Tennessee Representative Dennis Powers [R]

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TNHJR0231EngrossDesignates the Barrett Model M82/M107 as the official rifle of the State of Tennessee.
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2016-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 10:30 am]
Recommended for concurrence by Senate State and Local Government Committee, refer Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB0700IntroAs introduced, exempts drivers and passengers over 21 years of age from the requirement to wear a crash helmet while operating or riding in motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, and motorized bicycles, if the person is covered by health or medical insura...
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2016-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm]
Action def. in Finance, Ways & Means Committee to 2/16/2016
TNHB1438IntroAs introduced, enacts the "National Guard Force Protection Act of 2016," which requires certain security enhancements at national guard facilities. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 58.
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2016-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm]
Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB1882IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for the Tennessee Promise scholarship to students enrolled in middle college programs; allows student who earns an associate degree in a middle college program to be eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship when tr...
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2016-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm]
Action Def. in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee to 2/16/2016
TNHB0458IntroAs introduced, encourages nonresidential students to provide proof of meningococcal vaccination, but does not require proof for admission. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-124.
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2016-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 10:30 am]
Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB1049IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Choice & Opportunity Scholarship Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
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2016-02-08
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 2/11/2016
TNHJR0012EngrossChildhood apraxia of speech awareness.
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2016-02-08
Concurred, Ayes 32, Nays 0
TNHJR0546EnrollTrezevant High School, 2A state football champs
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2016-02-08
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNHJR0565IntroHardin County Forestry Association, County Forestry Association of the Year
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2016-02-08
Adopted, Ayes 93, Nays 0, PNV 0
TNHB1489IntroAs introduced, names the new high school to be constructed for the Tennessee School for the Deaf in honor of Alan J. Mealka.
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2016-02-08
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHJR0557Intro1966 Pearl High School varsity basketball team
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2016-02-08
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TNHR0152IntroDirector General Huei-Yuan Tai
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2016-02-08
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TNHJR0567IntroReverend J. Fred Cloud
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2016-02-08
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TNHJR0563IntroFisk University, 150th anniversary
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2016-02-08
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TNHJR0558IntroHonors the City of Memphis's efforts to bring the 2016 4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Memphis.
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2016-02-08
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2142IntroAs introduced, appropriates $100,000,000 from excess state tax revenues over collected in fiscal year 2014-2015 to the various counties to be used for county transportation projects; allocates funds in the same manner as county aid funding. - Amends ...
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2016-02-04
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB2380IntroAs introduced, revises provisions governing veterans qualifying for in-state tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2016-02-04
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1969IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Protect Tennessee Citizens and Workers Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 68.
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2016-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm]
To House State Government Subcommittee Committee
TNHB1881IntroAs introduced, reallocates all oil and gas severance tax revenue to the county in which the oil or gas well was located, less collection and administration costs retained by the department of revenue; currently, the county in which the well was locat...
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2016-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 10:30 am]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee Committee
TNHB2258IntroAs introduced, enacts the "2016 Police Support Act," which allocates 50 percent of proceeds from personalization of plates and 20 percent of proceeds from sale of new specialty earmarked plates to the police pay supplement fund. - Amends TCA Title 4,...
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2016-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm]
To House General Sub of Transportation Committee
TNHB1504FailAs introduced, establishes standards for the wear and appearance of Tennessee state guard uniforms. - Amends TCA Section 58-1-304 and Title 58, Chapter 1, Part 4.
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2016-02-03
Failed in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB1918IntroAs introduced, exempts auctioneers age 60 or older from all continuing education requirements only if the auctioneer has been licensed for 10 years or licensed as of July 1, 1999. - Amends TCA Section 62-19-106.
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2016-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Business and Utilities Committee
TNHB1810IntroAs introduced, requires that all state-owned surplus property, either real or personal, be disposed of at a public auction conducted by a licensed auctioneer who is selected through a competitive bid process. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 12, Chapte...
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2016-02-02
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Business and Utilities Subcommittee of Business and Utilities Committee
TNHB2200IntroAs introduced, makes various revisions to the ASD, including requiring schools assigned to the ASD on or after July 1, 2016, be in the bottom 2.5 percent of schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.
