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TNSB0080EnrollAs introduced, expands the offense of indecent exposure in a penal institution to include actions committed against staff members in addition to guards; defines staff member as any person employed by a penal institution or who performs ongoing servic...
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2019-03-22
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0306EnrollAs introduced, increases the penalty for using an unmanned aircraft over a critical infrastructure facility without the business operator's consent from a Class C misdemeanor to a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-22
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNSB0349PassAs introduced, prohibits the dropping of items or substances from unmanned aircraft into an open-air event venue where more than 100 persons are gathered for a ticketed event; violation is Class C misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13.
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2019-03-22
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0264EngrossAs introduced, creates the Class E felony of tampering with, destroying, or interfering with any pipeline, pumping station, or equipment used to transport, store, or distribute crude or refined petroleum products or natural gas. - Amends TCA Section ...
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2019-03-21
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0481EngrossAs introduced, designates a Class A misdemeanor of aggravated assault of knowingly causing physical injury to an employee of a utility; sets an enhanced maximum fine of $15,000. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 65, Chapter 35.
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2019-03-21
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNHB0723IntroAs introduced, clarifies it is not a defense to certain offenses that the solicitation was unsuccessful, that the conduct solicited was not engaged in, or that the law enforcement officer could not engage in the solicited offense. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-03-21
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNSB1166EngrossAs introduced, rewrites the criminal offense of female genital mutilation; extends the statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions or civil actions for female genital mutilation. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-03-21
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNHB0135IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony offense of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm into a parade, religious service, concert, athletic event, political event, educational event, or into any other group of 25 or more people who are la...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0167IntroAs introduced, requires a mandatory 30-day sentence for theft of a firearm; creates the Class D felony offense of bringing a telecommunication device into a penal institution; revises other various provisions of criminal law. - Amends TCA Title 39; T...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0156IntroAs introduced, creates the Class E felony of tampering with, destroying, or interfering with any pipeline, pumping station, or equipment used to transport, store, or distribute crude or refined petroleum products or natural gas. - Amends TCA Section ...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0235IntroAs introduced, decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4 and Title 40.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0283IntroAs introduced, increases the punishment for a conviction of aggravated rape of a child from 15 to 60 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40, Chap...
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2019-03-20
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0502IntroAs introduced, enhances the penalty for destruction or alteration of governmental records from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNSB0534IntroAs introduced, broadens the offense of financial exploitation of an elderly or vulnerable person to include the use of a telephone or other electronic or communication device to fraudulently or deceptively obtain or attempt to obtain money, property,...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0830IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony of aggravated unlawful photographing when the defendant knowingly photographs a minor when the minor has a reasonable expectation of privacy, the photograph depicts the minor in a state of nudity, and the pho...
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2019-03-20
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0847IntroAs introduced, adds to the definition of "unconsented contact" under the offense of stalking that the defendant attempts to give or gives the victim gifts for the purpose of allowing the defendant contact with the victim. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-20
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNSB0656IntroAs introduced, revises the penalties for theft of property. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Section 40-32-101.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0825IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for theft of property that includes a firearm valued at less than $2,500 to a Class D felony. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB0972IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony offense of communicating a threat of public harm; authorizes juvenile detention for juveniles communicating a threat of public harm. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39, Chapter 13; Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB0901IntroAs introduced, designates a Class A misdemeanor of aggravated assault of knowingly causing physical injury to an employee of a utility; sets an enhanced maximum fine of $15,000. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 65, Chapter 35.
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1001IntroAs introduced, creates exceptions to offenses for underage consumption, public intoxication, and certain other offenses involving controlled substances for persons who request medical assistance in response to the possible overdose of another person....
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1186IntroAs introduced, revises the penalties for theft of property. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Section 40-32-101.
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2019-03-20
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1151IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of indecent exposure to include incidents occurring in a restroom, locker room, dressing room, or shower, designated for single-sex, multi-person use, if the offender is a member of the opposite sex than the sex des...
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1340IntroAs introduced, creates a Class A misdemeanor of violating a no contact order issued to a domestic violence victim as part of a disposition in any criminal court. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-113.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
TNHB1116IntroAs introduced, increases the punishment for reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon to a Class D felony if the offense occurred during a road rage incident. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 2.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1364IntroAs introduced, rewrites the criminal offense of female genital mutilation; extends the statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions or civil actions for female genital mutilation. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 39 and Title 40.
