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TNSB0136PassAs enacted, enacts the "CROWN Act: Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair," which prohibits an employer from adopting a policy that does not permit an employee to wear the employee's hair in braids, locs, twists, or another manner that i...
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 07/01/2022
TNHB0204PassAs enacted, enacts the "CROWN Act: Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair," which prohibits an employer from adopting a policy that does not permit an employee to wear the employee's hair in braids, locs, twists, or another manner that i...
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2022-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1078
TNSB1780PassAs enacted, lowers the threshold for private employers having to verify work authorization status of new hires through E-Verify from those with 50 or more employees to those with 35 or more employees; requires the office of employment verification as...
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2022-05-10
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 832
TNHB1853PassAs enacted, lowers the threshold for private employers having to verify work authorization status of new hires through E-Verify from those with 50 or more employees to those with 35 or more employees; requires the office of employment verification as...
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2022-05-10
Effective date(s) 05/09/2022
TNHB0456PassAs enacted, authorizes a political subdivision, or an instrumentality of a political subdivision with at least 1,000 employees, to implement, adopt, or administer an automatic deferred or tax-sheltered compensation plan for employees. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2022-03-30
Effective date(s) 03/28/2022
TNSB1473PassAs enacted, authorizes a political subdivision, or an instrumentality of a political subdivision with at least 1,000 employees, to implement, adopt, or administer an automatic deferred or tax-sheltered compensation plan for employees. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2022-03-30
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 676
TNHB1295Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Family Insurance Act." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 50.
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2022-03-16
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNSB0672Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Family Insurance Act." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21; Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 50.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB1867PassAs enacted, requires certain employers with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to grant exemptions based on medical reason or religious reason; makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 14.
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2022-03-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 644
TNSB1823PassAs enacted, requires certain employers with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to grant exemptions based on medical reason or religious reason; makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 14.
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2022-03-15
Effective date(s) 03/11/2022
TNSB2633Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, holds a private employer that requires an employee to receive a vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition to continued employment liable for damages resulting to the employee from an adverse reaction to the vaccination. - Amends TCA ...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2734Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires an employer to permit an employee who is a local elected official to leave work in order to perform the duties of the elected office; requires the employer to permit the employee to use the employee’s available paid time off...
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2022-03-08
Taken off notice for cal. in State Government Committee
TNSB2611Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires an employer that employs 50 or more employees within the state to include a salary or hourly wage range in an advertisement for a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity advertised within the state. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chap...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2398FailAs introduced, requires an employer that employs 50 or more employees within the state to include a salary or hourly wage range in an advertisement for a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity advertised within the state. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chap...
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2022-03-02
Failed in s/c Banking & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee of Commerce Committee
TNHB2117FailAs introduced, requires an employer with a policy requiring employees to receive a medical procedure to provide an exemption and reasonable accommodations to each employee who refuses to receive the medical procedure based on the employee's religious...
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2022-03-01
Failed in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Civil Justice Committee
TNSB2156Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires an employer with a policy requiring employees to receive a medical procedure to provide an exemption and reasonable accommodations to each employee who refuses to receive the medical procedure based on the employee's religious...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2297Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires certain employers to utilize an e-verification program in hiring; removes immunity for an employer's reliance on other forms of verification; makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.
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2022-02-25
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB1636Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires certain employers to utilize an e-verification program in hiring; removes immunity for an employer's reliance on other forms of verification; makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.
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2022-02-23
Def. to Summer Study in Banking & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
TNHB1835Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes a volunteer rescue squad worker to respond to an emergency during the worker's regularly scheduled working hours without loss of pay, vacation time, sick leave, or earned overtime accumulation; authorizes such worker to take...
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2022-02-23
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Banking & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee of Commerce Committee
TNHB2713Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, holds a private employer that requires an employee to receive a vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition to continued employment liable for damages resulting to the employee from an adverse reaction to the vaccination. - Amends TCA ...
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2022-02-15
Sponsor change.
TNSB2674Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires an employer to permit an employee who is a local elected official to leave work in order to perform the duties of the elected office; requires the employer to permit the employee to use the employee’s available paid time off...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0935Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, makes it a discriminatory practice for a person who is paying a non-employee for labor or services to engage in harassment of the non-employee because of the non-employee's sex; holds such persons liable for the actions of their employ...
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2022-02-02
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Banking & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee of Commerce Committee
TNSB1809Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes a volunteer rescue squad worker to respond to an emergency during the worker's regularly scheduled working hours without loss of pay, vacation time, sick leave, or earned overtime accumulation; authorizes such worker to take...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB1643Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits a private employer from requiring an individual to be subjected to a COVID-19 vaccination if the individual has contracted and recovered from it; holds a private employer liable for certain costs if the employer requires an i...
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2022-01-11
Withdrawn.
