Tennessee 112th 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 Lewisburg Subject to local approval, makes various changes to the charter of the City of Lewisburg. HB1366 No Action Taken
0002 Chester County Subject to local approval, authorizes the county to impose a solid waste disposal fee. HB0154 Adopted
0003 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of the Gibson County special school district, permits the district to issue bonds in an amount of $5 million or less to provide funds for the district. HB0665 No Action Required
0004 Troy Subject to local approval, reduces the number of readings required for the passage of ordinances by the board of mayor and aldermen, from three to two; authorizes the employment of a city administrator. HB1571 Adopted
0005 Columbia Subject to local approval, makes various changes to the charter of the city of Columbia relating to the duties of the local civil service board. SB1630 Adopted
0006 School Districts, Special 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 $45 million. HB0701 No Action Required
0007 Madison County Subject to local approval, replaces existing sheriff's civil service law with a new civil service law. HB1380 Adopted
0008 Cleveland Subject to local approval, expands, from 30 to 60 days, the time period in which vacancies on the city council or the office of mayor must be filled by the remaining council members. HB1474 Adopted
0009 Montgomery County Subject to local approval, transfers the function of budgeting and fiscal matters regarding the hotel tax from the tourist commission to the economic development council; reallocates the distribution of proceeds received from such tax. HB1499 Adopted
0010 Gleason Subject to local approval, removes residency requirement for city recorder. HB1602 Adopted
0011 Samburg Subject to local approval, allows non-resident property owners to vote in the municipal elections; authorizes the treasurer to pay warrants issued by the vice mayor and any other officer approved by ordinance; deletes provision authorizing collection of delinquent taxes by distress warrants. HB1448 Adopted
0012 Henderson County Subject to local approval, increases the rate of the occupancy tax from 5 percent to 7 percent; changes the distribution and use of the tax revenue. SB1621 Adopted
0013 Rockwood Subject to local approval, establishes additional qualifications for service as a member of the city's electric power board by requiring one member to be on the city council, members to be property holders in their places of residence, and members to reside within their respective cities or unincorporated areas for one (1) year preceding their appointment; establishes terms of service for board members; and establishes a procedure for filling vacancies on the board. SB1634 Adopted
0014 Rockwood Subject to local approval, establishes additional qualifications for service as a member of the city's board of waterworks, sewerage, and natural gas by requiring one member to be on the city council, members to be property holders in their places of residence, and members to reside within their respective cities or unincorporated areas for one (1) year preceding their appointment; establishes terms of service for board members; and establishes a procedure for filling vacancies on the board. SB1635 Adopted
0015 Benton County Subject to local approval, requires operators liable for the collection and payment to the county of a mineral severance tax to keep and preserve records necessary to determine the amount of the tax due and payable to the county for three years. HB1603 Adopted
0016 Benton County Subject to local approval, requires the clerk or authorized collector of the county pulpwood severance tax to audit pulpwood operators at least once a year and to report the results of such audits to the county legislative body on a quarterly basis; requires operators to maintain records from the previous three years of operation necessary to determine the amount of the tax due to the county. HB1604 Adopted
0017 Tullahoma Subject to local approval, changes the election date from the first Thursday in August to the Thursday after the first Monday in August; extends the terms of office, from three years to four years, for the aldermen and mayor. HB1611 Adopted
0018 School Districts, Special As introduced, changes from $2.23 to $2.16 the property tax rate for Milan special school district. HB1612 No Action Required
0019 White Bluff Subject to local approval, staggers the terms of the mayor and council members and aligns their elections to coincide with the general elections in November; increases the salaries of the mayor and council members; changes the residency requirements for the city judge. HB1613 Adopted
0020 Loudon Subject to local approval, creates staggered terms of office for members of the city council. HB1615 Adopted
0021 Alcoa Subject to local approval, makes various changes to the charter of the City of Alcoa. HB1620 Adopted
0022 Weakley County Subject to local approval, shifts responsibility of issuing and regulating building permits from the director of emergency services to the county trustee. HB1623 Adopted
0023 Livingston Subject to local approval, authorizes the board of aldermen to delegate the authority to hire, suspend, and discharge town employees to the mayor by ordinance. HB1607 Adopted
