Tennessee 110th General Assembly - Private Acts Search
Note: TCA 8-3-202 requires local governments to notify the Secretary of State of action taken on a private act by December 1st of the year passed. If not notified, the act becomes null and void. TCA 8-3-202.

Chapter Number Subject Abstract Bill Number Action
0001 Murfreesboro Subject to local approval, moves the election of mayor and city council to coincide with the regular August or November general election as called; requires vacancy in the office of mayor to be filled by voters in a general election. HB1415 Adopted
0002 Collierville Subject to local approval, creates term limits for the board of mayor and alderman; makes certain changes to the qualifications for the mayor and aldermen. HB1414 Adopted
0003 Benton Subject to local approval, changes the name of the municipality from "town" to "city". HB1417 Adopted
0004 Williamson County Subject to local approval, repeals tax levy on property located in unincorporated areas of county, the proceeds of which are used for road purposes, as part of a reallocation of funds to be appropriated for such purposes. HB1419 Adopted
0005 Ridgeside Subject to local approval, removes the limit on the maximum property tax rate that may be levied by the city; decreases the number of readings required for ordinances, from three to two, and resolutions, from three to one. HB1420 Adopted
0006 Lewis County Subject to local approval, authorizes the location of landfills within four and one-half miles of the Buffalo River. HB1422 Adopted
0007 Gibson County Subject to local approval, increases the wheel tax on motor vehicles from a maximum of $10.00 to an amount equal to $50.00, and imposes a wheel tax on motorcycles in the amount of $15.00; allocates the revenue to the Gibson County Highway Department. HB1416 Adopted
0008 Roane County Subject to local approval, changes the date by which the occupancy tax must be remitted, from not later than the 20th of the month to not later than the date the operator is required to remit sales taxes. HB1423 Adopted
0009 Kenton Subject to local approval, requires purchases or contracts of more than $500 to be approved by the governing body; requires expenditures or contracts of more than $10,000 to be made only after sealed bids have been invited. HB1425 Adopted
0010 Milan Subject to local approval, authorizes the Milan Special School District to issue and sell bonds or notes to provide funds for the district. HB1429 No Action Required
0011 Lebanon Subject to local approval, establishes term limits for the mayor and aldermen; creates mechanism for the filling of vacancies on the city council created upon the filing of a qualifying petition by an alderman to run for mayor; deletes provision prohibiting the granting of a property right to a city employee. HB1431 Adopted
0012 Carthage Subject to local approval, reduces from three to two the number of days on which an ordinance must be passed by approval on each day by a majority of the members of the governing body for purposes of adopting the ordinance. HB1432 Adopted
0013 Lawrence County Subject to local approval, authorizes Lawrence County to establish a part-time clerk of the grand jury, to be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the foreman of the grand jury. HB1433 Adopted
0014 Dickson County Subject to local approval, abolishes the County Highway Commission and office of the County Highway Engineer. HB1424 No Action Taken
0015 Greene County Subject to local approval, creates two divisions within the general sessions court in Greene County; establishes the office of a second judge to preside over the second division. HB1426 Not Adopted
0016 Dickson Subject to local approval, abolishes the municipal court. HB1436 Adopted
0017 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, creates new county purchasing act. HB1443 Adopted
0018 Williamson County Subject to local approval, grants the judge of the juvenile court the power to appoint, retain, reappoint, and supervise judicial commissioners; authorizes the juvenile judge to appoint and supervise a temporary or part-time judicial commissioner, subject to county legislative body appropriations for personnel. HB1445 Adopted
0019 Williamson County Subject to local approval, repeals tax levy on property located in unincorporated areas of county, the proceeds of which are used for road purposes, as part of a reallocation of funds to be appropriated for such purposes. HB1446 Adopted
0020 Troy Subject to local approval, decreases the number of required monthly meeting times of the board of mayor and aldermen from two to one. HB1452 Adopted
0021 Manchester Subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. HB1434 Adopted
0022 Franklin Subject to local approval, changes charter provisions related to annexation to align with changes in state law for annexation. HB1439 Adopted
0023 Tipton County Subject to local approval, repeals requirement that owners of real property obtain a building permit; repeals authorization to hunt red foxes; repeals provisions relative to litter and refuse control; increases from four to five the membership of the Purchasing Committee; revises certain notice requirements; revises provisions relative to jurisdiction of Purchasing Committee; deletes provision authorizing attorneys to appoint a substitute judge under certain circumstances; deletes provision authorizing the governor to fill a judicial vacancy; requires certain tax proceeds to be used for community development. HB1441 Adopted
