Tennessee Senator Raumesh Akbari [D]

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TNSR8007PassVoting Rights Act of 1965, 55th anniversary
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2020-08-13
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSJR8026EngrossRepresentative Harry T. Burn, Deciding Vote on Women's Suffrage
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2020-08-12
Concurred, Ayes 90, Nays 0, PNV 0
TNSJR8023EngrossTennessee Farmers Cooperative, 75th anniversary
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2020-08-12
Concurred, Ayes 90, Nays 0, PNV 0
TNSB1578PassAs enacted, enacts the "Debra Johnson Act," which authorizes the department to contribute state funds toward the funeral and burial expenses of a correctional employee killed in the line of duty; - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 6.
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 779
TNSB1576PassAs enacted, increases, from $2.93 billion to $4 billion, the maximum aggregate principal amount for which the agency may issue bonds and notes at any one time. - Amends TCA Section 13-23-121.
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2020-07-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 766
TNSB2734PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing drug-free school zones and school safety zones and sentences related to violations. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 2; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4 and Section 49-2-116.
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 803
TNSB2458PassAs enacted, clarifies that the current prohibition against traffic offense citation quotas is applicable to public officials or public employees; creates a Class B misdemeanor offense, subject to fine only, for officials and employees violating that ...
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 801
TNSB1796PassAs enacted, prohibits marketplace platforms from keeping tips intended for marketplace contractors. - Amends TCA Title 50; Title 56 and Title 62.
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 788
TNSB1560PassAs enacted, authorizes the sale of alcoholic beverages and beer for consumption on the premises of the Memphis Zoo during the zoo's regular operating hours. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-101.
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2020-07-22
Pub. Ch. 778
TNSB1839PassAs enacted, requires a physician to provide prenatal and postpartum medical care to pregnant prisoners and detainees; requires correctional institutions to provide pregnant prisoners nutritionally appropriate meals and supplemental provisions. - Amen...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 762
TNSB2821PassAs enacted, adds provisions governing the apportionment and distribution of incremental increases in sales and use taxes due to a public use facility. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 88 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 30.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 751
TNSB2826PassAs enacted, revises provisions and specifies application of the Local Tourism Development Zone Business Tax Act. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 88, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 30.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 752
TNSB2520PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 745
TNSB2269PassAs enacted, requires that the family life curriculum adopted by the state board of education or an LEA include information on the prevention of dating violence. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 13.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 736
TNSB2202PassAs enacted, makes various changes to state law to reflect the change in federal law that raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years of age to 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Section 1-3-113; Title 39, Chapter 15 and Title 39, Cha...
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 732
TNSB2485PassAs enacted, designates the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville as an urban park center; authorizes the granting of a franchise for the provision of food or beverage, including alcoholic beverages, on its premises; specifies that the holder of su...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 700
TNSB1672PassAs enacted, extends the human rights commission to June 30, 2025. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21, Part 2 and Title 4, Chapter 29.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 702
TNSB2635PassAs enacted, designates "Women's Suffrage Day" as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 709
TNSB2032PassAs enacted, requires that the parent educational seminar include at least one 30-minute video on adverse childhood experiences created by the department of children's services in conjunction with the commission on children and youth or as part of the...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 710
TNSJR1351PassRamona Hood
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2020-06-25
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1352PassAmericans with Disabilities Act, thirtieth anniversary
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2020-06-25
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR1406PassOfficer Destin Legieza, Brentwood Police Department
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2020-06-25
Signed by Governor.
TNSR0175PassJuneteenth Commemoration
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0176PassDr. Vincent J. Hunter, Shelby County Principal of the Year
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0178PassReverend Dr. Gina M. Stewart
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0184PassArchie Moss, Jr.
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0185PassJohn G. Hayes
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0183PassThe Emanuel Nine
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0186PassDr. Reavis L. Mitchell, Jr.
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0191PassAshanti Nikole Posey
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2020-06-23
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0179IntroUrges the Department of Health to establish programs and conduct studies relative to Sickle Cell Disease and designates September 2020 as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in Tennessee.
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2020-06-17
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Health & Welfare Committee
TNSB2941IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer; requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences; requires termination of empl...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Delayed Bills Committee
TNSB2940IntroAs introduced, deletes a provision making it a Class A misdemeanor for a person who is not an employee of an election commission to make an unsolicited request for an application for an absentee ballot to any person; deletes a provision making it a C...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Delayed Bills Committee
TNSJR1330PassJohnny Majors
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2020-06-16
Signed by Governor.
TNSR0172PassJudge Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr.
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0164PassOffice of the Chief Clerk of the Senate of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0168PassFiscal Review Committee of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0165PassOffice of Legislative Administration of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0170PassOffice of Facilities Management of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0171PassSenate employees of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0167PassOffice of Legislative Budget Analysis of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0169PassOffice of Legislative Information Systems of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSR0166PassOffice of Legal Services of the 111th General Assembly
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2020-06-15
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSB1849IntroAs introduced, authorizes the retail sale of marijuana; levies a 12 percent tax on the retail sale of marijuana. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 53, Chapter 11; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0069IntroAs introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 25 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSR0156PassDr. Beverly Jean Williams-Cleaves
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2020-06-08
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNSJR0723EngrossUrges the federal government, TVA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and TWRA to assist in the control of the Asian carp invasion in Tennessee waters.
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2020-06-04
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNSB2816IntroAs introduced, decreases the number of days a business may advertise that the business is going out of business from 90 to 60 days. - Amends TCA Title 47.
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2020-06-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2814IntroAs introduced, defines race and protective hairstyle for the purposes of the Tennessee Human Rights Act. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 8; Title 49 and Title 50.
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2020-06-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2827IntroAs introduced, requires the department of human resources to make an annual report on or before January 15, instead of periodically, to the governor on recommendations for improvements of the state service system. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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