Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Torrey Harris

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 2483 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Courts, Administrative Office of the - As introduced, requires the administrative office of the courts to create standards of practice for guardians and conservators; declares that it is the policy of this state that guardians and conservators must abide by the highest ethical standards of decision-making when making decisions for their wards or protected persons. - Amends TCA Title 34 and Title 71, Chapter 2.
Jan 30 2024 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee Of Civil Justice Committee
Feb 20 2024
HB 1393 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Foster Care - As introduced, requires the department of children's services to include in the permanency plan of a child who has been removed from the custody of the child's parent or guardian, due to drug abuse by the parent or guardian, the requirement that the parent or guardian submit to monthly drug testing prior to and for at least six months after the return of the child to the custody of the parent or guardian, to demonstrate that the parent or guardian is able to maintain a drug free lifestyle in order to provide a safe home for the child. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 37.
Jan 31 2023 Assigned To S/C Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee
Feb 16 2024
HB 2399 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, authorizes a director of schools to delegate one or more of the director's official duties to another person employed by the LEA, if the local board of education has adopted a policy authorizing such delegation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.
Jan 30 2024 Ref. To Education Administration
Feb 13 2024
HB 550 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Recycling - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Waste Reduction and Recycling Act"; requires sellers, distributors, and importers of certain packaging materials to take certain actions to reduce the amount of packaging material that becomes litter. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 67 and Title 68.
Jan 25 2023 Sponsor(S) Added.
Feb 13 2024
HB 2510 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
General Assembly - As introduced, requires members of the general assembly to undergo a mental health evaluation within one month of the giving of the annual current issues ethics training; requires that the evaluations take place in a manner that maintains the privacy and confidentiality of each member. - Amends TCA Title 3.
Jan 30 2024 Assigned To S/C Public Service Subcommittee
Feb 06 2024
HB 2506 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Fire Prevention and Investigation - As introduced, authorizes a fire department to respond to a fire or an emergency in the jurisdiction or service area of another fire department upon providing notice prior to arrival. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 102.
Jan 30 2024 Assigned To S/C Cities & Counties Subcommittee
Feb 06 2024
HB 2517 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children - As introduced, creates the "Municipalities' Access To Childcare" ("MATCH") fund that, for three years, provides local governmental entities a dollar-for-dollar state match on funding projects that will expand the number of early childhood care and education quality slots for families with children 31 months or younger, regardless of income; gives priority to local governmental entities located in counties identified as distressed or child care deserts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7, Chapter 51, Part 10; Title 9; Title 37; Title 49; Title 67 and Title 71.
Jan 30 2024 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 06 2024
HB 2516 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
State Government - As introduced, creates the office of conservatorship management and registry. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 34 and Title 71, Chapter 2.
Jan 30 2024 Assigned To S/C Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee
Feb 06 2024
HB 1397 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Sexual Offenders - As introduced, clarifies that staying in an overnight shelter that is administered by a municipality is a legitimate reason for a sexual offender to remain within 1,000 feet of a public school, private or parochial school, licensed day care center, other child care facility, public park, playground, recreation center, or public athletic field when children under 18 years of age are present. - Amends TCA Title 40.
Jan 31 2023 Taken Off Notice For Cal In S/C Criminal Justice Subcommittee Of Criminal Justice Committee
Jan 23 2024
HB 7095 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, adds to requirements for school safety plans that the plans include measures to ensure district employees, including substitute teachers, have classroom access to communications devices that allow for immediate contact with first responders. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
HB 7096 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to establish a school bulletproofing grant program to provide grants to public schools located in counties with a crime rate of 13 percent or higher for violent offenses, for the purpose of offsetting expenses for the installation of bulletproof film on doors and windows. - Amends TCA Title 9; Title 49; Title 67 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
SB 7041 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to report in detail to the general assembly the types of threats of violence reported by LEAs and public charter schools and include its findings and any recommendations related to school safety; requires the report to be submitted by January 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
SB 7070 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, requires the department of safety, in conjunction with the department of education to, at least once every three years, conduct an inspection of the facilities of each public school in this state that serves students in pre-K-12 to assess the safety and security of the public school's facilities. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
HB 7097 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to report in detail to the general assembly the types of threats of violence reported by LEAs and public charter schools and include its findings and any recommendations related to school safety; requires the report to be submitted by January 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
HB 7093 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, requires the department of safety, in conjunction with the department of education to, at least once every three years, conduct an inspection of the facilities of each public school in this state that serves students in pre-K-12 to assess the safety and security of the public school's facilities. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
HB 7088 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As introduced, enacts the "Mental Health Parity Act." - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 33; Title 56 and Title 71.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
SB 7050 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to establish a school bulletproofing grant program to provide grants to public schools located in counties with a crime rate of 13 percent or higher for violent offenses, for the purpose of offsetting expenses for the installation of bulletproof film on doors and windows. - Amends TCA Title 9; Title 49; Title 67 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
SB 7039 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As introduced, enacts the "Mental Health Parity Act." - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 33; Title 56 and Title 71.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
SB 7047 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Education - As introduced, adds to requirements for school safety plans that the plans include measures to ensure district employees, including substitute teachers, have classroom access to communications devices that allow for immediate contact with first responders. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Chapter 367 of the Public Acts of 2023.
Aug 18 2023 Lay On The Table
Aug 23 2023
HB 7090 (113th First Extraordinary Session (August 2023))
Transportation, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department, in the months of November 2023, February 2024, and May 2024, to use its existing permanent electronic overhead informational displays located on the interstate system to provide periodic messages to the motoring public that encourage the safe storage of firearms; allows the department to develop guidelines, in consultation with the department of safety, for the content of a message to be placed on the displays. - Amends TCA Title 54 and Title 55.
Aug 18 2023 Passed On Second Consideration, Refer To Senate Judiciary Committee
Aug 22 2023

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