee up to 15 percent of the total premium that would have otherwise been paid by the county on behalf of the employee who opts out of the coverage provided by the county. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter...
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2022-05-25
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1031
TNHB2244PassAs introduced, changes, from April 30 to June 1, the date by which the bureau must submit its annual report on crime statistics for crimes occurring on the campus and in student housing of each institution of higher education to the governor, the sta...
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2022-05-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2665PassAs introduced, clarifies that a healthcare provider subject to certain Medicare or Medicaid conditions of coverage is not a private business or governmental entity for the purposes of Title 14. - Amends TCA Title 14; Title 29; Title 49; Title 50; Tit...
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2022-05-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2509PassAs 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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2022-05-25
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1038
TNHB1852PassAs introduced, allows TCRS members who served in the armed forces during certain periods of armed conflict to establish retirement credit for the military service under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Section 8-34-605.
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2022-05-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1387PassGrady Pascal Williams
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2022-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1853PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 05/09/2022
TNHB2416PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 05/05/2022, 01/01/2023
TNHJR1232PassKirsten Tilford, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis Youth of the Year
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2022-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1253PassMartha M. "Marty" Cook
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2022-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2316PassAs 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
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1005
TNHB2143PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 05/02/2022; 07/01/2022
TNHB1901PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 04/29/2022
TNHB2128PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 04/29/2022
TNHB2557PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 06/01/2022
TNHB2483PassAs enacted, requires certain state and county officials to consult with the speaker of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives prior to entering into consent decrees to change state election laws or rules; gives the general assembl...
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHB1895PassAs 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
Effective date(s) 04/22/2022, 07/01/2022
TNHB1860PassAs 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
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 914
TNHR0218PassSamantha and Daniel McCanless and Congressman Dr. Scott DesJarlais
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2022-04-28
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1398Engross

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Evan Fant Hayes, Salutatorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1397Engross

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Ethan O'Neil Jones, Valedictorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1399Engross

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Alyssa Matthews, Valedictorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1395Engross

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Davion Watson, Valedictorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1400Engross

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Brianca Bolton, Salutatorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1396Engross

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Yazmine Cox, Salutatorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1393Engross

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Terranisha Potts, Salutatorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1394Engross

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Cha'ly Ellis, Valedictorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB2000Intro

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As introduced, revises the mandatory evaluation criteria for teachers who do not have access to individual growth data representative of student growth due to the first year of implementation and assessment of new academic standards in the grade and ...
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2022-04-27
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB2043Intro

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As introduced, adds tianeptine and any salt, sulfate, free acid, or other preparation of tianeptine, and any salt, sulfate, free acid, compound, derivative, precursor, or preparation thereof that is substantially chemically equivalent or identical wi...
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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2633Engross

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As introduced, specifies that a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA is not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex; insulates a teacher or ot...
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2022-04-27
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0519Intro

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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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2022-04-27
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB2436Intro

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As introduced, removes the requirement that a student must be enrolled in an eligible postsecondary program in the fall term following the student's graduation from high school, completion of high school as a Tennessee home school student, or obtaini...
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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2608Intro

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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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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB0324Intro

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As introduced, establishes the grading scale that must be used to assign letter grades to students enrolled in grades nine through 12 for purposes of reporting students' grades for postsecondary financial assistance; specifies that the state board or...
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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1681Intro

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As introduced, directs the board to develop a two-year pilot program to award grants to students enrolled in certain non-credit workforce training programs operated by a community college or Tennessee college of applied technology governed by the sta...
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2022-04-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB2148PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee Center for Nursing Advancement within East Tennessee State University to address issues of nursing workforce needs and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 8, Part 5; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 885
TNHJR0652PassUrges Congress to complete a secure border wall on U.S. southern border.
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2022-04-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1915Intro

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As introduced, appropriates excess state tax revenues over-collected in fiscal year 2021–2022 to the department of transportation to be used for making grants in the amount of $2 million to each county highway department for the construction, repai...
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2022-04-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB0813PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Food Freedom Act" to specify circumstances when persons may sell certain homemade food products without meeting certain permitting and licensure requirements. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 43; Title 5...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 862
TNHB2220PassAs enacted, requires attending physician, chief medical officer, or medical examiner signing the medical certification of the cause of death of a military veteran to, prior to signing, review of medical records, including records from the U.S. depart...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 902
TNHJR1105PassPerry H. Windle, Jr.
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2022-04-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1997PassAs enacted, removes requirement that an administrative judge or hearing officer make a motion prior to deciding a procedural question of law; removes similar requirement for such persons to direct parties or attorneys for parties to appear for a conf...
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHB2249PassAs enacted, revises present law provisions governing the use of an intercollegiate athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 04/20/2022
TNHB2152Intro

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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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2022-04-25
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHJR1043PassCristoba Carter
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2022-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1083PassWendy Moten
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2022-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1137PassAs enacted, prohibits the state, a political subdivision, or a public official from prohibiting or imposing additional restrictions on the lawful operations of a church or religious organization during a state of emergency, major disaster, or natural...
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2022-04-13
Effective date(s) 04/08/2022
TNHB2632PassAs enacted, authorizes the commission to, upon petition, designate a provider or reseller of domestic public cellular radio telephone service as an eligible telecommunications carrier pursuant to federal regulations for purposes of providing Lifeline...
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2022-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 789
TNHB2710PassAs enacted, authorizes the governing board for each public institution of higher education to classify a veteran or military-affiliated individual as a Tennessee resident for tuition purposes if the veteran or military-affliated individual is enrolle...
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2022-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 791
TNHB2670PassAs enacted, prohibits a public institution of higher education from taking certain actions with regard to divisive concepts and the ideologies or political viewpoints of students and employees; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, ...
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2022-04-13
Effective date(s) 04/08/2022
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