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Tennessee 107th General Assembly - Private Acts Search
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Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number Action
0001 Manchester As introduced, subject to local approval, revises charter to have elections for the county legislative body and school board coincide with general August election and to declare a vacancy in the office of alderman when the person qualifies as a candidate for election to the office of mayor. HB0332 Adopted
0002 Decatur As introduced, subject to local approval, extends terms of aldermen that expire in April 2011 to November 2012 and terms of aldermen and mayor that expire in April 2013 to November 2014 to coincide town elections with general November election. HB0044 Adopted
0003 Polk County As introduced, subject to local approval, revises procedure for determining the tax on the privilege of participating in an amusement; to be determined annually by the county legislative body in accordance with established criteria, rather than imposing a set fee. SB1467 Adopted
0004 Sullivan County As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals requirement that satellite offices for the register of deeds be maintained outside the county seat. HB0513 Adopted
0005 Hawkins County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes possession, storage, use, manufacture, transport, and sale of fireworks in Hawkins County. HB0207 Adopted
0006 Dickson County As introduced, subject to local approval, grants the county legislative body broader authority to set compensation for county highway commissioners, rather than setting a specific compensation in the charter. HB0347 Adopted
0007 Hamblen County As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals the Hamblen County special endowment fund. HB0503 Adopted
0008 Oneida As introduced, authorizes Oneida Special School District to issue bonds. HB1206 No Action Required
0009 Knox County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes county mayor to nominate persons for membership on the board of commissioners of the Tennessee Technology Corridor Development Authority; authorizes board to review the environmental and developmental impact of medium and high density residential developments. HB2127 Adopted
0010 Harriman As introduced, subject to local approval, permits the city of Harriman to raise its occupancy tax from a rate not to exceed 5 percent to a rate not to exceed 7 percent. SB1193 Adopted
0011 Anderson County As introduced, subject to local approval, reallocates proceeds from the hotel/motel tax from the general fund for county general revenue, with 90 percent being allocated to the tourism fund and 10 percent, minus the trustee's commission, being allocated to the Anderson County chamber of commerce for economic development purposes. HB0774 Adopted
0012 New Johnsonville As introduced, subject to local approval, changes the term of office for mayor from two years to four years beginning with the August 2012 local election. HB2125 Adopted
0013 Elkton As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the due dates for property taxes in the City of Elkton. HB2126 Adopted
0014 Trenton As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter. HB2128 Adopted
0015 Baileyton 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 $1,000 to $5,000; raises limit on purchases that do not require competitive bidding, from $5,000 to $10,000. HB2129 Adopted
0016 Big Sandy As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the mayoral term from two years to four years and alters the election cycle so that city elections are held in November in 2014, 2016, and every other year thereafter. HB2130 Adopted
0017 Camden As introduced, subject to local approval, beginning with the 2014 city election, moves the election of the mayor and board of aldermen to coincide with the November general election. HB2140 Adopted
0018 Fayetteville As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter. HB2141 Adopted
0019 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, designates the four at-large aldermanic positions as A,B,C, and D and requires that candidates select and designate the position being sought. HB2132 Adopted
0020 Cheatham County As introduced, subject to local approval, permits flexibility for the development tax to be collected at the time a building permit is issued or to defer collection until a certificate of occupancy is issued. HB2142 Adopted
0021 Savannah As introduced, subject to local approval, requires two readings for passage of an ordinance instead of three. HB2143 Adopted
0022 Greene County As introduced, subject to local approval, abolishes the position of road commissioner. HB2144 Adopted
0023 Winchester As introduced, subject to local approval, modernizes the city charter. HB2148 Adopted
0024 Cookeville As introduced, modifies requirements for membership on the board of trustees for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center Authority. SB2103 Adopted
0025 Franklin County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the hotel motel tax from an amount not to exceed 5% to an amount not to exceed 7%. HB1076 Adopted
0026 Newbern As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter to establish staggered terms for the aldermen, to eliminate the need for periodic reappointment of the recorder and revise the duties of the recorder, and to eliminate the need for periodic reappointment of the police chief. HB2131 Adopted
