Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Jeff Yarbro

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 1032 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children's Services, Dept. of - As introduced, sets new caseload requirements for case managers in the department to take effect January 1, 2025; requires the department to employ special response team personnel, who do not maintain regular caseloads but are available to assume cases from case managers to assist in maintaining caseload standards, respond to emergent situations, and guard against interruption in service delivery; requires the department to notify the governor, the members of the general assembly, and the Tennessee commission on children and youth if staffing requirements are not met. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1041 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Courts, Administrative Office of the - As introduced, requires the administrative office of the courts to provide the Tennessee commission on children and youth with access to juvenile justice data; requires the Tennessee commission on children and youth to prepare an annual report related to such data to be submitted to the governor and the members of the general assembly; authorizes the administrative office of the courts to maintain juvenile justice records for the sole purpose of conducting statistical research related to outcomes of justice-involved juveniles. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Civil Justice Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1049 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Food and Food Products - As introduced, creates farmers market food unit permit for food service establishments that meet requirements for a temporary food service establishment to operate throughout a permit year at farmers markets. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 43; Title 53; Title 67 and Title 68.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1077 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children and Youth, Commission on - As introduced, creates the children's program outcome recovery team, to be organized by the Tennessee commission on children and youth, to review cases of children and families being served by the department of children's services; requires the children's program outcome recovery team to report the previous year's findings and recommendations for improving the department of children's services to the governor and the members of the general assembly by January 15 each year. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1035 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, removes the retention requirement for third grade students who did not test proficient on the English language arts (ELA) portion of their most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test; authorizes a student's ELA teacher or school principal to retain the student in the third or fourth grade if the teacher or principal determines that the student is not proficient in ELA; requires written notice to a student's parent of the student's potential retention and of any alternatives to retention that are available to the student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 24 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1040 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, excludes materials obtained by an individual teacher, which are made available in the teacher's classroom to students assigned to the teacher's class or classes, from having to be identified in a list posted on the school's website, and from being subject to the development, review, and feedback process established by the school's local board of education or public charter school governing body for materials in the school's library collection. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 802 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, authorizes an LEA or public charter school to retain a student in the third grade if the student has not shown a basic understanding of the curriculum and an ability to perform the skills required in the subject of reading, as demonstrated by the student's grades or standardized test results, instead of requiring an LEA or public charter school to retain a third grade student who did not achieve a performance level rating of "on track" or "mastered" on the English language arts portion of the student's most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 30 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1048 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children's Services, Dept. of - As introduced, sets new caseload requirements for case managers in the department to take effect January 1, 2025; requires the department to employ special response team personnel, who do not maintain regular caseloads but are available to assume cases from case managers to assist in maintaining caseload standards, respond to emergent situations, and guard against interruption in service delivery; requires the department to notify the governor, the members of the general assembly, and the Tennessee commission on children and youth if staffing requirements are not met. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1029 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, creates the offense of storing a firearm or firearm ammunition in a motor vehicle or boat while the person is not in the motor vehicle or boat unless the firearm or firearm ammunition is kept from ordinary observation and locked within the trunk, utility or glove box, or a locked container securely affixed to the motor vehicle or boat; requires the owner of a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to law enforcement within 24 hours of the discovery of the loss or theft. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 414 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Pensions and Retirement Benefits - As introduced, removes certain requirements for a retired person to return to work as a teacher, substitute teacher, or school bus driver in a public school system in this state for more than 120 days while continuing to draw their retirement allowance through the Tennessee consolidated retirement system or a local retirement fund; removes the provision repealing, on June 30, 2025, the authority for a retired person to return to work as a teacher, substitute teacher, or school bus driver in a public school system in this state for more than 120 days while continuing to draw their retirement allowance through TCRS or a local retirement fund. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.
