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Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number
0401 Jails, Local Lock-ups As enacted, removes the specification that a sheriff is civilly liable for the actions of a jailer who was hired by the sheriff. SB0603
0402 Education As enacted, adds to and clarifies law concerning teacher training. SB0614
0403 Game and Fish Laws As enacted, limits the court costs that may be imposed against a person convicted of not wearing sufficient blaze orange while hunting to $50.00. SB0633
0404 Water Pollution As enacted, requires public water systems for which a monthly fluoride test is confirmed by quarterly laboratory analysis to exceed 1.5 mg/L to have each monthly test analyzed by a laboratory until fluoride levels are below 1.5 mg/L for three consecutive months. SB0683
0405 Lottery, Scholarships and Programs As enacted, creates the Tennessee middle college scholarship, funded by net lottery proceeds. SB0720
0406 Uniform Commercial Code As enacted, creates a streamlined process for certain public officials to contest Uniform Commercial Code financing statements that they believe to lack any legal basis. SB0726
0407 Education As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Educators Protection Act". SB0729
0408 Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) As enacted, establishes that local emergency management agency personnel have all rights, benefits, privileges, and protections available pursuant to state and local laws, including death benefits in the amount of $25,000. SB0763
0409 Taxes, Ad Valorem As enacted, revises provisions governing real and personal property tax exemption for certain religious, charitable, scientific, or nonprofit educational institutions. SB0786
0410 Medical Occupations As enacted, prohibits any person from using the title "registered surgical assistant" unless such person is registered with the board of medical examiners as a registered surgical assistant; requires the board to register as a registered surgical assistant any applicant who presents satisfactory evidence that the applicant meets certain requirements. SB0789
0411 Alcoholic Beverages As enacted, authorizes the Belle Meade Winery in Davidson County to sell alcoholic beverages on the premises of the winery if the label of the alcoholic beverage product sold contains the name of the winery or is so intrinsically related to the property upon which the winery is located as to be identified as a product of or created for the winery. SB0796
0412 Fines and Penalties As enacted, revises provisions governing payment plans and stays from license revocation for assessed litigation taxes, court costs, and fines. SB0802
0413 Public Health As enacted, authorizes, if approved by the department of health, any nongovernmental organization, including an organization that promotes scientifically proven ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors, to establish and operate a needle and hypodermic syringe exchange program. SB0806
0414 Professions and Occupations As enacted, revises various provisions regarding scrap metal dealers. SB0820
0415 Local Education Agencies As enacted, adds LEAs to the provisions whereby a county, municipality, utility district, or other local governmental entity having centralized purchasing authority with a full-time purchasing agent is authorized, by resolution or ordinance of its governing body, to increase the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids or proposals are required to an amount not to exceed $25,000 for nonemergency, nonproprietary purchases. SB0897
0416 Criminal Offenses As enacted, creates the Class C misdemeanor, punishable only by a fine of up to $50.00, for a person to knowingly operate a motor vehicle in any marked school zone in this state, when a warning flasher or flashers are in operation, and talk on a hand-held mobile telephone while the vehicle is in motion; makes it a delinquent act, punishable only by a fine of up to $50.00, for a person under the age of 18 to operate a motor vehicle and talk on a mobile phone that is equipped with a hands-free device while the vehicle is in motion; creates certain exceptions. SB0954
0417 Taxes As enacted, expands tax credits for financial institutions that make loans or contributions to eligible housing entities that create or develop low-income housing. SB0969
0418 Emergency Communications Districts As enacted, authorizes an emergency communications district to purchase, in lieu of surety bonds, fidelity bonds to cover any losses from breach of the condition of faithful discharge of the duties of any board member, executive committee member, employee, officer, or any other authorized person of an emergency communications district who receives public funds, has authority to make expenditures from public funds, or has access to any public funds. SB0970
0419 Child Custody and Support As enacted, specifies that in any action for retroactive child support filed on or after July 1, 2017, retroactive child support may not be awarded for a period more than five years from date the action for support is filed unless the court determines, for good cause shown, that a different award of retroactive child support is in the interest of justice; creates exceptions and enacts related provisions. SB0993
0420 Health Care As enacted, creates the state palliative care and quality of life task force. SB1170
0421 Public Records As enacted, exempts certain records of counties and municipalities from open records law. SB1179
0422 Eminent Domain As enacted, revises and enacts various provisions governing eminent domain, including provisions governing the taxing of costs. SB1184