0024 Lafayette Subject to local approval, reduces the time that a person must have resided in the city, from two years to one year, to be eligible to serve as mayor or on the council; revises the relatives who may not be hired by the city due to a familial relationship with the mayor or a council member; removes the office of superintendent of streets. HB1618 No Action Taken
0025 Covington Subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter by amendment. HB1621 Adopted
0026 Smith County Subject to local approval, authorizes the county legislative body to implement and administer a hotel motel tax, including the collection and remittance of the tax by a hotel operator and liability of such operator for delinquent tax payments. HB1622 Adopted
0027 Hamilton County Subject to local approval, revises the name of the County Governmental Library Commission in Hamilton County to the County Governmental Library Committee and revises other provisions relative to the operation of the library. HB1626 Adopted
0028 Carthage Subject to local approval, rewrites charter. HB1609 Not Adopted
0029 Pleasant Hill Subject to local approval, rewrites the charter of the Town of Pleasant Hill. HB1619 Adopted
0030 Grainger County Subject to local approval, authorizes Grainger County to impose a privilege tax of up to 5 percent upon the privilege of occupancy in any hotel. HB1624 Adopted
0031 Lewisburg Subject to local approval, makes various changes to the charter of the City of Lewisburg. HB1629 Adopted
0032 Bolivar Subject to local approval, renames the city administrator as the city recorder; changes the timing of the payment of the mayor's salary to be in the same manner as city employees instead of monthly. HB1627 Adopted
0033 Westmoreland Subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. HB1630 Adopted
0034 Anderson County Subject to local approval, authorizes Anderson County to regulate fireworks. HB1631 Adopted
0035 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of Richard City and Deptford Independent School District, authorizes the district to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $2,350,000. HB1632 No Action Required
0036 Whiteville Subject to local approval, reduces the number of readings required for the passage of ordinances by the board of mayor and aldermen from three to two. HB1633 Adopted
0037 Coffee County Subject to local approval, requires that the boundaries of the districts of the Highway Commission conform to those of the Rural County Commission districts established by 2021 redistricting. HB1902 Adopted
0038 Gibson County Subject to local approval, changes the office of juvenile court judge from a part-time to a full-time position. HB2881 Adopted
0039 Tullahoma Subject to local approval, deletes limitation that actions by a city attorney to collect tax liens cannot include more than 25 defendants; authorizes a city attorney to follow certain statutory provisions regarding the recovery of delinquent property taxes. HB2887 Adopted
0040 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of the Bradford special school district, changes, from $1.82 to $1.98, the property tax rate for the Bradford special school district. HB1709 No Action Required
0041 Lafayette Subject to local approval, revises the list of relatives who may not be hired by the city due to a familial relationship with the mayor or a council member; removes the office of superintendent of streets. HB1755 Adopted
0042 Petersburg Subject to local approval, reduces the number of aldermen from seven to five; reduces the number of readings required to pass an ordinance from three to two. SB2924 Adopted
0043 Springfield Subject to local approval, reduces the number of readings required for the passage of ordinances by the board of mayor and aldermen from three to two; raises the monetary limit on purchases that do not require competitive bidding from $4,000 to $25,000. SB1658 Adopted
0044 Bristol Subject to local approval, moves the election date for council from the third Tuesday in May to the first Tuesday in November; requires the budget and tax rate to be adopted by ordinance rather than resolution; authorizes the council to designate the location of its meetings by resolution; authorizes the recorder to levy a 5 percent penalty on delinquent taxes; changes gender specific terms for council members to gender neutral terms; makes other revisions to the charter. SB2916 Adopted
0045 Bradford Subject to local approval, increases the term of mayor from two to four years; authorizes the board of mayor and aldermen to appoint a city administrator. HB2888 Adopted
0046 McKenzie Subject to local approval, deletes provision establishing wards within the City of McKenzie and makes related changes; changes "Councilman" to "Councilperson" in various provisions. HB2889 Adopted
0047 Scotts Hill Subject to local approval, creates the position of general manager for the town; extends the terms of office for mayor and aldermen from two years to four years, beginning with the August 2022 election. HB2891 Adopted
0048 Montgomery County Subject to local approval, authorizes the county legislative body to set salaries for general sessions judges to be compensated at an amount equal to the salaries set for chancery and circuit court judges; the legislative body is authorized to set such salaries by private act in accordance with state law. HB2892 Adopted
