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Pending Rules and Regulations

Proposed rules are promulgated in the absence of a rulemaking hearing.  Unless a rulemaking hearing is requested within 60 days from the first of the month after filing, the rule will become effective in 150 days from the first of the month following the filing.  All proposed rules will be posted within five (5) working days after acceptance by the Secretary of State. 

Rulemaking Hearing Rules are promulgated when a rulemaking hearing is held.  These rules become effective 90 days form the date of acceptance by the Secretary of State.  These rules are added to the rules and regulations the date of their effectiveness.

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AgencyRule Number Rule Title File Date Effective Date Rule Type Last Date to Request Hearing
*For Proposed Rules Only
Rule ID Sequence ID Rule Filing Notes
Board of Trustees of the Baccalaureate Education System 1700-05-04 Educational Savings Plan 4/11/2014 9/28/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5699 04-16-14 View Filing
Board of Trustees of the Baccalaureate Education System Trust Fund Program College Sa College Savings Incentive Plan 4/11/2014 9/28/2014 Proposed Rule 06/29/2014 5698 04-15-14 View Filing
Medical Examiners, Board of 0880-02 General Rules and Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine 4/10/2014 7/9/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5695 04-12-14 View Filing
Health 1200-12-02 Procedures for Administering Chemical Agent Antidotes in Emergency Situations 4/10/2014 7/9/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5696 04-13-14 View Filing
Communication Disorders and Sciences 1370-01 Rules for Speech Pathology and Audiology 4/10/2014 7/9/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5697 04-14-14 View Filing
Health 0540-01 General Rules Governing Electrology, Electrologists, and Electrology Instructors 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5693 04-07-14 View Filing
Health 0540-03 General Rules Governing Schools of Electrology 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5694 04-07-14 View Filing
Medical Examiners, Board of 0880-02 General Rules and Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5692 04-06-14 View Filing
Psychology Examiners 1180-01 General Rules Governing the Practice of Psychologists, Senior Psychological Examiners, Psychological Examiners, and Certified Psychological Assistants 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5688 04-05-14 View Filing
Psychology Examiners 1180-02 Rules Governing Psychologists 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5689 04-05-14 View Filing
Psychology Examiners 1180-03 Rules Governing Psychological Examiners and Senior Psychological Examiners 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5690 04-05-14 View Filing
Psychology Examiners 1180-04 Rules Governing Certified Psychological Assistants 4/4/2014 7/3/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5691 04-05-14 View Filing
Labor and Workforce Development 0800-01-01 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 4/2/2014 9/28/2014 Proposed Rule 06/29/2014 5685 04-04-14 View Filing
Labor and Workforce Development 0800-01-06 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction 4/2/2014 9/28/2014 Proposed Rule 06/29/2014 5686 04-04-14 View Filing
Labor and Workforce Development 0800-01-07 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Agriculture 4/2/2014 9/28/2014 Proposed Rule 06/29/2014 5687 04-04-14 View Filing
Human Services 1240-01-47 Non-Financial Eligibility Requirements Families First Program 4/2/2014 7/1/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5683 04-03-14 View Filing
Human Services 1240-01-49 Families First Work Requirements 4/2/2014 7/1/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5680 04-01-14 View Filing
Human Services 1240-01-54 Child Care - Families First Program 4/2/2014 7/1/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5681 04-01-14 View Filing
Human Services 1240-01-57 Families First Eligibility – Drug Screening and Testing 4/2/2014 7/1/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5682 04-02-14 View Filing
Human Services 1240-01-58 Electronic Benefit Transfer Card - Prohibited Uses 4/2/2014 7/1/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5684 04-03-14 View Filing