0027 Lafayette As introduced, subject to local approval, requires reading of ordinances on two different days, rather than three, prior to adoption; authorizes mayor to appoint a director of public works, subject to confirmation by the city council; increases salary of mayor. HB2150 Adopted
0028 Kingston As introduced, subject to local approval, moves the date of the city election to coincide with the November general election; extends the four-year terms of office of the mayor and councilmen elected at the regular city election held in June 2009 or June 2011 to expire December 1, 2014 or 2016. SB2119 Adopted
0029 Sparta As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter. HB2149 Adopted
0030 Cumberland County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the hotel-motel tax from an amount not to exceed 5% to an amount not to exceed 7.5%. HB2154 Adopted
0031 School Districts, Special As introduced, changes method of electing the five members of the South Carroll County Special School District board of education from election of one member from each of five districts to election of all members on a district wide basis. HB2155 No Action Required
0032 Rockwood As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes city to set criteria for awarding contracts by ordinance, rather than by charter provision, in accordance with the Municipal Purchasing Law. HB2157 Adopted
0033 Jonesborough As introduced, subject to local approval, modernizes the city charter. HB2152 Adopted
0034 Humphreys County As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites county road law to conform with the Tennessee County Uniform Highway Law. HB2153 Adopted
0035 Knox County As introduced, repeals the office of legislative affairs. HB2480 No Action Taken
0036 Graysville As introduced, subject to local approval, requires the mayor of Graysville be elected on a ballot separate from that of candidates for commissioner. HB2500 Adopted
0037 Greeneville As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter to provide for a city administrator and for the appointment of a city judge. SB3779 Adopted
0038 Sequatchie County As introduced, subject to local approval, divides Sequatchie County into nine school districts, which are identical to the county legislative body districts, rather than eight districts. HB3834 Adopted
0039 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, clarifies charter provisions involving the office of Vice-Mayor in the City of Franklin. HB3843 Adopted
0040 Franklin As introduced, expands power of the City of Franklin regarding the construction, maintenance, and repair of public sidewalks. HB3844 Adopted
0041 Franklin As introduced, subject to local approval, prohibits candidates from running for more than one elective office in City of Franklin elections. HB3845 Adopted
0042 McMinn County As introduced, subject to local approval, dissolves the Woods Memorial Hospital District Board of Trustees in McMinn County. HB3848 Adopted
0043 Weakley County As introduced, subject to local approval, abolishes the Weakley County highway commission. HB3849 Adopted
0044 Morristown As introduced, subject to local approval, expands authority and supervision of the Board of Electric Light and Waterworks, with prior approval of city council, to include sewer in addition to telecommunications, natural gas, ISP and CATV services. SB3788 Adopted
0045 Maury County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes remainder of proceeds from county wheel tax after all indebtedness for road paving projects has been paid, to be paid into the highway capital projects fund for highway and bridge capital projects. HB3856 Adopted
0046 Maury County As introduced, subject to local approval, sets the number of members of the Maury County Board of Education at 11 to be elected from school districts coextensive with the county commission districts; sets staggered four-year terms for such school board members. HB3833 Adopted
0047 Rutherford County As introduced, subject to local approval, requires that the boundaries of the road districts of the Highway Commission conform to those of the County Commission districts established by 2012 redistricting; increases, from four to six years, the next term of office for road commissioners elected from road districts two and seven. HB3840 Adopted
0048 Hamblen County As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter of Hamblen County to allow the clerk of the circuit and general sessions court to be the clerk of the juvenile court, while maintaining the business of the juvenile court separate from the circuit and general sessions court. HB3842 Adopted
0049 Rutherford County As introduced, subject to local approval, reapportions, after the 2010 U. S. census, Rutherford County school districts. HB3847 Adopted
0050 Oakdale As introduced, subject to local approval, reduces size of Town of Oakdale board of aldermen from three to two beginning with the August 2014 election; requires the board to designate one board member as vice-mayor. HB3852 Adopted
0051 Bradley County As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes a common-docket system in Bradley County. HB3853 Adopted
0052 Morristown As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the selection procedure for vacancies and expired terms of commissioners of the Board of Electric Light and Waterworks. SB3787 Adopted
0053 Jackson As introduced, subject to local approval, amends charter relative to the seeking of multiple positions in a single municipal election, vacancy and removal of council members, adoption of a redistricting ordinance, city judge and city court clerk salaries, and other charter revisions. HB3863 Adopted
0054 Monroe County As introduced, subject to local approval, reapportions, after the 2010 U.S. census, Monroe County school districts. SB3801 No Action Taken
