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Tennessee 108th General Assembly - Private Acts Search
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Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number Action
0001 Hamilton County As introduced, subject to local approval, revises governance of Erlanger Hospital and its associated hospital authority. HB0107 Not Adopted
0002 Carroll County As introduced, subject to local approval, reduces, beginning with the August 2014 election, from four to two, the number of road supervisors on the highway commission; divides Carroll County into two road districts, rather than four; requires road supervisors to have qualifications as provided by the County Uniform Highway Law; increases the amount of highway department funds received from gasoline tax revenues that can be spent in each road district; conforms other charter provisions to general law. HB0018 Adopted
0003 Tellico Plains As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the charter of Tellico Plains. HB0075 Adopted
0004 Hornbeak As introduced, subject to local approval, reduces size of board of mayor and aldermen from seven to five members beginning with the November 2016 election; authorizes the board to meet monthly at a time and place as prescribed by resolution of the board rather than meeting in accordance with a set schedule. HB0227 Adopted
0005 School Districts, Special As introduced, pursuant to the request of the Gibson County Special School District, permits the district to issue bonds or notes in an amount of $3 million or less, 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. HB0433 No Action Required
0006 Knox County As introduced, subject to local approval, repeals the office of legislative affairs. HB1269 Adopted
0007 Dekalb County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases threshold for required competitive bidding from $5,000 to $10,000. HB1340 Adopted
0008 School Districts, Special As introduced, pursuant to the request of the Huntingdon Special School District, authorizes the School District to issue bonds and notes; provides for the payment of principal, interest and redemption premium, if any, for the bond issue; removes an unconstitutional provision concerning the District's tax rate and clarifies that the District's tax rate is the tax rate presently in effect. SB1159 No Action Required
0009 Columbia As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. HB1349 Adopted
0010 Spencer As introduced, subject to local approval, allows the local legislative body of the City of Spencer to pass resolutions by one meeting and one reading, instead of two; makes the mayor a full-time mayor, rather than a ceremonial head of the city; and allows the mayor, rather than the city administrator, to perform the duties of recorder if the recorder should become disabled. HB1347 Adopted
0011 Macon County As introduced, subject to local approval, enacts a hotel/motel tax. HB1343 Adopted
0012 Springfield As introduced, subject to local approval, moves the election of the Vice-Mayor to coincide with the November general city election beginning in 2014. HB1344 Adopted
0013 Greenbrier As introduced, subject to local approval, raises monetary limit on purchases that do not require competitive bidding, from $3,500 to $10,000; raises limit on emergency purchases that do not require competitive bidding, from $8,000 to $15,000. HB1345 Adopted
0014 Hamblen County As introduced, subject to local approval, and effective September 1, 2014, abolishes the juvenile court and part-time general sessions court of Hamblen County; creates a second full-time general sessions court of Hamblen County. HB1350 Adopted
0015 Niota As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. HB1353 Adopted
0016 McNairy County As enacted, repeals the McNairy County wheel tax. SB1410 Adopted
0017 Carter County As introduced, subject to local approval, gives the Carter County landfill committee power to hire and fire the landfill director and excercise oversight of the landfill. SB1412 Adopted
0018 Somerville As instroduced, subject to local approval, modifies how vacancies are filled in office of Mayor and Aldermen and clarifies powers of the Mayor and Aldermen. HB1359 Adopted
0019 Grand Junction As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes board of mayor and aldermen to set salaries for such positions, subject to certain restrictions; implements new system for creating and appointing a city judge; clarifies that city purchases be made in accordance with state law. HB1358 Adopted
0020 Bradford As introduced, subject to local approval, assigns duties and responsibilities of city supervisor to the mayor; removes provision authorizing the city attorney to serve as the prosecuting attorney in municipal court; deletes provision authorizing board of mayor and aldermen to set interest and penalties on delinquent taxes. HB1356 Adopted
0021 Murfreesboro As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes city council to prescribe by ordinance or resolution a dollar limit over which competitive bidding is required, absent a general state law exception. HB1348 Adopted