0423 Taxes As enacted, specifies, in regard to the "retaliatory tax," relative to reciprocity of treatment by other states on Tennessee insurance companies doing business in that other state, that claims challenging liability must be brought in the chancery court of Davidson County pursuant to this state's general law provisions governing payment of tax under protest. SB1189
0424 Securities As enacted, makes various changes to the regulation of securities under the Tennessee Securities Act of 1980. SB1192
0425 Highways, Roads and Bridges As enacted, requires the department of transportation to be responsible for the maintenance of public roads and bridges within the boundaries of state parks. SB1220
0426 Highway Patrol As enacted, requires the department of safety to pay from existing budgeted funds a monthly amount to a retired highway patrol officer for the medical care of the retired canine to whom the officer was assigned if the canine is given to the care and custody of the officer upon retirement. SB1286
0427 Abuse As enacted, requires the executive director of the commission on aging and disability to establish within the commission a public guardian working group; requires background checks for persons who volunteer in a position that involves providing direct contact with or direct responsibility for a service recipient in facility or service licensed under the Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and/or Treatment, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Personal Support Services Licensure Law; revises and adds other provisions regarding vulnerable persons. SB1287
0428 Alcoholic Beverages As enacted, allows Blackthorn Club in Washington County to serve and sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on premises. SB1321
0429 Motor Vehicles, Titling and Registration As enacted, authorizes the issuance of a license plate with the language "In God We Trust". SB1355
0430 Military As enacted, requires the adjutant general to provide a burial flag, upon application, to the members of the family of a deceased person who is an active, honorably discharged, or retired member of the national guard who served at least one year. SB1360
0431 Industrial Development As enacted, directs the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to perform a study of the payment in lieu of ad valorem tax agreements and leases entered into by industrial development corporations organized by municipalities. SB1362
0432 Criminal Offenses As enacted, increases the punishment for intentionally desecrating a place of worship or burial from a Class A misdemeanor to Class E felony. SB1415
0433 Education As enacted, revises various provisions concerning the Tennessee council for career and technical education. SB1418
0434 Environment and Conservation, Department of As enacted, enacts the "Ocoee River Recreation and Economic Development Fund Act". HB0074
0435 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the department of children's services to June 30, 2021; requires the department to report back to the government operations committee on the department's response to the findings in the performance audit report by December 31, 2017. HB0224
0436 Taxes, Hotel Motel As enacted, authorizes the City of Portland to levy a privilege tax upon the privilege of occupancy by a two-thirds vote of its governing body. HB1438
0437 Flags As enacted, requires that the P.O.W.-M.I.A. flag be displayed daily below the United States flag in War Memorial Plaza and in Vietnam Veterans Park and displayed over the state capitol on days that neither house of the general assembly is in session during the month of September. SB0125
0438 Physicians and Surgeons As enacted, creates a task force to study the issues created by the maintenance of certification process for Tennessee physicians; prohibits board of medical examners and board of osteopathic examination from taking certain action on a license based on nonparticipation in any form of maintenance of licensure. SB0298
0439 Highways, Roads and Bridges As enacted, provides for the naming of certain roads and bridges in honor of certain specified persons, and provides for the placement of other certain signage. SB0318
0440 Business Organizations As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2017." SB0438
0441 Forfeiture of Assets As enacted, expands the reporting requirements for the annual civil asset forfeiture report provided by the department of safety to certain committees of the general assembly; revises other provisions related to civil asset forfeiture. SB0644
0442 Highways, Roads and Bridges As enacted, extends for two years the provision, that was set to expire July 1, 2017, allowing counties to provide 2 percent matching funds for state-aid highway funds rather than 25 percent. SB0700
0443 Alcoholic Beverages As enacted, revises various provisions regarding alcoholic beverages, including the duration of residency requirements for licensure for the retail sale of alcoholic spirituous beverages. SB0703
0444 Coroners As enacted, removes the Tennessee medical examiner advisory council from its wind down period so it will not terminate on June 30, 2017; extends council to June 30, 2019; renames and restructures the council. SB1016
0445 Public Employees As enacted, increases the compensation from $25,000 to a $250,000 annuity payable in five annual installments of $50,000, paid to the estate of a firefighter, volunteer rescue squad worker, or law enforcement officer who dies in the line of duty; revises related provisions. SB1059
0446 Utilities, Utility Districts As enacted, makes various changes to the Municipal Energy Authority Act. SB1087
