Tennessee Senator Sara Kyle [D] | Bills

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TNSB0259EngrossAs 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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2019-04-18
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0673EngrossAs 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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2019-04-18
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB1128IntroAs introduced, requires the executive director of the board of nursing to report concerning workforce needs for nurses in healthcare institutions and facilities in this state and the need for any beneficial changes to the educational training of nurs...
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2019-04-18
Placed on Senate Regular Calendar for 4/22/2019
TNSB1313EnrollAs 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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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Governor for action.
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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2019-04-18
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0533IntroAs introduced, exempts sales of gun safes from sales and use tax. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2019-04-18
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means 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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2019-04-18
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0793PassAs 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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2019-04-18
Signed by Governor.
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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2019-04-18
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means 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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2019-04-18
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0260IntroAs introduced, declares that a person who holds a valid medical marijuana patient identification card issued by another state does not commit an offense in this state if the person possesses, or distributes to another cardholder, marijuana not in exc...
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2019-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0256IntroAs introduced, decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4 and Title 40.
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2019-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1046IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2019-04-17
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
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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2019-04-17
Senate Reset on calendar for 4/25/2019
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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2019-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1045EnrollAs 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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2019-04-16
Transmitted to Governor for action.
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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2019-04-16
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0046PassAs enacted, enacts the "Dynamic Accessibility Act," which provides for a modern symbol of access for disabled persons. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 12; Title 55 and Title 68.
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2019-04-15
Pub. Ch. 112
TNSB1061IntroAs introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities ...
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2019-04-15
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB0977IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for receipt of Wilder-Naifeh technical skills grants to students who are attending certain independent postsecondary institutions and who are otherwise eligible for the grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-04-10
To Senate Education Committee
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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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor 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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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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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2019-04-08
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0028EngrossAs 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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2019-04-04
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
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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2019-04-02
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB1178IntroAs introduced, allows a law enforcement officer or person who has a relationship with the respondent to petition a court for the issuance of an extreme risk protection order based on clear and convincing evidence that the respondent poses a significa...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0416IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of commerce and insurance to conduct a study to determine the amount of insurance policies that provide benefits for neurological disorders and the amount of claims for treatment of autism spectrum disorder wi...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0415IntroAs introduced, requires certain insurers that provide major medical insurance coverage to make available on an optional basis as part of or as an endorsement to each policy that is issued, delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state on o...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0647IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee State Family Leave Act." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 50.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0950IntroAs introduced, enacts the "No Credit Check in Employment Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 50.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0945IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Medicaid Buy-in for Working People with Disabilities Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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
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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2019-03-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means 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
To Senate Health and Welfare 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
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
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.
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
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
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