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Tennessee Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 399 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all persons entering on school grounds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 31 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 802 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, requires the board to develop and adopt two alternative graduation pathways for public high school students, one designated the college preparatory track and one designated the technology track, to be implemented in all public high schools beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 515 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, defines maintenance fees; requires the Tennessee middle college scholarship award to be up to the amount of the undergraduate maintenance fees for full-time attendance for each semester. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
Feb 04 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 801 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to submit an annual report to the education committees of both houses on school districts that offer a career and technical education program in agriculture, food, and natural resources, and on students enrolled in the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 315 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 795 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the reasonableness of the student's assignment and to request the student's transfer to another school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 242 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires public postsecondary institutions to classify the spouse or dependent child of an active member of the United States armed forces transferred out of state on military orders as an in-state student for tuition purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.
Jan 29 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 1275 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to allocate prorated daily per pupil state and local funding to an out-of-state residential mental health facility if a student of the LEA is admitted to the facility and certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
Feb 19 2019
SB 670 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, requires the board to develop and adopt two alternative graduation pathways for public high school students, one designated the college preparatory track and one designated the technology track, to be implemented in all public high schools beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 443 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 800 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 939 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the reasonableness of the student's assignment and to request the student's transfer to another school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 1261 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all persons entering on school grounds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 31 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 775 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at least $1,000 per credit hour taught. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 1451 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, defines maintenance fees; requires the Tennessee middle college scholarship award to be up to the amount of the undergraduate maintenance fees for full-time attendance for each semester. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
Feb 04 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 945 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to submit an annual report to the education committees of both houses on school districts that offer a career and technical education program in agriculture, food, and natural resources, and on students enrolled in the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 707 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at least $1,000 per credit hour taught. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
HB 803 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, allows an 11th grade student to take an examination to assess the student's career readiness in lieu of the postsecondary readiness examination; adds, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, student achievement on examinations administered to assess career readiness to the measures used to evaluate school and principal performance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 335 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, exempts certain postsecondary educational institutions from the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016 under certain circumstances; subjects certain postsecondary educational institutions to bond requirements under the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-2004 and Section 49-7-2022.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019
SB 671 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, allows an 11th grade student to take an examination to assess the student's career readiness in lieu of the postsecondary readiness examination; adds, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, student achievement on examinations administered to assess career readiness to the measures used to evaluate school and principal performance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Feb 19 2019

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