TNHB9003Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits public employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment; requires private employers to document certain information regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees; imputes strict liability against pr...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNSB9002Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits public employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment; requires private employers to document certain information regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees; imputes strict liability against pr...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB9016Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes private employers to adopt dress codes for employment and service that require employees and persons on the employer's business premises to wear a mask to protect against COVID-19; provides immunity to private employers who ...
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2021-10-28
No Action Taken
TNSB9001Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits a private employer from requiring an individual to be subjected to a COVID-19 vaccination if the individual has contracted and recovered from it; holds a private employer liable for certain costs if the employer requires an i...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB9067Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits an employer from discharging or terminating an employee solely for refusing to receive a vaccination against COVID-19; creates a cause of action against the employer, and, if the employee prevails, entitles the employee to da...
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNHB9069Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits an employer from taking an adverse action against an employee based solely upon the employee's vaccination status. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 29; Title 33; Title 37; Titl...
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNHB9048Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, establishes circumstances under which an employer is liable for injuries sustained by an employee as a result of the employer's vaccination or immunization mandate as a condition of employment. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 50, Chapter ...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNHB9063Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits a private employer from requiring an individual to be subjected to a COVID-19 vaccination if the individual has contracted and recovered from it; holds a private employer liable for certain costs if the employer requires an i...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNHB9042Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits mandating mask, vaccine, or prophylactic measures on essential workers. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 49; Title 50, Chapter 1; Title 58, Chapter 2 and Title 68.
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNHB9033Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, creates a private right of action for an employee who suffers injury as a result of receiving a COVID-19 vaccination if the employee receives the vaccination because of an employment requirement established by the employer; allows the ...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNHB9060Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes employees of public and private employers to refuse a requirement by the employer that the employee receive a vaccine for COVID-19 as a condition of employment based on the employee's strongly held religious beliefs or right...
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNHB9051Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, clarifies that the term "discharge" includes placing an employee on involuntary unpaid leave or unpaid leave of absence without expectation of return; specifies that placing an employee on involuntary unpaid leave or an unpaid leave of...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNHB9050Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, specifies that an employee can satisfy an employer's COVID-19 vaccination mandate by providing documentation of a complete immunization to COVID-19 or alternative documentation showing the presence of antibodies or proof of a past COVI...
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2021-10-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Covid-19 Committee of Extraordinary Session III
TNSB9040Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, establishes circumstances under which an employer is liable for injuries sustained by an employee as a result of the employer's vaccination or immunization mandate as a condition of employment. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 50, Chapter ...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9017Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits mandating mask, vaccine, or prophylactic measures on essential workers. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 49; Title 50, Chapter 1; Title 58, Chapter 2 and Title 68.
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9029Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, clarifies that the term "discharge" includes placing an employee on involuntary unpaid leave or unpaid leave of absence without expectation of return; specifies that placing an employee on involuntary unpaid leave or an unpaid leave of...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9079Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits an employer from discharging or terminating an employee solely for refusing to receive a vaccination against COVID-19; creates a cause of action against the employer, and, if the employee prevails, entitles the employee to da...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9062Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits an employer from taking an adverse action against an employee based solely upon the employee's vaccination status. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 29; Title 33; Title 37; Titl...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9069Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes employees of public and private employers to refuse a requirement by the employer that the employee receive a vaccine, immunization, or other medication as a condition of employment based on the employee's strongly held reli...
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2021-10-28
Passed on Second Consideration, held on desk.
TNSB9051Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, creates a private right of action for an employee who suffers injury as a result of receiving a COVID-19 vaccination if the employee receives the vaccination because of an employment requirement established by the employer; allows the ...
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2021-10-28
Passed on Second Consideration, held on desk.
TNSB9060Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits a private employer from requiring an individual to be subjected to a COVID-19 vaccination if the individual has contracted and recovered from it; holds a private employer liable for certain costs if the employer requires an i...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9066Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes employees of public and private employers to refuse a requirement by the employer that the employee receive a vaccine for COVID-19 as a condition of employment based on the employee's strongly held religious beliefs or right...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9081Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, specifies that an employee can satisfy an employer's COVID-19 vaccination mandate by providing documentation of a complete immunization to COVID-19 or alternative documentation showing the presence of antibodies or proof of a past COVI...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB9046Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes private employers to adopt dress codes for employment and service that require employees and persons on the employer's business premises to wear a mask to protect against COVID-19; provides immunity to private employers who ...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0943PassAs enacted, clarifies that non-compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws is not included in the definition of "illegal activities" as it relates to provisions prohibiting retaliatory termination of an employee. - Amends TCA Title 20;...
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2021-06-02
Effective date(s) 05/26/2021
TNSB1567PassAs enacted, clarifies that non-compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws is not included in the definition of "illegal activities" as it relates to provisions prohibiting retaliatory termination of an employee. - Amends TCA Title 20;...
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2021-06-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 556
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