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2016-01-28
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHB1728IntroAs introduced, adopts the interstate compact to elect the president by national popular vote. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 15.
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2016-01-28
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNHR0141PassRoy W. Ellison, 100th birthday
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2016-01-28
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB2255IntroAs introduced, creates a 21-member task force to study the equine industry; the task force will make a report and cease to exist by January 15, 2017. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 43; Title 44 and Title 63, Chapter 12.
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
TNHB1968IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Local School District Empowerment Act," which creates a pilot program for reestablishment of the office of elected school superintendent; requires the department of education to study the pilot program procedures for reesta...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee
TNHB2259IntroAs introduced, requires the TBI to submit to each member of the general assembly an annual report by December 1 of each year of the number of violations of the offense of interference with operations of ticket seller; authorizes such annual report to...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Business and Utilities Subcommittee
TNHB2256IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Pawnbroker Restitution Act"; clarifies that a pawnbroker is not required to relinquish an item to a claimant without a court order; requires 10-day period before a claimant may petition a court or a holding order may be pla...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Business and Utilities Subcommittee
TNHB2239IntroAs introduced, prohibits an insurance policy that provides benefits for anti-cancer medications that are injected or intravenously administered by a healthcare provider and anti-cancer medications that are patient administered from requiring a higher...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
TNHB2257IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of financial institutions to submit to the governor and general assembly no later than January 15 of each even-numbered year a biennial analysis and recapitulation of biennial reports submitted to the commissi...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
TNHB2470IntroAs introduced, requires the department of revenue to submit a report by March 1, 2017, to the finance, ways and means committees of both houses on the number of Hall income taxpayers submitting electronic tax returns and payments. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2469IntroAs introduced, requires THEC to perform a study on the effectiveness of dual enrollment grants in promoting college degree attainment. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2016-01-27
Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee
TNHJR0092PassExpresses 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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2016-01-26
Signed by Governor.
TNHB1880IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony of assault of a public servant, which is assaulting a person known to be a first responder or police officer while that person in engaged in official duties. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1.
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2016-01-26
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHJR0473EngrossLance Corporal Squire K. (Skip) Wells, United States Marine Corps
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2016-01-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0475EngrossPetty Officer 2nd Class Randall Scott Smith, United States Navy
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2016-01-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0474EngrossSergeant Carson Holmquist, United States Marine Corps
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2016-01-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0471EngrossStaff Sergeant David Allen Wyatt, United States Marine Corps
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2016-01-25
Re-refer to Senate
TNHJR0465PassDr. W.J. Julian, UT director of bands
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2016-01-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0472EngrossGunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan, United States Marine Corps
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2016-01-25
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHJR0466PassFormer Representative Joe Burchfield
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2016-01-25
Signed by Governor.
TNHR0126PassLarry K. Scroggs
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2016-01-13
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB1342PassAs enacted, provides that in a prosecution for any criminal homicide, an appropriate photograph of the victim while still alive will be admissible evidence when offered by the district attorney to show the general appearance and condition of the vict...
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2015-06-03
Pub. Ch. 527
TNHB0606PassAs enacted, enacts the "James Lee Atwood Jr. Law," which establishes an electronic insurance verification program. - 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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2015-06-03
Pub. Ch. 511
TNHB0992PassAs enacted, enacts the "Transportation Network Company Services Act." - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 54; Title 55; Title 56 and Title 65.
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2015-06-03
Pub. Ch. 520
TNHB0395PassAs enacted, creates an exemption to the motorcycle helmet requirement for persons riding in a funeral procession, memorial ride under a police escort, or body escort detail in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Section 55-9-302.
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2015-06-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 492
TNHB0010PassAs enacted, requires a student, during the student's high school career, to take a United States civics test. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2015-06-02
Pub. Ch. 499
TNHB0134PassAs enacted, requires use of transdermal monitoring on certain persons charged with vehicular assault, vehicular homicide, or aggravated vehicular homicide who have certain prior alcohol-related motor vehicle convictions; creates offense of tampering ...
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2015-06-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 490
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