Tennessee 113th 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 Hamblen County Subject to local approval, adjusts the compensation of the road commissioners to be $200 or greater, instead of equal to $200 a month; adjusts the compensation of the chairman to be $350 or greater, instead of equal to $350 a month; requires the legislative body of Hamblen County to determine the amount of compensation. HB0754 Adopted
0002 Kingston Subject to local approval, expands, from not later than 90 days to not later than 30 days prior to the beginning of the next fiscal year, the timeline the city manager has to submit the proposed annual budget to the council for approval. HB1537 Adopted
0003 Greeneville Subject to local approval, rewrites the town charter. SB1541 Adopted
0004 Lebanon Subject to local approval, authorizes the city council to set the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids are required for nonemergency, nonproprietary purchases at the level authorized by state law. HB1531 Adopted
0005 Lebanon Subject to local approval, authorizes, in the absence of the city attorney, any assistant city attorney to approve as to form all contracts, deeds, bonds, ordinances, resolutions, and other documents to be signed in the name of or made by or with the city. HB1532 Adopted
0006 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, increases membership of the county board of juvenile detention commissioners from four to six. HB1541 Adopted
0007 Livingston Subject to local approval, moves the day of municipal elections from the first Wednesday to the first Tuesday in June to coincide with state and national elections; removes prohibition on compensation for aldermen. HB1547 Adopted
0008 Gallatin Subject to local approval, requires the city council to appoint a city judge, who replaces the city recorder as the officer presiding over the city court; removes requirement that city recorder be elected and instead be appointed by city council; authorizes city officials to hold appointive office while serving as city official; updates the titles of certain department heads. HB1548 Adopted
0009 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 $20 million and to authorize the issuance of tax anticipation notes from time to time. HB1536 No Action Required
0010 Milan Subject to local approval, changes the date for city elections to coincide with federal elections; removes the requirement for the board of aldermen to approve the mayor's appointment of a city recorder; removes the city's authority to operate a hospital. HB1540 Adopted
0011 Monroe County Subject to local approval, increases, from nine to 10, the number of county school board members. HB1551 Adopted
0012 Lexington Subject to local approval, clarifies that vacancies on the board of mayor and aldermen and in the office of mayor be filled by majority vote of the remaining board members, with the appointee to serve only until the next regular election, at which time the remaining unexpired term is filled; authorizes mayor to vote in board matters but only to break a tie vote; removes city residency requirement for certain officers and managers by allowing such persons to reside in the county. HB1553 Adopted
0013 Anderson County Subject to local approval, repeals act creating position of county service officer. HB1534 Adopted
0014 Taxes, Hotel Motel Subject to local approval, extends the deadline by which a tourism construction project must be initiated, from December 31, 2023, to December 31, 2024, as a condition to receiving funding for such project from the proceeds of the Madison County and City of Jackson hotel-motel tax. HB1550 Adopted
0015 White County Subject to local approval, establishes that general sessions court has concurrent jurisdiction with chancery and circuit courts relating to cases of adoption, pursuant to general law. HB1555 Adopted
0016 Franklin Subject to local approval, authorizes the vice mayor to vote on all matters when serving as mayor in the temporary absence of the mayor. HB1556 Adopted
0017 Ashland City Subject to local approval, changes the duties of the city recorder; creates the office of city administrator and assigns duties to such office. HB1557 Adopted
0018 Niota Subject to local approval, requires the salary of the mayor and commissioners be set by ordinance in conjunction with the annual budget rather than pursuant to fixed amounts in the charter; removes general supervisory authority of the commissioner of finance and taxation over the city library; removes requirement that the city administrator report directly to the mayor and board of commissioners; removes residency requirement for city administrator. HB1558 Adopted
0019 Petersburg Subject to local approval, makes changes to the duties of the mayor; reduces the term of the mayor and vice mayor from four years to two; provides a method to fill vacancies on the board if the vacancies cause the board to lack a quorum; authorizes the board to set the salary of the board members by ordinance; revises the powers of the city; authorizes the appointment of a treasurer and town administrator; requires the town judge to be a licensed attorney. HB1562 Adopted
