Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Joey Hensley

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 1891 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, requires hospitals, clinics, and persons, including doctors and nurses, who are called upon to render aid to a person suffering from the effects of a fatal drug overdose to report the drug overdose to the appropriate chief of police or sheriff and district attorney general, to the extent allowed by state and federal law. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
Jan 20 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1094
Jun 01 2022
HB 1899 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As enacted, allows a teacher holding the teacher's second or third teaching permit to apply to the department of education for a limited license to continue teaching the course or subject area taught pursuant to the teacher's current temporary permit; not applicable to a limited license to teach a physical education class, a course for which an end-of-course examination is required, or a special education course; adds other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.
Jan 20 2022 Pub. Ch. 1093
Jun 01 2022
SB 1864 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As enacted, allows a teacher holding the teacher's second or third teaching permit to apply to the department of education for a limited license to continue teaching the course or subject area taught pursuant to the teacher's current temporary permit; not applicable to a limited license to teach a physical education class, a course for which an end-of-course examination is required, or a special education course; adds other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.
Jan 20 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1093
Jun 01 2022
HB 1905 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, requires hospitals, clinics, and persons, including doctors and nurses, who are called upon to render aid to a person suffering from the effects of a fatal drug overdose to report the drug overdose to the appropriate chief of police or sheriff and district attorney general, to the extent allowed by state and federal law. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
Jan 20 2022 Pub. Ch. 1094
Jun 01 2022
SB 2841 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, creates the criminal offenses of especially aggravated rape, especially aggravated rape of a child, and grave torture. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 12; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 49.
Jan 31 2022 Pub. Ch. 1062
Jun 01 2022
HB 2244 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, creates the criminal offenses of especially aggravated rape, especially aggravated rape of a child, and grave torture. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 12; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 49.
Jan 31 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1062
Jun 01 2022
HB 677 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As enacted, requires a health carrier, health benefit plan, or utilization review organization that denies coverage of a prescription drug for the treatment of a medical condition through the use of a step therapy protocol to provide access to a clear, readily accessible, and convenient process for a patient or prescribing practitioner to request a step therapy exception; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 33; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 71.
Feb 08 2021 Pub. Ch. 1020
May 25 2022
SB 1310 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As enacted, requires a health carrier, health benefit plan, or utilization review organization that denies coverage of a prescription drug for the treatment of a medical condition through the use of a step therapy protocol to provide access to a clear, readily accessible, and convenient process for a patient or prescribing practitioner to request a step therapy exception; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 33; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 71.
Feb 08 2021 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1020
May 25 2022
SB 2592 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Driver Licenses - As enacted, requires a person who is convicted of a human trafficking offense to obtain a driver license or photo identification license that bears a designation sufficient to enable a law enforcement officer to identify the bearer of the license as a person who has been convicted of a human trafficking offense; requires the department of safety to add such designation to the license of persons convicted of a human trafficking offense. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-314; Title 40 and Title 55, Chapter 50.
Feb 02 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1015
May 11 2022
HB 2573 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Driver Licenses - As enacted, requires a person who is convicted of a human trafficking offense to obtain a driver license or photo identification license that bears a designation sufficient to enable a law enforcement officer to identify the bearer of the license as a person who has been convicted of a human trafficking offense; requires the department of safety to add such designation to the license of persons convicted of a human trafficking offense. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-314; Title 40 and Title 55, Chapter 50.
Feb 02 2022 Pub. Ch. 1015
May 11 2022
SB 2154 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Textbooks - As enacted, requires that all math, science, and social studies textbooks and instructional materials be aligned to state academic standards by a certain date; prohibits the state board of education from granting waivers for textbooks or instructional materials, including those for English language arts, that are not aligned to state academic standards by that date. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 27 2022 Pub. Ch. 990
May 09 2022
HB 2316 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, Higher - As enacted, prohibits males from participating in public higher education sports that are designated for females. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 31 2022 Pub. Ch. 1005
May 09 2022
SB 2153 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, Higher - As enacted, prohibits males from participating in public higher education sports that are designated for females. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 31 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 1005
May 09 2022
HB 2116 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As enacted, revises the evaluation criteria for educators. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.
Jan 31 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 991
May 09 2022
HB 2108 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Textbooks - As enacted, requires that all math, science, and social studies textbooks and instructional materials be aligned to state academic standards by a certain date; prohibits the state board of education from granting waivers for textbooks or instructional materials, including those for English language arts, that are not aligned to state academic standards by that date. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 27 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 990
May 09 2022
SB 2155 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As enacted, revises the evaluation criteria for educators. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.
Jan 31 2022 Pub. Ch. 991
May 09 2022
HB 1838 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, divides the appointing authority for each of the nine members of the board representing the state's nine congressional districts among the governor, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives such that each appoints three members; revises the legislative confirmation process for members appointed on or after July 1, 2022; revises other appointment and confirmation related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Jan 19 2022 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 987
May 05 2022
SB 1838 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, divides the appointing authority for each of the nine members of the board representing the state's nine congressional districts among the governor, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives such that each appoints three members; revises the legislative confirmation process for members appointed on or after July 1, 2022; revises other appointment and confirmation related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Jan 19 2022 Effective Date(S) 7/01/2022
May 05 2022
SB 2328 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Basic Education Program (BEP) - As enacted, requires, until July 1, 2023, that a high school student who completes an early high school graduation program be counted as enrolled in the LEA from which the student graduated for the remainder of the school year in which the student graduated early for purposes of calculating the BEP allocation for the respective LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.
Feb 01 2022 Pub. Ch. 943
May 04 2022
SB 1982 (112th Regular Session (2021-2022))
Public Health - As enacted, prohibits governmental entities, local education agencies, schools, and private businesses from adopting or enforcing laws, rules, or practices that fail to recognize acquired immunity as providing a level of immune protection that is at least as protective as a COVID-19 vaccine or treat individuals with acquired immunity differently than individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 14; Title 50; Title 63 and Title 68.
Jan 20 2022 Pub. Ch. 930
May 04 2022

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