Tennessee 110th General Assembly - Public Acts Search

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Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number
0001 Election Laws As enacted, reorders the presidential primary ballots to allow for candidates for state, county, and municipal offices to immediately follow the names of the presidential candidates; increases the number of vertical columns for each respective party's primary election on the ballot from two to three. SB0047
0002 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee emergency management agency three years to June 30, 2020. SB0103
0003 Codes As enacted, updates, from the August 2011 edition to the August 2016 edition, the electrical safety code governing electric-supply stations and lines; updates publisher's address. SB0128
0004 Physicians and Surgeons As enacted, clarifies that quality improvement committees apply to osteopathic doctors; updates references to the repealed Tennessee Peer Review Act of 1967. SB0369
0005 Public Health As enacted, requires comprehensive stroke centers and primary stroke centers, and encourages other hospitals, to report data on individuals with confirmed stroke to the ETSU College of Public Health on a quarterly basis. SB0544
0006 Holidays and Days of Special Observance As enacted, designates March 4 of each year as "Tennessee Missing Children's Day," a day of special observance. SB0590
0007 Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies As enacted, allows an insurance producer to charge fees for services relating to an individual's purchase of an individual major medical policy if the insurance producer is not receiving commission from an insurer and if the fees are based upon a qualified written agreement. HB0428
0008 Insurance, Motor Vehicles As enacted, makes various changes to the vehicle insurance verification program, including extending the time owners have to comply with notice of noncompliance and revising fee provisions. HB0280
0009 Veterans As enacted, authorizes private employers to give hiring preference to honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unremarried widows or widowers of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability, and unremarried widows or widowers of a member of the military who died in the line of duty. HB0165
0010 Motor Vehicles, Titling and Registration As enacted, exends to federal holidays, in addition to Saturdays and Sundays, the days on which motor vehicles registered as antique motor vehicles may be driven for general transportation purposes. HB0293
0011 Taxes, Real Property As enacted, authorizes local governing bodies, by a two-thirds vote, to prorate the 2016 tax assessment for a homeowner's real property or business owner's personal property, if the property was damaged as a result of a FEMA certified disaster between September 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016; expires on December 31, 2017. SB0114
0012 Comptroller, State As enacted, removes requirement that the comptroller periodically conduct performance audits of state agencies authorized or required to act relative to the conservation of energy, the study and production of alternative sources of energy, and energy security; such agencies remain subject to performance audit for governmental entity review purposes. SB0140
0013 Taxes As enacted, requires members of county boards of equalization and hearing officers to complete annual training and continuing education, if the comptroller provides the education and training free of charge. SB0142
0014 Taxes, Hotel Motel As enacted, authorizes the City of Millersville, by ordinance adopted by a two-thirds vote, to levy an occupancy tax of not more than 2.5 percent on the privilege of staying in any hotel or motel in Millersville; the ordinance must set forth the manner of collection and administration of the privilege tax; requires that all proceeds received by the municipality from the tax be used for tourism development. SB0148
0015 Election Laws As enacted, expands the time period, from not more than 60 days nor less than 10 days to not more than 90 days nor less than 10 days, in which the county election commission must appoint election officials before an election; permits election officials to volunteer to provide services without compensation. SB0228
0016 Tennessee Bureau of Investigation As enacted, permits TBI to collect a $250 fee when a blood alcohol or drug concentration test is administered by law enforcement and tested by the TBI for the offenses of reckless driving and simple possession or casual exchange of a controlled substance. SB0285
0017 Comptroller, State As enacted, clarifies that tax increment agencies need only file an annual statement of tax increment revenues allocated to the tax increment agency for active plans. SB0314
0018 Teachers, Principals and School Personnel As enacted, authorizes a school counselor to refer or help facilitate a referral of a parent or legal guardian's student to a counselor or therapist for mental health assessments or services. SB0341
0019 Education, State Board of As enacted, makes it the duty of the state board of education to issue professional licenses upon the work done in standard teacher-training institutions, colleges, and universities that must be approved by the state board of education after inspection as may be provided by the board. SB0399
0020 Comptroller, State As enacted, requires the administrative head of a department, agency, or institution that has been audited by the comptroller to submit a corrective action plan within 30 days of the issuance of the audit report; empowers certain standing committees to take action in the event of noncompliance with respect to an audit by a department, agency, or institution. SB0463
0021 Education As enacted, removes requirement that the county trustee, treasurer, or other fiscal agent of an LEA annually submit a complete certified copy of the financial report of the LEA to the commissioner of education. SB0490
0022 Education As enacted, requires LEAs to ensure schools provide parents and guardians with information about influenza and the effectiveness of vaccination at the beginning of each school year; requires nonpublic schools to provide parents and guardians with information about influenza and the effectiveness of vaccination at the beginning of each school year. SB0598
0023 Highway Signs As enacted, expands the area, from only Sevierville to include all of Sevier County, that is exempted from the required removal of TODS signs erected by an entity other than the department of transportation. HB0036
0024 Guardians and Conservators As enacted, renames Chapter 1062 of the Public Acts of 2016 to be the "Falk Act." SB0607