0020 Maury County Subject to local approval, requires the civil service board to meet semi annually rather then annually; designates the county mayor as the board secretary, to replace the county human resources director; removes board authority to hold performance examinations to determine qualifications for employment; deletes competitive promotion examination requirements; provides for a right of appeals upon a suspension of an employee by the sheriff. HB1563 Adopted
0021 Burns Subject to local approval, moves from the first Monday in April to the second Monday in December the date for the biennial organizational meeting of the incoming board of commissioners; moves the monthly meeting of the board to the second Monday of each month. HB1564 Adopted
0022 Smithville Subject to local approval, removes prohibition on persons convicted of malfeasance or misfeasance in office, felonies, or crimes involving moral turpitude from being an employee of the city for ten years after the conviction; reduces, from a 2/3 majority to a simple majority, the required vote by the council for approving and removing mayoral appointments; authorizes the city board to appoint and promote city employees. HB1565 Adopted
0023 Overton County Subject to local approval, establishes that juvenile court has concurrent jurisdiction with chancery and circuit courts relating to cases of adoption, pursuant to general law. HB1567 Adopted
0024 Murfreesboro Subject to local approval, authorizes the creation of a solid waste authority; authorizes the authority to issue bonds. HB1568 Adopted
0025 Obion County Subject to local approval, repeals the Obion County Highway Commission. HB1569 Adopted
0026 Robertson County Subject to local approval, increases from $500 to $525 the monthly compensation of the Robertson County highway commissioners and chairman of the commission. HB1538 Adopted
0027 Chapel Hill Subject to local approval, clarifies that vacancies on the board and in the office of mayor be filled by majority vote of the remaining board members with the appointee to serve only until the next regular election at which time the remaining unexpired term is filled; consolidates and expands certain powers exercised by the town relative to special assessments, indebtedness, bonds, condemnation, public utilities, and correctional facilities; removes minimum age requirement for the position of town judge. HB1552 Adopted
0028 Blount County Subject to local approval, alters the conditions under which the county is authorized to own and operate a nonprofit hospital. HB1560 Adopted
0029 Sumner County Subject to local approval, prohibits public entities in Sumner County from using eminent domain to acquire privately owned real property for parks, trails, paths, or greenways for walking, running, hiking, bicycling, or equestrian use, unless the privately owned real property is parallel to, runs directly along the length of, and extends in the same direction as a highway, road, or street. HB1561 Adopted
0030 Oakland Subject to local approval, authorizes the town to impose fees on the development of land to pay for capital improvement; authorizes the board of mayor and aldermen to appoint and remove all directors and department heads, upon majority vote; and replaces the town manager with the board as the appointing authority for the town recorder. HB1566 Adopted
0031 Greenbrier Subject to local approval, alters the duties of the mayor and the town administrator; increases the salary of the mayor from $400 per month to $1,000 per month. HB1570 Adopted
0032 Bolivar Subject to local approval, increases the maximum threshold, from $50,000 to $100,000, that the board of directors of the Bolivar Energy Authority is authorized to set for purchases by the chief executive officer that do not require board approval. HB1572 Adopted
0033 Sullivan County Subject to local approval, removes the prohibition on the general sessions court from hearing a case in which the defendant is charged with driving a motor vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or drug. HB1573 Adopted
0034 Madison County Subject to local approval, repeals the prohibition on possessing, storing, using, manufacturing, or selling pyrotechnics. SB1572 Action Pending
0035 Putnam County Subject to local approval, establishes that general sessions court has concurrent jurisdiction with chancery and circuit courts relating to cases of adoption, pursuant to general law. HB1539 Adopted
0036 Dekalb County Subject to local approval, authorizes the road supervisor rather than the county mayor to sign checks drawn on the county trustee for expenses associated with road work within the county. HB1621 Adopted
0037 Pleasant Hill Subject to local approval, authorizes purchasing limits for which competitive bids are not required be set by ordinance pursuant to state law requirements. HB1581 Action Pending
0038 Van Buren County Subject to local approval, repeals the private purchasing act for Van Buren County that requires the County to solicit sealed bids for purchases and contracts in excess of $2,500, thereby bringing the County under the general law purchasing authority for counties (The County Purchasing Law of 1957), which authorizes a county to approve purchases and contracts of up to $10,000 without bid solicitation. HB2966 Action Pending
