Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joe Towns, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 2134 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Law Enforcement - As introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is sufficient grounds for termination of a law enforcement officer for lack of good moral character. - Amends TCA Title 38.
Feb 03 2020 H. Placed On Regular Calendar
Jun 17 2020
HB 1424 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for the failure to report known or suspected child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
Feb 05 2019 Reset On Final Cal. Of Calendar & Rules Committee
Jun 17 2020
SB 843 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony for the failure to report known or suspected child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1.
Feb 05 2019 Reset On Final Cal. Of Calendar & Rules Committee
Jun 17 2020
HB 2643 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Law Enforcement - As introduced, includes in the requirement that a law enforcement officer have good moral character, that the officer must not be a member of a hate group or terrorist organization; states that membership in a hate group or terrorist organization is sufficient grounds for termination of a law enforcement officer for lack of good moral character. - Amends TCA Title 38.
Feb 03 2020 H. Placed On Regular Calendar
Jun 17 2020
SB 2326 (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
HB 1417 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for up to one year following any period of confinement imposed; requires that a motor vehicle used in a second or subsequent offense be seized and forfeited. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40.
Feb 05 2019 Action Deferred In Senate Judiciary Committee To 12/1/2020
Jun 09 2020
SB 742 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalty for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when committed from within a motor vehicle; requires the court to revoke a defendant's license for up to one year following any period of confinement imposed; requires that a motor vehicle used in a second or subsequent offense be seized and forfeited. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40.
Feb 05 2019 Action Deferred In Senate Judiciary Committee To 12/1/2020
Jun 09 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
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 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
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
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 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 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 1422 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Appeal and Review - As introduced, allows each party to a civil action, or the attorney of record, to receive one complete copy of the record at the conclusion of the case free of charge from the clerk of court. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 18; Title 20 and Title 27.
Jan 31 2019 Action Deferred In Senate Judiciary Committee
Mar 17 2020
SB 396 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Appeal and Review - As introduced, allows each party to a civil action, or the attorney of record, to receive one complete copy of the record at the conclusion of the case free of charge from the clerk of court. - Amends TCA Title 16; Title 18; Title 20 and Title 27.
Jan 31 2019 Action Deferred In Senate Judiciary Committee
Mar 17 2020
HB 1420 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Fire Prevention and Investigation - As introduced, prohibits certain flame retardants in juvenile products and upholstered furniture. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 68.
Jan 22 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Consumer Subcommittee Of Consumer And Human Resources Committee
Mar 11 2020
SB 67 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Fire Prevention and Investigation - As introduced, prohibits certain flame retardants in juvenile products and upholstered furniture. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 68.
Jan 22 2019 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Consumer Subcommittee Of Consumer And Human Resources 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
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

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