Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joe Towns, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
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 2804 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
Feb 05 2020 Failed In S/C Higher Education Subcommittee Of Education Committee
May 26 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
SB 2725 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from punishing a student athlete based on a gift, benefit, or inducement given to the student athlete or the student athlete's family by a booster. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Higher Education Subcommittee Of Education Committee
May 26 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
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
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
HB 2648 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from punishing a student athlete based on a gift, benefit, or inducement given to the student athlete or the student athlete's family by a booster. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Higher Education Subcommittee Of Education Committee
May 26 2020
SB 2606 (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 2802 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Traffic Safety - As introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement officer and a person with such disorder, and the person's driver license, registration, and insurance card. - Amends TCA Title 55.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal. In Transportation Committee
Jun 04 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
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 2645 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Traffic Safety - As introduced, requires commissioner of safety to design and make available to persons with autism spectrum disorder a blue envelope containing written information and guidance on ways to enhance effective communication between a law enforcement officer and a person with such disorder, and the person's driver license, registration, and insurance card. - Amends TCA Title 55.
Feb 05 2020 Taken Off Notice For Cal. In Transportation Committee
Jun 04 2020
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 2644 (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 2649 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
Feb 05 2020 Failed In S/C Higher Education Subcommittee Of Education Committee
May 26 2020
SB 2645 (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
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
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
HB 2642 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Procedure - As 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 forward a copy of the certificate by mail or email to the state coordinator of elections. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
Feb 04 2020 Action Deferred In Senate Judiciary Committee To 12/1/2020
Jun 09 2020

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