Tennessee Senator Sara Kyle [D]

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TNSB1310IntroAs introduced, enacts certain provisions relative to business or industries undergoing a reduction in operations that negatively impacts employees. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 9; Title 10; Title 50; Title 64 and Title 67.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1348IntroAs introduced, requires that the annual summary of reports of state department and agency programs relating to occupational safety and health be submitted by the commissioner of labor and workforce development to the governor and the general assembly...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0255IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Pay Equality Act." - Amends TCA Title 50.
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2019-03-26
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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2019-03-26
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate FW&M Revenue Subcommittee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSJR0237PassMindy Diament
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2019-03-20
Signed by Governor.
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
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
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
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
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.
TNSJR0190PassMarvin Ballin
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2019-02-27
Signed by Governor.
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.
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.
TNSJR0164PassJim Henry
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2019-02-21
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0123PassBill Ortwein
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2019-02-20
Signed by Governor.
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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2019-02-19
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSJR0202PassDavid Williams II
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2019-02-14
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0175PassTre Hargett, 50th birthday
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2019-02-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0109PassJamie Woodson
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2019-02-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0095PassBev Johnson, Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame
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2019-02-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0093PassChattanooga Times Free Press, 150th anniversary
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2019-02-11
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0812IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of finance and administration to disclose on the department's website certain information related to state-funded travel for public employees to events at which state vendors or potential vendors are present. ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0951IntroAs introduced, prohibits expenditure of proceeds received by nonprofit organization from sale of specialty license plates to pay attorney's fees, court costs, or other expenses attributable to lawsuit filed against state or local government. - Amends...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0952IntroAs introduced, prohibits the issuance or renewal of the Sons of Confederate Veterans specialty license plate for motor vehicles and motorcycles. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB0944IntroAs introduced, prohibits the operation of a virtual school by an LEA after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0947IntroAs introduced, adds a religious exemption from the requirement to register a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Transportation and Safety 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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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0949IntroAs introduced, requires the department to provide weekly mental health counseling to each child in a detention or shelter care facility; requires mental health providers to be licensed and consider the findings and recommendations of any validated ri...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0165IntroProposes an amendment to the constitution to authorize casino gambling with revenues designated for education, infrastructure, and local governments.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1315IntroAs introduced, revises certain reckless endangerment provisions; establishes enhanced punishment for certain acts of reckless endangerment; establishes enhanced punishment for acts constituting "community terrorism." - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1320IntroAs introduced, requires a law enforcement officer to issue a citation in lieu of continued custody of a person arrested for a misdemeanor violation of simple possession of a controlled substance, unless the officer determines, based on the person's p...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1311IntroAs introduced, requires the department to conduct an exit interview with the administrator of a home care organization after a licensure survey is performed to allow the administrator the opportunity to discuss the department's findings. - Amends TCA...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1317IntroAs introduced, changes from five days to one business day, the timeframe by which the department of human services must send notice of an administrative order of seizure or sale of assets to the child support obligor. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 5...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1322IntroAs introduced, requires each local law enforcement agency to enter into an agreement with the Tennessee bureau of investigation to require the TBI to investigate any officer-involved shooting that occurs within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1333IntroAs introduced, increases monetary compensation of at least $1,000 for each full-time and part-time state employee.
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1321IntroAs introduced, creates Class E felony of law enforcement officer operating a law enforcement body camera in any manner that would prevent the creation of evidence with the intent to obstruct justice. - Amends TCA Title 10 and Title 39.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1420IntroAs introduced, requires that contracts with governmental entities for professional or technical services in excess of $100,000 include a provision requiring the contractor to utilize software that verifies that hours billed for work being done remote...
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2019-02-11
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1312IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of leaving a firearm or ammunition in a motor vehicle or boat without the firearm or ammunition being stored in a locked cabinet, safe, vault, case, or secured with a firearm locking device if the vehicle ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1415IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of possessing a firearm if a person has a prior conviction of stalking. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1422IntroAs introduced, requires the department to immediately commence a local investigation upon receipt of a report of child abuse or brutality from a person tasked with the education, health, or welfare of the child; requires certain actions by the invest...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0740IntroAs introduced, requires administrative director of the administrative office of the courts to develop and administer a text messaging program to remind criminal defendants to appear at their scheduled hearings in municipal and criminal courts. - Amen...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0742IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for up to one year following any period of confinement imposed; requi...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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