Tennessee Senator Sara Kyle [D]

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TNSB0001IntroAs introduced, creates the Green Alert system within the TBI to assist in the identification and location of a missing veteran at risk. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6, Part 1.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0418IntroAs introduced, creates a task force to study the development of initiatives to reduce the waste of food in this state. - Amends TCA Title 53 and Title 68.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0028IntroAs introduced, 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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2019-03-20
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1045IntroAs introduced, prohibits persons from standing or conducting activities in the median of state highways without prior approval from TDOT; creates a Class C misdemeanor offense that requires issuance of a warning citation for a first offense. - Amends...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSJR0237EnrollMindy Diament
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2019-03-20
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0501IntroAs introduced, 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 p...
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2019-03-20
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0486IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 38, Chapter 3; Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 43; Title 50; Title 53; Title 63; Title 67 and Title 68.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0016IntroAs introduced, authorizes sports betting in this state only in jurisdictions that approve sports betting by local option election; imposes a 10 percent tax on gaming revenue; distributes 40 percent of the tax to the general fund for general appropria...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSB0255IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Pay Equality Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0253IntroAs introduced, phases out the professional privilege tax over a four-year period for tax years that begin on and after June 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 17.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0673IntroAs introduced, requires the department to provide training in mental health crisis management to the employees of the department who directly interact with veterans for the purposes of assisting veterans with mental health issues. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-03-19
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0741IntroAs introduced, authorizes state agencies to provide child care services for state employees, with the department tasked to approve, administer, and coordinate such services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2019-03-19
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0946IntroAs introduced, eliminates the 4 percent state sales tax on food for human consumption; increases the tax on cigarettes from three cents per cigarette to 8.35 cents per cigarette; increases the tax on other tobacco products from 6.6 percent to 17 perc...
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2019-03-19
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate F,W&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1048IntroAs introduced, reduces from 90 to 60 days, the period in which a dealer via signed statement can deduct on a return sales tax collected but not yet remitted to the commissioner of revenue for refunded items. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-03-19
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate FW&M Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1047IntroAs introduced, clarifies the "Taxpayer Bill of Rights" provision requiring the department to keep confidential the financial information provided by a taxpayer. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB1313IntroAs introduced, extends the date, from January 1, 2020, to February 1, 2020, before which the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations must submit a report on its study of global positioning monitoring as a condition of bail to the...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1161IntroAs introduced, for sales tax purposes, requires a lessee or renter to notify the commissioner of revenue if the lease or rental price of tangible personal property and computer software is calculated on a semi-monthly or quarterly basis. - Amends TCA...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Revenue Subcommittee
TNSB0533IntroAs introduced, exempts sales of gun safes from sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0793IntroAs introduced, increases pay supplement from $600 to $800 for police officers and firefighters who complete 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24, Part 2 and Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSJR0098EngrossUrges Congress and the United States Department of Health and Human Services to revise and update the Medicare Wage Index factor.
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2019-03-19
Assigned to s/c Public Health Subcommittee
TNSJR0159IntroAs introduced, proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee removing the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
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2019-03-19
Placed on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/21/2019
TNSJR0016PassPirjin Tayip Laser, 2019 Nashville's Top 30 Under 30
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2019-03-19
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB0046EngrossAs introduced, enacts the "Dynamic Accessibility Act," which requires commissioner of general services to designate a modern symbol of access for disabled persons for use on state property; requires department of revenue to designate a modern symbol ...
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2019-03-18
Passed H., as am., Ayes 98, Nays 0, PNV 0
TNSB0200IntroAs introduced, creates a presumption that a firefighter or emergency medical services personnel diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sustained the injury in the line of duty for purposes of workers' compensation; allows for the presum...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSR0024Intro100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment
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2019-03-18
Filed for introduction
TNSB0849IntroAs introduced, increases the age to access or use tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0055IntroAs introduced, creates the professional art therapist advisory committee of the board of examiners in psychology to regulate the practice of art therapy. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 63.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSB0943IntroAs introduced, authorizes the issuance of an extreme risk protection order that a law enforcement officer may seek to prevent a restrained person from being able to lawfully possess a firearm when the officer believes that the person is a danger to t...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1039IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 71.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0813IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of leaving a firearm or firearm ammunition unattended or with a person under 18 years of age in a motor vehicle or boat, if the firearm is not locked within a trunk, glove box, or interior of the person's ...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0010IntroAs introduced, enacts the "JaJuan Latham Act," which increases the penalty for an 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. - Amends ...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0259IntroAs introduced, requires local education agencies to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program that requires each school in the LEA to place a bleeding control kit within the school; requires the department of education to develop a bleeding co...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSJR0214PassCommissioner Marie Williams, National Council for Behavioral Health 2019 Excellence in Advocacy Individual Achievement Award
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2019-03-06
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0414IntroAs introduced, deletes provision prohibiting the issuance of a retailer's license to a public officer or employee. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 3.
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2019-03-05
Reset on Final calendar of Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1318IntroAs introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2019-03-05
Reset on Final calendar of Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0438IntroAs introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter's cancer that causes a disabling health condition is a result of the firefighter's duties as a firefighter. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0368IntroAs introduced, removes the statute of limitations for prosecution of certain Class A or Class B felony sex offenses committed against a child on or after July 1, 2019, and deletes a provision that sets a lower statute of limitations for aggravated ra...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0190PassMarvin Ballin
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2019-02-27
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0738IntroAs introduced, raises the minimum age from 18 to 21 to purchase any tobacco or vapor products; creates a Class C misdemeanor of selling or distributing flavored electronic cigarettes; increases the tax rate on cigarettes by 1.25 cents per cigarette. ...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0088IntroAs introduced, decreases from five to three years the amount of time from the completion of a person's sentence that must have elapsed before the person may apply for expunction of records. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 32, Part 1.
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0036IntroAs introduced, enables a person who has been disqualified from exercising the right to vote due to a felony conviction to apply for restoration of voting rights if making payments in accordance with a payment plan for court costs, restitution, or ove...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0254IntroAs introduced, directs the commissioner of finance and administration to seek a federal waiver to establish VolunteerCare and permits persons who are 55 years of age or older to purchase healthcare coverage through the TennCare program. - Amends TCA ...
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2019-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB0948IntroAs introduced, requires employers to pay minimum wages to employees, starting with $10.00 per hour effective January 1, 2020, and increased by $1.00 per hour for the next two years to achieve a minimum wage of $12.00 beginning January 1, 2022. - Amen...
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2019-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1316IntroAs introduced, authorizes the creation of first responder treatment court programs; creates a $50.00 fee for drug-related criminal convictions in counties establishing or operating a first responder treatment court program. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chap...
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2019-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1314IntroAs introduced, prohibits local governments from reducing the post-employment benefits of retired employees without the written consent of the employee; prohibits local governments from raising premiums for such benefit plans at a rate that exceeds th...
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2019-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1319IntroAs introduced, allows a voter to take photographs or videos of only the voter’s marked ballot on a mobile electronic or communication device in a polling place; authorizes poll watchers and election officials to prohibit any disruptive activity tha...
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2019-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSJR0158PassLouise Ellis Clifton
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0123PassBill Ortwein
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0184PassSaint Thomas Midtown Hospital, 100th anniversary
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0197PassCamp Clements
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
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