Tennessee Representative Rick Staples [D]

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TNHB0631PassAs enacted, requires each local board of education to develop a policy to implement a program to reduce the potential sources of lead contamination in drinking water in public schools that incorporates periodic, not to exceed biennial, testing of lea...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 977
TNHB0710PassAs enacted, authorizes a licensed cosmetologist, manicurist, aesthetician, or natural hair stylist to practice such occupations in a recipient's residence, short-term residence, or place of business. - Amends TCA Title 62.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 979
TNHB1920PassAs enacted, revises certain provisions regarding adoption of subdivision regulations and platting authority. - Amends TCA Title 13.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1000
TNHB2275PassAs enacted, designates sports facilities at MTSU and TSU as "sports authority facility" for purposes of sales of alcoholic beverages and beer for consumption on the premises; specifies that ban on selling wine on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter a...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1010
TNHB1961PassAs enacted, enacts the "Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 3.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1005
TNHB1510PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Public Safety Behavioral Health Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 50; Title 58; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 997
TNHB2326PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Rural Hospital Transformation Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1055
TNHB1832PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of law regarding the scheduling of controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives, including updated identifications of drugs categorized in Schedules I–V; authorizes sentence reduction credits for ...
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1040
TNHB2271PassAs enacted, enacts the "Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018." - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 15.
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1052
TNHB2038PassAs enacted, specifies that aged whiskey barrels, during the time in which such barrels are owned or leased by a person that produces or manufactures whiskey in those barrels, are considered, and have always been considered, "articles manufactured fro...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 971
TNHB1722PassAs enacted, revises various provisions of the Organized Retail Crime Prevention Act. - Amends TCA Section 39-14-113.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 993
TNHB2626PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing access to investigative records of the Tennessee bureau of investigation by certain members and committees of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7.
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1060
TNHB1308PassAs enacted, lowers from $610 to $300 the maximum fee for the interment of an eligible veteran's spouse. - Amends TCA Title 46, Chapter 6.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1017
TNHB0268PassAs enacted, exempts certain active, volunteer firefighters and rescue squad members from payment of the regular registration fee at the time of renewal for license plate issued to the volunteer firefighter or rescue squad member; authorizes a county ...
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2018-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 923
TNHB2606PassAs enacted, requires the department of children's services to develop instructional guidelines for child safety training programs for members of professions that frequently deal with children who may be at risk of abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapte...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 964
TNHB2643PassAs enacted, designates the public space constructed on top of the parking garage attached to the Cordell Hull Building as the "Beth Harwell Plaza"; designates the new tunnel that connects the Cordell Hull Building to the State Capitol as the "Ron Ram...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 967
TNHB2356PassAs enacted, authorizes a nonprofit children's hospital located in Knox County or within a municipality located within Knox County to claim and file a property tax exemption as a religious, charitable, scientific, or nonprofit educational institution ...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 957
TNHJR1306PassDenise Sims
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2018-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1316PassMayor Tim Burchett
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2018-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0901PassAs enacted, requires the bureau of TennCare to promulgate rules to promote the safe and responsible coverage of opioids for TennCare members who have the TennCare pharmacy benefit; requires report on rules to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 864
TNHB2336PassAs enacted, requires the commissioner to develop and administer a confidential annual survey of correction officers who leave service as correction officers in order to examine factors in retention of correction officers; requires an annual report on...
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 859
TNHB1993PassAs enacted, requires health care prescribers to issue prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances electronically by July 1, 2020, with certain exceptions; establishes other provisions regarding electronic prescriptions. - Amends TCA Title 53;...
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 883
TNHB2348PassAs enacted, requires a prescriber to provide certain information prior to prescribing more than a three-day supply of an opioid or an opioid dosage that exceeds a total of a 180 morphine milligram equivalent dose to a woman of childbearing age. - Ame...
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 901
TNHB2330PassAs enacted, prohibits the use of corporal punishment against a student with a disability who has an IEP or a Section 504 plan, with certain exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 900
TNHB1856PassAs enacted, revises various provisions governing adoption. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37, Chapter 5.
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 875
TNHB2138PassAs enacted, directs the state capitol commission, subject to funding from nonstate sources, to place a POW-MIA Chair of Honor on the capitol grounds.
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2018-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 918
TNHB2520PassAs enacted, prohibits a sentencing court from making a sentencing determination based in whole or in part on defendant’s consent or refusal to consent to any form of temporary or permanent birth control, sterilization, or family planning services r...
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2018-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 917
TNHB1687PassAs enacted, adds to the definition of "eligible postsecondary institution" for purposes of the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act of 2014. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 818
TNHJR1087PassKara M. Lawson, UT board of trustees
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2018-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1090PassWilliam C. Rhodes III, UT board of trustees
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2018-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1092PassKim H. White, UT board of trustees
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2018-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1091PassDonnie Smith, UT board of trustees
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2018-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1083PassJohn C. Compton, UT board of trustees
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2018-05-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1227PassRonald Coffin, Frank Young, Constance Hooper Scott, Sylvia Porter, and Gervy Howard
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2018-05-02
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1177PassJoe Clyde Daniels
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2018-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1184PassChattanooga Mayor's Council for Women, inaugural Statewide Women's Policy Conference
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2018-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1186PassKent Ritchey, Ginny Award
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2018-04-27
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1338EngrossAs introduced, requires anyone seeking a license or renewing a license as a cosmetologist, aesthetician, manicurist, natural hair stylist, or barber to successfully complete a one-hour domestic violence training course as prescribed by the state boar...
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2018-04-24
Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.
TNHJR0226EngrossProposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee to remove the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
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2018-04-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0446FailAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to report to the fiscal review committee and transportation committees on the actual or estimated number of passenger motor vehicles that have been issued stickers or decals to use the HOV lane. - Ame...
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2018-04-24
Held on desk.
TNHB1846EngrossAs introduced, requires parents, guardians, legal custodians, or caregivers of children attending schools to be notified of unsafe drinking water at schools. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 221, Part 7.
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2018-04-24
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB1557PassAs enacted, authorizes a county legislative body to adopt a resolution by majority vote prohibiting term limits for persons appointed to boards or commissions by the county mayor if the appointee serves without compensation, not including reimburseme...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 761
TNHB1540PassAs enacted, authorizes the sale of alcoholic beverages and wine on Sundays during certain hours; prohibits sales on Easter, Christmas, and Thanksgiving; revises other provisions relating to alcoholic beverages. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 3; Title...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 783
TNHB2053PassAs enacted, enacts the "Down Syndrome Information Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68.
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 773
TNHB2120PassAs enacted, requires the Tennessee advisory committee on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to perform a study of the potential, overall effects of creating a grant and loan program administered by the department of economic and community developmen...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 795
TNHB2092PassAs enacted, classifies the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child as a violent sexual offense for purposes of the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004; revises the sentencing...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 719
TNHB2241PassAs enacted, requires designation of free-use areas where residents may remove downed and dead timber from state forests for their personal use under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8; Title 11, Chapter 4; Title 29, Chapter 20 and...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 730
TNHB2006PassAs enacted, makes the veteran hiring preference mandatory. - Amends TCA Section 8-30-307 and Title 9, Chapter 8.
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 771
TNHB2167PassAs enacted, establishes a procedure for the recognition of hospitals with stroke-related designations; establishes other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 722
TNHB1823PassAs enacted, conditions courts' authority to order acquisition and maintenance of health insurance coverage under a child support award upon the availability of reasonable and affordable health insurance. - Amends TCA Section 36-5-101.
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 742
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