Bills Sponsored by Senator Haynes - District 20
Number of Sponsored Bills - 214
Bill Number Composite Abstract Last Action Date
1: SB0239Sexual Offenders - Enacts the “Tennessee Model Jessica Lunsford Sexual Offender Act of 2007.” - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5; Title 40, Chapter 15; Title 40, Chapter 35 and Title 40, Chapter 39. P2C, ref. to S. JUD Comm. 02/08/2007
2: SB0240Law Enforcement - Provides civil immunity under state law to law enforcement officers who assist homeowners in removing certain persons from the homeowner's residence with a court order in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 29; Title 38 and Title 66. P2C, ref. to S. JUD Comm. 02/08/2007
3: SB0241Alcoholic Offenses - Requires a law enforcement officer who has probable cause to believe a driver committed DUI, vehicular assault, vehicular homicide, or aggravated vehicular homicide to administer or request a test to determine the blood alcoholic content of a driver involved in an accident resulting in death or when there is a reasonable belief that death will result. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10. P2C, ref. to S. JUD Comm. 02/08/2007
4: SB0242Highways, Roads and Bridges - Directs TDOT to conduct an engineering study on the construction of a turn lane on a portion of Lebanon Road in Nashville from Stewarts Ferry Pike to Old Hickory Boulevard (Highway 45). - Assigned to Gen. Sub of Trans. comm 04/23/2007
5: SB0243Taxes, Privilege - Exempts dentists 75 years and older from payment of occupational privilege tax. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 17. Failed in S. FW&M Comm. 3-4-4 04/24/2007
6: SB0244Taxes, Sales - Delays implementation of streamlined sales tax until one year following the effective date of action taken by the U.S. Congress to expressly permit the taxation of catalog and Internet sales by individual states. - Amends Chapter 357 of the Public Acts of 2003, as amended by Chapter 959 of the Public Acts of 2004 and Chapter 311 of the Public Acts of 2005, and Chapter 959 of the Public Acts of 2004, as amended by Chapter 311 of the Public Acts of 2005. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Tax Sub Comm. 03/09/2007
7: SB0245Solid Waste Disposal - Prohibits landfill from being permitted or constructed in Davidson County if landfill is located within two miles of park or other government recreation facility. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 211, Part 1. Action Def. in S. E,C&T Comm. to 4/11/2007 04/04/2007
8: SB0246Environmental Preservation - Requires native grasses to be used to cover the site of a landfill that has been filled or closed to further operations. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 211. P2C, ref. to S. E,C&T Comm. 02/08/2007
9: SB0247Students - Adds as a good and sufficient reason for a principal to suspend students, two or more students initiating a physical attack on an individual student on school property or at a school activity. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 34; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 40; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 41; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 42 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 43. Pub. Ch. 402 06/19/2007
10: SB0248Basic Education Program (BEP) - Requires funding for English language learner (ELL) instructors to be included in the BEP as a classroom component instead of an instructional positions component; requires funding for one full-time ELL instructor for each 20 ELL students and one translator for each 200 ELL students in fiscal year 2007-2008 and thereafter. - Amends TCA Title 49. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Ed. Comm. 03/16/2007
11: SB0249Consumer Protection - Requires any retailer issuing a gift certificate to permit the recipient of the gift certificate to redeem 50 percent of the face value of the certificate in cash. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18. Assigned to Gen. Sub of C,L&A Comm. 04/18/2007
12: SB0250Professions and Occupations - Enacts "Welder's Licensing Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 62. Failed in S. Gov. Ops. Comm. 06/07/2007
13: SB0251Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Revises requirements concerning wheeled mobility devices. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2. Pub. Ch. 377 06/19/2007
14: SB0252Employees, Employers - Creates the Class B misdemeanor offense of an illegal alien knowingly receiving compensation for working in this state, unless granted an exemption by the U.S. department of labor; specifies that any money derived from such unlawful employment is subject to the criminal forfeiture provisions. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1. Rec. for pass. w/ am., ref. to S. Cal. Comm. Ayes 9, Nays 0 PNV 0 03/11/2008
15: SB0253Workers Compensation - Excludes aliens from workers' compensation benefits unless such alien was lawfully admitted for permanent residence or was otherwise lawfully residing in the United States at the time of employment. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 6. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 02/16/2007
16: SB0254Employees, Employers - Requires employers to examine documents listed on department of homeland security Form 1-9 at the time a person is hired and to retain the documents for a period of time; permits the commissioner of labor and workforce development to assess a civil penalty for noncompliance; creates a Class E felony to hire an illegal alien. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 50. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. C,L&A Comm. 04/24/2007
