Tennessee Bills

sponsored by Becky Jo Alexander

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
HB 1695 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Autopsies - As introduced, specifies that reports of county medical examiners and autopsy reports of victims of violent crime who are minors are not public documents; allows a parent or legal guardian of a minor victim of a violent crime to consent to the release of the report of the county medical examiner or autopsy report of the minor victim if the parent or legal guardian is not a suspect in the circumstances of the minor's death. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7; Title 38; Title 39 and Title 40.
Jan 08 2024 Received From House, Passed On First Consideration
Apr 15 2024
HJR 1154 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Memorials, Recognition - Dr. William B. Greer -
Mar 26 2024 Signed By Governor.
Apr 12 2024
HB 1812 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Teachers, Principals and School Personnel - As introduced, allows all LEA and public charter school employees, instead of only teachers, to receive their full salary, or average pay, and full benefits in the event they sustain a personal injury as the result of a physical assault or other violent criminal act committed against them while they are acting in the course and scope of their employment. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 10 2024 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/16/2024
Apr 11 2024
HB 2445 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
TennCare - As introduced, enacts "Emma's Bill," which requires that when making a determination of medical necessity, the bureau shall take into consideration the patient's overall condition and use such overall condition as a factor to determine the level of funding and what medical items and services the patient receives, even if such determination does not result in the least costly course of diagnosis or treatment. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
Jan 30 2024 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/16/2024
Apr 11 2024
HB 2173 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Professions and Occupations - As introduced, revises provisions related to the special account in the general fund known as the "pre-need funeral account"; deletes the indigent burial fund. - Amends TCA Section 62-5-414.
Jan 25 2024 Placed On S/C Cal Finance, Ways, And Means Subcommittee For 4/16/2024
Apr 11 2024
HB 2760 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Children - As introduced, increases, from two to three, the number of hours of training or continuing education courses on domestic violence or child abuse all judges in child custody proceedings are required to complete per year; increases, from 10 to 15, the number of hours of such training required every five years. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
Jan 31 2024 Transmitted To Governor For His Action.
Apr 11 2024
HB 2910 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Economic and Community Development, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to include information on which unserved locations have received or are in the process of receiving broadband service since the last update to the broadband accessibility map. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 7 and Title 65.
Jan 31 2024 Def. To Summer Study In Commerce Committee
Apr 09 2024
HB 2174 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Food and Food Products - As introduced, redefines "food service establishment" to exclude an establishment whose primary business is other than food service, that incidentally makes casual, occasional food sales for two days or less while an organized temporary event is being conducted less than one-quarter mile from the establishment, for the purposes of exempting such establishments from regulation by the department of health and local governments. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 43; Title 53; Title 67 and Title 68.
Jan 25 2024 Comp. Sb Subst.
Apr 08 2024
HJR 1048 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Memorials, Recognition - Day of Mourning -
Mar 13 2024 Signed By Governor.
Apr 04 2024
HB 1811 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Funeral Directors and Embalmers - As introduced, authorizes sellers of pre-need funeral contracts to keep the interest that accrues on the contract after payment is made for the merchandise and services set forth in the contracts. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 5.
Jan 10 2024 Comp. Sb Subst.
Apr 01 2024
HB 2081 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Health Care - As introduced, allows unlicensed persons who have completed a competency-based training program and are employed by certain personal support service agencies licensed under title 33 to administer certain medications to individuals who are incapable of self-administration in the individual's home; prohibits administration of certain medications by unlicensed persons. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 9.
Jan 24 2024 Comp. Sb Subst.
Apr 01 2024
HB 141 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Highways, Roads and Bridges - As introduced, authorizes the commissioner of transportation to include the anticipated completion dates for projects under construction in the commissioner's quarterly report to the state building commission on the status of road projects. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 54; Title 55; Title 65 and Title 67.
Jan 11 2023 Comp. Sb Subst.
Mar 25 2024
HB 2758 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Local Education Agencies - As introduced, requires LEAs and public charter schools to prohibit students from displaying, using, or accessing an electronic device during instructional time unless the electronic device is authorized, or provided to the student, by the LEA or public charter school for instructional purposes; requires local boards of education and public charter school governing bodies to develop and adopt a policy to implement the prohibition. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 31 2024 Failed In Education Administration
Mar 20 2024
HB 2759 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Medical Occupations - As introduced, authorizes the Tennessee emergency medical services board to authorize five additional EMT/AEMT training centers operated by ambulance services licensed in this state if the board makes a specific finding that additional training centers are in the best interest of this state and approves the additional training centers by a two-thirds vote of the entire membership of the board. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 140.
Jan 31 2024 Assigned To S/C Health Subcommittee
Feb 07 2024
HB 2446 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Drugs, Prescription - As introduced, extends from 10 to 14 days the period following receipt of notice from the board of pharmacy within which an owner or person in possession of drugs or devices that have been deemed misbranded or adulterated must request a show cause hearing before the board on the applicability of the adulterated drug or device statute. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 53; Title 56 and Title 71.
Jan 30 2024 P2c, Caption Bill, Held On Desk - Pending Amdt.
Feb 01 2024
HB 2172 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, increases the penalties for threatening to commit an act of mass violence on school property and failing to report a threat to commit an act of mass violence on school property; requires, rather than permits, a court to order a defendant charged with threatening to commit an act of mass violence to undergo a mental health evaluation as a condition of pretrial release. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 39 and Title 40.
Jan 25 2024 P2c, Ref. To Criminal Justice Committee
Jan 31 2024
HB 2213 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As introduced, prohibits health carriers, health benefit plans, or utilization review organizations from using step therapy protocols as a basis to restrict, delay, or deny coverage for a prescription drug or drug regimen for the treatment of cancer and associated conditions if certain criteria are met. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
Jan 25 2024 P2c, Ref. To Insurance Committee
Jan 31 2024
HB 355 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Insurance, Health, Accident - As enacted, requires that a health benefit plan that provides coverage for a screening mammogram must provide coverage for diagnostic imaging and supplemental breast screening without imposing a cost-sharing requirement on the patient. - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapter 7.
Jan 20 2023 Pub. Ch. 379
Jun 02 2023
HB 942 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Dentists and Dentistry - As enacted, enacts the "Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 63, Chapter 4 and Title 63, Chapter 5.
Jan 30 2023 Comp. Became Pub. Ch. 446
May 24 2023
HB 938 (113th Regular Session (2023-2024))
Annexation - As enacted, allows owners of real property used primarily for agricultural purposes who reside in a territory previously annexed by ordinance upon the initiative of the municipality to petition the municipality to deannex such property, if certain conditions are present. - Amends TCA Title 6, Chapter 51.
Jan 30 2023 Pub. Ch. 398
May 19 2023

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