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TNSB1622IntroAs introduced, authorizes the issuance of electronic citations, and not just written citations on paper, for certain misdemeanor criminal offenses in lieu of arrest. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55.
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2020-02-18
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB2069IntroAs introduced, adds the offenses of promoting the prostitution of a minor and patronizing prostitution from a person who is younger than 18 years of age or has an intellectual disability as sexual offenses for which a person may not qualify for judic...
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2020-02-18
Rec. for pass by s/c ref. to Judiciary
TNHB2373IntroAs introduced, requires a court to order the arresting law enforcement agency to pay reasonable attorney's fees to a defendant whose charges are dismissed due to mistaken identity if the law enforcement agency did not exercise due diligence in invest...
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2020-02-18
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary
TNHB2530IntroAs introduced, specifies that a person filing a petition for expunction of that person's public records involving offenses related to the person's status as a victim of human trafficking must not have been convicted of any federal offenses or offense...
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2020-02-18
To House Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNSB2746IntroAs introduced, adds the offenses of promoting the prostitution of a minor and patronizing prostitution from a person who is younger than 18 years of age or has an intellectual disability as sexual offenses for which a person may not qualify for judic...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2539IntroAs introduced, specifies that an order of restitution entered in a criminal action is a final civil judgment upon entry of the order; makes various other changes in regard to restitution for victims of crime. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 37; Title 39...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2619IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement that the petitioner pay the costs of a petition for a certificate of employability. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB2647IntroAs 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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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2642IntroAs introduced, in the case of certain persons who are eligible for restoration of citizenship rights, authorizes the pardoning authority or agent or officer of the supervising or incarcerating authority that issues the certificate of restoration, to ...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB2524IntroAs introduced, makes a person eligible to apply for a voter registration card and have the right of suffrage restored if the person is making payments toward restitution, court costs, and child support arrearages in accordance with an approved paymen...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB2744IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the process for restoration of voting rights, including consolidating the process for the issuance of a certificate of voting rights restoration through the secretary of state's office. - Amends TCA Title 40, C...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB2835IntroAs introduced, allows a court to waive the $100 fee required to be paid to the Tennessee bureau of investigation for diversion if the court determines that the defendant is indigent or order the fee to be paid in installments for 12 consecutive month...
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2770IntroAs introduced, makes a defendant charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child ineligible for judicial diversion. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-313.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB2332IntroAs introduced, makes a defendant charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child ineligible for judicial diversion. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-313.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2326IntroAs introduced, in the case of certain persons who are eligible for restoration of citizenship rights, authorizes the pardoning authority or agent or officer of the supervising or incarcerating authority that issues the certificate of restoration, to ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2383IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement that the petitioner pay the costs of a petition for a certificate of employability. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2432IntroAs 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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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2650IntroAs introduced, authorizes state coordinator of elections to make available on its website the certificate of voting rights restoration form and the written statement explaining the form and the procedure by which a person can apply for a voter regist...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2500IntroAs introduced, requires a court to order the arresting law enforcement agency to pay reasonable attorney's fees to a defendant whose charges are dismissed due to mistaken identity if the law enforcement agency did not exercise due diligence in invest...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2433IntroAs introduced, makes a person eligible to apply for a voter registration card and have the right of suffrage restored if the person is making payments toward restitution, court costs, and child support arrearages in accordance with an approved paymen...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2814IntroAs introduced, specifies that reports, which are required to be submitted by the authorizing judge, attorney general and reporter, and investigating law enforcement agency regarding the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communication, may be ...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2777IntroAs introduced, specifies that a supervised individual is entitled to an administrative review by the department of correction within five business days, instead of five calendar days, from issuance of a notice from the person's probation and parole o...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2452IntroAs introduced, specifies that an order of restitution entered in a criminal action is a final civil judgment upon entry of the order; makes various other changes in regard to restitution for victims of crime. - Amends TCA Title 28; Title 37; Title 39...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2603IntroAs introduced, specifies that a supervised individual is entitled to an administrative review by the department of correction within five business days, instead of five calendar days, from issuance of a notice from the person's probation and parole o...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2708IntroAs introduced, authorizes state coordinator of elections to make available on its website the certificate of voting rights restoration form and the written statement explaining the form and the procedure by which a person can apply for a voter regist...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2817IntroAs introduced, extends from 30 days to 45 days the time within which the issuing judge is required to report to the attorney general following the expiration, extension, or denial of an order authorizing a wire, oral, or electronic interception. - Am...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2653IntroAs introduced, allows a court to waive the $100 fee required to be paid to the Tennessee bureau of investigation for diversion if the court determines that the defendant is indigent or order the fee to be paid in installments for 12 consecutive month...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2671IntroAs introduced, extends from 30 days to 45 days the time within which the issuing judge is required to report to the attorney general following the expiration, extension, or denial of an order authorizing a wire, oral, or electronic interception. - Am...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2824IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the process for restoration of voting rights, including consolidating the process for the issuance of a certificate of voting rights restoration through the secretary of state's office. - Amends TCA Title 40, C...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2811IntroAs introduced, specifies that a person filing a petition for expunction of that person's public records involving offenses related to the person's status as a victim of human trafficking must not have been convicted of any federal offenses or offense...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2790IntroAs introduced, changes the time the department of correction must 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 re...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2890IntroAs introduced, specifies that reports, which are required to be submitted by the authorizing judge, attorney general and reporter, and investigating law enforcement agency regarding the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communication, may be ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2402IntroAs introduced, changes the time the department of correction must 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 re...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB0883IntroAs introduced, allows certain felony offenders to petition to have the offender's criminal history records sealed after completion of all requirements of sentencing and at least five years without being convicted of a new offense. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2020-02-04
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB0881IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Drug Treatment Instead of Incarceration Act." - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 33 and Title 40, Chapter 20.