17: SB0255Campaigns and Campaign Finance - Prohibits multicandidate political campaign committee from making contributions to other multicandidate political campaign committees; excludes contributions between political campaign committees controlled by a political party and political campaign committees controlled by a caucus of such political party established by members of either house of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 10. Failed In S. S&L Govt. Comm. Ayes 2, Nays 5 PNV 0 04/17/2007
18: SB0256Consumer Protection - Enacts the "Clean Credit and Identity Theft Protection Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18, Part 21 and Title 56. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
19: SB0257Firefighters - Directs the Tennessee commission on fire fighting personnel standards and education to approve all fire services curricula offered through the Tennessee fire services and codes enforcement academy. - Amends TCA Section 4-24-106 and Section 68-102-201. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 237 06/01/2007
20: SB0258Insurance, Motor Vehicles - Requires the valuation of a total loss claim of a privately owned, insured motor vehicle resulting from collision, fire or water damage to be no less than the average of two nationally recognized automotive valuation assessments, including but not limited to Kelley Blue Book, cars.com, edmunds.com, or NADA. - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapter 7, Part 11. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 02/16/2007
21: SB0259Firefighters - Prohibits state employees from being appointed to the commission on firefighting personnel standards and education, but does not affect terms of current members of the commission. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 16 04/16/2007
22: SB0260Professions and Occupations - Requires training in recognition of post traumatic stress sydrome for EMTs and EMT-Ps. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 140. P2C, ref. to S. GW,H&HR Comm. 02/08/2007
23: SB0261Local Government, General - Requires local government to authorize charitable solicitations in roadways by local government employees, subject to certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Gov. Comm. 02/08/2007
24: SB0262Consumer Protection - Enacts "Tennessee Truth in Music Advertising Act." - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18. Pub. Ch. 277 06/06/2007
25: SB0263Fines and Penalties - Increases fine for unauthorized use of parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities from $100 to $150; requires the fiscal review committee to report to the general assembly regarding cost-of-living increases every five years and the impact of such increases on the fine amount so general assembly can determine if fine should be increased. - Amends TCA Section 55-21-108. Pub. Ch. 32 04/27/2007
26: SB0264Highways, Roads and Bridges - Restates that department of transportation is required, instead of permitted, to implement directional signing program for certain state educational institutions, specifically including Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy. - Amends TCA Section 54-5-708. Assigned to Gen. Sub of Trans. comm 04/23/2007
27: SB0265Fines and Penalties - Requires the fiscal review committee to report to the general assembly every five years regarding the dollar amount that fines imposed for criminal offenses would be if adjusted to reflect the previous five years' cost of living increases. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-111. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 61 04/30/2007
28: SB0266Energy - Authorizes the governor, utilizing the resources of certain state departments and agencies, to develop a comprehensive state energy conservation plan. - Pub. Ch. 33 04/27/2007
29: SB0267Motor Vehicles - Requires motor vehicle dealers to pay off the agreed upon indebtedness on the trade-in vehicle within 30 days after the dealer has received actual payment on the financing contract for the new motor vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 2 and Title 55. Pub. Ch. 278 06/06/2007
30: SB0268Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Requires the infections taskforce created in 2005 to continue to meet at least semiannually and report to the general assembly annually beginning in 2008. - Amends TCA Title 68. Pub. Ch. 157 05/23/2007
31: SB0279Highway Signs - "Ed Walsh Pike," segment of State Route 265 in Davidson County - Held on desk. 05/03/2007
32: SB0280Sales - Revises provisions governing sale of secondhand mattresses and comfort exchange policies. - Amends TCA Section 47-18-104 and Title 68, Chapter 15, Part 2. Pub. Ch. 35 04/27/2007
33: SB0281Development Districts - Provides for increased state financial assistance to development districts for certain regional plans and other regional activities and programs. - Amends TCA Section 13-14-111. Pub. Ch. 521 07/12/2007
34: SB0321Insurance, Health, Accident - Increases the limiting age for continued coverage of children who are unmarried, unemployed, or attending a post-secondary educational institution and dependent on the insured for support and maintenance from 24 to 28. - Amends TCA Title 56. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
35: SB0322Workers Compensation - Authorizes commissioner of labor and workforce development to issue order assigning temporary responsibility for paying benefits and loss adjustment expenses among insurance carriers when there is dispute as to which carrier should pay benefits. - Amends TCA Title 50 and Title 56. Pub. Ch. 378 06/19/2007
36: SB0323Health Care - Requires certificate of need to provide multi-slice computerized tomography services. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 16. P2C, ref. to S. GW,H&HR Comm. 02/08/2007
