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TNHB8010IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers and agents to clearly identify themselves as officers or agents, as applicable, when arresting a person during a protest or demonstration. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Titl...
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2020-08-12
To House Public Safety Committee
TNSB8012FailAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers and agents to clearly identify themselves as officers or agents, as applicable, when arresting a person during a protest or demonstration. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Titl...
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2020-08-12
Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2643IntroAs introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is ...
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2020-06-17
H. Placed on Regular Calendar
TNSB2941IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer; requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences; requires termination of empl...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Delayed Bills Committee
TNHB1471IntroAs 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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2020-06-15
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2936IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer; requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences; requires termination of empl...
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHB2771IntroAs introduced, expands the type of equipment for which law enforcement agencies may exchange confiscated weapons to include any equipment suitable for use for legitimate law enforcement purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2020-06-11
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB2716IntroAs introduced, increases, from $800 to $1,000, the pay supplement a police officer is entitled to receive in 2020 upon successful completion of 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
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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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary 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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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1817IntroAs introduced, requires the conduct of law enforcement personnel in initiating or continuing pursuit of a fleeing party to be in reckless disregard of law enforcement policies and procedures in order for the law enforcement personnel or the employer ...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2368IntroAs introduced, requires that a hearing requested by a police officer who has been dismissed, demoted, suspended, or transferred for punitive reasons be set within 21 calendar days following the request, rather than 14 calendar days. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2420IntroAs introduced, expands the type of equipment for which law enforcement agencies may exchange confiscated weapons to include any equipment suitable for use for legitimate law enforcement purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2892IntroAs introduced, increases, from $800 to $1,000, the pay supplement a police officer is entitled to receive in 2020 upon successful completion of 40 hours of in-service training. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-111.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2291IntroAs introduced, requires that a hearing requested by a police officer who has been dismissed, demoted, suspended, or transferred for punitive reasons be set within 21 calendar days following the request, rather than 14 calendar days. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2020-06-08
Held on desk.
TNHB1804IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers to undergo training on the proper testing procedures for use in investigating cases of suspected driving under the influence as part of the annual in-service training required for certifications that o...
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2020-06-03
Held on desk
TNHB1475FailAs 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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2020-05-27
Failed for lack of second in: Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2189IntroAs introduced, specifies that a law enforcement officer meeting certain qualifications who makes an arrest outside of the law enforcement officer's jurisdiction has the same legal status and immunity from suit as a state or local law enforcement offi...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHB2388IntroAs introduced, prohibits law enforcement from altering a photograph of a suspect prior to presenting the photograph to a witness as part of a police lineup; prohibits the admission of an identification that resulted from a police lineup using an alte...
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNSB1791IntroAs introduced, adds exemptions to the warrant requirement for drone use by law enforcement when a drone is deployed to provide or enhance security for an event open to the public and where attendance is expected to exceed 100 persons or to investigat...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1836IntroAs introduced, prohibits law enforcement from altering a photograph of a suspect prior to presenting the photograph to a witness as part of a police lineup; prohibits the admission of an identification that resulted from a police lineup using an alte...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1831FailAs introduced, requires a law enforcement agency in Davidson County to purchase law enforcement recording devices for use by on-duty officers by February 10, 2021; creates a Class C felony of a law enforcement officer operating a law enforcement reco...
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2020-03-11
Failed in s/c Public Service & Employees Subcommittee of State Committee
TNSB2138IntroAs introduced, allows a veteran who has served at least two years active duty as a military police officer to attend the POST transition school offered by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2042IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to preserve dashboard camera video recordings a minimum of two years for motor vehicle accidents involving a law enforcement vehicle that results in injury to or death of any person. - Amends TCA Title...
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2020-03-04
To House Public Service & Employees Subcommittee
TNSB0692IntroAs introduced, increases from $600 per officer to $1,000 per officer the annual police pay supplement for completion of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 9; Title 38 and Title 55.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1850EngrossAs introduced, requires the conduct of law enforcement personnel in initiating or continuing pursuit of a fleeing party to be in reckless disregard of law enforcement policies and procedures in order for the law enforcement personnel or the employer ...
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2020-02-27
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB2053FailAs introduced, prohibits the use of state or local government funds, personnel, or property to enforce federal requirements concerning the ownership, use, or possession of chickens, if the federal requirements conflict with state law, common law, or ...