Jan 24 2023 Assigned To S/C Public Service Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 975 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Pensions and Retirement Benefits - As introduced, removes certain requirements for a retired person to return to work as a teacher, substitute teacher, or school bus driver in a public school system in this state for more than 120 days while continuing to draw their retirement allowance through the Tennessee consolidated retirement system or a local retirement fund; removes the provision repealing, on June 30, 2025, the authority for a retired person to return to work as a teacher, substitute teacher, or school bus driver in a public school system in this state for more than 120 days while continuing to draw their retirement allowance through TCRS or a local retirement fund. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.
Jan 24 2023 Assigned To S/C Public Service Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1077 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Food and Food Products - As introduced, creates farmers market food unit permit for food service establishments that meet requirements for a temporary food service establishment to operate throughout a permit year at farmers markets. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 43; Title 53; Title 67 and Title 68.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1033 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, authorizes an LEA or public charter school to retain a student in the third grade if the student has not shown a basic understanding of the curriculum and an ability to perform the skills required in the subject of reading, as demonstrated by the student's grades or standardized test results, instead of requiring an LEA or public charter school to retain a third grade student who did not achieve a performance level rating of "on track" or "mastered" on the English language arts portion of the student's most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 30 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1233 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, creates the offense of storing a firearm or firearm ammunition in a motor vehicle or boat while the person is not in the motor vehicle or boat unless the firearm or firearm ammunition is kept from ordinary observation and locked within the trunk, utility or glove box, or a locked container securely affixed to the motor vehicle or boat; requires the owner of a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to law enforcement within 24 hours of the discovery of the loss or theft. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 859 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Health, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the commissioner, in collaboration with the commissioner of mental health and substance abuse services, to conduct a study of presently available, real-time overdose information databases and mapping tools in use in other jurisdictions to determine whether the statewide use of such system in this state is likely to decrease the occurrence of overdose-related deaths, identify obstacles and challenges to implementing such system statewide, and estimate the costs of and a timeline for implementation, and to deliver a report of findings and recommendations to the general assembly by December 31, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33 and Title 68.
Jan 30 2023 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 799 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Health, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the commissioner, in collaboration with the commissioner of mental health and substance abuse services, to conduct a study of presently available, real-time overdose information databases and mapping tools in use in other jurisdictions to determine whether the statewide use of such system in this state is likely to decrease the occurrence of overdose-related deaths, identify obstacles and challenges to implementing such system statewide, and estimate the costs of and a timeline for implementation, and to deliver a report of findings and recommendations to the general assembly by December 31, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33 and Title 68.
Jan 30 2023 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 412 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, removes the retention requirement for third grade students who did not test proficient on the English language arts (ELA) portion of their most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test; authorizes a student's ELA teacher or school principal to retain the student in the third or fourth grade if the teacher or principal determines that the student is not proficient in ELA; requires written notice to a student's parent of the student's potential retention and of any alternatives to retention that are available to the student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 24 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1078 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, excludes materials obtained by an individual teacher, which are made available in the teacher's classroom to students assigned to the teacher's class or classes, from having to be identified in a list posted on the school's website, and from being subject to the development, review, and feedback process established by the school's local board of education or public charter school governing body for materials in the school's library collection. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C K-12 Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
SB 1047 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Courts, Administrative Office of the - As introduced, requires the administrative office of the courts to provide the Tennessee commission on children and youth with access to juvenile justice data; requires the Tennessee commission on children and youth to prepare an annual report related to such data to be submitted to the governor and the members of the general assembly; authorizes the administrative office of the courts to maintain juvenile justice records for the sole purpose of conducting statistical research related to outcomes of justice-involved juveniles. - Amends TCA Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Civil Justice Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023
HB 1139 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children and Youth, Commission on - As introduced, creates the children's program outcome recovery team, to be organized by the Tennessee commission on children and youth, to review cases of children and families being served by the department of children's services; requires the children's program outcome recovery team to report the previous year's findings and recommendations for improving the department of children's services to the governor and the members of the general assembly by January 15 each year. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee
Feb 07 2023

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