37: SB0450Fire Prevention and Investigation - Includes employees of department of agriculture's division of forestry to those eligible to receive firefighter educational incentive pay. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 24, Part 2 and Title 11, Chapter 4. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 06/12/2007
38: SB0451Safety - Requires all individuals who operate emergency fire or medical response vehicles to be at least 18 years of age, have completed a Tennessee department of transportation driver training course, and pass training standards as set by the Tennessee commission on firefighting personnel standards prior to driving such vehicle on an emergency run. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 140. P2C, ref. to S. JUD Comm. 02/08/2007
39: SB0452Lottery, Scholarships and Programs - Establishes Tennessee combat veteran's scholarship funded from net proceeds of the state lottery. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Ed. Comm. 03/16/2007
40: SB0453Fire Prevention and Investigation - Requires persons licensed to monitor alarms to attempt to contact alarm location or user by means of calling at least two different numbers prior to dispatching police to location; requirement does not apply to hold-up alarms. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 32. Pub. Ch. 160 05/23/2007
41: SB0454Safety - Exempts from the mass gathering provisions a person who holds an assembly of over 50,000 persons for at least one assembly during a year, if the person obtains an annual license; imposes $1,000 fee on such annual license. - Amends TCA Title 68. P2C, ref. to S. JUD Comm. 02/08/2007
42: SB0455Fire Prevention and Investigation - Requires the state board for licensing alarm systems contractors to conduct hearings in accordance with the UAPA when there are allegations of misconduct or denial of license or registration against a licensee or registrant. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 32. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
43: SB0900Courts, Juvenile - Clarifies that a petition alleging that a juvenile is an unruly child may be filed by law enforcement; allows a juvenile court to order counseling for an unruly child by a youth services officer, and allows a parent who willfully fails to attend such counseling to be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 39. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
44: SB0912Election Laws - Specifies that when a runoff election is scheduled to be held after a general election in any county having a metropolitan form of government, the appropriate county election commission must set the runoff election not less than 30 days nor more than 45 days after the regular election. - Amends TCA Title 2. Pub. Ch. 124 05/23/2007
45: SB1334Criminal Offenses - Requires any person convicted of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and especially aggravated robbery to serve the entire sentence imposed by the court, undiminished by any sentence reduction credits the person may be eligible for or earn. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
46: SB1335Property - Decreases from three to two years time period owner must not have resided at transferred property to be exempt from residential property disclosure. - Amends TCA Title 66, Chapter 5. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
47: SB1336Juvenile Offenders - Makes parent or guardian responsible under contributing to delinquency offense for second or subsequent delinquent act of vandalism of public property and requires parents to repair or clean damage or pay to have it repaired. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 353 06/19/2007
48: SB1337Redistricting, Legislative - Clarifies that state house districts must comply with all federal statutes and court decisions. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Section 3-1-103. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
49: SB1338Redistricting, Legislative - Clarifies that senate must comply with applicable federal statutes. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Section 3-1-102. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
50: SB1339Redistricting, Congressional - Requires compliance with state and federal constitutions as well as judicial decisions in passing congressional redistricting plan. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 3. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
51: SB1340Redistricting, Congressional - Requires compliance with state and federal constitutions as well as judicial decisions in passing congressional redistricting plan. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 3. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
52: SB1341Redistricting, Legislative - Clarifies that senate must comply with applicable federal statutes. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 3, Chapter 1, Part 1. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
53: SB1342Redistricting, Legislative - Clarifies that state house districts must comply with all federal statutes and court decisions. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 3, Chapter 1, Part 1. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
54: SB1343Real Property - Prohibits persons engaged in the purchase, sale, rental, or option of an interest in real estate or business opportunity from doing business with individuals who have illegally entered the United States. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 13 and Title 67, Chapter 4. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
55: SB1344Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Extends the nursing home tax and the tax on intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICFMR) to July 15, 2009. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11. Action Def. in S.GW,H&HR Comm. to 4/9/2008 04/02/2008