0055 Johnson County As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals the road commissioners. SB3803 Adopted
0056 Williamson County As introduced, subject to local approval, creates a special juvenile court in Williamson County pursuant to the Juvenile Court Restructure Act of 1982. HB3862 Adopted
0057 Overton County As introduced, subject to local approval, enacts a hotel/motel tax. HB3864 Adopted
0058 Millington As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter; creates the position of "city manager" to be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the board of mayor and aldermen. HB3868 Adopted
0059 Rutherford County As introduced, subject to local approval, adjusts election cycle for county road board districts to coincide with elections for school districts. HB3841 Adopted
0060 Elkton As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the charter of the City of Elkton relative to the requirements for becoming chief of police and to correct a typographical error. HB3846 Adopted
0061 Dickson County As introduced, subject to local approval, decreases, from 12 to six, the number of county highway commissioners beginning in the August 2014 regular election; requires commissioners be elected from the same districts as county school board members. HB3857 Adopted
0062 Lexington As introduced, subject to local approval, revises various provisions of the charter related to residency of department heads; gives control and supervision of the electric plant to the board of mayor and aldermen instead of an electric utility board. HB3866 Adopted
0063 Taxes, Hotel Motel As introduced, subject to local approval, creates Tourism Board for Blount County, Alcoa and Maryville and allocates portion of the Blount County occupancy tax to such board. HB3874 Adopted
0064 Portland As introduced, updates charter for the City of Portland. SB3798 Not Adopted
0065 Westmoreland As introduced, subject to local approval, specifies that persons elected as mayor and aldermen be installed into office on the first day of December rather than the first day of January, beginning with November 2012 and 2014 elections. SB3810 Adopted
0066 Harriman As introduced, subject to local approval, moves the city election to coincide with the August general election beginning in 2014; extends the two-year term of office of officials elected in the June 2011 election to the first day of September 2014 following the August election. HB3858 Adopted
0067 Cookeville As introduced, subject to local approval, incorporates by reference for Cookeville officers and employees present general law language related to conflict of interest and contracting. HB3867 Adopted
0068 Atoka As introduced, subject to local approval, revises the town charter. HB3870 Adopted
0069 Washington County As introduced, creates a new general sessions court and county attorney position for Washington County. HB3875 Adopted
0070 Sumner County As introduced, subject to local approval, creates the "Financial Management Modernization System of the County of Sumner, Tennessee of 2012"; repeals Chapter 113 of the Private Acts of 2002, in certain circumstances. SB3808 Adopted
0071 Hamilton County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the board of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority from 11 to 13; the legislative delegation is to appoint the two additional members upon the recommendation by the Hamilton County Medical Society. HB3851 Adopted
0072 Spencer As introduced, subject to local approval, moves the city election to coincide with the November general election beginning in 2014; extends the four-year terms of office of officials elected in the May 2009 election to the first Tuesday in November 2014, and the terms of officials elected in the May 2011 election to the first Tuesday in November 2016. HB3877 Adopted
0073 Scotts Hill As introduced, subject to local approval, sets 30-day residency requirement to vote in the municipal election; authorizes property rights voting limited to one person per parcel. HB3881 Adopted
0074 Bluff City As introduced, subject to local approval, revises method for filling vacancies on board of mayor and aldermen; allows for recall elections of mayor and aldermen. HB3882 Adopted
0075 Shelby County As introduced, subject to local approval by both the City of Memphis and Shelby County, changes the name of the Memphis and Shelby County Convention Center to the "Memphis Convention Center," changes the name of the commission to the "Memphis Convention Center Commission" and provides for the appointment of the commissioners solely by the Mayor of the City of Memphis. HB3884 Adopted
0076 Lake County As introduced, subject to local approval, restructures Lake County highway commission by increasing the number of highway commission districts from two to three, to be coextensive with the county commission districts. HB3886 Adopted
0077 Lake County As introduced, subject to local approval, reduces number of school districts from four to three; increases Lake County board of education from eight members to nine members. HB3887 Adopted
0078 Oliver Springs As introduced, subject to local approval, moves the date of the city election to coincide with the November general election; extends the four-year terms of office of the mayor and councilmen elected at the regular city election held in June 2009 and the councilmen elected at the regular city election held in June 2011 to expire on the first Thursday in November in 2013 and 2015 respectively. SB3813 Adopted
0079 Clarksville As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter. SB3815 Not Adopted