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Tennessee 106th General Assembly - Private Acts Search
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Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number Action
0001 Celina As introduced, subject to local approval, allows registered voters owning real property inside the city limits, but who are not residents, to vote in city elections. HB0690 Adopted
0002 Bristol As introduced, subject to local approval, provides that the members of the municipal board of education shall be elected in the same manner used to elect the city council. HB1830 Adopted
0003 Dyer As introduced, subject to local approval, expands maximum term of debt financing for water and sewer improvements. HB2388 Adopted
0004 Gallatin As introduced, subject to local approval, changes certain duties for mayor, city recorder, and mayor pro tem; changes attendance requirements at city council meetings for department heads. HB2385 Adopted
0005 Medina As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes that all municipal employees will have "at-will" employment status; removes provision that requires the mayor to serve as a substitute municipal judge; removes provision that allows a municipal court to incarcerate someone for failing to pay certain court fines and costs. HB2384 Adopted
0006 Gainesboro As introduced, subject to local approval, revises charter of town of Gainesboro to specify duties of Town Recorder. HB2381 Adopted
0007 Rutherford County As introduced, subject to local approval, imposes application of wheel tax on Rutherford County residents for operation of motor vehicles on any highway in the county by removing present exception for operation on state highways. HB2378 Adopted
0008 Shelbyville As introduced, subject to local approval, clarifies that a majority of those present and voting shall be necessary for action by the council; clarifies that this voting procedure is to be used for election of Electric Power, Water and Sewage Board members. HB2073 Adopted
0009 Murfreesboro As introduced, subject to local approval, clarifies certain ambiguities existing within those Murfreesboro city charter provisions that set forth disciplinary policies and procedures for municipal employees. HB0249 Adopted
0010 Unicoi County As introduced, subject to local approval, permits volunteer fire departments to possess, store, use, or sell fireworks. HB1831 Adopted
0011 Chester County As introduced, subject to local approval, creates the position of accounting and budget director, to be appointed by the budget and finance committee of the county legislative body. HB2386 Adopted
0012 Sharon As introduced, subject to local approval, gives the town council the power to prohibit minors from being abroad between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. unless going directly to or from a lawful activity or with a parent or guardian. HB2393 Null and Void
0013 Huntland As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter. HB2394 Adopted
0014 Parrottsville As introduced, subject to local approval, raises monetary limit on purchases that do not require prior approval of the board of mayor and aldermen, from $100 to $500. HB2397 Adopted
0015 Blount County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the hotel motel tax from 4 percent to 5 percent; redistributes the proceeds. HB2042 Adopted
0016 Hamilton County As introduced, subject to local approval, prohibits any purchases that comply with energy efficiencies standards and life cycles costing employed by the state of Tennessee in its procurement policies. HB2035 Adopted
0017 Cleveland As introduced, subject to local approval, requires any action by the legislative body to be by ordinance if required by the general law or the charter to be by ordinance, and if the action levies a tax, makes a special assessment, is permanent in nature, or has a regulatory or penal effect. HB2387 Adopted
0018 Bristol As introduced, subject to local approval, removes recall, initiative, and referendum provisions from charter. HB1725 Adopted
0019 Gallatin As introduced, subject to local approval, revises charter of city of Gallatin. HB2380 Adopted
0020 Polk County As introduced, subject to local approval, creates the position of county attorney. HB2403 Adopted
0021 Mason As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter. SB2371 Adopted
0022 Oliver Springs As introduced, subject to local approval, creates position of city manager and various departments within the town. HB1834 Adopted
0023 Harriman As introduced, subject to local approval, makes certain changes to the charter of the City of Harriman. HB1904 Adopted
0024 Milan As introduced, subject to local approval, revises charter of City of Milan. HB2398 Adopted
0025 Clay County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes a hotel/motel tax in Clay County. HB2405 Adopted
0026 School Districts, Special As introduced, authorizes school bonds and notes be issued and sold in an amount not to exceed $20,000,000 for the Tenth Special School District of Wilson County. HB2407 No Action Required
0027 School Districts, Special As introduced, authorizes and empowers the Paris Special School District of Henry County to issue capital outlay notes in a principal amount not to exceed $1,750,000. HB2112 No Action Required
0028 Niota As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites charter. HB2396 Not Adopted