56: SB1345Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Extends prohibition on new nursing home bed certificates of need to June 30, 2008, except for 125 Medicare SNF beds. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 16. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 347 06/19/2007
57: SB1346Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Requires health services and development agency to provide written notice of decision approving or denying application and certificate of need on Web site available to the public. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11. P2C, ref. to S. GW,H&HR Comm. 02/12/2007
58: SB1347Tort Liability and Reform - Enacts the "Sorry Works! Pilot Program Act." - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 26. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Jud Comm. 05/15/2007
59: SB1348Criminal Offenses - Creates a Class E felony offense for providing a public servant with documentation falsely stating or implying that a person is a legally documented immigrant to the United States for the purpose of obtaining certain public benefits including TennCare or for providing false documents to an employer for the purpose of obtaining employment. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 39, Chapter 16, Part 5. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 06/04/2007
60: SB1349State Government - Requires governmental entities to notify interested persons of proposed projects or actions prior to issuing permits. - Amends TCA Title 4. Pub. Ch. 343 06/19/2007
61: SB1350Health Care - Requires licensed hospitals to offer pregnant patients the option to donate umbilical cord blood to a certified cord blood bank if the donation can be made at no expense to the patient or hospital for collection or storage. - Amends TCA Title 68. P2C, ref. to S. GW,H&HR Comm. 02/12/2007
62: SB1351Judges and Chancellors - Requires all meetings of the judicial selection commission to be open to the public. - Amends TCA Title 17, Chapter 4. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/12/2007
63: SB1352Fair Trade Laws - Enacts "Jobs, Trade and Democracy Act." - Amends TCA Title 13; Title 47 and Title 67. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Gov. Ops. Comm. 04/30/2007
64: SB1353General Assembly - Requires mailings of more than 200 pieces sent by a member of the general assembly to persons within the member's district and within 30 days of an election in which the member's name appears on the ballot to be paid from non-state funds. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 3, Chapter 1, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 288 06/06/2007
65: SB1354Real Estate Agents and Brokers - Provides voluntary funding source and mechanism to financially support indigent legal representation in all counties of the state. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 13. P2C, ref. to S. Jud. Comm. 02/12/2007
66: SB1355Salaries and Benefits - Authorizes grants of sick leave from the sick leave bank to a member on account of illness of a person in the immediate family of the member. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 50, Part 8 and Title 8, Chapter 50, Part 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 06/11/2007
67: SB1356Motor Vehicles - Expands scope of §55-17-127 by including any pre-owned motor vehicle that is purchased in a political subdivision that requires emissions testing or vehicle inspections instead of only subdivisions requiring both testing and inspections; requires dealer to rescind purchase agreement or make required repairs if vehicle fails test or inspection after sale. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 17, Part 1. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Trans Comm. 03/26/2008
68: SB1357Motor Vehicles, Titling and Registration - Requires vehicle dealers to provide certificate of title to buyer no later than 45 days from the sale date of vehicle. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 3, Part 1. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
69: SB1358Motor Vehicles, Titling and Registration - Specifies that temporary dealer license plates are valid for 30 days and may be renewed one time only for an additional $50.00 fee; and subjects dealers and salespersons permitting unlawful use beyond such terms to penalty by the motor vehicle commission. - Amends TCA Title 55. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Trans Comm. 04/18/2007
70: SB1359Taxes, Business - Authorizes Davidson County attorney to file for revocation of business license against motor vehicle dealer adjudicated in violation of either state law or metro ordinance three times within one year; hearing held as contested case hearing by department of revenue. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 17, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 7. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Tax Sub Comm. 04/10/2007
71: SB1360Criminal Offenses - Grants Davidson County police concurrent jurisdiction with department of safety's officers to investigate theft and recovery of stolen vehicles in the county. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 7, Part 4 and Title 55, Chapter 5. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 775 05/08/2008
72: SB1361Education, Higher - Creates the "Tennessee Hope Advanced Degree Scholarship." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 02/12/2007
73: SB1362Police - Enacts "Professional Police Department and Sheriff’s Department Employees Negotiations Act." - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 51. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