0024 Tipton County Subject to local approval, enacts the Tipton County Budget and Fiscal Procedure Act of 2017. HB1444 Adopted
0025 Liberty Subject to local approval, authorizes a $45.00 payment to the mayor for attendance at the monthly meeting of the board of mayor and aldermen. HB1447 Adopted
0026 Liberty Subject to local approval, changes timing of elections for board of mayor and aldermen such that all seats are filled in the same election. HB1448 Adopted
0027 Tracy City Subject to local approval, rewrites the town charter. HB1449 Adopted
0028 Gallatin Subject to local approval, authorizes the mayor or a member of the city council to run for another public office while mayor or council member, as applicable. HB1450 Adopted
0029 Gallatin Subject to local approval, prohibits the mayor and aldermen from being eligible for the succeeding term in the same office if such official has served more than one-half of a four-year term and the next two subsequent four-year terms, for a maximum of 10 years in that particular office. HB1451 No Action Taken
0030 Tullahoma Subject to local approval, changes the date, from the first Thursday to the first Friday in February, by which the board of mayor and aldermen must call for an election each year; lowers the minimum age, from 21 to 18, for a person to serve as mayor or alderman; removes requirement that members of the board acquire surety bonds. HB1453 Adopted
0031 Hornsby Subject to local approval, reduces board of mayor and aldermen from seven to five members; deletes all references to town marshal; reduces the number of readings to approve an ordinance from three to two; abolishes the position of treasurer and transfers responsibilities to the recorder; expands authority of the board of mayor and aldermen. HB1454 No Action Taken
0032 Shelby County Subject to local approval, increases library tax to be charged on actions of all county courts. SB1446 Adopted
0033 Giles County Subject to local approval, authorizes an advisory referendum relative to debt issue for the construction and renovation of schools in the county. SB2728 Adopted
0034 Lynnville Subject to local approval, amends the town charter generally relative to non-resident voting rights; the vice mayor's appointment date; notice requirements for special meetings of the board of mayor and aldermen; the procedure for adopting ordinances and resolutions; the borrowing of money; the duties, compensation, and benefits of town officers; and the duties and powers of the municipal judge. HB1437 Adopted
0035 Henry County Subject to local approval, authorizes the levy of a motor vehicle privilege tax in Henry County. HB1478 Adopted
0036 Alamo Subject to local approval, rewrites the charter for the Town of Alamo. SB2725 Adopted
0037 Decatur County Subject to local approval, abolishes the Decatur County Democratic Party Executive Committee. HB2697 Adopted
0038 Dickson County Subject to local approval, abolishes the Dickson County Highway Commission. HB2693 Adopted
0039 Lewis County Subject to local approval, changes, from $40 per day to $50 per month, the compensation for members of the County Highway Advisory Commission; reduces, from $300 to $200 per month, the compensation for the chairman of the County Highway Advisory Commission. HB2701 Adopted
0040 Perry County Subject to local approval, authorizes the establishment of salary policies and scales for departments of the county; authorizes the appointment of a chief accountant and a budget director. HB2698 Adopted
0041 School Districts, Special As introduced, pursuant to the request of the Franklin special school district of Williamson County, permits the district to issue bonds or notes in an amount not to exceed $26.5 million and to issue bond anticipation notes. HB2696 No Action Required
0042 Obion County Subject to local approval, clarifies that the proceeds from the hotel/motel taxes in Obion County that currently go to Reelfoot Lake Tourism shall now be deposited in the general fund. HB2339 Adopted
0043 Dickson County Subject to local approval, removes probate and conservatorship jurisdiction from the Probate and Juvenile Court of Dickson County; renames court Juvenile Court of Dickson County. HB2706 Adopted
0044 Mason Subject to local approval, revises conditions under which a vacancy is declared on the board of mayor and alderman for the Town of Mason; removes authority of non-resident property owners to vote in town elections; provides mayor, rather than board, with authority to organize departments and offices of town government; revises mayor's duties; establishes the procedure for adoption and preservation of ordinances. HB2708 Adopted
0045 Portland Subject to local approval, authorizes the appointment of a city administrator; removes city council approval for city officers appointed by the mayor, except for the attorney, judge, and recorder; specifies new duties of the mayor. HB2720 Adopted
