Tennessee Representative Rick Staples [D]

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TNHB0631IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to promulgate rules for testing lead levels in drinking water sources at public schools built before June 19, 1986, when the federal lead ban took effect, and notification of parents and guardians ...
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2018-12-12
To House Education Administration & Planning Committee
TNHJR0582EngrossIyalode Nkechi Kianga Ajanaku
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2018-01-18
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0590EngrossIda B. Wells
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2018-01-18
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0595EngrossTennessee Speech and Debate Society
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2018-01-18
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB1679IntroAs introduced, requires sheriffs to use 10 percent or more of the funds from booking and processing fees for annual diversity training for certain county correctional employees; requires sheriffs to use any remaining funds as annual hazard pay supple...
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2018-01-18
Filed for intro.
TNHB1691IntroAs introduced, changes the date by which the Tennessee Higher Education Commission shall submit an annual report on the condition of Tennessee higher education to the governor and the general assembly from March 15 to March 1. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-01-18
Filed for intro.
TNHJR0604EngrossElizabeth M. "Betty" Tinker
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2018-01-18
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0601EngrossJ.B. "Buddy" Glassman, 80th birthday
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2018-01-18
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0109IntroProposes amendment to Article XI, Section 5 to allow the legislature to authorize casinos and games of chance associated with casinos to be operated in Tennessee.
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2018-01-17
Meeting Canceled
TNHB0899IntroAs introduced, prohibits certain health benefit plans that provide coverage for cancer therapy from holding proton radiation therapy to a higher standard of clinical evidence for medical policy benefit coverage decisions than the health plan requires...
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2018-01-17
Sponsor change.
TNHB0176IntroAs introduced, increases the property value threshold for determining the extent of any property tax relief payments to disabled veterans and their surviving spouses from $100,000 to $175,000 of the full market value of the property for any veteran r...
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0023IntroAs introduced, reestablishes the first portion of home value for which real property tax relief will be reimbursed to disabled veteran home owners from $100,000 to $175,000. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 7.
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0005IntroAs introduced, reestablishes, from $100,000 to $175,000, the first portion of home value for which real property tax relief will be reimbursed to veterans with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 7.
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2018-01-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Local Government Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
TNHB0944IntroAs introduced, requires the chief procurement officer to provide the comptroller of the treasury a list of all state contracts, grants, and the cost of each; requires the comptroller to put the list on the comptroller's website; allows chief procurem...
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2018-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm]
To House State Government Subcommittee Committee
TNHB0727FailAs introduced, requires students to complete one year of instruction in American government and one year of instruction in Tennessee history between grades 7 and 12 to receive a high school diploma, with various exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Cha...
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2018-01-17
Sponsor change.
TNHJR0459FailCalls for a halt to state facilities outsourcing.
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2018-01-17
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
TNHB1471IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for any aggravated assault or homicide that occurs by a person discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle and the victim is a minor at the time of the offense; names act the "JaJuan Latham Act". - Amends TC...
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2018-01-17
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1557IntroAs introduced, prohibits local legislative body from imposing term limits on a person appointed to a board by the mayor if the person serves without compensation, not including travel and expenses. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6 and Title 7.
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2018-01-17
Intro., P1C.
TNHB1483IntroAs introduced, requires certain professionals in the fields of barbering and cosmetology to complete five hours of biennial continuing education prior to license renewal; directs the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners to determine the qu...
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2018-01-16
Assigned to s/c Business and Utilities Subcommittee
TNHJR0593PassNashville Predators, NHL Western Conference champions
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2018-01-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1469IntroAs introduced, permits the sale and giving away of wine in licensed retail food stores during certain hours of certain holidays. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 3.
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2018-01-10
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
TNHB1468IntroAs introduced, provides for a refund of state sales tax paid on expenditures to rehabilitate historic structures under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 11; Title 13 and Title 67.
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2018-01-10
To House Government Operations Committee
TNHB0395IntroAs introduced, requires any bus ordered or purchased on or after July 1, 2018, to be equipped with a restraint system; requires any bus that is currently used to transport students be equipped with a restraint system by July 1, 2023. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2017-08-02
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1306PassAs enacted, creates a special joint committee to study issues relating to the investigation and prosecution of unsolved civil rights crimes and cold cases from the civil rights era. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 1, Part 1.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 488
TNHB1209PassAs enacted, requires that any person treated for a drug-related overdose with an opioid antagonist by a first responder be taken to a medical facility by emergency medical services for evaluation, unless the person is competent to refuse medical trea...
