Tennessee Senator Raumesh Akbari [D]

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TNSB1058PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Community Schools Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.
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2019-06-17
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 453
TNSB0844PassAs enacted, eliminates the fee for interment of an eligible veteran's most recent spouse in a state veterans' cemetery. - Amends TCA Title 46, Chapter 6.
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2019-06-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 513
TNSB0501PassAs enacted, prohibits interpreting or amending county charter in a manner inconsistent with state law with respect to the duties, qualifications, and privileges of the constitutional county offices of sheriff, register, county clerk, assessor of prop...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 458
TNSB1151PassAs enacted, requires the department of education to develop a state plan for computer science in grades K-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 454
TNSB1143PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing payment plans for fines and costs and license suspension for failure to comply with plan. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 24, Part 1; Title 55, Chapter 50, Part 3 and Title 55, Chapter 50, Part 5.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 438
TNSB0476PassAs enacted, directs the commissioner of finance and administration to submit to the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services a waiver or waivers pursuant to Section 1115 of the Social Security Act for the purpose of establishing a distinct ...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 494
TNSB0170PassAs enacted, requires LEAs and public charter schools to adopt a trauma-informed discipline policy; requires the department of education to develop guidance on trauma-informed discipline practices that LEAs must use to develop a trauma-informed discip...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 421
TNSB0075PassAs enacted, requires custodians of state correctional facilities to provide feminine hygiene products, moisturizing soap that is not lye-based, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and any other healthcare product a custodian deems appropriate to women priso...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 411
TNSB0578PassAs enacted, creates the district public defender appellate division, including authorization for six appellate attorney positions. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 14.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 428
TNSB0205PassAs enacted, permits LEAs to install cameras on school buses to record vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped school bus; establishes requirements for such cameras and their use. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21 and Title 55, Chapter 8.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 418
TNSB0764PassAs enacted, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 cou...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 482
TNSB1252PassAs enacted, revises various provisions governing statutes of limitations for civil actions and criminal prosecutions for cases involving abuse against child; revises penalty for failure to report abuse. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 37 and Title 40.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 499
TNSB0667PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing compensation for court reporters and fees for transcripts. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 23; Title 20, Chapter 9, Part 6; Title 20, Chapter 9, Part 1 and Title 40, Chapter 14, Part 3.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 467
TNSB1442PassAs enacted, enacts the "Barry Brady Act," which creates a presumption that certain conditions or impairments of full-time firefighters caused by certain cancers arose out of employment unless the contrary is shown by competent medical evidence. - Ame...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 490
TNSB1046PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 484
TNSB1379PassAs enacted, increases, from $600 to $1,000, the amount of a Tennessee middle college scholarship awarded each semester to an eligible student for full-time attendance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 469
TNSB0604PassAs enacted, revises certain provisions regarding alternative schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 465
TNSB0498PassAs enacted, authorizes, in leases entered into between Memphis and business owners holding a restaurant license from the alcoholic beverage commission, the inclusion of provisions where the rent is calculated on gross sales, including gross sales of ...
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 377
TNSB0028PassAs enacted, creates the state Alzheimer's disease and related dementia advisory council. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 14 and Title 71.
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 364
TNSB0447PassAs enacted, establishes a victims of human trafficking fund in the state treasury to provide comprehensive treatment and support services to victims of human trafficking. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 4, Part 2; Section 39-13-314 and Title 39, Chapte...
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 356
TNSB1536PassSubject to local approval, changes the municipal judge from an elected to appointed position; requires all persons employed by the city to take an oath of office; requires the board to establish, by resolution, which city officials are authorized to ...
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pr. Ch. 17
TNSB1128PassAs enacted, revises requirements for certificate to practice as a registered nurse first assistant. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 326
TNSB0294PassAs enacted, changes employee title from assistant executive director to deputy executive director; allows attorneys in the office of executive director a reasonable length of time to conclude or transfer private legal matters pending at the time of e...
