Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joe Towns, Jr.

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 1486 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires names of candidates representing statewide political parties and recognized minor parties to be listed alphabetically on partisan general election ballots instead of ordering by majority party, minor party, and recognized minor party prior to alphabetizing. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5, Part 2.
Feb 11 2021 Action Deferred In Senate State And Local Government Committee To 4/14/2021
Apr 13 2021
SB 1233 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
General Assembly - As introduced, requires the office of legislative administration to offer for sale to members of the general assembly decommissioned electronic equipment of the general assembly prior to disposing of the equipment; requires the office to offer former members upon separation from office the option to purchase their electronic equipment. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 13 and Title 12, Chapter 2.
Feb 11 2021 Action Deferred In Senate State And Local Government Committee To 4/14/2021
Apr 13 2021
HB 1485 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Public Records - As introduced, authorizes any county official providing remote electronic access to certain public records of the office that are maintained on computer storage media in that office to submit electronically the statement that must be sent to the comptroller 30 days prior to providing such access. - Amends TCA Title 10.
Feb 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate State And Local Government Committee
Apr 13 2021
HB 1488 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
General Assembly - As introduced, requires the office of legislative administration to offer for sale to members of the general assembly decommissioned electronic equipment of the general assembly prior to disposing of the equipment; requires the office to offer former members upon separation from office the option to purchase their electronic equipment. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 13 and Title 12, Chapter 2.
Feb 11 2021 Action Deferred In Senate State And Local Government Committee To 4/14/2021
Apr 13 2021
SB 1298 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Election Laws - As introduced, requires names of candidates representing statewide political parties and recognized minor parties to be listed alphabetically on partisan general election ballots instead of ordering by majority party, minor party, and recognized minor party prior to alphabetizing. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 5, Part 2.
Feb 11 2021 Action Deferred In Senate State And Local Government Committee To 4/14/2021
Apr 13 2021
SB 1500 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Public Records - As introduced, authorizes any county official providing remote electronic access to certain public records of the office that are maintained on computer storage media in that office to submit electronically the statement that must be sent to the comptroller 30 days prior to providing such access. - Amends TCA Title 10.
Feb 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate State And Local Government Committee
Apr 13 2021
SB 1497 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
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; defines "hate group" as an organization whose primary purpose is to promote animosity, hostility, and malice against a person or persons, or against the property of a person or persons, because of race, religion, disability, ethnicity, or national origin. - Amends TCA Title 38.
Feb 11 2021 Placed On Cal. State Government Committee For 4/13/2021
Apr 07 2021
HJR 98 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Constitutional Amendments - Proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee removing the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition. -
Feb 10 2021 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/14/2021
Apr 07 2021
HB 1594 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Handgun Permits - As introduced, waives the application fee for an enhanced handgun carry permit for retired members of the military who are residents of the state. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
Jan 20 2021 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/14/2021
Apr 07 2021
SB 263 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Fireworks - As introduced, makes various changes to the process for certification as an outdoor fireworks display operator, proximate pyrotechnic display operator, or flame effect display operator. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 104.
Jan 20 2021 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/14/2021
Apr 07 2021
HB 1492 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
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; defines "hate group" as an organization whose primary purpose is to promote animosity, hostility, and malice against a person or persons, or against the property of a person or persons, because of race, religion, disability, ethnicity, or national origin. - Amends TCA Title 38.
Feb 11 2021 Placed On Senate Judiciary Committee Calendar For 4/13/2021
Apr 07 2021
HB 1497 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Fireworks - As introduced, makes various changes to the process for certification as an outdoor fireworks display operator, proximate pyrotechnic display operator, or flame effect display operator. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 104.
Jan 20 2021 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/14/2021
Apr 07 2021
SB 262 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Handgun Permits - As introduced, waives the application fee for an enhanced handgun carry permit for retired members of the military who are residents of the state. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17.
Jan 20 2021 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/14/2021
Apr 07 2021
SB 1390 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Drugs, Synthetic or Analogue - As introduced, adds as requirements for sale of Kratom that sales only be made by retailers and sold only in packaging of five ounces to seven ounces; violation is a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4.
Feb 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Apr 05 2021
HB 1493 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Drugs, Synthetic or Analogue - As introduced, adds as requirements for sale of Kratom that sales only be made by retailers and sold only in packaging of five ounces to seven ounces; violation is a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4.
Feb 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Judiciary Committee
Apr 05 2021
HB 1491 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
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; 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 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Education Committee
Mar 31 2021
SB 1494 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
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; 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 11 2021 Assigned To General Subcommittee Of Senate Education Committee
Mar 31 2021
HB 1489 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As introduced, prohibits the administrator of a nursing home from limiting access to the facility to a family member of a resident during a disease outbreak, epidemic, or pandemic. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68.
Feb 11 2021 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Health Subcommittee Of Health Committee
Mar 30 2021
SB 1234 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As introduced, prohibits the administrator of a nursing home from limiting access to the facility to a family member of a resident during a disease outbreak, epidemic, or pandemic. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68.
Feb 11 2021 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Health Subcommittee Of Health Committee
Mar 30 2021
SB 1385 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Privacy, Confidentiality - As introduced, entitles a parent or legal guardian to access the medical records of a child legally within the legal guardian or parent's care; requires that a child must provide voluntary, written consent for the legal guardian or parent to access medical records once the child reaches 18 years of age. - Amends TCA Section 36-6-103; Title 63 and Title 68.
Feb 11 2021 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Health Subcommittee Of Health Committee
Mar 30 2021

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