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TNHJR0815IntroSuggests that the second floor of the State Capitol be used as a space to recognize elected officials.
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2020-06-17
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNSR0179IntroUrges the Department of Health to establish programs and conduct studies relative to Sickle Cell Disease and designates September 2020 as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in Tennessee.
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2020-06-17
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Health & Welfare Committee
TNSJR0841PassExpresses support for the Weston A. Price Foundation's "50% Pledge" campaign.
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2020-06-15
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR1159IntroRecognizes the State of Tennessee for being the best fiscally managed state in the nation and urges Congress to deny bailouts for states that have not soundly managed their budgets.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNSJR1310EngrossUrges Congress and President to develop policies dedicated to the repatriation and growth of medical manufacturing in the United States.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHJR1209IntroRequires the Secretary of State to include a section on the Bible in Tennessee in the Tennessee Blue Book.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHJR1208IntroUrges every college and university in the State of Tennessee to establish a George Floyd Scholarship Fund.
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2020-06-15
Meeting Canceled
TNHR0352IntroDenounces Chancellor Lyle's order allowing all registered voters to vote absentee as an unconstitutional usurpation of legislative authority.
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2020-06-15
To House Delayed Bills Committee
TNHJR0778EngrossUrges the US Army Corps of Engineers to comply with Tennessee law in its administration of water projects in the State of Tennessee
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2020-06-10
To Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
TNHJR0828EngrossRecognizes the importance of the honeybee and pollinators to the agricultural industry of Tennessee.
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2020-06-10
To Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
TNSJR1332IntroExpress support for the Hidden Heroes program, honoring our military and veteran caregivers.
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2020-06-10
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHJR0686FailSuggests removing Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from State Capitol and replacing it with tribute to more deserving Tennessean.
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2020-06-09
Failed in Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee
TNHJR0741EngrossAffirms the constitutional duty and exclusive authority and power of the General Assembly to appropriate public moneys and balance the state budget.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0813IntroSuggests that the Tennessee State Capitol Commission should consider installing signage near or make additions to Civil War monuments located in and around the State Capitol that provide historical and modern context for the monument and erecting mon...
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2020-06-09
Taken off notice for cal. in Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee
TNHJR0748EngrossReaffirms that Tennessee is a sanctuary for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0881FailUrges the University of Tennessee and the University of Memphis football teams to play annually and the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis men's basketball teams to play at least once annually.
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2020-06-01
Failed for lack of motion in: Delayed Bill Committee
TNSJR0889FailUrges Major League Baseball to maintain affiliation with all Minor League Baseball teams in 2020 Professional Baseball Agreement.
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2020-06-01
Failed for lack of motion in: Delayed Bill Committee
TNHJR0933IntroExpresses intent of the General Assembly that Tennessee hold the first presidential primary state in the nation.
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2020-06-01
Taken off notice for cal. in Delayed Bill Committee
TNHR0262IntroExpresses the importance of the completion of work on I-69 by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
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2020-06-01
Taken off notice for cal. in Delayed Bill Committee
TNHJR0779IntroRecognizes CNN and the Washington Post as fake news and condemns them for denigrating our citizens.
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2020-05-29
Re-ref. Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0113EngrossRequests State Capitol Commission to initiate creation and placement in State Capitol of bust to honor Admiral William Porter Lawrence.
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal. in State Committee
TNHJR0150IntroSupports ratification of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; calls on the United States Congress to remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment by the states.
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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNHJR0811IntroSupports efforts at the federal level to designate entities that traffic fentanyl and its analogues as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary Committee
TNHR0214FailUrges the department of education to enroll students in the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot program no earlier than the 2021-2022 school year.
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2020-05-26
Failed for lack of second in: Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee
TNSJR1265IntroUrges the General Assembly to provide a grant for children out of school due to coronavirus and in need of food.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSR0148IntroExpresses the sense of the General Assembly that governmental entities should not purchase vehicles of 19,501 pounds or more for use by such entities unless the vehicles are manufactured in the United States.
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2020-03-18
To Senate State and Local Government Committee
TNHJR0133EngrossUrges federal government to address internet safety.
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
TNHJR0807EngrossUrges P.O.S.T. Commission to include P.O.S.T.-certified training on interacting with individuals with autism and autism spectrum disorder in its 2020 law enforcement course offerings.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSJR1030IntroSupports independent entrepreneurs and opposes efforts to interfere with private business agreements, including independent contractors, through ABC tests and state or federal policies that stifle workers' choice.
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
TNSR0140IntroEncourages Rutherford County Schools to develop a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee to permit the use of school facilities at a reduced fee or at no cost.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSR0146IntroExpresses opposition to proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation.
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2020-03-16
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate EducationCommittee
TNSR0145IntroOpposes construction of new coal ash dump by TVA at Bull Run.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNHJR0795FailCondemns private, user-funded probation statewide and urges the adoption of evidence-based probation models.
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2020-03-10
Failed in s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
TNSJR0879IntroEncourages the commissioner of finance and administration to include in the TennCare II waiver certain changes to home- and community-based services.
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2020-03-09
Recommended for adoption by Senate Health and Welfare Committee, refer Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSR0095PassExpresses support for the deregulation of the glider manufacturing industry in this state.
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2020-03-05
Signed by Senate Speaker
TNHJR0798IntroUrges Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that representatives be apportioned among the states based upon the number of persons in each state who are citizens of the United States.
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2020-03-04
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHJR0825IntroUrges the department of education to allow school districts the freedom to select the Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI²) assessments they use.
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2020-03-04
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNSJR0865IntroEncourages Rutherford County Schools to develop a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee to permit the use of school facilities at a reduced fee or at no cost.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0850IntroEncourages the commissioner of finance and administration to include in the TennCare II waiver certain changes to home- and community-based services.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHJR0799IntroUrges members of General Assembly and State Election Commission to consider a county's demographics when appointing members to the county election commission and to appoint members so that the membership of the county election commission reflects the...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
TNHJR0001PassRecognizes teen suicide as a health crisis in Tennessee.
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2020-02-03
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0682FailUrges the State of Tennessee to evaluate the Classical Learning Test (CLT) for State-sponsored scholarships and admission to public universities.
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2020-01-28
Failed in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education
TNSJR0645IntroExpresses support for the deregulation of the glider manufacturing industry in this state.
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2020-01-27
Withdrawn.
TNSJR0227EngrossUrges Secretary of State to include the Appalachian dialect in Section VI of the Tennessee Blue Book.
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee
TNSJR0525EngrossExpresses support for U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander's efforts to renew the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-01-15
Assigned to s/c Public Health Subcommittee
TNHR7098IntroDenounces hate groups and their actions.
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2019-08-23
Filed for introduction
TNHJR0140PassUrges state and federal courts to refrain from giving judicial deference to state agencies in their interpretation of statutes and administrative rules.
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2019-05-22
Signed by Governor.
TNHJR0132EngrossExpresses support for a teacher's bill of rights.
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2019-05-02
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR0145PassUrges all middle and high schools to have athletic trainers on staff.
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2019-04-30
Signed by Governor.
TNSJR0166PassUrges local education agencies to provide ACEs training for all teachers.
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2019-04-30
Signed by Governor.
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