0046 Mountain City Subject to local approval, shifts the appointment of the town recorder, chief of police, and superintendent of public works from April to December; extends the terms of the incumbent recorder, chief of police, and superintendent to December 2019. HB2719 Action Pending
0047 Maury County Subject to local approval, creates a county financial management system to administer the finances of the county for all funds of the various departments, agencies, and boards that are handled by the county trustee. HB2716 Adopted
0048 Red Boiling Springs Subject to local approval, authorizes the city council of the City of Red Boiling Springs to set the city elections date by ordinance; deletes requirement that nonresidents who own taxable property within the City appear on the voting list of qualified electors eligible to vote in the Tennessee Legislative District that encompasses the City. HB2714 Adopted
0049 Grand Junction Subject to local approval, updates description of boundaries of City of Grand Junction; revises general powers of city government; creates staggered terms for aldermen; revises vacancy provisions governing aldermen; requires ordinances to be approved by the board two times rather than three times; makes various other changes to the City Charter. HB2713 Adopted
0050 Hamilton County Subject to local approval, provides for the payment of certain retirement benefits of a retired Hamilton County employee to an alternate payee under a qualified domestic relations order. HB2711 Adopted
0051 Gallatin Subject to local approval, prohibits the mayor and aldermen from being eligible for the succeeding term in the same office if such official has served more than one-half of a four-year term and the next two subsequent four-year terms, for a maximum of 10 years in that particular office. HB2709 Election Required
0052 Greenbrier Subject to local approval, authorizes the board of mayor and aldermen to appoint a town administrator. HB2705 Adopted
0053 Blount County Subject to local approval, repeals local regulation of the possession, storage, use, manufacture, and sale of pyrotechnics in the county. HB2707 Adopted
0054 Ardmore Subject to local approval, expands eligibility to vote in city elections to include persons that may vote for members of the general assembly in Lincoln County; reduces the number of times an ordinance must be approved by the legislative body to be effective from three to two. HB2703 Adopted
0055 McKenzie Subject to local approval, requires newly elected council members to receive certification from the MTAS Newly Elected Officials Class within 12 months of being elected; requires council members to receive any state-mandated certifications; changes how many absences by a council member that will result in a vacancy in the office; makes the council member's compensation contingent upon attendance at meetings. HB2699 Adopted
0056 Alcoa Subject to local approval, limits the duration or exclusive contracts to 25 years instead of 50 years; clarifies procedure for removing a city commissioner; removes requirement for commission to adopt a pay plan for city employees; increases the purchasing limit, from $5,000 to $10,000, that does not require a public bid; updates references to Tennessee Code Annotated; makes other various revisions. SB2742 Adopted
0057 Montgomery County Subject to local approval, increases, from 5 percent to 8 percent, the tax on the privilege of occupancy of hotels and motels; alters the allocation of revenue raised from the privilege tax. SB2746 Adopted
0058 Ashland City Subject to local approval, authorizes property owners that do not live in the city to vote in city elections; removes disability for six months as a reason for the vacancy of the office of mayor or councilman; permanently prohibits persons convicted of certain crimes from holding office; creates process for electing a council member if the council is unable to appoint one in the event of a vacancy; authorizes the city to donate or contribute funds in accordance with state law; renames the city clerk and recorder the city recorder; changes provisions related to purchasing and the sale of city property; makes other revisions to the charter. HB2723 Adopted
0059 Crossville Subject to local approval, expands from four to six the number of councilmembers elected to the city council for the City of Crossville. HB2704 Not Adopted
0060 Silerton Subject to local approval, rewrites town charter. HB2721 Action Pending
0061 Hornsby Subject to local approval, reduces board of mayor and aldermen from seven to five members; deletes all references to town marshal; reduces the number of readings to approve an ordinance from three to two; abolishes the position of treasurer and transfers responsibilities to the recorder; expands authority of the board of mayor and aldermen. HB2722 Adopted
0062 Centertown Subject to local approval, requires the board of mayor and aldermen to hold regular public meetings as specified by ordinance rather than on the first Monday night of each month. HB2724 Adopted
0063 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, increases the threshold over which public advertisements and sealed competitive bids or proposals are required to an amount not to exceed $25,000 for nonemergency and nonproprietary purchases. HB2725 Adopted