0049 Sumner County Subject to local approval, repeals the authority of the county to approve the creation and expansion of private cemeteries, with such authority to be exercised by the board of zoning appeals, the planning commission and in accordance with existing state law. HB2893 Adopted
0050 Hamilton County Subject to local approval, increases the membership of the Hamilton County board of education from nine members to 11 members. HB2894 Adopted
0051 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of the McKenzie special school district, permits the district to issue bonds or notes in the amount of $4 million or less and to issue bond anticipation notes in an amount of $4 million or less. HB2897 No Action Required
0052 Oakland Subject to local approval, authorizes the establishment of schools; authorizes the hiring of attorneys for specific legal needs; requires the town judge to be a licensed attorney; shifts the responsibility of submitting an annual budget to the board of mayor and alderman from the mayor to the town manager; changes the bond requirements for contracts. HB2898 Adopted
0053 Coffee County Subject to local approval, authorizes the legislative body of Coffee County to impose an entertainment event fee on the sale and distribution of tickets to events in the county with an expected attendance of 500 persons or more. HB2890 Adopted
0054 Celina Subject to local approval, increases compensation for aldermen, from $50 to $300, for each regularly scheduled meeting attended, not to exceed $600 per month; compensates aldermen $100 for each special meeting attended; increases in compensation would be effective beginning with the next terms of office. HB2899 Adopted
0055 Dickson Subject to local approval, changes the date of biennial city elections for mayor and councilmen from the last Thursday to the second Thursday in September; clarifies that ordinances and amendments to ordinances are to be made available for inspection by the public rather than read in full; specifies that the mayor must nominate a member from the council as vice mayor, to be approved by the council rather then having the council to elect such person directly; expands role of city recorder to include any other administrative position the mayor determines to be beneficial to the operation of the city. HB2901 Action Pending
0056 McEwen Subject to local approval, authorizes the mayor to appoint city officers, subject to confirmation by the city aldermen, in lieu of such officers being appointed by the board of mayor and aldermen; specifies the duties and authority of the city manager, once such officer to be appointed by the mayor; clarifies that the mayor shall have supervision and control of all administrative affairs of the city; establishes that the mayor may only suspend officers or other employees of the city if approved by the city aldermen rather then having the sole authority to take such action. HB2902 Adopted
0057 School Districts, Special Pursuant to the request of the Tenth Special School District of Wilson County, shortens the terms of the board of directors from six years to four years. HB2905 No Action Required
0058 Cumberland County Subject to local approval, creates the Cumberland Plateau Water Authority. HB2907 Adopted
0059 Munford Subject to local approval, requires that newly elected officials take office after the certification of election results at the first meeting of the legislative body following an election rather than immediately after the election to allow for a more timely transition of officeholders. HB2908 Adopted
0060 Bradley County Subject to local approval, sets the minimum contract amount required by competitive bidding for general fund, board of education, and road department purchases at $25,000 or more. HB2909 Adopted
0061 Newport Subject to local approval, rewrites the civil service system for the city fire department. HB2895 Adopted
0062 Murfreesboro Subject to local approval, establishes the Community Investment Trust, the Park and Recreation Restricted Account, and the Transportation Restricted Account for purposes of funding certain community projects in the City of Murfreesboro. HB2903 Adopted
0063 Rocky Top Subject to local approval, adds a one-year residency requirement to be eligible to run for the offices of mayor and city councilperson. HB2910 Adopted
0064 Polk County Subject to local approval, increases number of persons serving on the board of education from nine to 10 members. HB2911 Adopted
0065 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, creates the Rutherford County Board of Juvenile Detention Center Commissioners. HB2912 Adopted
0066 Hawkins County Subject to local approval, sets the compensation for the juvenile court judge to equal the compensation of the Hawkins County general sessions judge; requires the juvenile court judge to serve in that capacity full time; prohibits the juvenile court judge from otherwise practicing law. HB2913 Adopted
0067 Washington County Subject to local approval, establishes the office of county attorney. HB2914 Adopted
0068 Hamilton County Subject to local approval, authorizes the sale, lease, or other transfer of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority's assets or liabilities. HB2915 Adopted