0029 Red Boiling Springs As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites charter. HB2399 Adopted
0030 Toone As introduced, subject to local approval, reduces required number of ordinance readings from three to two, defines corporate boundaries, permits aldermen to simultaneously serve as recorder or treasurer. HB2400 Adopted
0031 Alexandria As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites charter. HB2402 Adopted
0032 Adamsville As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites charter. HB2406 Adopted
0033 Lebanon As introduced, subject to local approval, modifies duties of the commissioner of finance and revenue. HB2410 Adopted
0034 Bluff City As introduced, subject to local approval, removes authority for board to appoint mayor as town judge, changes date by which vice-mayor to be appointed, specifies that town officers and employees serve at will, changes meeting day for board, requires special election if three or more vacancies exist on board, and removes recall provisions and provisions regarding appeal, which are controlled by general law. HB2408 Not Adopted
0035 Tracy City As introduced, subject to local approval, sets the city election to coincide with the general state election beginning in November 2014; increases terms of office for mayor and aldermen from two to four years. HB2409 Adopted
0036 Bledsoe County As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes Healthcare Facilities Board as successor entity to Board of Hospital Directors. HB2414 Adopted
0037 Anderson County As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals charter provision requiring deeds for the conveyance of land to be presented to county and city tax assessor offices prior to being registered with register's office. HB2415 Adopted
0038 Palmer As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter of Palmer to grant four-year terms of office to the town's mayor and two of the four aldermen receiving the most votes in the 2010 election; thereafter, all four aldermen shall have four-year terms of office. HB2487 Adopted
0039 Cleveland As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter of Cleveland to clarify that a vacancy shall occur if the mayor or a council member fails to attend three consecutive regular meetings of the city council, and further changes the required 13-day lapse between the first and second reading of an ordinance to a 12-day lapse. HB2741 Adopted
0040 Friendsville As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the corporate charter of the City of Friendsville. HB2650 Adopted
0041 Lexington As introduced, subject to local approval, staggers the terms of aldermen; provides for election by the board of mayor and aldermen of a vice mayor, and revises language relative to the electric utility board. HB3984 Adopted
0042 Cornersville As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter to specify the timetable and manner of elections of the mayor and five aldermen, to alter the requirement of qualified voters having to live in the town for 30 days preceding an election, to change the required reading of a bill or ordinance from three readings to two, and to delete language that allows the fire chief to be the chief of police and vice versa. HB2757 Adopted
0043 Gibson County As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes that the county clerk serves as clerk of juvenile court effective 12:01 a.m. September 1, 2010; abolishes office of clerk of juvenile court and provides if a vacancy in such office occurs prior to August 31, 2010, the county clerk is appointed to serve until term expires. HB3941 Adopted
0044 Altamont As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter to reset the month of the election of the mayor and aldermen from May to November; extends the term of the mayor and aldermen in the next election to meet the November 2012 election date. HB3953 Adopted
0045 Morristown As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the hotel/motel tax from 5 percent to 7 percent. HB3965 Adopted
0046 School Districts, Special As introduced, increases the tax rate for the Trenton Special School District from $2.16 to $2.30. HB3967 No Action Required
0047 Norris As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes a new charter for the city of Norris. HB3970 Adopted
0048 Savannah As introduced, subject to local approval, sets the city election to coincide with the general state election beginning in November 2012; extends time by which the city may contract with the city manager, from one to three years. HB2395 Adopted
0049 Springfield As introduced, subject to local approval, conforms board of mayor and aldermen action that must be exercised by ordinance to the general law requirements. HB3969 Adopted
0050 Middleton As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter to establish the corporate boundaries as those presently fixed by charter; reset the election of mayor and alderpersons from February in odd-numbered years to November every four years; extends the expiration of current terms from February 2011 to December 2012 to meet the November 2012 election. HB3977 Adopted
0051 Union County As introduced, subject to local approval, enacts a hotel/motel tax. HB2521 Adopted
0052 School Districts, Special As introduced, restores optimal staggering of the terms of the board of education of the Milan Special School District so that four members are elected in one year and three members are elected in another. HB3966 No Action Required