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2020-02-25
Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2417IntroAs introduced, prohibits the use of state or local government funds, personnel, or property to enforce federal requirements concerning the ownership, use, or possession of chickens, if the federal requirements conflict with state law, common law, or ...
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2020-02-19
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2893IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Racial Profiling Prevention Training Act." - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Public Service & Employees Subcommittee
TNHB2167IntroAs introduced, extends the applicability of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act; requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report certain data on persons stopped for traffic violations; makes other related revisions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chap...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB2134IntroAs introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2197IntroAs introduced, allows a veteran who has served at least two years active duty as a military police officer to attend the POST transition school offered by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8.
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Public Service & Employees Subcommittee
TNSB2263IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement agencies to preserve dashboard camera video recordings a minimum of two years for motor vehicle accidents involving a law enforcement vehicle that results in injury to or death of any person. - Amends TCA Title...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2336IntroAs introduced, expands the type of equipment for which law enforcement agencies and drug task forces may exchange confiscated weapons to include any equipment suitable for use for legitimate law enforcement purposes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2409IntroAs introduced, extends the applicability of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act; requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report certain data on persons stopped for traffic violations; makes other related revisions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chap...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2891IntroAs introduced, specifies that a law enforcement officer meeting certain qualifications who makes an arrest outside of the law enforcement officer's jurisdiction has the same legal status and immunity from suit as a state or local law enforcement offi...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1802IntroAs introduced, requires a law enforcement agency in Davidson County to purchase law enforcement recording devices for use by on-duty officers by February 10, 2021; creates a Class C felony of a law enforcement officer operating a law enforcement reco...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1764IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers to undergo training on the proper testing procedures for use in investigating cases of suspected driving under the influence as part of the annual in-service training required for certifications that o...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1612IntroAs introduced, adds exemptions to the warrant requirement for drone use by law enforcement when a drone is deployed to provide or enhance security for an event open to the public and where attendance is expected to exceed 100 persons or to investigat...
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB1580IntroAs introduced, adds exemption to warrant requirement for drone use by law enforcement when drone is deployed to provide or enhance security for an event open to the public and where attendance is expected to exceed 100 persons, including concerts, at...
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2020-01-14
Withdrawn.
TNHB0658PassAs enacted, establishes certain parameters regarding the authority of a community oversight board and certain requirements for those serving on such a board. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 320
TNHB1440PassAs enacted, makes denial of a claim made by the estate of a law enforcement officer for the annuity payable to the estate of an emergency responder who is killed in the line of duty subject to review by the Tennessee peace officer standards and train...
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 395
TNSB1268PassAs enacted, makes denial of a claim made by the estate of a law enforcement officer for the annuity payable to the estate of an emergency responder who is killed in the line of duty subject to review by the Tennessee peace officer standards and train...
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 395
TNSB1407PassAs enacted, establishes certain parameters regarding the authority of a community oversight board and certain requirements for those serving on such a board. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 320
TNSB1301IntroAs introduced, removes requirement that an off-duty law enforcement officer notify principal or other administrative staff person if the off-duty officer will be present on school grounds or inside school building during regular school hours and in p...
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2019-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1318PassAs enacted, authorizes the chief law enforcement officer of a state or local law enforcement agency to establish policies regarding off-duty use of law enforcement vehicles to provide an enhanced security presence at vulnerable locations, which inclu...
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2019-04-15
Pub. Ch. 139
TNSB1337PassAs enacted, authorizes the chief law enforcement officer of a state or local law enforcement agency to establish policies regarding off-duty use of law enforcement vehicles to provide an enhanced security presence at vulnerable locations, which inclu...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 139
TNSB0353IntroAs introduced, requires law enforcement officers to satisfactorily complete a diversity training program created by the peace officer standards and training commission by July 1, 2021, or within six months of the officer's date of employment. - Amend...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1176IntroAs introduced, removes requirement that an off-duty law enforcement officer notify principal or other administrative staff person if the off-duty officer will be present on school grounds or inside school building during regular school hours and in p...
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2019-03-27
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB0748IntroAs introduced, increases from $600 per officer to $1,000 per officer the annual police pay supplement for completion of in-service training. - Amends TCA Title 9; Title 38 and Title 55.
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2019-03-26
To House State Committee
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