||Boards and Commissions
||As enacted, enacts the "Financial Literacy Program of 2010."
||As enacted, creates a procurement commission, state protest committee, procurement office, and an advisory council on state procurement and regulates the procurement, management, contracting, and disposal of goods and services by the state.
||As enacted, creates the Class A misdemeanor of harboring or hiding a runaway.
||As enacted, creates a stand-alone "department of intellectual and developmental disabilities."
||As enacted, excepts the office of the county register from the requirement of collecting the $5.00 archives and record management fee per document filed; specifies that county and municipal legislative bodies will be authorized to establish and collect, through the clerks of court, an archives and records management fee of $5.00 for each document filed for the purpose of initiating a legal proceeding.
||As enacted, expresses intent to name appropriate bridge on State Highway 41A in honor of the late Lance Corporal Gregory Posey, USMC.
||As enacted, expresses intent to name appropriate bridge on Highway 41 over the Duck River in honor of the late Sgt. David Alexander Stephens, U.S. Army.
||As enacted, expresses intent to name appropriate bridge on State Highway 53 over I-24 in honor of the late PFC Brian J. Schoff, U.S. Army.
||As enacted, urges that public transportation buses promote the existence of a parental help line organized by Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee as space allows in interior advertising; requires department of education to require LEAs to distribute information regarding the help line; requires department of human services to require licensed child care facilities to distribute information regarding the help line.
||As enacted, requires commissioner of education, in collaboration with the state-level school safety team, to develop guidelines and training for all public school administrators and human resource personnel regarding the prevention of workplace violence; authorizes the commissioner to direct up to 5 percent of the funds appropriated to the Tennessee school safety center for the development and delivery of training materials and guidelines on school safety issues.
||Professions and Occupations
||As enacted, updates licensing requirements for locksmiths in accordance with the Locksmith Licensing Act of 2006.
||As enacted, makes appropriations for fiscal years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011.
||As enacted, authorizes issuance of bonds to fund state projects.
||As enacted, authorizes the index of appropriations from state tax revenues for the 2010-2011 fiscal year to exceed the index of estimated growth in the state's economy by $126.6 million or 1.10 percent.
||As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Residence Commission Act of 2010."
||As enacted, requires POST commission to develop a standardized written procedure for verifying citizenship status of persons arrested, booked, or confined in a county or municipal jail or detention facility; requires the keeper of a jail to use such procedure and report those persons who are determined to be in the country illegally to the appropriate federal officials.
||As enacted, requires the commissioner of revenue to offset any state tax refunds of $200 or more that are owed to a taxpayer by the amount of any debt that the taxpayer owes to a state agency or to any person on whose behalf a state agency acts to collect a debt; makes the present law system of submitting asset disclosure forms to inmates mandatory rather than discretionary; revises other provisions relating to tax refunds.
||As enacted, creates limited sales tax refund for certain appliances, furniture, and building supplies purchased in response to flood; creates a study committee to examine and make recommendations regarding fiscal policy on the issue of natural disasters; revises provisions regarding what funds are to be used for certain programs regarding wastewater facilities and water systems.
||As enacted, requires that person losing right to vote because of a felony conviction must pay all court costs imposed before right to vote is restored; exception for indigent persons.
||As enacted, enacts the "Markie Voyles Act," which requires an adult convicted of contributing to delinquency of a minor to serve 100 percent of Class A misdemeanor sentence, which is 11 months and 29 days, if offense involved supplying substance to a minor that is unlawful for minor to possess and minor engages in conduct that causes death of another.
||Public Funds and Financing
||As enacted, revises emergency financial aid law to consider the economic distress of a local government due to a natural disaster.
||As enacted, extends alcoholic beverage commission, June 30, 2010; revised provisions regarding membership of commission.
||As enacted, adds an additional member to the health services and development agency, such member to be a representative of the ambulatory surgical treatment center community.
||As enacted, enacts the "Rachel Clawson Act of 2010," which classifies the reckless killing of an employee of the department of transportation or a highway construction worker in a posted construction zone by a motor vehicle operator's conduct as vehicular homicide and a Class D felony.
||As enacted, authorizes certain facilities in Dekalb County, Cumberland County, and Henry County to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption as a premier type tourist resort.
||Physicians and Surgeons
||As enacted, requires the board of medical examiners to enter into an agreement with the federal department of homeland security concerning enforcement of federal immigration laws, which may include participation in SAVE program.
||As enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Court Reporter Act of 2009.
||As enacted, deletes the requirement that a person being photographed must be readily identifiable in order for the offense of unlawful photographing to be committed; redefines "penal institution" for purposes of the provisions regarding obstruction of justice.