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2019-03-20
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1478IntroAs introduced, revises certain reckless endangerment provisions; establishes enhanced punishment for certain acts of reckless endangerment; establishes enhanced punishment for acts constituting "community terrorism." - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1455IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from sentencing a defendant convicted of first degree murder to death if the defendant proves by a preponderance of the evidence that, at the time of the offense, the defendant had a severe mental illness. - Amends TC...
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2019-03-20
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary
TNSB1298IntroAs introduced, increases the fines for persons failing to operate their vehicles according to law when coming upon certain vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Transportation and Safety Committee
TNSB1297IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of indecent exposure to include incidents occurring in a restroom, locker room, dressing room, or shower, designated for single-sex, multi-person use, if the offender is a member of the opposite sex than the sex des...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0035IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony offense of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm into a parade, religious service, concert, athletic event, political event, educational event, or into any other group of 25 or more people who are la...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0615IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of intimidating others from exercising civil rights to include intimidating a business, educational institution, religious institution, or government entity; imposes a fine of not less than $2,500 nor more than $10,...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0681IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for theft of property that includes a firearm valued at less than $2,500 to a Class D felony. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHB0127IntroAs introduced, expands the offense of indecent exposure in a penal institution to include actions committed against staff members in addition to guards; defines staff member as any person employed by a penal institution or who performs ongoing servic...
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2019-03-18
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0308IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for using an unmanned aircraft over a critical infrastructure facility without the business operator's consent from a Class C misdemeanor to a Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-18
Comp. SB subst.
TNSB0849IntroAs introduced, increases the age to access or use tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0424IntroAs introduced, prohibits employers from accessing sealed or expunged criminal records when performing a criminal background check on a prospective employee; prohibits employers from asking applicants about certain previous convictions during the appl...
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2019-03-14
Withdrawn.
TNHB1153FailAs introduced, expands the offense of intimidating others from exercising civil rights to include intimidating a business, educational institution, religious institution, or government entity; imposes a fine of not less than $2,500 nor more than $10,...
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2019-03-13
Failed in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHB0154IntroAs introduced, prohibits the dropping of items or substances from unmanned aircraft into an open-air event venue where more than 100 persons are gathered for a ticketed event; violation is Class C misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13.
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2019-03-07
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB1250IntroAs introduced, raises the penalty for criminal impersonation of a law enforcement officer from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony; imposes a minimum fine of $2,500 if the offense occurred while operating a motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 39,...
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2019-03-06
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNHB1424IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for the failure to report known or suspected child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
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2019-03-06
Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1417IntroAs introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for up to one year following any period of confinement imposed; requi...
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2019-03-06
Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1459IntroAs introduced, increases the age to access or use tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 39.
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2019-03-05
Reset on Final cal. of Health Committee
TNSB0644EngrossAs introduced, clarifies it is not a defense to certain offenses that the solicitation was unsuccessful, that the conduct solicited was not engaged in, or that the law enforcement officer could not engage in the solicited offense. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-02-28
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB1508IntroAs introduced, increases from 45 to 60 the number of days a court can grant or continue a temporary injunction enjoining a person from removing materials from the jurisdiction of the court pending an adversary hearing on the offense of sexual exploit...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0403IntroAs introduced, requires a mandatory 30-day sentence for theft of a firearm; creates the Class D felony offense of bringing a telecommunication device into a penal institution; revises other various provisions of criminal law. - Amends TCA Title 39; T...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0597IntroAs introduced, creates the Class C felony offense of communicating a threat of public harm; authorizes juvenile detention for juveniles communicating a threat of public harm. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39, Chapter 13; Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1124IntroAs introduced, prohibits a court from sentencing a defendant convicted of first degree murder to death if the defendant proves by a preponderance of the evidence that, at the time of the offense, the defendant had a severe mental illness. - Amends TC...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1322IntroAs introduced, increases the fines for persons failing to operate their vehicles according to law when coming upon certain vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55.
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2019-02-13
Assigned to s/c Safety & Funding Subcommittee
TNHB1168IntroAs introduced, authorizes prosecution of a woman for assault based on the woman's illegal use of a narcotic drug while pregnant if the child is born addicted to or harmed by the narcotic drug and the addiction or harm is a result of the woman's use o...
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2019-02-13
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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