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TNHB8001PassAs enacted, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-20
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1
TNSB8002PassAs enacted, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-20
Pub. Ch. 1
TNSB8011IntroAs introduced, requires that the notice of a potential claim for healthcare liability that is based on alleged exposure to or contraction of coronavirus include the date and location of the alleged exposure or contraction. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB8009IntroAs introduced, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB8007IntroAs introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption in a civil action arising from exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 that a defendant acted with gross negligence in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34...
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2020-08-12
To House COVID Related Liability Committee
TNHB8013IntroAs introduced, enacts "Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act." - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-08-12
Intro., P1C.
TNSB8006FailAs introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption in a civil action arising from exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 that a defendant acted with gross negligence in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34...
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2020-08-11
Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2371PassAs enacted, extends immunity from liability to include property damage caused by inherent risks of agritourism activities under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 43, Chapter 39.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 683
TNSB2423PassAs enacted, extends immunity from liability to include property damage caused by inherent risks of agritourism activities under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 43, Chapter 39.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 683
TNSB0695IntroAs introduced, allows the personal representative of the deceased to recover in a wrongful death action for the benefit of the decedent's survivors and estate; states that a defense that would bar or reduce a survivor's recovery may be asserted again...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0594PassAs enacted, declares settlement agreement provisions that have purpose or effect of concealing identities of persons relating to a claim as void and unenforceable and contrary to public policy of this state if settlement agreement is entered into by ...
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2019-05-29
Pub. Ch. 425
TNSB1262PassAs enacted, declares settlement agreement provisions that have purpose or effect of concealing identities of persons relating to a claim as void and unenforceable and contrary to public policy of this state if settlement agreement is entered into by ...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 425
TNSB0540PassAs enacted, requires licensure as a healthcare professional for a person to competently treat a mental health disorder; creates certain exemptions; provides for an action to recover damages. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 359
TNHB0995PassAs enacted, requires licensure as a healthcare professional for a person to competently treat a mental health disorder; creates certain exemptions; provides for an action to recover damages. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 359
TNHB0192PassAs enacted, confers civil immunity on a local government for any defect or malfunction in a software program intended to assist families of non-communicative persons register with law enforcement if designed and distributed in good faith by the local...
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2019-04-15
Pub. Ch. 141
TNSB0576PassAs enacted, confers civil immunity on a local government for any defect or malfunction in a software program intended to assist families of non-communicative persons register with law enforcement if designed and distributed in good faith by the local...
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2019-04-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 141
TNHB0834IntroAs introduced, allows the personal representative of the deceased to recover in a wrongful death action for the benefit of the decedent's survivors and estate; states that a defense that would bar or reduce a survivor's recovery may be asserted again...
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2019-03-19
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNSB0968IntroAs introduced, authorizes civil action against a person selling or transferring a firearm if the firearm is sold or transferred to another person who uses the firearm in a crime resulting in injury to persons or property or in wrongful death. - Amend...
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2019-02-14
Withdrawn.
TNHB1464IntroAs introduced, gives a member of the Tennessee state guard who is a licensed attorney immunity from any claim, complaint, or suit of any nature which relates to or arises from legal services provided in good faith to a member of the Tennessee state g...
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2019-02-13
Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB0617IntroAs introduced, requires a governmental entity that purchases insurance through a plan authorized by an organization of governmental entities representing cities and counties to undergo competitive bidding; prohibits any such insurance plan from enter...
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2019-02-11
Assigned to s/c Cities & Counties Subcommittee
TNSB0480IntroAs introduced, requires a governmental entity that purchases insurance through a plan authorized by an organization of governmental entities representing cities and counties to undergo competitive bidding; prohibits any such insurance plan from enter...
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2019-02-07
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
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