0022 Giles County As introduced, subject to local approval, reallocates proceeds from the hotel/motel tax from the general fund for county general revenue to be designated for the maintenance and renovation of certain county owned buildings, rather than for courthouse maintenance and renovation. HB1355 Adopted
0023 Cannon County As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes the local legislative body of Cannon County to levy a 5 percent hotel/motel tax. HB1346 Adopted
0024 Obion County As introduced, subject to local approval, allows a general sessions judge to exercise juvenile court jurisdiction in the event the office of the juvenile court judge is vacant. SB1416 Null and Void
0025 Dayton As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes the city council to establish an ordinance procedure to read only the caption of an ordinance, instead of the entire ordinance, on both readings. SB1418 Adopted
0026 Smithville As introduced, subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. SB1419 Adopted
0027 Montgomery County As introduced, subject to local approval, creates a special juvenile court in Montgomery County pursuant to the Juvenile Court Restructure Act of 1982. SB1420 Adopted
0028 Parrottsville As introduced, subject to local approval, removes authority of mayor to direct the town attorney to act in the mayor's stead; creates a six-year term of service for the town court judge; prohibits the dissolution of the town court unless the town can no longer financially support the court; increases threshold for required competitive bidding, from $500 to $750; requires annual audit of financial records of the town be completed and submitted to the board within 180 days, rather than 90 days, of the end of the fiscal year. SB1421 Adopted
0029 Rutherford As introduced, subject to local approval, amends various provisions of the charter of the Town of Rutherford. HB1342 Adopted
0030 Gallatin As introduced, subject to local approval, authorizes city council to establish a rainy day fund in an amount not less than 20 percent of the city's operating expenses for any fiscal year; expenditures from the fund shall require an affirmative vote of five members of the city council. SB1404
0031 Obion County As introduced, subject to local approval, transfers juvenile court jurisdiction to the general sessions court of Obion County in the event that the office of juvenile court judge becomes vacant for any reason. HB2138
0032 Henderson As introduced, subject to local approval, deletes charter provision that allows county residents who do not live within the city limits but own at least a 50 percent fee simple interest in real property in the city to vote in municipal elections. HB2302 Action Pending
0033 Gates As introduced, subject to local approval, increases length of terms for the board of mayor and aldermen from two to four years; moves the election of the board of mayor and aldermen to coincide with the regular November election beginning in 2016; extends the two-year term of the board of mayor and aldermen elected in June, 2013, to the date of the board's first regular meeting in December, 2016, following the November election. HB2408 Action Pending
0034 Lebanon As introduced, increases, subject to local approval, the City of Lebanon's purchasing limit before sealed bids are required from $5,000 to $10,000. HB1947
0035 Madisonville As introduced, subject to local approval, increases mayor's monthly salary from $50 to $500; increases monthly salary of aldermen from $50 to $400. HB2262
0036 Bristol As introduced, subject to local approval, establishes that persons appointed to fill vacancies on the city council as a result of death or resignation shall serve until the next city election; presently, persons appointed to fill such vacancies serve until the next city or general election. HB2119
0037 Milan As introduced, subject to local approval, requires vacancies on the board of mayor and aldermen to be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term rather than until after a special or regular election. HB2498
0038 Lagrange As introduced, subject to local approval, sets the town election to coincide with the general state election beginning in November 2016; establishes new residency requirements for mayor and aldermen. HB2183
0039 School Districts, Special As introduced, changes the debt service tax rate for the Oneida special school district from 70 cents per one hundred dollars of assessed value of property as set in 1990 and adjusted subsequently pursuant to general law to 51 cents; maintains the present operational tax rate at 27 cents. HB2477
0040 Sumner County As introduced, creates new division III of general sessions court; creates position of judge to serve such division; and provides that a person be appointed to serve as judge of division III by the county legislative body on or after September 1, 2014, but not later than September 1, 2015. HB2504
0041 Putnam County As introduced, subject to local approval, increases the purchasing amount that triggers requirement for competitive bidding from $5,000 to an amount equal to or in excess of the maximum amount authorized under the County Purchasing Law of 1957. HB2511