Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joe Towns, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2575 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions to call and send text messages and email notifications to voters whose registration may be purged as a result of the address verification program, with instruction on how the voters may verify or correct their address information. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
Feb 05 2020 Failed In S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee Of Local Committee
Mar 11 2020
HB 1413 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires, rather than permits, an elections officer to escort a voter who is a person with a disability or who is visibly pregnant or frail to the front of the line at a polling place at the request of the voter. - Amends TCA Title 2.
Feb 06 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee Of Local Committee
Mar 11 2020
SB 1014 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires, rather than permits, an elections officer to escort a voter who is a person with a disability or who is visibly pregnant or frail to the front of the line at a polling place at the request of the voter. - Amends TCA Title 2.
Feb 06 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee Of Local Committee
Mar 11 2020
HB 2651 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Tobacco, Tobacco Products - As introduced, includes vapor products and e-cigarettes in the statutory definition of "tobacco products"; levies, in a manner the same as cigarettes, a tax on liquid nicotine for vapor products. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 47; Title 67 and Title 68.
Feb 05 2020 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Fw&M Revenue Subcommittee
Mar 11 2020
SB 2325 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires administrators of elections to inform a person applying to vote online or by mail of a denial of voter registration by mail, telephone, and email within 110 days of the denial. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
Feb 04 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee Of Local Committee
Mar 11 2020
HB 2833 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Taxes - As introduced, changes , from January 1 to January 15, the date by which the commissioner of revenue must submit an annual report regarding franchise and excise tax credits for gross premiums and jobs to the finance, ways and means committees of the house of representatives and the senate. - Amends TCA Title 67.
Feb 05 2020 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Fw&M Subcommittee
Mar 11 2020
SB 67 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Fire Prevention and Investigation - As introduced, prohibits certain flame retardants in juvenile products and upholstered furniture. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 68.
Jan 22 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Consumer Subcommittee Of Consumer And Human Resources Committee
Mar 11 2020
HB 1420 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Fire Prevention and Investigation - As introduced, prohibits certain flame retardants in juvenile products and upholstered furniture. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 68.
Jan 22 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Consumer Subcommittee Of Consumer And Human Resources Committee
Mar 11 2020
HB 1421 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Gambling - As introduced, enacts the "Horse Racing Control Act of 2019," authorizing and regulating parimutuel wagering on horse racing. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9; Title 39; Title 44 and Title 67.
Feb 05 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Departments & Agencies Subcommittee Of State Committee
Mar 10 2020
SB 817 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Gambling - As introduced, enacts the "Horse Racing Control Act of 2019," authorizing and regulating parimutuel wagering on horse racing. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9; Title 39; Title 44 and Title 67.
Feb 05 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Departments & Agencies Subcommittee Of State Committee
Mar 10 2020
HB 2647 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Procedure - As 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 TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Judiciary Committee
Feb 25 2020
SB 2432 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Procedure - As 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 TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Judiciary Committee
Feb 25 2020
HB 2646 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
School Vouchers - As introduced, deletes the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2020 Assigned To S/C Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
Feb 11 2020
SB 2705 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, makes various revisions to provisions related to county administrator of elections and county election commissions. - Amends TCA Title 2.
Feb 05 2020 Assigned To S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
Feb 11 2020
HB 2874 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Election Laws - As introduced, makes various revisions to provisions related to county administrator of elections and county election commissions. - Amends TCA Title 2.
Feb 05 2020 Assigned To S/C Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
Feb 11 2020
SB 2708 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Procedure - As 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 registration card and become eligible to vote. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
Feb 05 2020 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 10 2020
HB 2650 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Procedure - As 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 registration card and become eligible to vote. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
Feb 05 2020 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Judiciary Committee
Feb 10 2020
SB 501 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
County Government - As enacted, prohibits interpreting or amending county charter in a manner inconsistent with state law with respect to the duties, qualifications, and privileges of the constitutional county offices of sheriff, register, county clerk, assessor of property, or trustee. - Amends TCA Title 5, Chapter 1, Part 2.
Feb 04 2019 Effective Date(S) 05/22/2019
May 29 2019
SB 1219 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) - As enacted, authorizes persons housed in emergency management agency camps or shelters to possess mobile telephones. - Amends TCA Title 58.
Feb 06 2019 Effective Date(S) 05/22/2019
May 29 2019
HB 1416 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) - As enacted, authorizes persons housed in emergency management agency camps or shelters to possess mobile telephones. - Amends TCA Title 58.
Feb 06 2019 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 457
May 29 2019

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