Tennessee Representative Dennis Powers [R]

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TNHB1343IntroAs introduced, establishes the penalty for the offense of reckless endangerment as a Class D felony if the victim of the offense is eight years of age or younger. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2015-04-17
TNHB1342IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a deceased victim's family has a right to have a photograph, determined by the court to be a reasonable depiction of the victim prior to the crime, be admitted during trial. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2015-04-17
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHJR0092EngrossExpresses support for the federal transfer of public lands to the western states and urges Congress to coordinate the transfer of title to the western states.
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2015-04-17
Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/21/2015
TNHB1339IntroAs introduced, prohibits recipients of public assistance benefits from using an EBT card at a tobacco retailer to purchase certain tobacco products; prohibits tobacco retailers from permitting the purchase of tobacco products or nicotine products wit...
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2015-04-17
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TNHB1372IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Freedom From Traffic Cameras Act, " which prohibits a municipality or county from contracting with any person or entity to provide for the use of any unmanned traffic enforcement camera to enforce or monitor any t...
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2015-04-17
TNHB1009IntroAs introduced, enhances an assault against a correctional officer by an inmate to Class E felony aggravated assault if the inmate has two or more prior assaults or disciplinary violations against a correctional officer. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter...
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2015-04-17
TNHJR0071IntroProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from governments, but from Almighty God, our Creator and Savior.
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2015-04-17
TNHJR0094EngrossTo "Stand With Rand: Invest in Transportation" and urge the United States Congress to approve United States Senators Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer's proposal to fund American highways at no additional costs to taxpayers by creating tax holidays.
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2015-04-17
Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/21/2015
TNHB0854IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Criminal Justice Veterans Compensation Act of 2015" or the "CJVC Act." - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 4.
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2015-04-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/20/2015
TNHJR0364EngrossCommemorates Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month.
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2015-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0351EngrossDr. Lee Ward, elevated to Auxiliary Bishop within the Church of God in Christ.
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2015-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0606EngrossAs introduced, enacts the "James Lee Atwood Jr. Law." - Amends TCA Title 4; Section 9-4-603; Title 10; Title 12; Title 55, Chapter 12; Title 55, Chapter 4; Title 55, Chapter 10 and Title 56.
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2015-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHJR0352EngrossBrown, Davidson, Driver, Smith Family Reunion.
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2015-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB1035IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to report on the availability and content of driver education and training courses in public schools to the education committee of the senate and the education instruction and programs committee of ...
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2015-04-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/20/2015
TNHJR0366EngrossU.S. Army 199th Infantry Brigade (Separate) (Light) June 1, 1966–1970 and the Redcatcher Association.
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2015-04-17
Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.
TNHB0992IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Transportation Network Company Services Act." - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56 and Title 65.
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2015-04-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/20/2015
TNHB0100PassAs introduced, changes the limit calculations for intermediate methamphetamine precursors from the total amount of the base ephedrine and pseudoephedrine in a product to the overall weight of the product containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. - Am...
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2015-04-16
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TNHB0833IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Primacy and Reclamation Act of Tennessee." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 10; Title 50; Title 59; Title 60; Title 66; Title 67; Title 68; Title 69 and Title 70.
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2015-04-16
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1135IntroAs introduced, deletes obsolete reference to nonexistent scholarship within state lottery scholarship program. - Amends TCA Section 49-4-708 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2015-04-16
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB1049IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Choice & Opportunity Scholarship Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
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2015-04-16
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TNHB0838EnrollAs introduced, adds correctional officers to the group of public servants the assault of which results in an increased fine of up to $15,000. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1.
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2015-04-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0615EngrossAs introduced, designates the Holy Bible as the official state book. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1.
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2015-04-16
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHJR0285PassMike Leach.
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2015-04-16
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0699EnrollAs introduced, establishes requirements and protections for healthcare providers that practice telehealth. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2015-04-16
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0425EnrollAs introduced, expands the number of legislative committees required to receive a joint report from certain state boards and committees on the status of emergency medical services for children. - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68.
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2015-04-16
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0143EngrossAs introduced, enacts the “Tennessee Right to Try Act.” - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2015-04-16
Passed Senate as amended, Ayes 31, Nays 0
TNHJR0284PassHonoring those who fought and died in World War II and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of war the in Europe.
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2015-04-16
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1340IntroAs introduced, includes methamphetamine within drugs for which a mother can be prosecuted for assault if her baby is born harmed or addicted to methamphetamine. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-107.
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2015-04-15
Taken off notice for cal. in Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB0243FailAs introduced, requires all public postsecondary institutions to close on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2015-04-14
Failed for lack of motion in: Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0834IntroAs introduced, requires the local school board to create a policy that excuses students who request to attend a released time course in religious moral instruction taught by a sponsoring entity off school property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, P...
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2015-04-14
Comp. SB subst.
TNHR0049PassNelson Lundberg, high school graduation.
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2015-04-14
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0244PassAs introduced, excludes a community foundation holding one auction sale per county receiving charitable support from the definition of "business" for sales and use tax purposes, under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2015-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 52
TNHB0928PassAs introduced, exempts from sales and use tax certain machinery used by water and wastewater treatment authorities created by governmental entities. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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2015-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 81
TNHB0718PassAs introduced, declares the week that includes the third Thursday in November as "Agricultural Literacy Week." - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2.
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2015-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 75
TNHB0032IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2015-04-13
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0025PassAs introduced, adds dry needling to scope of practice of a physical therapist. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 13.
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2015-04-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0038PassFred Cain Jr.
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2015-04-09
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHR0046PassKristie Dean.
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2015-04-09
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0237PassHonor the liberators and Holocaust survivors of Tennessee.
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2015-04-09
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0039PassZeta Phi Beta Sorority.
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2015-04-09
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0107IntroAs introduced, makes various revisions to the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 7.
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2015-04-09
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TNHB0287IntroAs introduced, revises various provisions of law regarding the scheduling of controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives, including updated identifications of drugs categorized in Schedules I–V. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part...
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2015-04-08
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0677IntroAs introduced, designates the Barrett Model 82A1 rifle as the official state firearm. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1, Part 3.
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2015-04-08
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TNHJR0216PassDr. Richard Rhoda, Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
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2015-04-08
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0037PassUniversity of Tennessee at Martin Men's Rodeo Team, NIRA National Champions.
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2015-04-08
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB1133IntroAs introduced, changes the body that fills vacancies on county and municipal school boards from the local legislative body to the local board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.
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2015-04-07
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning
TNHJR0204PassCelebrate September 2015 as "American Indian Heritage Month" in Tennessee.
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2015-04-07
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0205PassMalcolm "Jimmy" Keep, World War II veteran.
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2015-04-07
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0196PassCommemorates Autism Awareness Day in Tennessee.
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2015-04-06
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0683IntroAs introduced, prohibits schools from requiring students or parents to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits LEAs from requiring employees to provide information on firearm ownership; prohibits adverse disciplinary or employment action ...
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2015-04-06
Comp. SB subst.
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