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TNHB1913PassAs enacted, revises the manner in which the department may dispose of the unclaimed body of an inmate who dies in a penitentiary, including by way of cremation. - Amends TCA Title 41, Chapter 21.
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 04/29/2022
TNSB1866PassAs enacted, revises the manner in which the department may dispose of the unclaimed body of an inmate who dies in a penitentiary, including by way of cremation. - Amends TCA Title 41, Chapter 21.
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 933
TNHB2339Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases wages and salaries of preferred service employees of the department by 15 percent. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 6 and Title 41.
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2022-04-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSB2507Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires youth development centers and jails to reduce the cost of telephone services to inmates in effect on July 1, 2022, by 50 percent by July 1, 2025; requires correctional facilities to reduce the cost of telephone services to inm...
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2022-03-22
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB2345Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases wages and salaries of preferred service employees of the department by 15 percent. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 6 and Title 41.
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2022-03-15
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2750FailAs introduced, requires youth development centers and jails to reduce the cost of telephone services to inmates in effect on July 1, 2022, by 50 percent by July 1, 2025; requires correctional facilities to reduce the cost of telephone services to inm...
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2022-03-15
Failed in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB2726Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, clarifies that the Tennessee corrections institute provides basic training to state correctional officers. - Amends TCA Title 41.
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2022-02-08
Assigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
TNSB2614Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, clarifies that the Tennessee corrections institute provides basic training to state correctional officers. - Amends TCA Title 41.
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2022-02-07
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2164Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases from 10 to 15 days the time within which a warden of a main prison, branch prison, or mine where an inmate meets with sudden death or physical injury by means of violence or accident must report the death or injury to the com...
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2022-02-03
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2414Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases from 10 to 15 days the time within which a warden of a main prison, branch prison, or mine where an inmate meets with sudden death or physical injury by means of violence or accident must report the death or injury to the com...
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2022-02-03
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB2076Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, creates a supplemental pay incentive program for correctional officers of the department who receive 40 hours or more of in-service training per calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 8, Part 1 and Title 41, Chapter 51.
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2022-01-31
Withdrawn.
TNHB1828Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces from 10 to five business days after a death, the time within which the commissioner must report the death of a person in custody to members of the general assembly representing the legislative districts where the deceased perso...
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2022-01-24
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB1746Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces from 10 to five business days after a death, the time within which the commissioner must report the death of a person in custody to members of the general assembly representing the legislative districts where the deceased perso...
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2022-01-13
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0767PassAs enacted, allows the department to contract with entities and organizations, including local governments, to create or operate community-based alternatives to incarceration; rewrites various provisions regarding community corrections, probation, pr...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 409
TNHB0784PassAs enacted, allows the department to contract with entities and organizations, including local governments, to create or operate community-based alternatives to incarceration; rewrites various provisions regarding community corrections, probation, pr...
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2021-05-18
Effective date(s) 07/01/2021
TNSB0334PassAs enacted, requires that female inmates who are 50 through 74 years of age be offered a mammogram or other appropriate screening every two years; requires that female inmates who are 40 through 49 years of age be offered a physician consultation to ...
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2021-05-03
Effective date(s) 07/01/2021
TNHB0843PassAs enacted, requires that female inmates who are 50 through 74 years of age be offered a mammogram or other appropriate screening every two years; requires that female inmates who are 40 through 49 years of age be offered a physician consultation to ...
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2021-05-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 168
TNHB0613Engross

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the commissioner to conduct a study of programs to reduce recidivism for persons formerly incarcerated. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41 and Title 71.
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2021-04-15
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB1471Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to review the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act to examine how the state standards of detection and response to prison rape could be improved, and report its findings and recommendations to the governor and ge...
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2021-04-13
Action deferred in Senate State and Local Government Committee to first calendar of 2022
TNSB1309Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, states the intent of the general assembly that, starting in the 2022 fiscal year, and for each fiscal year thereafter, community corrections grant funding increases by 5 percent from the previous year. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 a...
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2021-04-05
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee
TNHB1358Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, states the intent of the general assembly that, starting in the 2022 fiscal year, and for each fiscal year thereafter, community corrections grant funding increases by 5 percent from the previous year. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 a...
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2021-03-09
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Corrections Subcommittee of State Government Committee
TNHB0991Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to review the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act to examine how the state standards of detection and response to prison rape could be improved, and report its findings and recommendations to the governor and ge...
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2021-02-22
Assigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
TNSB1441Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the commissioner to conduct a study of programs to reduce recidivism for persons formerly incarcerated. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41 and Title 71.
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2021-02-22
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNSB0734Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases the time the department shall have to notify the victim witness coordinator of the county of conviction of a scheduled parole hearing date when the inmate will be eligible for parole consideration from within 90 days of recei...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0732Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes the commissioner to designate an additional designee to keep a record of the department's transactions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 4, Chapter 6.
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2021-02-11
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHB0164Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes the content requirements for the annual report that the commissioner makes to the general assembly concerning the state penitentiary, requires local officials to provide information concerning jails to the commissioner for incl...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn.
TNHB0571Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, decreases from five days to 10 days the time within which the commissioner is required to report the death of any person in custody to members of the general assembly representing the legislative districts where the deceased person res...
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2021-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB0068Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes the commissioner to designate an additional designee to keep a record of the department's transactions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 6 and Title 4, Chapter 6.
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2021-01-13
Caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB0070Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, increases the time the department shall have to notify the victim witness coordinator of the county of conviction of a scheduled parole hearing date when the inmate will be eligible for parole consideration from within 90 days of recei...
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2021-01-13
Caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB0098Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, decreases from five days to 10 days the time within which the commissioner is required to report the death of any person in custody to members of the general assembly representing the legislative districts where the deceased person res...
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2021-01-13
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
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