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2019-05-13
Pub. Ch. 302
TNSB0504PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to offer internship programs for elective credits in the high school curriculum through cooperative agreements with local and state governments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2019-05-13
Pub. Ch. 304
TNSB0587PassAs enacted, removes certain circumstances in which a citation in lieu of arrest may not be issued; makes various other changes and corrections. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 11 and Title 40, Chapter 7.
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2019-05-13
Pub. Ch. 316
TNSB0985PassAs enacted, adds to sentencing considerations available community-based alternatives to confinement and the benefits that imposing such alternatives may provide to the community should be considered when the offense is nonviolent and the defendant is...
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2019-05-13
Pub. Ch. 309
TNSB0668PassAs enacted, requires, by February 15 of each year, the commission to provide a report to the general assembly detailing appropriations made to, and matching funds received by, each federal land-grant institution of higher education in this state for ...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 280
TNSB0212PassAs enacted, clarifies applicable date in regard to a hotel facility under the Convention Center and Tourism Development Financing Act of 1998 and the apportionment and distribution of the incremental increase in local sales and use tax revenue associ...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 226
TNSB1061PassAs enacted, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities ava...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 238
TNSB0759PassAs enacted, requires agencies to ensure the provision of appropriate accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if the agency requires a person applying for a license to engage in an occupation, trade, or profession in thi...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 243
TNSB0778PassAs enacted, requires a judge, at the time of sentencing, to notify a person convicted of a misdemeanor offense that is eligible for expunction of the person's eligibility to have all public records of the conviction destroyed and the time period afte...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 244
TNSJR0614PassMatt Anderson
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2019-05-07
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0639PassRepresentative Barbara Cooper, 90th birthday
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2019-05-07
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0638PassDr. Alexander A. Akbari
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2019-05-07
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0637PassJarvis Greer
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2019-05-07
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSJR0540PassNoah Hilmi Balushi
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2019-05-06
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0539PassEstella Mayhue-Greer
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2019-05-06
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0593PassSummer Rodriguez
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2019-05-06
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0469Pass"Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day" in Tennessee, October 13, 2019
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2019-05-06
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0402PassFamily Meals Month, September 2019
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2019-05-02
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0836PassAs enacted, revises the requirements for revocation of a public charter school's charter based on having been identified as a priority school. - Amends TCA Section 49-13-122.
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 205
TNSB0815PassAs enacted, adds private employers to the types of employers subject to the requirements of the Healthy Workplace Act; clarifies that the Healthy Workplace Act does not create a cause of action against an employer who does not adopt the model policy ...
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2019-05-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 214
TNSB0797PassAs enacted, removes $180 fee for an individual petitioning the court for an expunction of certain criminal offenses; removes $350 fee for a defendant applying for expunction of an offense following the completion of a diversion program. - Amends TCA ...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 200
TNSB0062PassAs enacted, requires the department to develop rules, to be adopted by the state board of education, that include procedures for providing instruction to students incarcerated in juvenile detention centers for a minimum of four hours each instruction...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 191
TNSB0799PassAs enacted, reinstates service credits and salary increases that were suspended during 2009-2010 for assistant public defenders and assistant district attorneys. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 14, Part 1 and Title 8, Chapter 7, Part 2.
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 202
TNSB0798PassAs enacted, increases the penalty to a Class B felony for 15 grams or more or a Class A felony for 150 grams or more of fentanyl, carfentanil, remifentanil, alfentanil, thiafentanil, or any fentanyl derivative or analogue. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chap...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 201
TNSB0805PassAs enacted, enacts the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education Act; specifies that financial assistance received for all dual enrollment courses attempted after the fourth dual enrollment course reduces any subsequent award of the Tennessee HOP...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 203
TNSB1482PassAs enacted, extends continued health coverage to the surviving spouses and children of park rangers who are killed in the line of duty to the same extent as survivors of other first responders who are killed in the line of duty. - Amends TCA Title 7;...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 189
TNSB0058PassAs enacted, establishes a task force regarding the creation of the Tennessee outdoor education and recreation grant program. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 11; Title 49 and Title 70.
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 172
TNSB0342PassAs enacted, allows wildlife resource officers to authorize payroll deductions for the payment of membership dues for organizations that meet certain criteria. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 23 and Title 70.
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 176
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