74: SB1363Election Laws - Enacts the "Tennessee Voter Confidence Act"; requires that any voting system purchased after January 1, 2009, be a precinct-based optical scanner voting system with appropriate accommodation for persons with disabilities; requires hand count audits of 3 percent of early ballots and 3 percent of the precincts; adds various additional requirements for electronic voting machines. - Amends TCA Title 2. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1108 06/20/2008
75: SB1364Lottery, Scholarships and Programs - Enacts the "Twenty-First Century Scholarship Initiative Act." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51, Part 1 and Title 49. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 05/08/2007
76: SB1365Sewage - Exempts certain properties with existing septic tank from obtaining a new subsurface sewage disposal system permit when constructing a residence on such property. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 221, Part 4. Action Def. in S. E,C&T Comm. to 3/28/2007 03/21/2007
77: SB1366Taxes, Hotel Motel - Requires the proceeds from any increase in an existing occupancy tax and the proceeds of any new tax be used in the direct promotion of tourism, that being an expenditure of funds reasonably directed at generating overnight stays at hotels located within the taxing jurisdiction. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 14. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. FW&M Comm. 05/22/2007
78: SB1367Health Care - Requires written notification to patient of consequences of changing or missing appointment for certain medical imaging procedures. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S.GW,H&HR Comm. 04/11/2007
79: SB1368Medicine, Practice of - Requires board of medical examiners to formulate a list of common risks for five most frequent cosmetic surgery procedures in the state; list must be provided to patient before cosmetic surgery procedure is undertaken. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 6, Part 2 and Title 63, Chapter 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S.GW,H&HR Comm. 04/11/2007
80: SB1369Water - Requires municipally owned water systems operating within metropolitan government boundaries to offer leak adjustments over period of at least two billing cycles. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 3, Part 3. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Govt. Comm. 02/12/2007
81: SB1370Taxes, Real Property - Exempts American Legion posts from real property taxes. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 5, Part 2. Ref. to S. F,W,&M Comm. w/o recommend 03/20/2007
82: SB1371Charitable Solicitations - Exempts bona fide Indian organizations in existence for over 20 years whose purpose is to assist and promote the welfare of Indians from payment of $50.00 charitable solicitations registration fee. - Amends TCA Title 48, Chapter 101, Part 5. Pub. Ch. 474 06/27/2007
83: SB1372Divorce, Annulment and Alimony - Requires court to distribute pension benefits equally upon divorce; upon remarriage or death of non-employee spouse pension benefits revert to employee spouse. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 4, Part 1. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Jud Comm. 03/20/2007
84: SB1373Taxes, Real Property - Clarifies that transfers of real estate to or from a revocable living trust are exempt from transfer tax only if the trust was created by the transferor or the transferor's spouse, and further clarifies that deeds executed by the trustee of a revocable living trust to implement a testamentary devise by the trustor of the trust are exempt from transfer tax. - Amends TCA Title 67. Pub. Ch. 180 05/23/2007
85: SB1374Real Estate Agents and Brokers - Requires real estate commission to meet at least once annually in each grand division. - Amends TCA Section 62-13-206. Pub. Ch. 572 07/12/2007
86: SB1375Highways, Roads and Bridges - Provides for the erection and maintenance of directional signs for the Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville and Argosy University on 1-40 at Exit 219. - Assigned to Gen. Sub of Transportation 03/23/2007
87: SB1376Campaigns and Campaign Finance - Increases, from two to three years, period of time in which contribution records must be maintained; clarifies that records subject to a completed investigation by the registry may only be destroyed 30 days after successful petition for approval from the registry and if three-year period has elapsed. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 10; Title 3, Chapter 6 and Title 8, Chapter 50. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Gov. Comm. 02/12/2007
88: SB1377Lottery, Scholarships and Programs - Creates advisory committee to study lottery funded capital outlay projects. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 31, Part 10; Title 4, Chapter 51, Part 1; Title 8, Chapter 4; Title 9, Chapter 4; Title 9, Chapter 9, Part 1 and Title 49. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 02/12/2007
89: SB1378Lottery, Scholarships and Programs - Adds University of Tennessee System and Board of Regents as recipients of THEC's annual report on scholarship and grant programs data. - Amends TCA Title 49. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 02/12/2007
90: SB1379Lottery, Corporation - Requires posting and archiving of annual reports on TELC's Web page. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51, Part 1; Title 4, Chapter 51, Part 2 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 5. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Gov. Comm. 02/12/2007
91: SB1380Zoning - Prohibits chained dogs, parked cars, and appliances in front yard of residential units in certain counties; violators subject to $50.00 penalty. - Amends TCA Title 7 and Title 13. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 04/17/2007
