Joe Towns

  • Tennessee
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 84

Sponsored Bills


HB 2942

Taxes, Exemption and Credits - As introduced, provides a working families' tax refund for state and local sales and use tax paid on or after January 1, 2024, by low-income taxpayers who are eligible for the federal earned income tax credit. - Amends TCA Title 67.

  • Introduced Jan 31 2024
  • Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee Apr 10 2024

HB 2943

Criminal Offenses - As introduced, expands the application of certain indecent exposure offenses by including victims from 13 to 17 years of age; increases the penalty for indecent exposure if the victim is between 13 and 17 years of age. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 68.

  • Introduced Jan 31 2024
  • Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee Apr 10 2024

HB 2840

State Inmates - As introduced, increases the education good time sentence reduction credit from 60 days to 90 days. - Amends TCA Title 41.

  • Introduced Jan 31 2024
  • Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee Apr 03 2024

HB 2838

Motor Vehicles - As introduced, increases from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony the penalty for a second or subsequent offense of aggravated reckless driving; requires a person who commits a second or subsequent offense of aggravated reckless driving to attend a driver education course; requires law enforcement to seize a person's vehicle upon a second or subsequent offense of aggravated reckless driving. - Amends TCA Title 40 and Title 55, Chapter 10.

  • Introduced Jan 31 2024
  • Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee Apr 03 2024
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