Tennessee Representative Sam Whitson [R]

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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
TNHB0372PassAs enacted, enacts the "Tom Cronan Physical Education Act". - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 976
TNHB0521PassAs enacted, requires all public high schools to place automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in schools; encourages public middle and elementary schools and private schools to place AED devices in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, ...
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1028
TNHB1476PassAs enacted, authorizes issuance of government service license plates for vehicles leased by governmental entities. - Amends TCA Section 55-4-223.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 985
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
TNHB1542PassAs enacted, revises certain provisions regarding eligible persons on referral list for services. - Amends TCA Title 33 and Title 71.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 986
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
TNHB2025PassAs enacted, requires the secretary of state to establish a crime victim address confidentiality program for victims of domestic abuse, stalking, human trafficking, and sexual offenses; establishes how a substitute address may be used by a program par...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1004
TNHB1930PassAs enacted, punishes the offense of promotion of prostitution as a Class D felony instead of Class E felony if the person being promoted has an intellectual disability. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1019
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
TNHB1572PassAs enacted, requires proponent of a suit terminating land use as a cemetery to file notice with the historical commission prior to any hearing on the suit; requires the historical commission to establish a historic cemetery advisory committee. - Amen...
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1032
TNHB1574PassAs enacted, excludes from coverage under the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act of 2016 memorials under the control of an accredited museum, public library, or public archive in certain circumstances; revises other provisions of the Act. - Amends TCA ...
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1033
TNHB2355PassAs enacted, revises requirements regarding coverage for mental health, mental illness, and alcohol or drug dependency, and requires certain reports. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 56; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1012
TNHB2315PassAs enacted, prohibits state and local governmental entities and officials from adopting sanctuary policies; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 973
TNHB2134PassAs enacted, revises the interest rate on certain unpaid child support arrearages; revises provisions governing the age at which a person may be issued a marriage license; creates a cause of action for forced marriage. - Amends TCA Title 36.
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2018-05-23
Pub. Ch. 1049
TNHB2219PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the reporting of a patient's involuntary commitment to an inpatient treatment facility to local law enforcement so that the information may be reported to the FBI-NICS Index and the department of safety; speci...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1015
TNHB0010PassAs enacted, creates one additional trial court each in the sixteenth, nineteenth, and twenty-first judicial districts; requires the speaker of the senate and the speaker of the house to establish an advisory task force to review the composition of Te...
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 974
TNHB2129PassAs enacted, enacts the "School Safety Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 16; Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 49; Section 50-3-201; Section 58-1-112; Section 70-4-123 and Section 70-5-101.
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2018-05-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1008
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
TNHB2256PassAs enacted, revises the Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2018-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 970
TNHB2450PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing the examination of specimen collected for determining the presence of drugs and alcohol. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13; Title 40, Chapter 7, Part 1 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 4.
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 961
TNHB2118PassAs enacted, establishes the state palliative care and quality of life council to advise the executive director of the Tennessee commission on aging and disability on issues related to palliative care. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 71, Ch...
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2018-05-18
Pub. Ch. 955
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
TNHJR1306PassDenise Sims
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2018-05-11
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2015PassAs enacted, designates certain facilities located in Williamson County as premier type tourist resorts for purposes of on-premises sales of alcoholic beverages. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4.
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2018-05-08
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 912
TNHB2637PassAs enacted, revises provisions governing city manager-commission charters in regard to the election of commissioners in Fairview. - Amends TCA Title 6, Chapter 18; Title 6, Chapter 19; Title 6, Chapter 20; Title 6, Chapter 21; Title 6, Chapter 22 and...
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2018-05-08
Pub. Ch. 908
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
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
TNHB2034PassAs enacted, exempts tangible personal property owned and used by nonprofit organizations to provide character development and other educational programs to youth about the Medal of Honor recipients; sets forth exemption criteria. - Amends TCA Title 6...
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 820
TNHB2235PassAs enacted, revises various provisions concerning the state museum and the Douglas Henry State Museum Commission, including adding the new facility located at 1000 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. - Amends TCA Title 4.
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 821
TNHB2279PassAs enacted, enacts the "Competitive Wireless Broadband Investment, Deployment, and Safety Act of 2018" and requires TACIR to study certain items relating to deployment. - Amends TCA Title 13.
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2018-05-04
Pub. Ch. 819
TNHJR1001PassCalls on the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to revoke the September 7, 2011, acceptance letter regarding the X-Lite Flared Terminal and the X-Lite Tanget Terminal guardrails and to call for the removal of such guardrails from roads in the United St...
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2018-05-02
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.
TNHB0808IntroAs introduced, increases cash supplement for police officer in-service training from $600 to $1,800. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2018-04-24
Sponsor(s) Added.
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.
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
TNHB1824PassAs enacted, updates references in vocational rehabilitation statutes to reflect current nomenclature for the division of rehabilitation services and the director of the vocation rehabilitation program; removes certain requirements concerning services...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 720
TNHB1917PassAs enacted, extends repeal date for the Go Build Tennessee Program, from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2024; deletes restriction that funds collected from contractor licensing revenue be used only to fund career and technical education programs and other ...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 786
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
TNHB1701PassAs enacted, imposes a $2.00 tax on a sexually oriented business for each customer that enters; provides for revenue being allocated to the general fund with the intent that amounts be allocated to programs for victims of sex trafficking; schedules th...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 764
TNHB2065PassAs enacted, authorizes an owner or lessee of a motor vehicle who is deaf or hard of hearing to request that the department of safety include such designation in the Tennessee Vehicle Title and Registration System (VTRS) database; enacts other related...
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2018-04-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 735
TNHB1686PassAs enacted, specifies that, for the 2017-2018 school year, employment termination and compensation decisions for pre-kindergarten or kindergarten teachers will not be based solely on data generated by the portfolio model; revises provisions regarding...
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2018-04-23
Pub. Ch. 751
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
TNHJR1086EngrossBrad A. Lampley, UT board of trustees
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2018-04-23
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR1068PassRick Shepard
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2018-04-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1081PassLieutenant Colonel Jonathon F. Flanders, United States Air Force
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2018-04-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1073PassTed Hackney
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2018-04-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1071PassWilson County Fair, 2017 Triple A division champion
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2018-04-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1377IntroAs introduced, modifies the basic education program funding to allow school districts that do not receive 80 percent ADM funding to receive a 3 percent increase in funding until the school district is at 80 percent funding. - Amends TCA Title 49, Cha...
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2018-04-18
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee
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