92: SB1381Safety - Enacts the "Tennessee Terrorism Prevention in Hazardous Materials Transportation Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 54 and Title 65. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Gov. Ops. Comm. 04/30/2007
93: SB1382Safety - Establishes requirements applicable to security gates and barriers at gated facilities or communities. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 13 and Title 68. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1008 06/06/2008
94: SB1384Regional Authorities and Special Districts - Enacts "Cumberland River Resort District Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 1. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Govt. Comm. 02/12/2007
95: SB1385Education, Curriculum - Requires the Tennessee Council for career and technical education to conduct a study to determine proper methods for integrating career and technical education courses and to report findings to the house and senate education committees by February 1, 2008. - Amends TCA Title 49. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 354 06/19/2007
96: SB1386Education - Authorizes the board of trustees of the baccalaureate education system trust fund program to impose restrictions on the substitution of beneficiaries; such restrictions may not be less stringent than those imposed under Internal Revenue Code provisions applicable to the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 8. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Ed. Comm. 03/16/2007
97: SB1387Education - Authorizes the board of trustees of the baccalaureate education system trust fund program to contract with other college savings programs under federal law; revises provisions governing termination of contract and requests to transfer money to another account. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-824 and Section 49-7-805(4). Pub. Ch. 21 04/18/2007
98: SB1388Domestic Relations - Allows persons to petition for grandparent visitation in general sessions courts with domestic relations jurisdiction or juvenile courts in matters involving children born out of wedlock; authorization is in addition to present authorization for such petitions to be filed in chancery and circuit courts. - Amends TCA Section 36-6-306. Pub. Ch. 22 04/18/2007
99: SB1389Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies - Provides that an insured may file a grievance related to a change to the insurer's formulary within 45, rather than 60 days; increases the time period to 15 calendar days, rather than 10 days, for the insurer to be able to file the complaint and retain the right to continue the drug until the grievance process is completed; and specifies that the grievance procedure is not applicable to any state administered insurance. - Amends TCA Title 56. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. C,L&A Comm. 03/05/2008
100: SB1390Public Health - Requires schools where aggregate data suggests that high rates of overweight children may be a problem to implement programs designed to reduce those rates, subject to funding from private donations. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 03/14/2007
101: SB1391Metropolitan Government - Provides funding mechanism for construction of convention center located within Davidson County. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4; Title 7, Chapter 53 and Title 7, Chapter 88. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 461 06/26/2007
102: SB1392Alcoholic Beverages - Authorizes taverns in Davidson County meeting certain requirements to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises; redefines the criteria for certain restaurants; levies a privilege tax on taverns according to seating capacity. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 1 and Title 57, Chapter 4. Action Def. in S. S&L Govt. Comm. to 4/24/2007 04/17/2007
103: SB1442Zoning - Revises provisions regarding businesses that cease operations for 30 continuous months being bound by zoning changes to create special provisions applicable to motor vehicle business establishments in Davidson County. - Amends TCA Section 13-7-208. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 141 05/23/2007
104: SB1443Taxes, Sales - Incrementally reduces special treatment for premier tourist cities for sales tax reimbursement by 20 percent each year beginning with 2007-2008 fiscal year through 2010-2011 fiscal years; eliminates special treatment by July 1, 2011. - Amends TCA Section 67-6-103. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. Tax Sub Comm. 03/09/2007
105: SB1497Secretary of State - Establishes certain minimum qualifications for holding the office of secretary of state, comptroller of the treasury, or state treasurer. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 3, Part 1; Title 8, Chapter 4, Part 1 and Title 8, Chapter 5, Part 1. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Gov. Comm. 02/12/2007
106: SB1791Newspapers and Publications - Provides an additional method of posting required public notices by the state and local governments, the legal community, and private citizens through a public notice Web site serving the public interest that, while charging a fee to post the notice, is otherwise free to those accessing, searching, or using any Web site function. - Amends TCA Title 1, Chapter 3, Part 1. Assigned to Gen. Sub Comm. of S. S&L Govt. Comm. 05/08/2007
107: SB1951Tobacco, Tobacco Products - Changes the tax rate on moist snuff tobacco from 6.6 percent of the wholesale cost price to 25¢ per ounce on each can or package. - Amends TCA Title 67. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Tax Sub Committee of F,W&M. 03/20/2007