0447 Firearms and Ammunition As enacted, authorizes district attorneys general and similar persons to carry firearms subject to training and certification requirements if certain requirements met. SB1340
0448 Lottery, Scholarships and Programs As enacted, enacts the Tennessee reconnect grant. HB0531
0449 Taxes, Sales As enacted, allocates state sales tax revenue derived from sales of admissions to events of a major league soccer franchise to the municipality in which a sports authority is organized and has secured the franchise. HB0006
0450 Local Education Agencies As enacted, requires, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, each LEA to make available to its high school students opportunities to take at least four early postsecondary opportunities. HB0022
0451 Education As enacted, revises provisions governing required fire drills. HB0192
0452 Administrative Procedure (UAPA) As enacted, with certain exceptions, continues permanent rules filed with the secretary of state after January 1, 2016; prohibits the department of revenue from collecting any internet sales or use taxes authorized under Rule 1320-05-01-.129(2) and permitted under a ruling of any court, until such court's ruling has been fully reviewed and the rule has been approved by legislative action. HB0261
0453 Taxes, Income As enacted, exempts persons who are 100 or older from the Hall income tax for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, and thereafter. HB0331
0454 Boards and Commissions As enacted, revises various provisions regarding persons employed by regulatory boards. HB0333
0455 Medical Occupations As enacted, revises definitions related to practice of chiropractic; changes requirements related to composition, powers, and duties of the board of chiropractic examiners. HB0387
0456 Criminal Procedure As enacted, reduces from $350 to $180 the expunction fee for criminal convictions; revises allocation of fee proceeds. HB0418
0457 Unclaimed Property As enacted, enacts the "Uniform Unclaimed Property Act." HB0420
0458 Energy As enacted, creates the Tennessee energy policy council. HB0438
0459 Municipal Government As enacted, authorizes cities incorporated under the general law city manager commission charter to charge fire fees for the construction and maintenance of municipal fire departments. HB0488
0460 Appropriations As enacted, makes appropriations for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 2016, and July 1, 2017. HB0511
0461 Public Funds and Financing As enacted, revises provisions governing the health access incentive account; reinstates salary increases that were previously suspended for highway patrol officers, commissioned members of the Tennessee law enforcement training academy, district attorneys general, district public defenders, district investigators, post-conviction defenders and assistant defenders, and certain officers and biologists with the wildlife resources agency; makes other statutory revisions necessary to implementation of the annual appropriations act. HB0512
0462 Bond Issues As enacted, authorizes the state to issue and sell bonds of up to $80 million. HB0513
0463 Appropriations As enacted, authorizes state spending to exceed growth in revenues by $438 million or 2.85 percent. HB0514
0464 Education, Higher As enacted, creates the Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). HB0553
0465 Taxes, Exemption and Credits As enacted, exempts a nonprofit educational institution from property taxes, under certain circumstances; applicable in Davidson County. HB0585
0466 Criminal Offenses As enacted, enacts the "Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act." HB0810
0467 Firearms and Ammunition As enacted, creates a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms that is preempted by state law; restricts certain actions by local government in regard to handgun carry permittees. HB0508
0468 Orders of Protection As enacted, adds and revises provisions regarding the issuance of orders of protection and the carrying of a handgun. HB0752
0469 State Government As enacted, requires state government agencies and departments to provide notice to legislators of proposed contracts that will outsource professional facilities management services within such legislator's districts; revises other reporting and other requirements relative to state government. HB0975
0470 Financial Disclosure As enacted, requires certain disclosures by members of the general assembly regarding travel expenses paid on behalf of the member. HB0275
0471 Education, Higher As enacted, revises the application process for dual enrollment grants; revises provisions governing state employees taking up to four courses per academic year at any state-supported college or university, college of applied technology, or the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute without paying tuition charges, maintenance fees, student activity fees, registration fees, or online course fees for courses taken through the regents online degree programs. HB0335
0472 Criminal Offenses As introduced, enacts the "Organized Retail Crime Prevention Act." SB0120
0473 Sunset Laws As introduced, extends the health services and development agency to June 30, 2019; requires the agency to update sunset review committee of the agency's progress in complying with Chapter 1043 of the Public Acts of 2016. SB0076
0474 Motor Vehicles As introduced, authorizes the operation of autonomous vehicles on the public roads of this state. SB0151
