Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joe Towns, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
SB 871 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Controlled Substances - As introduced, decreases from 30 to 15 calendar days the amount of time in which healthcare practitioners or their agents have to register in the controlled substance database after receiving a federal drug enforcement administration number. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 43; Title 53; Title 55; Title 63; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Mar 07 2017
HB 1192 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Controlled Substances - As introduced, decreases from 30 to 15 calendar days the amount of time in which healthcare practitioners or their agents have to register in the controlled substance database after receiving a federal drug enforcement administration number. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 43; Title 53; Title 55; Title 63; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Mar 07 2017
SB 1125 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Bail, Bail Bonds - As introduced, removes convicted felons from those persons or classes prohibited from being bail bondsmen. - Amends TCA Section 40-11-128.
Feb 09 2017 Def. To Summer Study In Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Mar 28 2017
HB 1254 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, requires law enforcement agencies and departments to compile certain information on crimes involving firearms and submit the information annually to the Tennessee bureau of investigation, which then compiles a report of the information for distribution to the members of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 39.
Feb 09 2017 Failed In Civil Justice Committee
Mar 28 2017
SB 1389 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, grants LEAs the same flexibility as public charter schools to allow the LEAs to be more creative and innovative, including the authority to apply for the waiver of laws and state board rules. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee Of Education Administration & Planning
Mar 28 2017
SB 882 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, creates Class A or B misdemeanor of intentionally commanding, inducing, compelling, or otherwise causing, including by use of threats, violence, or bullying, another to join a criminal gang; states that prosecution shall not require conviction of the other person for a criminal gang offense. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Section 40-35-121.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Criminal Justice Committee
Mar 28 2017
SB 1402 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, requires law enforcement agencies and departments to compile certain information on crimes involving firearms and submit the information annually to the Tennessee bureau of investigation, which then compiles a report of the information for distribution to the members of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 39.
Feb 09 2017 Failed In Civil Justice Committee
Mar 28 2017
HB 1256 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, grants LEAs the same flexibility as public charter schools to allow the LEAs to be more creative and innovative, including the authority to apply for the waiver of laws and state board rules. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee Of Education Administration & Planning
Mar 28 2017
HB 1262 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, creates Class A or B misdemeanor of intentionally commanding, inducing, compelling, or otherwise causing, including by use of threats, violence, or bullying, another to join a criminal gang; states that prosecution shall not require conviction of the other person for a criminal gang offense. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Section 40-35-121.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Criminal Justice Committee
Mar 28 2017
HB 1265 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Bail, Bail Bonds - As introduced, removes convicted felons from those persons or classes prohibited from being bail bondsmen. - Amends TCA Section 40-11-128.
Feb 09 2017 Def. To Summer Study In Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Mar 28 2017
HB 1258 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, prohibits an LEA from closing a school after July 1, 2017; requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to conduct a five-year study on the impact of the students and a community when the LEA closes a school; requires OREA to report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives no later than March 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Education Committee
Mar 29 2017
SB 1124 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, prohibits an LEA from closing a school after July 1, 2017; requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to conduct a five-year study on the impact of the students and a community when the LEA closes a school; requires OREA to report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives no later than March 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Education Committee
Mar 29 2017
SB 1186 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, requires the owner or lawful possessor of a lost or stolen firearm to report the loss within 48 hours of knowing when it was missing or when the person should have known it was missing to the applicable law enforcement agency or be subject to a $250 civil penalty. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Apr 04 2017
HB 1395 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, requires the owner or lawful possessor of a lost or stolen firearm to report the loss within 48 hours of knowing when it was missing or when the person should have known it was missing to the applicable law enforcement agency or be subject to a $250 civil penalty. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Apr 04 2017
HJR 224 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Memorials, Death - Rev. Melvin D. Wade -
Mar 21 2017 Signed By Governor.
Apr 06 2017
HB 1255 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires the registry of election finance to annually report to the general assembly the aggregate amount of penalties and fines collected by the registry for each calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 10.
Feb 09 2017 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate State And Local Government Committee
Apr 11 2017
SB 881 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; permits a motor vehicle used in an offense to be seized and forfeited; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for one year following any period of confinement imposed. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Criminal Justice Committee
Apr 11 2017
HB 1260 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; permits a motor vehicle used in an offense to be seized and forfeited; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for one year following any period of confinement imposed. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Criminal Justice Committee
Apr 11 2017
SB 972 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires the registry of election finance to annually report to the general assembly the aggregate amount of penalties and fines collected by the registry for each calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 10.
Feb 09 2017 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Local Government Subcommittee Of Local Government Committee
Apr 11 2017
SB 274 (110th Regular Session (2017-2018))
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, revises offense of criminal trespass in regard to grounds and common areas of housing and apartment complexes. - Amends TCA Section 39-11-106 and Section 39-14-405.
Feb 01 2017 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 135
Apr 19 2017

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