Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Mark Cochran

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
HB 1271 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, enacts the "Access and Opportunity Act"; requires each LEA and public school to provide home school students in good academic standing and students who transfer into the LEA or public school in good academic standing equal access to all academic, arts, or athletic programs, clubs, events, and opportunities offered by the LEA or public school. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 25 2023 Intro., P1c.
Feb 01 2023
SB 466 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, specifies that a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA is not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun is not consistent with the student's biological sex; insulates a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA from civil liability and adverse employment action for referring to a student using the pronoun that is consistent with the student's biological sex. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 25 2023 Intro., P1c.
Feb 01 2023
HB 534 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, allows a student who did not test proficient in English language arts (ELA) on the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test administered to the student in third grade, but who was promoted to fourth grade after attending a learning loss bridge camp, to be promoted to fifth grade if the student's parent or guardian mutually agrees with the LEA or public charter school in which the student is enrolled that the student has shown adequate growth in ELA based on the student's grades or performance on assessments administered to the student in fourth grade. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 25 2023 P2c, Ref. To Education Administration
Feb 01 2023
HB 535 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, allows the surviving parent or guardian of a child whose parent was a victim of vehicular homicide to convert a restitution order for child maintenance payments to a civil judgment at any time rather than following conclusion of the defendant's sentence. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 55.
Jan 25 2023 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Judiciary Committee
Jan 30 2023
SB 1176 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Game and Fish Laws - As introduced, deletes the requirement that proceeds from the sale of lifetime sportsman licenses be deposited into the lifetime sportsman endowment fund. - Amends TCA Title 70, Chapter 1, Part 5.
Jan 25 2023 P2c, Ref. To State Government Committee
Feb 01 2023
SB 442 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, allows the surviving parent or guardian of a child whose parent was a victim of vehicular homicide to convert a restitution order for child maintenance payments to a civil judgment at any time rather than following conclusion of the defendant's sentence. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 55.
Jan 25 2023 Intro., P1c.
Jan 30 2023
HB 536 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission - As introduced, adds to qualifications for appointment to the commission that commissioners be well informed on boating operation, regulation, and safety. - Amends TCA Title 69, Chapter 9, Part 2 and Title 70, Chapter 1, Part 2.
Jan 25 2023 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 01 2023
SB 549 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission - As introduced, adds to qualifications for appointment to the commission that commissioners be well informed on boating operation, regulation, and safety. - Amends TCA Title 69, Chapter 9, Part 2 and Title 70, Chapter 1, Part 2.
Jan 25 2023 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 01 2023
HB 387 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Comptroller, State - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability within the office of the comptroller of the treasury to report its findings on projects assigned to it by the general assembly twice annually, instead of annually, to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; Title 10; Title 12 and Title 49.
Jan 23 2023 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 01 2023
SB 853 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Comptroller, State - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability within the office of the comptroller of the treasury to report its findings on projects assigned to it by the general assembly twice annually, instead of annually, to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; Title 10; Title 12 and Title 49.
Jan 23 2023 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 01 2023
HJR 1043 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Memorials, Recognition - Cristoba Carter -
Mar 29 2022 Signed By Governor.
Apr 19 2022
HB 2866 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Consumer Protection - As introduced, increases from $1,000 to $2,000, the amount of a civil penalty per violation that a court assesses against an individual or corporation found in violation of the Consumer Telemarketing Protection Act of 1990. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12; Title 43; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 50; Title 61; Title 66 and Title 67.
Feb 02 2022 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Commerce And Labor Committee
Feb 07 2022
HB 2629 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Medical Occupations - As introduced, authorizes the board of physician assistants to notify by electronic communication the board of medical examiners, board of osteopathic examination, or board of podiatry of a disciplinary action issued against a licensee; authorizes the board of physician assistants to notify by electronic communication the licensing board of the primary collaborating physician of record when a disciplinary action is issued for a violation involving the prescribing, dispensing, or issuing of controlled substances by a physician assistant. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 63, Chapter 19, Part 1.
Feb 02 2022 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Health And Welfare Committee
Mar 23 2022
SB 2777 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, specifies that a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA is not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex; insulates a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA from civil liability and adverse employment action for referring to a student using the pronoun aligned with the student's biological sex instead of the student's preferred pronoun. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 02 2022 Received From House, Passed On First Consideration
Apr 27 2022
SB 2443 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Public Utility Commission - As enacted, authorizes the commission to, upon petition, designate a provider or reseller of domestic public cellular radio telephone service as an eligible telecommunications carrier pursuant to federal regulations for purposes of providing Lifeline service. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 65.
Feb 02 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 789
Apr 13 2022
SB 2667 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Local Government, General - As introduced, upon veto by a county mayor of a resolution passed by a county legislative body, extends from 20 to 30 days the period of time by which the legislative body may override the veto by subsequent passage of the vetoed resolution by a majority vote of the legislative body. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 8.
Feb 02 2022 Sponsor(S) Added.
Apr 07 2022
HB 2631 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Solid Waste Disposal - As introduced, increases, from 30 to 45 days, the time after notice and an opportunity for a public hearing that a county legislative body or municipal governing body has to approve or disapprove a proposed new construction for solid waste disposal or processing by a landfill. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 68.
Feb 02 2022 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Energy, Ag., And Nat. Resources Committee
Feb 07 2022
SB 2593 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, extends the issuances of teacher endorsement exemptions and teacher temporary permits for courses with end-of-course exams to the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years; requires the state board of education to promulgate rules to create teacher licensure and endorsement exemptions in the event a public school cannot fill a vacancy with a qualified person during a state of emergency. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 02 2022 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Education Committee
Mar 16 2022
SB 2784 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Consumer Protection - As introduced, increases from $1,000 to $2,000, the amount of a civil penalty per violation that a court assesses against an individual or corporation found in violation of the Consumer Telemarketing Protection Act of 1990. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12; Title 43; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 50; Title 61; Title 66 and Title 67.
Feb 02 2022 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 07 2022
HB 2633 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, specifies that a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA is not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex; insulates a teacher or other employee of a public school or LEA from civil liability and adverse employment action for referring to a student using the pronoun aligned with the student's biological sex instead of the student's preferred pronoun. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 02 2022 Received From House, Passed On First Consideration
Apr 27 2022

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