0025 Consumer Protection As enacted, adds "advertising services for the provision of a motor vehicle warranty in a deceptive manner likely to cause the owner to believe that the advertisement originated from the original manufacturer of the motor vehicle or from the dealer that sold the motor vehicle" as a violation of the Consumer Protection Act of 1977. SB0737
0026 TennCare As enacted, adds additional parties who are required to provide certain information to the commissioner of finance and administration, the bureau of TennCare, or managed care organization regarding recovery of benefits; amends related reporting requirements. SB0782
0027 Teachers, Principals and School Personnel As enacted, moves up the deadline for the state board of education to release the teacher preparation training report from November 1 of each year to February 15 of each year. SB0809
0028 Education, Higher As enacted, revises various provisions in higher education to include all state governing boards and not just the board of regents or the UT system due to the implementation of the FOCUS Act. SB0994
0029 Board of Regents As enacted, makes various technical corrections to the FOCUS Act related to the appointment of student and faculty board members. SB0995
0030 Statutes and Codification As enacted, codifies the Acts of the 2016 regular and extraordinary sessions. SB1229
0031 Education, Higher As enacted, requires state institutions of higher education to develop and implement uniform procedures for awarding academic credit through course equivalencies for military education, training, experience, and occupational specialties; provides methods for implementation. SB1232
0032 Naming and Designating As enacted, designates the new Tennessee Bureau of Investigation crime lab and consolidated regional headquarters to be constructed in Madison County as the "Special Agent De'Greaun ReShun Frazier TBI Crime Lab and Regional Headquarters." SB1233
0033 State Symbols As enacted, designates the Boeing B-17F known as the Memphis Belle as the official state airplane. SB1263
0034 Traffic Safety As enacted, expands the yellow dot motor vehicle medical information program to traffic stops and not just motor vehicle accidents; requires department of transportation to cooperate with veterans services organizations in publicizing yellow dot program. SB1304
0035 Food and Food Products As enacted, adds beekeeping to practices included in the Tennessee Community Gardening Act. HB0278
0036 Naming and Designating As enacted, names the dining area of the Brig. Gen. Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home in honor of Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Sidney Brown, United States Army. SB0012
0037 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the advisory council on state procurement three years to June 30, 2020. SB0054
0038 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of chiropractic examiners to June 30, 2021. SB0056
0039 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of communication disorders and sciences to June 30, 2021. SB0057
0040 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of dentistry four years to June 30, 2021. SB0058
0041 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of examiners in psychology four years to June 30, 2021. SB0059
0042 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of medical examiners' committee on physician assistants four years to June 30, 2021. SB0060
0043 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of optometry to June 30, 2021. SB0061
0044 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the board of veterinary medical examiners to June 30, 2021. SB0063
0045 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Civil Defense and Disaster Compact to June 30, 2020. SB0064
0046 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the consumer advocate division in the office of the attorney general and reporter four years to June 30, 2021. SB0065
0047 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the committee for purchase from the blind and other severely disabled four years to June 30, 2021. SB0066
0048 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the council on pensions and insurance eight years to June 30, 2025. SB0067
0049 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the department of financial institutions to June 30, 2021. SB0070
0050 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the department of general services three years to June 30, 2020; requires the department to report back to the committee concerning the findings in its 2016 performance audit report. SB0071
0051 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the department of mental health and substance abuse services four years to June 30, 2021. SB0072
0052 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the emergency communications board four years to June 30, 2021. SB0074
0053 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Emergency Management Assistance Compact to June 30, 2020. SB0075
0054 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Interstate Compact on Detainers eight years to June 30, 2025. SB0078
0055 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Interstate Corrections Compact eight years to June 30, 2025. SB0079
0056 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Interstate Earthquake Compact of 1988 three years to June 30, 2020. SB0080
0057 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact of 2007 five years to June 30, 2022. SB0081
0058 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the local government insurance committee to June 30, 2020. SB0082
0059 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Southeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact to June 30, 2021. SB0085
0060 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the state building commission to June 30, 2020. SB0086
0061 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the state capitol commission three years to June 30, 2020. SB0087
0062 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the state insurance committee to June 30, 2020. SB0089
0063 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the state procurement commission to June 30, 2020. SB0090
0064 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the state protest committee to June 30, 2020. SB0091
0065 Sunset Laws As enacted, terminates the state trust of Tennessee with no subsequent wind down year. SB0093
0066 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the statewide community services agency to June 30, 2018; requires the agency to appear before sunset review committee in 2017 to discuss progress made in addressing findings in its 2016 audit. SB0094
