Tennessee 111th 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 Sumner County Subject to local approval, redesignates the title of "county executive" to "county mayor." HB1501 Adopted
0002 School Districts, Special Revises the property tax rate for the Milan special school district. HB1507 No Action Required
0003 Mason Subject to local approval, removes the requirement that the mayor devote full time to the duties of the office. HB1504 Adopted
0004 Putnam County Subject to local approval, redesignates the title of "county executive" to "county mayor." HB1503 Adopted
0005 Lebanon Subject to local approval, removes the mayor pro tem as the successor to the mayor when the mayor's office becomes vacant; authorizes the council to declare a vacancy in the office of mayor and appoint a person to fill the remainder of the term. HB1505 No Action Taken
0006 Cannon County Subject to local approval, alters the allocation of the hotel/motel tax by distributing an amount not to exceed the amount collected in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018, to the chamber of commerce and the remainder to be appropriated by the county commission for any lawful purpose. HB1506 Not Adopted
0007 Athens Subject to local approval, changes the maximum amount of expenditures to the state-adopted maximum that the city, board of education, and public work or improvement may spend on a purchase unless bids are requested through advertisement; reduces the term length from two years to one year for the chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, and treasurer of the board of education. HB1513 Adopted
0008 Sumner County As introduced, revises Financial Management Modernization System of the County of Sumner, Tennessee of 2012, also known as the 2012 Finance Act, as it relates to participation of the county school system under the Act. HB1517 Adopted
0009 Kenton Subject to local approval, authorizes the salaries of mayor and aldermen to be set by ordinance; reduces, from three to two, the number of readings required for adoption of ordinances; deletes position of commissioners as heads of city departments; deletes provisions regarding bail and fines and costs; removes provision authorizing the re-appropriation of funds between departments. HB1522 Adopted
0010 Cannon County Subject to local approval, exempts nonprofit campgrounds that include a portion of the hotel camp fee for housing from the county's hotel motel tax. HB1523 Adopted
0011 Bolivar Subject to local approval, removes the mayor as a member of the city council; removes limits on salaries for mayor and council; updates city purchasing provisions to comply with state law; changes the property tax penalty percentage to comply with state law. HB1516 Adopted
0012 McKenzie Subject to local approval, reduces the maximum penalty levied by the municipal court from $500 to $50; removes the certification requirement for newly elected councilmen; removes city council authority to impeach; allows council to appoint a city administrator; removes the city clerk bond requirement; revises various other provisions. HB1519 Adopted
0013 Robertson County Subject to local approval, increases from $250 to $500 the monthly compensation of the Robertson County highway commissioners and chairman of the commission. HB1520 Adopted
0014 McLemoresville Subject to local approval, deletes antiquated provisions related to poll taxes; codifies current practice of city regarding election timing and terms; adds grounds for removal from office for board of mayor and aldermen; authorizes the hiring of a city recorder; removes cap on fines that may be imposed for a violation of ordinances, on property tax, and business tax. HB1521 Adopted
0015 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of the Tenth special school district of Wilson County, permits the district to issue bonds or notes in an amount of $28 million or less and to issue bond anticipation notes in an amount of $28 million or less. HB1525 No Action Required
0016 Dickson County Subject to local approval, changes the county highway engineer position from elected to appointed and changes the county highway engineer's duties to only be the duties as provided in Tennessee County Uniform Highway Law. HB1526 Adopted
0017 Millington Subject to local approval, changes the municipal judge from an elected to appointed position; requires all persons employed by the city to take an oath of office; requires the board to establish, by resolution, which city officials are authorized to sign checks on the city's behalf. HB1527 Adopted
0018 Pickett County Subject to local approval, establishes that chancery court has jurisdiction relating to the probate of wills and administration of estates, pursuant to general law, and that general sessions court has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit and chancery courts over domestic relations cases. HB1528 Adopted
0019 Jackson Subject to local approval, adds age and residency requirements to be eligible to run for mayor and city council; changes the voting requirement for filling vacancies for the city council; requires the city to obtain a fidelity bond for the mayor and treasurer; changes the due date for payment of taxes levied by the city to October 1 through December 31 of each year; requires certain ordinances to be published on the city's website. HB1529 Adopted
0020 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, transfers oversight of the human resources department from the county legislative body to the county mayor. HB1539 Adopted
0021 Maury County Subject to local approval, clarifies that all parks and recreation areas owned or operated by the county are under the control of the board of park commissioners. HB1541 Adopted
0022 Cleveland Subject to local approval, authorizes a nonresident owner of real property located within the city that has an appraised value for tax purposes of at least $35,000 to vote in city elections. HB1512 Adopted
0023 Ripley Subject to local approval, moves date of election for mayor and aldermen of the City of Ripley from April to the first Thursday in August at the regular general election; makes various other changes to the charter for the City of Ripley. HB1514 Adopted
0024 Baxter Subject to local approval, rewrites the charter. HB1530 Adopted
0025 Portland Subject to local approval, transfers the duty to collect taxes from the recorder to the finance director; eliminates certain other duties of the recorder; requires the city council to fix the compensation and duties of all officers and employees of the city, consistent with the charter and general law. HB1531 Adopted