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2020-02-04
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2003IntroAs introduced, allows the treasurer's report on the amount of any surplus in the electronic monitoring indigency fund to be reported to the commissioner of finance and administration electronically. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title...
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2020-02-04
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB2037IntroAs introduced, allows a person to have the right of suffrage restored if the person has entered into an agreement to pay the full amount of restitution owed to a victim in reasonable installments and is current on such installments. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2020-02-04
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNSB2004IntroAs introduced, allows the treasurer's report on the amount of any surplus in the electronic monitoring indigency fund to be reported to the commissioner of finance and administration electronically. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title...
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2020-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2133IntroAs introduced, changes, from January 15 to January 31, the date by which the fiscal review committee must report to the chief clerks of the senate and the house of representatives every five years regarding inflation adjustments to statutory minimum ...
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2020-02-03
Withdrawn.
TNSB1903IntroAs introduced, allows a person to have the right of suffrage restored if the person has entered into an agreement to pay the full amount of restitution owed to a victim in reasonable installments and is current on such installments. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0547IntroAs introduced, restores the voting rights of persons convicted of certain infamous crimes upon receipt of a pardon or completion of any sentence of incarceration, parole, or probation. - Amends TCA Section 2-2-102 and Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-01-29
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB1611IntroAs introduced, authorizes the issuance of electronic citations, and not just written citations on paper, for certain misdemeanor criminal offenses in lieu of arrest. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55.
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB0589IntroAs introduced, restores the voting rights of persons convicted of certain infamous crimes upon receipt of a pardon or completion of any sentence of incarceration, parole, or probation. - Amends TCA Section 2-2-102 and Title 40, Chapter 29.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1564IntroAs introduced, authorizes the issuance of electronic citations, and not just written citations on paper, for certain misdemeanor criminal offenses in lieu of arrest. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55.
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2020-01-14
Withdrawn.
TNSB0806PassAs enacted, splits the electronic monitoring indigency fund into two accounts to be used to pay for ignition interlock devices for indigent defendants and to pay, subject to local matching funds, for transdermal monitoring devices, other alcohol and ...
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2019-05-29
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 505
TNHB0950PassAs enacted, splits the electronic monitoring indigency fund into two accounts to be used to pay for ignition interlock devices for indigent defendants and to pay, subject to local matching funds, for transdermal monitoring devices, other alcohol and ...
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2019-05-29
Pub. Ch. 505
TNHB0705PassAs enacted, adds the sale or distribution of a substance containing fentanyl, carfentanil, or any opiate with the intent and premeditation to commit murder as an aggravating circumstance for the imposition of the death penalty or imprisonment for lif...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 231
TNHB0891PassAs enacted, prohibits a court from accepting any plea agreement that allows an elected public official who is charged with an infamous crime involving an offense committed in the person’s official capacity or involving the duties of the person’s ...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 281
TNSB0731PassAs enacted, prohibits a court from accepting any plea agreement that allows an elected public official who is charged with an infamous crime involving an offense committed in the person’s official capacity or involving the duties of the person’s ...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 281
TNSB1368PassAs enacted, adds the sale or distribution of a substance containing fentanyl, carfentanil, or any opiate with the intent and premeditation to commit murder as an aggravating circumstance for the imposition of the death penalty or imprisonment for lif...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 231
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