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TNSJR0154EnrollProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee to provide for the exercise of powers and duties of the governor during disability.
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2019-05-10
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSJR0178EngrossProposes amendment to remove Article IX, Section 1 of the Constitution of Tennessee, which provides that no minister of the gospel, or priest of any denomination whatever, shall be eligible to a seat in either house of the legislature.
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2019-05-02
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNSJR0159EnrollAs introduced, proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee removing the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
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2019-04-24
Signed by H. Speaker
TNSJR0001EnrollProposes amendment to Article VI, Section 5 to provide for the selection of the attorney general and reporter for the state with nomination by the supreme court and confirmation by the general assembly.
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2019-04-22
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHJR0017EngrossProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God.
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2019-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0097EngrossProposes an amendment to Article XI, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Tennessee concerning charitable lotteries to authorize the general assembly to authorize the operation of Bingo games to benefit public and private schools.
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2019-04-22
Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
TNHJR0122IntroProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee to provide for the exercise of powers and duties of the governor during disability.
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2019-04-22
Held on desk.
TNHJR0151IntroProposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee to clarify that slavery and involuntary servitude are prohibited in this state, but that duly convicted inmates can work while incarcerated.
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2019-04-17
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSJR0179IntroProposes amendment of Article VI, Section 5 to provide for popular election of the attorney general and reporter for a regular term of six years.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0003IntroProposes additional language in Article II, Section 28 to prohibit the general assembly from levying, authorizing, or otherwise permitting any state tax on property.
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2019-03-05
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHJR0102FailProposes an amendment to Article XI, Section 5 of the Constitution of Tennessee, to allow for bingo games conducted by 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19) organizations to meet a charitable, not for profit, or community service purpose.
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2019-02-27
Failed in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHJR0130IntroProposes amendment to Article XI, Section 5 to allow the legislature to authorize casinos and games of chance associated with casinos to be operated in Tennessee.
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2019-02-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee of State Committee
TNHJR0081IntroProposes amendment to Article VI, Section 5 to provide for the selection of the attorney general and reporter for the state with nomination by the supreme court and confirmation by the general assembly.
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2019-02-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHJR0089FailProposes an amendment to Article VI, Section 13 of the Constitution of Tennessee to allow for the election of clerks and masters for a term of four years, rather than appointment for a term of six years.
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2019-02-26
Failed in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHJR0135IntroAuthorizes the legislature to limit the amount of noneconomic and punitive damages that may be awarded in civil actions and specifies that these limits do not diminish the right to trial by jury.
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2019-02-13
Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNSJR0165IntroProposes an amendment to the constitution to authorize casino gambling with revenues designated for education, infrastructure, and local governments.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0169IntroProposes amendment of Article II, Section 4 to establish an independent redistricting commission for senatorial and representative districts.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0173IntroProposes amendment to allow people to propose laws by initiative.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0174IntroProposes amendment of Article VI, Section 5 to provide for popular election of the attorney general and reporter for a regular term of four years.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0176IntroAuthorizes the legislature to limit the amount of noneconomic and punitive damages that may be awarded in civil actions and specifies that these limits do not diminish the right to trial by jury.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0016IntroProposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee recognizing that our liberties do not come from governments, but from Almighty God.
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2019-02-04
Withdrawn.
TNHJR0084IntroAmends Article XI, Section 5 to increase, from one to two, the number of charitable gaming events that a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19) organization may conduct for the benefit of the organization per year with the approval of two-thirds of each house of th...
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2019-01-30
Assigned to s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee
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