Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Scott Cepicky

Bill Title Introduced↓ Latest Action
SB 194 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, Curriculum - As introduced, restricts the course access program to high school students only; removes the ability of a student to enroll in a program course in situations where "a legitimate situation exists that prevents the student from enrolling in a comparable course"; authorizes the state board of education to exclude a course offered by a school issued a "D" or "F" letter grade by the department in the most-recent state report card from the course access catalog. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 18.
Jan 15 2021 Filed For Introduction
Jan 15 2021
HJR 25 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Memorials, Retirement - Jackie Smith -
Jan 13 2021 Placed On Senate Consent Calendar 2 For 1/15/2021
Jan 15 2021
HB 56 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education - As introduced, revises the date by which a student must have attained the age of five for purposes of enrolling in kindergarten. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 04 2021 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 23 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to survey all LEAs, public charter schools, and state special schools to determine whether there is a sufficient number of licensed speech-language pathologists in the public schools of this state to meet student needs and report the results of the survey to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives by January 15, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 56 and Title 63.
Dec 07 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HJR 2 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Memorials, Recognition - Gail Gilliam -
Dec 02 2020 Concurred, Ayes 29, Nays 0
Jan 15 2021
HB 16 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, enacts the "Teacher's Discipline Act"; establishes a process for a teacher to request the removal of a student from the teacher's classroom if the student's behavior violates the LEA's or school's student discipline policy or code of conduct and repeatedly or substantially disrupts the class. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Dec 01 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 14 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Basic Education Program (BEP) - As introduced, enacts the "School Stabilization Act"; requires, for the 2021-2022 school year, the BEP of each LEA to be calculated based on the LEA's 2019-2020 average daily membership (ADM), rather than the LEA's 2020-2021 ADM, unless the LEA's 2020-2021 ADM exceeds the LEA's 2019-2020 ADM. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Dec 01 2020 Withdrawn.
Jan 14 2021
HB 15 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, requires, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, a student in any grade kindergarten through five (K-5) who is identified as in need of Tier II or Tier III interventions according to the department of education's RTI² framework to participate in an LEA-approved research-based intervention before the beginning of the next school year to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Dec 01 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 3 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on the student's original birth certificate. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Nov 09 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 5 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education - As introduced, requires that the instruction provided to a student who is identified for intervention through the response to instruction and intervention (RTI²) framework be determined by the student's local education agency based on the individual student's needs. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Nov 09 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 6 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Tennessee Higher Education Commission - As introduced, requires the commission to establish a four-year pilot program to award completion grants to Tennessee Promise scholarship students who have an immediate financial need or who are experiencing a financial hardship that may prevent the student from completing a postsecondary degree or credential. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Nov 09 2020 Intro., P1c.
Jan 12 2021
HB 4 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, requires each LEA to develop and implement instructional programs aligned with state academic standards that incorporate science and social studies concepts into the English language arts instruction for students in kindergarten through grade two. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Nov 09 2020 Withdrawn.
Jan 14 2021
HJR 8005 (111th Second Extraordinary Session (August 2020))
Memorials, Death - Annie Hardison -
Aug 10 2020 Signed By Governor.
Aug 17 2020
HJR 8006 (111th Second Extraordinary Session (August 2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Major Douglas Frierson, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.) -
Aug 10 2020 Signed By Governor.
Aug 17 2020
HR 335 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Interns - Sarah Hutton -
Jun 09 2020 Adopted, Ayes 89, Nays 0, Pnv 0
Jun 10 2020
HJR 1014 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Kayla Gibson, 2020 Mule Day Queen, and Mule Day Court -
Mar 16 2020 Signed By Governor.
May 07 2020
HJR 1007 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Whiteside Farm, Tennessee Century Farm -
Mar 16 2020 Signed By Governor.
May 07 2020
HJR 1010 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Jenna St. Pierre, 2020 Mule Day Court, Third Runner Up -
Mar 16 2020 Signed By Governor.
May 07 2020
HJR 1008 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Carleigh Thomason, 2020 Mule Day Court, Fifth Runner Up -
Mar 16 2020 Signed By Governor.
May 07 2020
HJR 1013 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Memorials, Recognition - Kayla Mae Gibson, Mule Day Queen 2020 -
Mar 16 2020 Signed By Governor.
May 07 2020

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