0026 Lebanon Subject to local approval, deletes reference to property interest for municipal employees. HB1532 Adopted
0027 Gibson Subject to local approval, abolishes an alderman position that is vacant after the November 2018 election and is not filled by appointment. HB1534 Adopted
0028 School Districts, Special Decreases the boundary of the district pursuant to the request of the Tenth Special School District of Wilson County. HB1535 No Action Required
0029 Burns Subject to local approval, moves the date of election from May to November; extends the terms, from two years to four years, for the mayor and commissioner. HB1537 Adopted
0030 Shelby County Subject to local approval, authorizes proceeds from the hotel motel tax to be used for expenditures incurred in connection with a sports facility and the promotion of tourism. HB1538 Adopted
0031 Jackson County Subject to local approval, authorizes the levy of a privilege tax, not to exceed 5 percent, on the occupancy of accommodations by transients. HB1540 Adopted
0032 Lebanon Subject to local approval, increases from 2 percent to 5 percent the privilege tax that may be levied on the occupancy by a transient of a hotel in Lebanon, subject to a two-thirds vote of the Lebanon city council approving the increase. HB1511 Adopted
0033 Rhea County Subject to local approval, eliminates the tax assessor's duty of collecting a fee for services in placing a stamp on a deed. HB1533 Adopted
0034 Winchester Subject to local approval, rewrites city charter. HB1536 Adopted
0035 Scott County Subject to local approval, imposes a $25.00 litigation tax on each case filed in circuit, general sessions, and juvenile courts in the county to fund the Scott County Family Justice Center. HB1542 Not Adopted
0036 Dickson Subject to local approval, creates a municipal court. HB1543 Adopted
0037 Bedford County Subject to local approval, enacts a hotel/motel tax. HB1695 Action Pending
0038 Portland Subject to local approval, imposes term limits on council members and the mayor; requires council members running for mayor to resign upon qualification from the election commission. HB1973 Adopted
0039 Oakland Subject to local approval, adds an alderman position to the board; requires the board to appoint a town manager as chief administrative officer; and sets purchasing limits by ordinance in accordance with state law. HB2072 Adopted
0040 Shelbyville Subject to local approval, classifies all city employees as at-will employees; adds the city manager to the utility board; requires the treasurer to assist the city manager with the annual budget; changes the allocation of the hotel tax from industrial development to economic development. HB2902 Adopted
0041 Petersburg Subject to local approval, decreases the number of aldermen from seven to five. HB2903 Action Pending
0042 Portland Subject to local approval, revises provisions relating to filling an alderman vacancy. HB2905 Adopted
0043 Union County Subject to local approval, increases from $200 to $250, plus any annual cost of living increases approved by the county commission, the monthly compensation of the Union County highway commissioners. HB2906 Adopted
0044 Humphreys County Subject to local approval, terminates the probate and juvenile court effective on the next election date or a vacancy that occurs in the office of the incumbent judge, whichever occurs first. HB2908 Adopted
0045 Rutherford Subject to local approval, changes, from two-year to four-year, terms for the mayor and each alderman. HB2909 Action Pending
0046 Sullivan County Subject to local approval, enacts the Sullivan County Financial Management System of 2020. SB2937 Action Pending
0047 Sharon Subject to local approval, changes the title of marshal to police chief; removes the police chief's duty to collect taxes; removes the recorder and treasurer and police chief's term of one year; removes antiquated language regarding jails. HB2911 Action Pending
0048 Wilson County Subject to local approval, authorizes the judge of the Court of General Sessions of Wilson County, Division III, to interchange with the judges of the Circuit and Chancery Courts in Wilson County for matters of domestic relations and probate. HB2912 Action Pending
0049 Dickson County Subject to local approval, specifies that the General Sessions Court Clerk must serve as the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Dickson County rather than the County Clerk. HB2914 Action Pending
0050 Portland Subject to local approval, revises charter provisions relating to contracts procured by the City; authorizes city council to fix the time and place of regular meetings of the council; requires a two-thirds vote of the city council to adopt an ordinance or resolution where specified; clarifies that certain ordinances may require a minimum time between two readings prior to becoming effective. HB2916 Action Pending
0051 Portland Subject to local approval, changes, from May to November, the election for the mayor and aldermen; clarifies that the mayor and city council appoint officers of the county by a majority vote; allows the mayor to appoint all standing committees as he deems proper. HB2920 Action Pending
0052 Benton County Subject to local approval, requires government-owned hotel operators to collect and remit the privilege tax on the occupancy of hotels and motels in the county. HB2918 Action Pending
0053 Parsons Subject to local approval, authorizes the appointment of a city administrator; shifts certain duties of the mayor to the city administrator. HB2921 Action Pending
0054 Madison County Subject to local approval, authorizes the county commission to use funds allocated to the commission from the hotel occupancy tax to make economic development grants to governmental entities and public corporations to promote community economic development, tourism, and recreational activities. HB2926 Action Pending
0055 Haywood County Subject to local approval, exempts one vehicle owned by an active member of a volunteer fire department of a volunteer local rescue squad from the local wheel tax. HB2927 Action Pending
0056 Ashland City Subject to local approval, authorizes the mayor to designate a financial director to assist with the budget and manage all financial affairs of the city; authorizes city recorder to have a designee in the city recorder's absence at meetings. HB2928 Action Pending
0057 Franklin Subject to local approval, authorizes the city to extend the terms of leases for real property owned by the city from thirty years or less to up to fifty years or less. HB2929 Action Pending
0058 Hardin County Subject to local approval, increases from six to eight members on the Hardin County General Hospital Board of Commissioners. HB2932 Action Pending