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  1. Introduced Jan 11, 2016
  2. Passed House Apr 6, 2016
  3. Passed Senate Apr 11, 2016
  4. Signed into Law Apr 27, 2016

HB 1840

Tennessee House Bill

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, Dept. of - As enacted, declares that no person providing counseling or therapy services will be required to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or behaviors that conflict with the sincerely held principles of the counselor or therapist; requires such counselor or therapist to refer the client to another counselor or therapist; creates immunity for such action; maintains liability for counselors who will not counsel a client based on the counselor's religious beliefs when the individual seeking or undergoing the counseling is in imminent danger of harming themselves or others. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63.
Session:
109th Regular Session (2015-2016)
Bill Subjects:
Health Legislative Affairs
Sponsors (2):

Votes

There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.

Actions

Date Chamber  
May 2, 2016 House Effective date(s) 04/27/2016
May 2, 2016 House Pub. Ch. 926
May 2, 2016 House Comp. became Pub. Ch. 926
Apr 27, 2016 House Signed by Governor.
Apr 15, 2016 House Transmitted to Governor for action.
Apr 13, 2016 House Signed by Senate Speaker
Apr 13, 2016 House Signed by H. Speaker
Apr 12, 2016 House Enrolled and ready for signatures
Apr 11, 2016 Senate Concurred, Ayes 25, Nays 6 (Amendment 1 - HA1006)
Apr 11, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Apr 8, 2016 House Placed on Senate Message Calendar calendar for 4/11/2016
Apr 6, 2016 House Subst. for comp. HB.
Apr 6, 2016 House H. adopted am. (Amendment 1 - HA1006)
Apr 6, 2016 House Failed to adopt, Ayes 22, Nays 73, PNV 0
Apr 6, 2016 House Am. tabled. (Amendment 3 - HA1133)
Apr 6, 2016 House Am. tabled. (Amendment 4 - HA1134)
Apr 6, 2016 House Am. tabled. (Amendment 5 - HA1135)
Apr 6, 2016 House Am. tabled. (Amendment 6 - HA1136)
Apr 6, 2016 House Passed H., as am., Ayes 68, Nays 22, PNV 0
Apr 6, 2016 House Comp. SB subst.
Apr 6, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Apr 5, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Mar 31, 2016 House H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/6/2016
Mar 31, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Mar 30, 2016 House Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/31/2016
Mar 24, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Mar 23, 2016 House Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee
Mar 16, 2016 House Action def. in Health Committee to 3/23/2016
Mar 16, 2016 House Placed on cal. Health Committee for 3/23/2016
Mar 10, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Mar 9, 2016 House Action def. in Health Committee to 3/16/2016
Mar 9, 2016 House Placed on cal. Health Committee for 3/16/2016
Mar 2, 2016 House Placed on cal. Health Committee for 3/9/2016
Mar 1, 2016 House Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Health Committee
Feb 24, 2016 House Placed on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 3/1/2016
Feb 23, 2016 House Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
Feb 18, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Feb 18, 2016 House Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
Feb 18, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Feb 17, 2016 House Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0526)
Feb 17, 2016 House Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 3 - SA0539)
Feb 17, 2016 Senate Failed to adopt, Ayes 5, Nays 24 (Amendment 2 - SA0538)
Feb 17, 2016 Senate Passed Senate as amended, Ayes 27, Nays 5
Feb 17, 2016 House Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
Feb 17, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Feb 17, 2016 House Placed on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 2/23/2016
Feb 16, 2016 House Sponsor(s) Added.
Feb 16, 2016 House Action Def. in s/c Health Subcommittee to 2/23/2016
Feb 11, 2016 House Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 2/17/2016
Feb 10, 2016 Senate Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0
Feb 10, 2016 Senate Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0
Feb 10, 2016 House Placed on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 2/16/2016
Feb 9, 2016 House Action Def. in s/c Health Subcommittee to 2/16/2016
Feb 3, 2016 House Placed on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 2/10/2016
Feb 3, 2016 House Placed on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 2/9/2016
Jan 27, 2016 House Action deferred in Senate Health and Welfare Committee to 2/10/2016
Jan 26, 2016 House Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
Jan 21, 2016 House P2C, ref. to Health Committee
Jan 20, 2016 House Placed on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 1/27/2016
Jan 20, 2016 House Intro., P1C.
Jan 19, 2016 House Filed for intro.
Jan 13, 2016 House Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee
Jan 12, 2016 House Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
Jan 11, 2016 House Filed for introduction

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