Tennessee Bills

including subjects Education

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
SB 1974 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, clarifies that the powers and authority of the state building commission with respect to construction or demolition projects undertaken by foundations created for the benefit of the state universities originally governed by the board of regents still apply, after the restructuring of the board of regents, to foundations created for the benefit of state universities governed by local governing boards of trustees. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
Jan 29 2020 Transmitted To Governor For Action.
Jul 06 2020
HB 2470 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, clarifies that the powers and authority of the state building commission with respect to construction or demolition projects undertaken by foundations created for the benefit of the state universities originally governed by the board of regents still apply, after the restructuring of the board of regents, to foundations created for the benefit of state universities governed by local governing boards of trustees. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
Jan 29 2020 Transmitted To Governor For Action.
Jul 06 2020
HB 1008 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 06 2019 Transmitted To Governor For Action.
Jul 06 2020
SB 1247 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 06 2019 Transmitted To Governor For Action.
Jul 06 2020
HB 1999 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, allows, instead of requires, the investement of the chairs of excellence endowment trust funds in accordance with TCRS policies and guidelines. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-501.
Jan 27 2020 Effective Date(S) 06/01/2020
Jul 02 2020
SB 1881 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, allows, instead of requires, the investement of the chairs of excellence endowment trust funds in accordance with TCRS policies and guidelines. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-501.
Jan 27 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 687
Jul 02 2020
HB 2477 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires that the family life curriculum adopted by the state board of education or an LEA include information on the prevention of dating violence. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 13.
Feb 04 2020 Effective Date(S) 08/01/2020
Jul 02 2020
HB 1974 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, permits the state board of education to assess reasonable costs against a teacher or administrator when a final order is issued following a contested case hearing in which a teacher or administrator is issued a formal reprimand or the teacher's or administrator's license is denied, non-renewed, suspended, or revoked; requires the state board to promulgate rules for such assessments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 4 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.
Jan 28 2020 Effective Date(S) 06/22/2020
Jul 02 2020
SB 2269 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires that the family life curriculum adopted by the state board of education or an LEA include information on the prevention of dating violence. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 13.
Feb 04 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 736
Jul 02 2020
HB 1976 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, gives the state board of education administrative subpoena power in connection with investigations related to licensure disciplinary actions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
Jan 28 2020 Effective Date(S) 06/22/2020
Jul 02 2020
SB 2503 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As enacted, requires public institutions of higher education to provide each student with a detailed and completed current-year federal college financing plan; imposes other requirements for such institutions to provide certain information when a student is finalizing acceptance of a financial aid package. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 744
Jul 02 2020
SB 2719 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As enacted, allows, under certain conditions, the advisory boards of the University of Tennessee institutions and state university boards to meet electronically or by other means of communication without a physical quorum present at the location of the meeting given in the meeting notice; changes from April 15 to May 31 the date by which the faculty member and the student member must be appointed to a University of Tennessee institution advisory board. - Amends TCA Section 8-44-108; Section 49-9-501 and Section 49-7-151.
Feb 05 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 692
Jul 02 2020
HB 2601 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As enacted, requires public institutions of higher education to provide each student with a detailed and completed current-year federal college financing plan; imposes other requirements for such institutions to provide certain information when a student is finalizing acceptance of a financial aid package. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2020 Effective Date(S) 06/22/2020
Jul 02 2020
HB 2496 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As enacted, allows, under certain conditions, the advisory boards of the University of Tennessee institutions and state university boards to meet electronically or by other means of communication without a physical quorum present at the location of the meeting given in the meeting notice; changes from April 15 to May 31 the date by which the faculty member and the student member must be appointed to a University of Tennessee institution advisory board. - Amends TCA Section 8-44-108; Section 49-9-501 and Section 49-7-151.
Feb 05 2020 Effective Date(S) 06/11/2020
Jul 02 2020
SB 2261 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, permits the state board of education to assess reasonable costs against a teacher or administrator when a final order is issued following a contested case hearing in which a teacher or administrator is issued a formal reprimand or the teacher's or administrator's license is denied, non-renewed, suspended, or revoked; requires the state board to promulgate rules for such assessments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 4 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.
Jan 28 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 734
Jul 02 2020
SB 2260 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, gives the state board of education administrative subpoena power in connection with investigations related to licensure disciplinary actions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
Jan 28 2020 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 733
Jul 02 2020
SB 2177 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 10.
Feb 03 2020 Rec. For Pass; Ref To Calendar & Rules Committee
Jun 15 2020
HB 2246 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 10.
Feb 03 2020 Rec. For Pass; Ref To Calendar & Rules Committee
Jun 15 2020
HB 1934 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the commissioner to obtain approval from the state board of education for any changes to the performance goals and measures for schools and LEAs; requires the department and the state board to seek input from stakeholders regarding proposed changes to performance goals and measures for schools and LEAs; authorizes the state board to promulgate rules to effectuate this bill. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Jan 28 2020 Received From House, Passed On First Consideration
Jun 11 2020
SB 2231 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, establishes $500 as the minimum fine for a person's unlawful trespass onto a school bus or other school premises; makes it an unlawful trespass for certain persons to enter onto a school bus without first obtaining authorization to do so from the bus driver; authorizes an LEA or public charter school to post on its respective school buses notice of a potential trespass violation if a person enters onto the school bus without first obtaining authorization to do so from the bus driver. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 04 2020 Reset On Final Cal. Of Calendar & Rules Committee
Jun 11 2020

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