Tennessee Representative Torrey Harris [D]

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TNHB2380PassAs enacted, 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 Titl...
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2022-06-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1114
TNHB2436PassAs enacted, specifies that a student who graduates early from an eligible high school, or who completes high school at an eligible home school early, or who obtains an equivalency diploma before the spring semester immediately preceding the student's...
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2022-06-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1125
TNHB2663PassAs enacted, enacts the "Mental Health Treatment Act of 2022." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 16; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/25/2022
TNHB1325PassAs enacted, 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 scho...
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2022-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1090
TNHB1738PassAs enacted, extends for an additional year, until June 30, 2023, the sales tax holiday for the retail sale of gun safes and gun safety devices. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/25/2022
TNHB2308PassAs enacted, adds to the provisions governing confidentiality of photographic evidence that depicts certain deceased persons. - Amends TCA Section 10-7-504.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHB0204PassAs enacted, enacts the "CROWN Act: Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair," which prohibits an employer from adopting a policy that does not permit an employee to wear the employee's hair in braids, locs, twists, or another manner that i...
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2022-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1078
TNHB1686PassAs enacted, establishes a respite care pilot program for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/25/2022
TNHB2375PassAs enacted, requires expedited hearings and appeals in contested child custody cases involving unmarried parties if a paternity test by an accredited laboratory is known to exist or has been requested of or by the court. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Tit...
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2022-05-25
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1028
TNHB2875PassAs enacted, prohibits, beginning on the date on which a pregnancy is known to a law enforcement agency and confirmed by a healthcare professional, placing an inmate, who is in the custody of a correctional institution, in restraints; creates certain ...
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2022-05-25
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1041
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.
TNHB0457PassAs enacted, authorizes a clerk to accept bail bond by means of a debit card or mobile cash application; authorizes the clerk, if the clerk accepts such methods of payment, to charge a fee to pay for any cost charged to the clerk for accepting the app...
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2022-05-10
Effective date(s) 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.
TNHB2048PassAs enacted, prohibits a health insurer from considering the location where complex rehabilitation technology will be used when making a medical necessity determination; requires health insurers to offer a prior authorization process for complex rehab...
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2022-05-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 973
TNHB2621PassAs enacted, requires each LEA to designate a foster care liaison to collaborate with the department of children's services to address educational barriers for students in foster care and to facilitate compliance with applicable state and federal laws...
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
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
TNHB2284PassAs enacted, creates a presumption of suspicious circumstances if a holographic will is written within 30 days prior to a testator's death by suicide and places the burden of presenting evidence that the testator had the capacity to execute the will o...
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHJR1172PassOffice of Minority Affairs interns
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2022-05-04
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2309PassAs enacted, adds to the Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act that a public benefit does not include a professional or commercial license for purposes of the citizenship verification requirement; specifies that to be eligible for a profession...
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2022-05-02
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHR0218PassSamantha and Daniel McCanless and Congressman Dr. Scott DesJarlais
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2022-04-28
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR1398Engross

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Evan Fant Hayes, Salutatorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1397Engross

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Ethan O'Neil Jones, Valedictorian, Middle College High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1399Engross

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Alyssa Matthews, Valedictorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1395Engross

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Davion Watson, Valedictorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1400Engross

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Brianca Bolton, Salutatorian, East High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1396Engross

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Yazmine Cox, Salutatorian, Melrose High School
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1393Engross

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Terranisha Potts, Salutatorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR1394Engross

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Cha'ly Ellis, Valedictorian, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
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2022-04-28
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB1071Intro

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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.
TNHB2822Intro

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As introduced, renames the "Dependent Children Scholarship Act" the "Surviving Spouses and Dependent Children Scholarship Act"; extends scholarship eligibility to dependent children of members of the armed services totally disabled or killed in the l...
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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
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
TNHB1698PassAs enacted, makes various changes to blasting requirements, including adding safety processes and protocols. - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 871
TNHB1356Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "James 'Dustin' Samples Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 2; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
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2022-04-26
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2148PassAs enacted, creates the Tennessee Center for Nursing Advancement within East Tennessee State University to address issues of nursing workforce needs and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 8, Part 5; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 885
TNHB2424PassAs enacted, increases the penalty for mitigated criminal littering from a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a $50 fine to a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a $500 fine. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 899
TNHB2533PassAs enacted, requires a sheriff, deputy sheriff, or constable serving an order of protection or ex parte order of protection to make reasonable efforts, prior to or at the time of service, to determine whether the person being served has an outstandin...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 893
TNHB2061PassAs enacted, requires that sworn complaints on a statement of a candidate for state public office or a statewide political campaign committee be filed in the office of the registry of election finance; requires that sworn complaints on a statement of ...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 901
TNHB2220PassAs enacted, requires attending physician, chief medical officer, or medical examiner signing the medical certification of the cause of death of a military veteran to, prior to signing, review medical records, including records from the U.S. departmen...
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2022-04-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 902
TNHJR1105PassPerry H. Windle, Jr.
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2022-04-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2553PassAs enacted, specifies that an adult high school may provide virtual instruction in accordance with the Virtual Public Schools Act; requires an adult high school that provides virtual instruction to satisfy the instructional time requirements establis...
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 04/19/2022
TNHB2442PassAs enacted, removes the requirement for employment as a police officer that a lawful permanent resident has been honorably discharged from the United States armed forces, so that any permanent legal resident of the United States who applies for or ob...
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 04/20/2022
TNHB1916PassAs enacted, prohibits a state agency from requiring a baccalaureate degree as a condition of state employment unless the knowledge, skills, or abilities required for the position can only reasonably be obtained through a course of study culminating i...
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHJR1083PassWendy Moten
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2022-04-19
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2826Intro

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As introduced, extends, from 10 days to 15 days of the action in question, the time within which a person may submit a written request to the commissioner and be afforded an opportunity for a formal hearing pertaining to the final resolution of any i...
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2022-04-13
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNHB2294Engross

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As introduced, requires that students in grades six through eight complete a financial literacy course. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-04-12
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHJR1036PassMarvis LaVerne Kneeland Jones
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2022-04-08
Signed by Governor.
TNHB2034FailAs introduced, creates the offense of unlawful restraint of a dog when an owner leaves a dog outside and unattended by use of a restraint without access to adequate shelter and potable water or restrains a dog outside and unattended by use of a prohi...
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2022-04-06
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2254Intro

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As introduced, requires a law enforcement agency that generates a police report based on an incident that occurred outside of its jurisdiction to transmit the report for investigation to the appropriate law enforcement agency within 24 hours. - Amend...
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2022-04-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB2754Intro

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As introduced, requires the commissioner of revenue to issue temporary plates of a new distinctive design beginning January 1, 2023; creates the offense of counterfeiting temporary plates. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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2022-04-06
Def. to Summer Study in Criminal Justice Committee
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