Tennessee Representative Sam McKenzie [D]

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TNHB1747Enroll
75%
As introduced, adds quadriplegia as a qualifying medical condition for the lawful possession of cannabis oil. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title 68, Chapter 7.
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2022-05-16
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHJR1379PassElijah McGlothen
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2022-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1387PassGrady Pascal Williams
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2022-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2146PassAs enacted, establishes a third-party skills testing program administered by the department of safety for the purpose of facilitating the testing and licensure of commercial drivers; authorizes the department of correction to create a commercial driv...
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2022-05-09
Effective date(s) 05/04/2022, 07/01/2022
TNHJR1232PassKirsten Tilford, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis Youth of the Year
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2022-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1254PassKimora Reaves
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2022-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1249PassCoach Rob Black
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2022-05-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1655PassAs enacted, authorizes certain new special license plates, and revises various existing plate provisions. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2022-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 968
TNHB2157PassAs enacted, establishes an institute of American civics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; requires the president of the University of Tennessee, in consultation with the governor, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of re...
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2022-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 963
TNHB2106PassAs enacted, requires, rather than recommends, that the course of instruction for students in grades five through eight include curricula designed to educate students in black history and black culture. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1006.
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 07/01/2025
TNHJR1172PassOffice of Minority Affairs interns
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2022-05-04
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2840PassAs enacted, requires the bureau to, in consultation with and approval of the commissioner of finance and administration, develop and implement a program substantially similar to the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services’ Emergency Tria...
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2022-05-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 919
TNHR0218PassSamantha and Daniel McCanless and Congressman Dr. Scott DesJarlais
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2022-04-28
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1398Engross
50%
Evan Fant Hayes, Salutatorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1397Engross
50%
Ethan O'Neil Jones, Valedictorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1399Engross
50%
Alyssa Matthews, Valedictorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1395Engross
50%
Davion Watson, Valedictorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1400Engross
50%
Brianca Bolton, Salutatorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1396Engross
50%
Yazmine Cox, Salutatorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1393Engross
50%
Terranisha Potts, Salutatorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1394Engross
50%
Cha'ly Ellis, Valedictorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB2380Intro
25%
As introduced, requires TACIR to conduct a study and make recommendations regarding the potential for passenger rail service linking the major cities in each of the grand divisions of the state. - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 9; Title 54; Title 55 and T...
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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1325Intro
25%
As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability, in collaboration with TSAC and the departments of education, labor and workforce development, and human services to study providing driver education in Title I public high s...
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2022-04-27
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2436Intro
25%
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.
TNHB0192PassAs enacted, requires, on or before January 1, 2023, and on or before January 1 of each subsequent year, the department of revenue to submit a report to the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the house outlining the actual costs incu...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 858
TNHB1071Intro
25%
As introduced, exempts the retail sale of food and food ingredients from the state sales tax for the period of May through October 2021. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-04-26
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2037PassAs enacted, removes authority of the department of safety to deny a license to a minor for unsatisfactory academic progress; retains provisions for denial of a license, with certain exceptions, to a minor when the person is a student who is not enrol...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 878
TNHB2850FailAs introduced, requires the department of safety to create a voucher program for the purpose of providing a handgun safety course to purchasers of handguns at no cost to the handgun purchaser; limits the value of the voucher to $30. - Amends TCA Titl...
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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
TNHJR1105PassPerry H. Windle, Jr.
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2022-04-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1247Engross
50%
Honors NATO and the people of Ukraine.
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2022-04-26
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB2600Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes a local governmental entity having a non-centralized purchasing authority to, by resolution or ordinance of its governing body, increase the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids or proposals ...
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2022-04-25
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2705Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes local governments to regulate, including the prohibition of, smoking and the use of vapor products in age-restricted venues; defines the terms “age-restricted venue” and “retail tobacco store” for the purposes of the...
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2022-04-25
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB0916Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits the use of solitary confinement for pregnant inmates and inmates who have given birth within the past eight weeks; prohibits transfer of a pregnant inmate from a jail to a state penitentiary or branch of a prison for safekeep...
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2022-04-25
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2152Intro
25%
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.
TNHJR1045PassMichael Lamar Foxx
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2022-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1083PassWendy Moten
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2022-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0204Intro
25%
As introduced, enacts the "CROWN Act: Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair" to define race and protective hairstyle for purposes of the Tennessee Human Rights Act. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 8; Title 49 and Title 50.
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2022-04-18
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2875Intro
25%
As introduced, prohibits a corrections official from using restraints on a prisoner or detainee known to be pregnant, including during labor, transport to a medical facility, delivery, and postpartum, unless the corrections official makes an individu...
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2022-04-18
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHR0187PassRebecca Isabel Richter
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2022-04-14
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1036PassMarvis LaVerne Kneeland Jones
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2022-04-08
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0001FailAs introduced, allows a defendant who has been sentenced to the death penalty and whose conviction is final to petition the trial court for a determination of whether the defendant is ineligible for the death penalty due to intellectual disability. -...
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2022-04-06
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2604Intro
25%
As introduced, establishes that the BEP funds an additional $100 to each K-12 teacher for instructional supplies for the 2022-2023 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2022-04-06
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB2062PassAs enacted, enacts the "Save Tennessee Students Act," which requires LEAs that issue new student identification cards for students in grades 6-12 to include on the identification cards certain information regarding suicide prevention resources; requi...
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2022-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 748
TNHB2720PassAs enacted, designates November 8 as "Historically Black Colleges and Universities Day." - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2022-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 750
TNHB0466Intro
25%
As introduced, establishes a pilot program for three years to provide child care payments to eligible relative caregivers; requires the department of children's services to publish an annual report containing certain data about the pilot program. - A...
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2022-03-30
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB1324FailAs introduced, authorizes the use of an identification card issued by an accredited institution of higher education in this state for purposes of voter identification at a polling place; requires the secretary of state to conduct studies on such use ...
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2022-03-30
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB1392PassAs enacted, authorizes governmental entities to regulate entertainment transportation services. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 10.
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2022-03-30
Effective date(s) 03/18/2022
TNHB2599FailAs introduced, requires the department to submit to the legislature a quarterly report on the public health impacts of gun violence on local communities, including data on the deaths, disabilities, and economic hardships stemming from gun violence, d...
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2022-03-30
Failed in Health Committee
TNHB2854Intro
25%
As introduced, authorizes up to 10 days of paid COVID-19 sick leave for full-time and part-time public school employees, including employees caring for a family member who has COVID-19 or who live with a person who has COVID-19; requires the departme...
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2022-03-30
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration
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