||Administrative Procedure (UAPA)
||As enacted, requires a rule-making hearing be conducted for all permanent rules that were previously filed as emergency rules, unless the emergency rule was filed to avoid the loss of federal funds.
||Public Funds and Financing
||As enacted, removes specific authority for Johnson City to implement redevelopment districts with tax increment financing; and provides for allocation and payment of property taxes on redevelopment districts subject to tax increment financing.
||As enacted, requires each local board of education to develop a policy by which students' TCAP test scores for grades 3-8 will comprise 15 to 25 percent of the student's final grade for the spring semester in the subject areas of mathematics, reading/language arts, and science and social studies; revises provisions governing when TCAP exams are to be administered.
||As enacted, authorizes municipal governments to create an office of administrative hearing officer to hear building and property maintenance code violations.
||Business and Commerce
||As enacted, creates a small business advocate within the office of the comptroller of the treasury.
||As enacted, increases the fees for court officers in Wilson County for attending on grand jury or waiting in court from $75.00 to $100 and establishes the fee as a minimum; authorizes the county legislative body of such county to increase the fee by resolution no more than once annually.
||Transportation, Dept. of
||As enacted, requires the department, in consultation with the department of environment and conservation, to conduct a study relative to recurring flooding near the Sunshine Community in Blount County caused by clearing a landslide from the highway running parallel to the Little River into such river.
||As enacted, urges the department of human services and the advisory council to review the key indicators for the child care agency report card and the rated licensed system to determine if questions regarding those key indicators should be revised.
||As enacted, authorizes the sale of wine and alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption at appropriately licensed "limited service restaurants" that are located in counties that have adopted liquor by the drink; specifies that the two liquor stores within the city of Lakewood would be able to continue to be issued licenses for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages if Lakewood gives up its charter as a separate municipality within Davidson County.
||As enacted, modifies various tax provisions, including provisions governing sales for resale, captive REITS, brownfield property and job tax credits; establishes tax relief in regard to certain flood-damaged property.
||As enacted, creates the governor's office of diversity business enterprises within the procurement office; revises provisons governing BEP, certain public records, state museum commission and savings plans for state employees.
||As enacted, authorizes drug testing of students who participate in extracurricular activities if reasonable indications that student may have used or is under influence of drugs; requires LEAs testing students for drugs to have policies and procedures for assisting students testing positive.
||As enacted, changes date on which state coordinator of elections must publicly calculate and compare the votes received by each person and declare who has been nominated for office in a primary election or elected to the state executive committee; changes the time of which a voting machine must remain locked.
||As enacted, rewrites various provisions of the Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004.
||As enacted, creates "retired" licensure status for licensed surveyors.
||As enacted, grants special consideration for Tennessee service-disabled veteran owned businesses, similar to the consideration given to women owned businesses, in the awarding and procuring of state contracts.
||Lottery, Scholarships and Programs
||As enacted, redefines "eligible independent postsecondary institution" to include institutions that are members of an accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. department of education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation; designates Knoxville College as an eligible independent postsecondary institution for purposes of lottery scholarships.
||As enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Small Business Investment Company Credit Act.
||As enacted, changes the signage requirements for landowners who desire to prohibit hunting on their property; revises the exemption from storm water user fees for owners of agricultural land.
||Local Education Agency
||As enacted, authorizes the provision of group medical health insurance for support staff of an LEA.
||As enacted, prohibits sexual or violent sexual offender who is required to be on the sexual offender registry from establishing a primary or secondary residence with two or more other such offenders; prohibits person, corporation, or other entity from knowingly permitting more than three such sexual or violent sexual offenders to establish a primary or secondary residence in any house, apartment, or other habitation owned or under the control of such person, corporation, or entity.
||Utilities, Utility Districts
||As enacted, adds continuing education requirements for members of utility district board of commissioners; and rewrites provisions for utility district commissioners' removal from office and filling of vacancies.
||Real Estate Agents and Brokers
||As enacted, revises provisions governing vacation lodging services; requires such services to have a vacation lodging service firm license.
||As enacted, adds two law enforcement members to the advisory committee on open government from the Tennessee sheriffs' association and the Tennessee association of chiefs of police and adds one member from the Society of Professional Journalists and one member from the American Association of Retired People to the committee.
||As enacted, creates a procedure for certain persons engaged in the construction industry to file for an exemption from obtaining workers compensation insurance to cover themselves; creates an employee misclassification advisory taskforce.
||Boards and Commissions
||As enacted, revises provisions governing the composition of the commission on firefighting personnel standards and education.
||Special License Plates
||As enacted, authorizes issuance of various new special license plates; extended time in which minimum order must be met for certain plates; revises other special license plate provisions.