0067 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the statewide planning and policy council for the department of intellectual and developmental disabilities to June 30, 2022. SB0095
0068 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the statewide planning and policy council for the department of mental health and substance abuse services to June 30, 2021. SB0096
0069 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee arts commission five years to June 30, 2022. SB0098
0070 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee athletic commission to June 30, 2021. SB0099
0071 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee code commission to June 30, 2025. SB0100
0072 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee community resource board eight years to June 30, 2025. SB0101
0073 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee financial literacy commission four years to June 30, 2021. SB0104
0074 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee life and health insurance guaranty association five years to June 30, 2022. SB0107
0075 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee regulatory authority four years to June 30, 2021. SB0108
0076 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee residence commission to June 30, 2022. SB0109
0077 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the Tennessee technology development corporation to June 30, 2021. SB0110
0078 Sunset Laws As enacted, extends the trial court vacancy commission to June 30, 2019. SB0111
0079 Comptroller, State As enacted, requires any department receiving federal financial assistance to report certain notices of noncompliance from the federal government to the commissioner of finance and administration and the comptroller within five days. SB0141
0080 Nuclear Materials, Transportation and Safety As enacted, clarifies that deadly force may be used by nuclear security officers at both nuclear power reactor facilities and category I nuclear facilities. SB0220
0081 Treasurer, State As enacted, clarifies state treasurer has authority to raise funds for the Tennessee financial literacy commission. SB0417
0082 Pharmacy, Pharmacists As enacted, expands to include pharmacists in the prohibition on discrimination by managed health insurance issuers against optometrists, ophthalmologists, podiatrists, and chiropractors solely on the basis of their license or certification, if such providers are acting within the scope of their license or certification. SB0461
0083 Criminal Procedure As enacted, clarifies that a person petitioning for a certificate of employability does not have to be in the process of restoring the person's rights of citizenship. SB0016
0084 Education, State Board of As enacted, authorizes rules and policies permitting the administration of medications for adrenal insufficiency in schools. SB0117
0085 Correction, Dept. of As enacted, authorizes the commissioner, for good cause, to extend the six-month period within which a claim against the state for costs must be submitted to the department by an additional six months; effective until June 30, 2018. SB0167
0086 Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities As enacted, establishes the Tennessee council on autism spectrum disorder. SB0199
0087 Building Commission, State As enacted, transfers employees of the state building commission from the department of finance and administration to the department of treasury. SB0426
0088 Insurance, Health, Accident As enacted, revises various provisions regarding when a health insurance entity can make, and when a health insurance entity is required to notify a provider of, changes in the provider's fee schedule. SB0437
0089 Pharmacy, Pharmacists As enacted, removes the board of pharmacy's oversight of facilities that distribute dialysate and devices necessary to perform peritoneal kidney dialysis to patients with end stage renal disease if the facility meets certain criteria. SB0518
0090 Motor Vehicles As enacted, specifies certain services provided by a motor vehicle manufacturer under a service contract that are not considered to be insurance. SB0545
0091 Consumer Protection As enacted, clarifies that the consumer protection violation of failing to disclose a security breach of personal consumer information applies to a breach of unencrypted data or encrypted data when the encryption key has also been acquired by an unauthorized person. SB0547
0092 Public Contracts As enacted, clarifies that the statutory amount of the bond required from contractors on all public works contracts in excess of $100,000 is the minimum amount for the bond. SB0681
0093 Sentencing As enacted, adds public employees to the list of those ineligible for suspended prosecution and pretrial diversion for a misdemeanor offense committed in the course of the person's employment, under the same provisions currently applicable to elected and appointed state and local officials so charged. SB0690
0094 Tennessee Regulatory Authority As enacted, renames the authority to be the public utility commission and redesignates directors as commissioners. SB0747
0095 Traffic Safety As enacted, requires a motor vehicle to yield the right-of-way by making a lane change, if possible, or reduce speed and proceed with due caution when approaching a stationary motor vehicle that is giving signal by use of flashing lights and located on the shoulder, emergency lane, or median. SB0996
0096 Students As enacted, requires a school to count a child who serves as a page for the general assembly as present for attendance purposes in the same manner as an educational field trip; prohibits giving excused or unexcused absences for a child serving as a page. SB1013
0097 Special License Plates As enacted, authorizes issuance of an emergency license plate to constables. SB1074
0098 Tennessee Regulatory Authority As enacted, limits the TRA's jurisdiction over an investor-owned electric power company serving Tennessee customers on the western side of the Mississippi River to hearing complaints alleging certain levels of service and rate violations and granting appropriate relief. SB1266
0099 Students As introduced, deletes the requirement for LEAs to provide students with certain periods of physical activity depending on grade level. HB0045
0100 Bail, Bail Bonds As introduced, deletes requirement that an affidavit of a jailer, warden, or officer be furnished to a court to avoid forfeiture of any appearance or bail bond and instead declares that no forfeiture or conditional forfeiture of any appearance or bail bond shall be rendered where evidence of the defendant's incarceration is furnished to the court. HB0330

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