0053 Rives As introduced, subject to local approval, decreases the number of aldermen from six to three; reduces the number of aldermen serving as committee members from three to two; decreases the number of aldermen necessary for a quorum from four to two. SB3929 Adopted
0054 Murfreesboro As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes the city council to appoint one person to hold the office of city treasurer and the office of city recorder. HB3958 Adopted
0055 Graysville As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter by revising the membership on the board of commissioners from a mayor and six commissioners to a mayor and four commissioners and to make changes consistent with the reduction in the size of the governing body. HB3971 Adopted
0056 Rutherford County As introduced, subject to local approval, terminates office of county attorney and authorizes county to contract with attorneys for the provision of legal services. HB3972 Adopted
0057 Trenton As introduced, subject to local approval, creates procedure for a run-off election following the regular mayoral election in the event no candidate receives a majority of votes cast. HB3973 Adopted
0058 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, requires that all transfers of appropriations be decided by ordinance rather than pursuant to mayoral authority; repeals provision in charter establishing duties of the treasurer. HB3974 Adopted
0059 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, clarifies that the city shall have authority to grant franchises for public services to both residential and commercial users, regardless of zone; includes providers of telecommunications services or information services among those entities to which the requirements for the granting of such franchises applies. HB3975 Adopted
0060 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals charter provision requiring treasurer and all department heads to be appointed or confirmed by the board of mayor and aldermen; repeals charter provision vesting city judge with juvenile court jurisdiction concurrent with that of juvenile court judges of the state. HB3976 Adopted
0061 Westmoreland As introduced, subjectt to local approval, changes the name "Town of Westmoreland" to "City of Westmoreland." HB3978 Adopted
0062 Lewisburg As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes reading of ordinance caption on third reading. HB3982 Adopted
0063 Lebanon As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter. HB3985 Null and Void
0064 Springfield As introduced, subject to local approval, amends the charter of the City of Springfield to require employees and officers handling money to either provide liability insurance covering employee dishonesty or to secure a surety bond. HB3988 Adopted
0065 Bledsoe County As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes Healthcare Facilities Board as successor entity to Board of Hospital Directors. HB3992 No Action Taken
0066 Dyer As introduced, subject to local approval, modernizes the city charter. HB3987 Adopted
0067 Robertson County As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the hotel/motel tax. HB3990 Adopted
0068 School Districts, Special As introduced, permits the Gibson County Special School District to issue bonds or notes, to enter into loan agreements with the state, to participate in federal or state matching grants or loans and to issue tax or grant anticipation notes; increases special school district tax rate to cover debt service and the district's operations. HB3991 No Action Required
0069 Sumner County As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes procedure for distribution of proceeds of the hotel/motel tax. HB3957 Adopted
0070 Roane County As introduced, subject to local approval, sets salary of county attorney to 60 percent of the general sessions judges' salary; provides for payment of reasonable travel expenses related to office of county attorney upon showing receipts. HB3979 Adopted
0071 Greenbrier As introduced, subject to local approval, allows nonresident property owners, in compliance with general law, to vote in town elections; redefines "department head" and "officer"; revises provisions governing bond of the recorder. HB3993 Adopted
0072 Sullivan County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes possession, storage, use, manufacture, transport, and sale of fireworks in Sullivan County. HB3996 Adopted
0073 Lafollette As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the language conferring powers on the board of public utilities. SB3447 Adopted
0074 Ripley As introduced, subject to local approval by referendum, establishes the Ripley Energy Authority. HB3997 Not Adopted
0075 Hancock County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes Hancock County to operate a home health agency in Grainger, Claiborne, and Hawkins counties. HB3981 Adopted
0076 McEwen As introduced, subject to local approval, revises municipal court language to comply with election requirements for municipal court having concurrent jurisdiction with the general sessions court. HB3989 Adopted
0077 Henry County As introduced, subject to local approval, transfers probate court clerk responsibility from county clerk to clerk and master; transfers juvenile court clerk responsibility from county clerk to circuit court clerk. HB3995 Adopted