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 484
TNHB0381PassAs enacted, enacts the "Automated Vehicles Act" and other requirements related to the operation of autonomous vehicles on the public roads of this state. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 39; Title 40; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56; Title ...
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2017-06-14
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 474
TNHB0466PassAs enacted, authorizes the state and local governments to provide health insurance benefits to the immediate family members of first responders killed in the line of duty for a period of two years after the death of the first responder; requires the ...
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 476
TNHB1169PassAs enacted, enacts the "Senator Douglas Henry Tennessee History Act". - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2017-06-14
Pub. Ch. 482
TNHB0055PassAs enacted, enacts the "Organized Retail Crime Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1.
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2017-06-14
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 472
TNHB0531PassAs enacted, enacts the Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 448
TNHB0585PassAs enacted, exempts a nonprofit educational institution from property taxes, under certain circumstances; applicable in Davidson County. - Amends TCA Section 67-5-212.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 465
TNHB0810PassAs enacted, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 466
TNHB0553PassAs enacted, creates the Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). - Amends TCA Section 4-3-733 and Title 49, Chapter 7.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 464
TNHB0331PassAs enacted, exempts persons who are 100 or older from the Hall income tax for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, and thereafter. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 2.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 453
TNHB0418PassAs enacted, reduces from $350 to $180 the expunction fee for criminal convictions; revises allocation of fee proceeds. - Amends TCA Section 8-21-401 and Title 40.
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2017-06-01
Pub. Ch. 456
TNHB0413PassAs enacted, creates a task force to study the issues created by the maintenance of certification process for Tennessee physicians; prohibits board of medical examiners and board of osteopathic examination from taking certain action on a license based...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 438
TNHB0073PassAs enacted, requires that the P.O.W.-M.I.A. flag be displayed daily below the United States flag in War Memorial Plaza and in Vietnam Veterans Park and displayed over the state capitol on days that neither house of the general assembly is in session ...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 437
TNHB1368PassAs enacted, increases the compensation from $25,000 to a $250,000 annuity payable in five annual installments of $50,000, paid to the estate of a firefighter, volunteer rescue squad worker, or law enforcement officer who dies in the line of duty; rev...
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2017-05-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 445
TNHB0463PassAs enacted, establishes provisions governing marriage by proxy for persons in the armed forces. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 397
TNHB0629PassAs enacted, creates the state palliative care and quality of life task force. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 420
TNHB0948PassAs enacted, enacts the "Kenneth and Madge Tullis, MD, Suicide Prevention Training Act." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 396
TNHB0770PassAs enacted, authorizes, if approved by the department of health, any nongovernmental organization, including an organization that promotes scientifically proven ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors, t...
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 413
TNHB0415PassAs enacted, requires the executive director of the commission on aging and disability to establish within the commission a public guardian working group; requires background checks for persons who volunteer in a position that involves providing direc...
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 427
TNHB0397PassAs enacted, requires that driver licenses be printed in vertical format for persons under 21 years of age; authorizes licensees to replace vertical format license with horizontal one upon reaching 21 years of age for the cost of a duplicate license. ...
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 388
TNHB0980PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee middle college scholarship, funded by net lottery proceeds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 405
TNHB0329PassAs enacted, decreases the amount of time that teachers are required to teach math or science in a public school in order to be eligible for a Tennessee HOPE teacher’s scholarship from two years to one year for each year of receipt of the scholarshi...
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2017-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 376
TNHB1283PassAs enacted, requires a blood test for the presence of the hepatitis and AIDS/HIV viruses to be administered to an arrested person if requested by a law enforcement officer, TBI employee, firefighter, EMT-paramedic, or EMT who may have been exposed to...
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2017-05-22
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 345
TNHB1292PassAs enacted, increases from eight to 12 the number of wine festivals that may be held by a winery; removes requirement that servers at wine festivals hold a server permit; removes requirement that appropriate individuals at wineries hold a manager's p...
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2017-05-22
Pub. Ch. 373
TNHB0141PassAs enacted, enacts "The Motor Vehicle Recall and Disclosure Law." - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 306
TNHB0166PassAs enacted, removes the 90-day limitation on a retired member of the Tennessee consolidated retirement system working as a substitute teacher. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 36 and Title 49.
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2017-05-19
Pub. Ch. 287
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