Labor and Workforce Development 0800-02-21 Mediation and Hearing Procedures 4/1/2014 6/30/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5673 03-08-14 View Filing Local governments have the option to accept the provisions of the workers’ compensation laws pursuant to T.C.A. § 50-6-106(6), but are not required to do so. For those local governments that do accept the provisions of the workers’ compensation laws, the impact of the rule amendments will be minimal.
Labor and Workforce Development 0800-02-22 Board of Workers' Compensation Appeals 4/1/2014 6/30/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5674 03-08-14 View Filing Local governments have the option to accept the provisions of the workers’ compensation laws pursuant to T.C.A. § 50-6-106(6), but are not required to do so. For those local governments that do accept the provisions of the workers’ compensation laws, the impact of the rule amendments will be minimal.
Agriculture 0080-06-16 Regulations Governing Use of Pesticides 3/31/2014 6/29/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5678 03-15-14 View Filing
Agriculture 0080-06-27 Worker Protection 3/31/2014 6/29/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5679 03-15-14 View Filing
Safety and Homeland Security 1340-01-04 Tennessee Driver Improvement Program 3/26/2014 8/29/2014 Proposed Rule 05/30/2014 5677 03-12-14 View Filing
Education, Board of 0520-02-04 Licensure 3/24/2014 8/29/2014 Proposed Rule 05/30/2014 5675 03-09-14 View Filing
Education, Board of 0520-07-02 Non-Public School Approval Process 3/24/2014 8/29/2014 Proposed Rule 05/30/2014 5676 03-10-14 View Filing
Environment and Conservation 0400-20-04 General Provisions 3/17/2014 6/15/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5671 03-07-14 View Filing
Environment and Conservation 0400-20-10 Licensing and Registration 3/17/2014 6/15/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5672 03-07-14 View Filing
Finance and Administration 0620-05-01 Cover Kids Rules 3/17/2014 6/15/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5670 03-06-14 View Filing
Education, Board of 0520-05-01 Supplement to Contract – Policies of Tennessee State Textbook Commission 3/13/2014 8/29/2014 Proposed Rule 05/30/2014 5669 03-05-14 View Filing
Agriculture 0080-07-05 Open-Air Burning Permits 2/20/2014 7/29/2014 Proposed Rule 04/29/2014 5668 02-13-14 View Filing
Real Estate Commission 1260-01 Licensing 2/7/2014 5/8/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5667 02-06-14 View Filing
Environment and Conservation 0400-45-06 Underground Injection Control 2/5/2014 5/5/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5666 02-05-14 View Filing
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 0940-05-02 Licensure Administration and Procedures 2/3/2014 5/4/2014 Rulemaking Hearing Rule 5665 02-01-14 View Filing TDMHSAS estimates that this rule will have no projected impact on local governments. TDMHSAS estimates the rule will have a minimal impact on state government revenues.
Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) 1640-01-03 Graduate Nursing Loan Forgiveness Program 12/27/2013 5/31/2014 Proposed Rule 03/01/2014 5648 12-30-13 View Filing
Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) 1640-01-13 Minority Teaching Fellows Program 12/27/2013 5/31/2014 Proposed Rule 03/01/2014 5649 12-31-13 View Filing
Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) 1640-01-17 Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program 12/27/2013 5/31/2014 Proposed Rule 03/01/2014 5650 12-32-13 View Filing
Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) 1640-01-24 Tennessee STEP UP Scholarship 12/27/2013 5/31/2014 Proposed Rule 03/01/2014 5651 12-33-13 View Filing
Safety 1340-03-04 Municipal Enforcement of Rules of the Road 12/17/2013 5/31/2014 Proposed Rule 03/01/2014 5633 12-16-13 View Filing Impacts municipalities with populations of 10,000 persons or less.
Correction 0420-01-01 Correctional Services Contracting 11/27/2013 4/30/2014 Proposed Rule 01/29/2014 5607 11-12-13 View Filing
Correction 0420-03-01 Prisoner Performance Sentence Credits 11/27/2013 4/30/2014 Proposed Rule 01/29/2014 5608 11-12-13 View Filing
Correction 0420-03-02 Guidelines 11/27/2013 4/30/2014 Proposed Rule 01/29/2014 5609 11-12-13 View Filing
Correction 0420-03-03 Urinalysis Drug Screening Prog 11/27/2013 4/30/2014 Proposed Rule 01/29/2014 5610 11-12-13 View Filing
Education, Board of 0520-01-03 Minimum Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools 11/27/2013 4/30/2014 Proposed Rule 01/29/2014 5606 11-10-13 View Filing