Barbara Ward Cooper

  • Tennessee
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 86

Capitol Office

425 5th Avenue North
Suite 410 Cordell Hull Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone 615-741-4295

Fax 615-253-0327

Serving District 86

Sponsored Bills

SB 1290

Correctional Programs - As introduced, makes eligible for parole an inmate who is 60 years of age or older or is terminally ill; requires the Tennessee corrections institute to provide members of the general assembly the results of inspections of local jails, lock-ups, workhouses, and detention facilities within five days of the completion of inspection results. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 9; Title 40 and Title 41.

  • Introduced Feb 11 2021
  • P2C, ref. to State Government Committee Feb 24 2021

SB 1452

Sentencing - As introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 30 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.

  • Introduced Feb 10 2021
  • P2C, ref. to Criminal Justice Committee Feb 22 2021

SB 1421

Eminent Domain - As introduced, requires property taken by eminent domain to be valued at 130 percent of the fair market value; requires compensation for depreciation of property on which an easement is taken by eminent domain. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 16 and Title 29, Chapter 17.

  • Introduced Feb 10 2021
  • P2C, ref. to Civil Justice Committee Feb 22 2021

SB 1411

Dentists and Dentistry - As introduced, removes restriction on appointment to the board of dentistry for persons affiliated with educational institutions where the practice of dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting is taught. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 5.

  • Introduced Feb 10 2021
  • P2C, ref. to Health Committee Feb 22 2021
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