Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Tom Leatherwood

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 531 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children's Services, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to maintain staffing to allow case managers to have no more than 20 open cases, rather than an average of 20 active cases; states that a "person residing in the child's home" includes a person living in a residential setting with a child who is in the custody of the department for purposes of reporting, investigating, and treating child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 25 2023 Sponsor(S) Added.
Feb 03 2023
HB 630 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children's Services, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to maintain staffing to allow case managers to have no more than 20 open cases, rather than an average of 20 active cases; states that a "person residing in the child's home" includes a person living in a residential setting with a child who is in the custody of the department for purposes of reporting, investigating, and treating child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 25 2023 Sponsor(S) Added.
Feb 03 2023
SB 1423 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
State Government - As introduced, increases from 90 to 180 days the period by which a nonprofit public benefit corproration that partners with the Governor's Books from Birth Fund must report to the governor and the speakers of the senate and house of representatives on its operations and accomplishments after the end of the fiscal year of the nonprofit corporation. - Amends TCA Title 4.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 855 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Adoption - As introduced, changes the time period during which the Tennessee putative father registry must have been consulted prior to the filing of a petition to terminate parental rights from 10 days to 10 working days; requires the appointment of a guardian ad litem in an adoption involving a mentally disabled child when the child is 14 years of age or older at any time before the granting of the petition rather than at any age. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 854 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Adoption - As introduced, allows a court to waive or reduce the six-month waiting period after the filing of a petition for adoption under certain circumstances; extends from 45 days to 60 days the time period after birth or surrender or parental consent during which an interested party may pay for certain reasonable, actual expenses of the birth mother; makes various other changes related to adoption and termination of parental rights proceedings. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 1.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 1341 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Forfeiture of Assets - As introduced, requires a person convicted of drag racing to serve a minimum of 48 consecutive hours in confinement; increases the period of time that the department of safety is required to revoke the driver license of a person convicted of drag racing, from one to two years. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 5.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 629 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to provide information on its website concerning the career-based experiences available to high school students. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 26 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 622 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, removes the commissioner's authority to directly operate, or contract for the management of, a school or any grade configuration within a school in the achievement school district (ASD), and to assign a school or any grade configuration within a school to the ASD, on or after July 1, 2024; removes all schools from the ASD by July 1, 2024; removes all authority of, and requirements established for, the ASD on July 1, 2024. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 12 2023 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Education Committee
Feb 02 2023
HB 853 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Real Property - As introduced, requires that plane coordinate values for a point on the Earth's surface, used to express the geographic position or location of the point, be expressed in international feet instead of United States survey feet. - Amends TCA Section 66-6-102.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 928 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Real Property - As introduced, requires that plane coordinate values for a point on the Earth's surface, used to express the geographic position or location of the point, be expressed in international feet instead of United States survey feet. - Amends TCA Section 66-6-102.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 1071 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to provide information on its website concerning the career-based experiences available to high school students. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 26 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 919 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Adoption - As introduced, allows a court to waive or reduce the six-month waiting period after the filing of a petition for adoption under certain circumstances; extends from 45 days to 60 days the time period after birth or surrender or parental consent during which an interested party may pay for certain reasonable, actual expenses of the birth mother; makes various other changes related to adoption and termination of parental rights proceedings. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 1.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 920 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, allows a third grade student who is not proficient in English language arts (ELA) based on the student's achieving a performance level rating of "approaching" on the ELA portion of the student's most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test to be promoted to the next grade level if the student has demonstrated growth above the national norm on a universal reading screener and has demonstrated growth in standards mastery based on the student's scores on a state-adopted benchmark assessment. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 628 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Health Care - As introduced, removes the start date of January 1, 2012, for the requirement that a healthcare practitioner communicate the practitioner's full name and type of license in writing to a patient at the patient's initial office visit. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 50; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
Jan 26 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 852 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, allows a third grade student who is not proficient in English language arts (ELA) based on the student's achieving a performance level rating of "approaching" on the ELA portion of the student's most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test to be promoted to the next grade level if the student has demonstrated growth above the national norm on a universal reading screener and has demonstrated growth in standards mastery based on the student's scores on a state-adopted benchmark assessment. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 179 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, removes the commissioner's authority to directly operate, or contract for the management of, a school or any grade configuration within a school in the achievement school district (ASD), and to assign a school or any grade configuration within a school to the ASD, on or after July 1, 2024; removes all schools from the ASD by July 1, 2024; removes all authority of, and requirements established for, the ASD on July 1, 2024. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 12 2023 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Education Committee
Feb 02 2023
SB 921 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Adoption - As introduced, changes the time period during which the Tennessee putative father registry must have been consulted prior to the filing of a petition to terminate parental rights from 10 days to 10 working days; requires the appointment of a guardian ad litem in an adoption involving a mentally disabled child when the child is 14 years of age or older at any time before the granting of the petition rather than at any age. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 1087 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Forfeiture of Assets - As introduced, requires a person convicted of drag racing to serve a minimum of 48 consecutive hours in confinement; increases the period of time that the department of safety is required to revoke the driver license of a person convicted of drag racing, from one to two years. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 5.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
SB 734 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Health Care - As introduced, removes the start date of January 1, 2012, for the requirement that a healthcare practitioner communicate the practitioner's full name and type of license in writing to a patient at the patient's initial office visit. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 50; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
Jan 26 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023
HB 906 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
State Government - As introduced, increases from 90 to 180 days the period by which a nonprofit public benefit corproration that partners with the Governor's Books from Birth Fund must report to the governor and the speakers of the senate and house of representatives on its operations and accomplishments after the end of the fiscal year of the nonprofit corporation. - Amends TCA Title 4.
Jan 30 2023 Introduced, Passed On First Consideration
Feb 02 2023

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