Tennessee Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 1547 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to fund graduation grants to eligible student athletes who graduate from a public four-year postsecondary institution located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jul 16 2019 Filed For Introduction
Jul 16 2019
SB 1058 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Community Schools Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.
Feb 06 2019 Filed For Introduction
Jun 17 2019
HB 1330 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Community Schools Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
Jun 17 2019
HB 664 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, revises certain provisions regarding alternative schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
SB 604 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, revises certain provisions regarding alternative schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
SB 187 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, requires that the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered in the 2019-2020 school year be administered in paper format; revises provisions regarding physical education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 28 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 939 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 982 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, requires that the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered in the 2019-2020 school year be administered in paper format; revises provisions regarding physical education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 28 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 740 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, replaces the department of economic and community development with the Tennessee higher education commission as the state agency charged with administering grants related to work-based learning programs; revises related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 50.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 25 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, prohibits the Tennessee School for the Blind, the Tennessee School for the Deaf, the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, and the Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute from sharing the same president, director of schools, or officers at the same time. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 08 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 405 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, requires LEAs and public charter schools to adopt a trauma-informed discipline policy; requires the department of education to develop guidance on trauma-informed discipline practices that LEAs must use to develop a trauma-informed discipline policy. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 28 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
SB 1259 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, replaces the department of economic and community development with the Tennessee higher education commission as the state agency charged with administering grants related to work-based learning programs; revises related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 50.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
SB 1151 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires the department of education to develop a state plan for computer science in grades K-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 06 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 209 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As enacted, prohibits, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the state board from modifying the uniform grading system more than once every two years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
Jan 29 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 1016 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires students to pass a civics test to receive a full diploma upon graduation from high school; revises and enacts other provisions relating to civics test. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
May 29 2019
SB 310 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, directs the Tennessee School for the Deaf, together with the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, to establish a one-year deaf mentor pilot project to assist families and agencies in implementing bilingual and bicultural home-based programming for young children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
HB 1192 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires the department of education and public schools to commemorate the centennial of women's suffrage and recognize the Tennesseans who were instrumental in securing all women the right to vote for the purpose of educating students about the ratification of the nineteenth amendment to the United States Constitution on August 18, 1920, and to educate students on the state of Tennessee's fundamental role in guaranteeing all women the right to vote. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1028.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
May 29 2019
SB 1248 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires the department of education and public schools to commemorate the centennial of women's suffrage and recognize the Tennesseans who were instrumental in securing all women the right to vote for the purpose of educating students about the ratification of the nineteenth amendment to the United States Constitution on August 18, 1920, and to educate students on the state of Tennessee's fundamental role in guaranteeing all women the right to vote. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1028.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
May 29 2019
HB 567 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As enacted, directs the Tennessee School for the Deaf, together with the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, to establish a one-year deaf mentor pilot project to assist families and agencies in implementing bilingual and bicultural home-based programming for young children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019
SB 1175 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As enacted, requires each state institution of higher education to do the following: develop and implement a suicide prevention plan for students, faculty, and staff; and provide the plan to students, faculty, and staff at least once each semester. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 06 2019 Filed For Introduction
May 29 2019

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