0475 Sentencing As introduced, increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction for a felony involving use of force or violence from Class C felony to Class B felony; increases from Class D felony to Class C felony penalty for person unlawfully possessing firearm with prior felony drug offense; increases penalty for unlawfully possessing a handgun with a prior felony from Class E felony to Class D felony; makes person convicted of unlawfully possessing a firearm with a prior conviction involving use of force or violence ineligible for probation. HB0452
0476 Public Employees As introduced, authorizes the state and local governments to provide health insurance benefits to the immediate family members of first responders killed in the line of duty for a period of three years after the death of the first responder; requires the state to reimburse local governments that provide such benefits. HB0466
0477 Motor Vehicles As introduced, revises provisions governing permits for movements of overweight and overdimensional vehicles. HB0812
0478 Taxes, Gasoline, Petroleum Products As introduced, removes statutory allocations to the general fund from certain fuel tax revenues; reallocates certain allocations. HB0910
0479 Election Laws As introduced, requires election officials to examine documents and petitions before accepting them for filing to ensure all required information is provided properly and filing deadlines are met; presumes that documents and petitions accepted for filing have met all requirements for filing. HB0992
0480 State Universities As introduced, removes the prohibition on a state university governing board member serving on the governing board of any institution of higher education and replaces it with a prohibition on a state university governing board member serving on the governing board of a public institution of higher education. HB1013
0481 Medical Occupations As introduced, establishes a special mechanism for licensure actions for healthcare practitioners involved with substance abuse. HB1067
0482 Education As introduced, changes from September 15 to October 15 the date by which a public institution of higher education operating a hearing center must submit a written report to the Tennessee higher education commission and the education committees of the senate and house of representatives regarding patient service. HB1169
0483 Controlled Substances As introduced, requires the department of health to identify the prescribers who are in the top 20 percent prescribers of opioids in this state; requires the identified prescriber to comply with certain requirements after being notified that such provider is a high volume opioid prescriber. HB1207
0484 Controlled Substances As introduced, expands the immunity from arrest, charge, or prosecution to persons seeking medical assistance for drug overdoses to apply to any overdose instead of only a person's first drug overdose. HB1209
0485 Public Contracts As introduced, clarifies that the chief procurement officer may transmit in electronic format the annual report to the governor and to each member of the general assembly concerning the awarding of purchases to minority-owned business, woman-owned business, service-disabled veteran-owned business, or small business and the total value of awards made during the preceding fiscal year under the Tennessee Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned and Small Business Procurement and Contracting Act. HB1276
0486 Wine & Wineries As introduced, requires importers of wine to file monthly reports with the department of revenue containing certain shipment information; provides for the availability and preservation of reports and related records; subjects such importers to sanctions for failure to comply with reporting requirements. HB1288
0487 Criminal Procedure As introduced, requires the Tennessee bureau of investigation (TBI) to review the number of expunction petitions filed in 2017 for crimes committed prior to November 1, 1989, the number of petitions that were granted, and the number of petitions that were rejected; requires TBI to report its findings to the general assembly in January of 2019. HB1296
0488 General Assembly As introduced, creates a special joint committee to study issues relating to the investigation and prosecution of unsolved civil rights crimes and cold cases from the civil rights era. HB1306
0489 Municipal Government As introduced, allows municipal administrative officers to, in lieu of levying a fine, order a violator of a municipal ordinance to attend an educational course that addresses compliance with locally adopted building and property maintenance ordinances. HB1322
0490 Taxes, Ad Valorem As introduced, for property tax assessment purposes, changes the classification of property of certain local exchange telephone companies and telephone cooperatives from public utility to industrial and commercial property; discontinues the telecommunications ad valorem tax reduction fund. HB1367
0491 Public Buildings As introduced, requires that edges of steps into public buildings constructed, purchased, or leased by the state or its political subdivisions be marked with yellow paint to assist persons with vision impairment. HB1381
0492 Sentencing As introduced, establishes a sentencing enhancement factor for defendants who are aliens illegally or unlawfully in the United States and who have previously been deported for committing a criminal offense. HB1041
0493 Death As introduced, requires the Tennessee medical examiner advisory council's annual report on death investigations in this state to be issued to the governor, the chief medical examiner, the commissioner of health, the health and welfare committee of the senate, and the health committee of the house of representatives no later than September 1 of each year. HB1149

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