0039 Trenton Subject to local approval, amends the City of Trenton's election cycle for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to align the election with the state and federal general election in November of even-numbered years. HB2974 Action Pending
0040 Petersburg Subject to local approval, adds duties and authorities of the chief of police and police officers of the town; restates that only a certified public accountant must be chosen by the board of mayor and aldermen to conduct an audit of the financial affairs of the town, removing the option of having the audit conducted by a public accountant. HB2977 Adopted
0041 Humboldt Subject to local approval, enacts the Humboldt Utilities Authority Act to create and empower the Humboldt Utilities Authority. HB2981 Adopted
0042 Henry County Subject to local approval, authorizes the Henry County Hospital District to sell or lease assets outside of the ordinary course of business, including, without limitation, substantially all the assets of the Henry County Nursing Home. HB2992 Action Pending
0043 Clay County Subject to local approval, increases the hotel-motel tax rate from 2.5 percent to 4 percent. SB2939 Action Pending
0044 Scott County Subject to local approval, sets the salary of the county attorney at $65,000 annually, subject to cost-of-living increases. SB2325 Adopted
0045 Enville Subject to local approval, increases the monthly salary of the mayor from $2.00 a month to $1,200 a month; changes the regular meeting date for the mayor and board from Friday to a monthly, regularly scheduled date, as determined by the board; removes certain voting prohibitions for persons who live outside the limits of the municipality but who own real estate within the corporate limits of the municipality. SB2977 Action Pending
0046 Gates Subject to local approval, removes authority of the board of mayor and aldermen to elect a town marshal or marshals; removes authority of a member of the board to serve as city recorder; repeals residency requirement for a person to be elected as city recorder. SB2978 Action Pending
0047 Rutherford County Subject to local approval, raises the threshold requiring purchases and contracts to be procured through a public, competitive bidding process from $25,000 to $50,000. HB2967 Action Pending
0048 Fayette County Subject to local approval, creates the Fayette County Water Authority. HB2978 Action Pending
0049 Cottage Grove Subject to local approval, deletes the position of town marshal; requires candidates for the board of mayor and aldermen to be permanent residents of the city; changes reasons to declare a vacancy on the board of mayor and aldermen. HB2980 Action Pending
0050 Graysville Subject to local approval, removes as a duty of the city clerk to serve as the clerk of the municipal court; removes an unnecessary reference to a treasurer. HB2982 Adopted
0051 Maury County Subject to local approval, repeals obsolete language regarding the establishment of a civil service system for sheriff's department employees, which has been replaced by a new civil service system for such employees. HB2983 Action Pending
0052 Pikeville Subject to local approval, increases the monthly salary for the members of the board of aldermen from $150 to $500 a month. HB2979 Adopted
0053 Bruceton Subject to local approval, raises the monetary limit on purchases that do not require competitive bidding from $2,500 to $25,000. HB2975 Action Pending
0054 Algood Subject to local approval, authorizes the city to lease real, mixed, and personal property inside or outside of the city. HB2987 Action Pending
0055 Rockwood Subject to local approval, repeals requirement that the city create and maintain a roster of current employees and previous applicants qualified for the classified service; repeals ambiguous language relating to probationary period for employee discipline and grievances; implements term limits for members of the civil service board. HB2991 Action Pending
0056 Tipton County Subject to local approval, creates the "West Tennessee Regional Utility Authority." HB2976 Action Pending
0057 Carroll County Subject to local approval, enacts the "Carroll County Financial Management System of 2024." HB2985 Adopted
0058 Carroll County Subject to local approval, establishes the office of highway supervisor; aligns the powers and duties of the highway supervisor with the Tennessee County Uniform Highway Law. HB2986 Adopted
0059 Gibson County As introduced, moves election date for the county special school district board of trustees to coincide with the general election. HB2989 No Action Required
0060 Athens Subject to local approval, sets a term limit of three terms for members of the city council; specifies the emergency management powers of the mayor; changes references from "councilman" to "councilperson". HB2990 Action Pending
0061 Viola Subject to local approval, reduces the number of aldermen from five to two; deletes an obsolete provision regarding work houses. HB2994 Action Pending
0062 Oneida Subject to local approval, grants the town with the same powers and authorities granted to municipalities chartered under the general law mayor-aldermanic charter. SB2984 Action Pending