108: SB1952Judges and Chancellors - Provides for increased availability of information to assist the citizenry in electing the best qualified persons to the appellate courts. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 17. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/21/2007
109: SB1953Judges and Chancellors - Requires meetings of the judicial selection commission to be open to the public. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 17. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 02/21/2007
110: SB1954Cemeteries - Authorizes cemetery companies to receive court relief from paying into improvement care trust fund when the court determines such trust fund is sufficiently large. - Amends TCA Title 46. Pub. Ch. 515 06/27/2007
111: SB1955Housing - Provides for the classification of certain property as affordable housing rental property. - Amends TCA Title 13 and Title 67. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 06/11/2007
112: SB1974Taxes, Alcoholic Beverages - Provides that the department of revenue bears the burden of proving that a taxpayer's records are inaccurate, for the purpose of projecting sales from wholesale purchases, for taxes on alcoholic beverages sold for consumption on the premises. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-301. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 06/12/2007
113: SB2031Liens - Establishes and clarifies rights and procedures related to liens on improvements to real property. - Amends TCA Title 66, Chapter 11. Pub. Ch. 189 05/23/2007
114: SB2032Zoning - Reduces from 30 months to 12 months time period for extinguishing non-conforming use if such use ends; revises certain other non-conforming use provisions. - Amends TCA Section 13-7-208. Withdrawn. 02/21/2007
115: SB2877Election Laws - Allows individual to register to vote in person at the county election commission 29 days before an election until the end of the early voting period. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 02/26/2008
116: SB2878Election Laws - Permits election officials to receive free food and non-alcoholic beverages at the polling place on election day from any person under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 2. Re-ref. to S. Cal. Comm. 03/10/2008
117: SB2879Telecommunications - Allows businesses to enroll on the Do Not Call Register. - Amends TCA Title 65, Chapter 4, Part 4. Rec. for pass. w/ am., ref. to S. Cal. Comm. Ayes 7, Nays 0 PNV 0 03/11/2008
118: SB2880Commerce and Insurance, Dept. of - Requires persons who manufacture toys in this state where any part of production occurs in China to disclose safety testing methods to department; creates violation of Consumer Protection Act if person sells toy or child care article in this state that contains toxic substance. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 13; Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 68, Chapter 131. Failed in C,L&A comm. Ayes 4, 0 Nays, 5 PNV 03/18/2008
119: SB2882Workers Compensation - Authorizes a claim to be filed before a benefit review conference is held with no action to be taken on such claim until a benefit review conference is conducted. - Amends TCA Section 50-6-203. P2C, ref. to S. C,L&A Comm. 01/23/2008
120: SB2883Motor Vehicles - Increases amount of surety bond from $25,000 to $50,000 that must accompany application for or renewal of motor vehicle dealer license and removes ability to use letter of credit in lieu of bond. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 17. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 736 05/08/2008
121: SB2884Highway Signs - "Bob Sheehan Memorial Bridge," spanning Stones River on U. S. Highway 70 (Lebanon Pike) in Davidson County - Pub. Ch. 960 06/06/2008
122: SB2885Landlord and Tenant - Expands the application of the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to all counties with a population of more than 68,000 by removing statutory exemptions for certain counties. - Amends TCA Title 66, Chapter 28. Pub. Ch. 1067 06/11/2008
123: SB2886Welfare - Requires child care agencies to implement drug testing policies for employees, directors, licensees, and operators of child care agencies and for other persons providing services under contract or for remuneration for the agency, who have direct contact with a child in the care of the agency, as an additional licensing requirement. - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 3, Part 5. Pub. Ch. 1068 06/11/2008
124: SB2887TennCare - Revises the definition of durable medical equipment currently included in rules and regulations promulgated by the bureau to delete the requirement in such definition that such equipment is appropriate for and used in the patient's home. - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5, Part 1. P2C, ref. to S.GW,H&HR Comm. 01/23/2008
125: SB2888Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Requires the commissioner of health, as soon as practicable after the ordering of any suspension of admissions to a nursing home, to provide notice of the suspension to the members of the general assembly in whose district the nursing home is located, unless the immediate protection of the health, safety, or welfare of residents of a nursing home requires otherwise; requires notice to appropriate general assembly members in regard to certain violations in nursing home. - Amends TCA Title 68. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 886 05/23/2008
126: SB2889Public Health - Prohibits the department of health from assigning an individual to inspect a nursing home facility at which the individual has ever been employed. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2. Pub. Ch. 982 06/06/2008
127: SB2890School Boards - Prohibits construction of high schools with a student capacity of greater than 1,200. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 01/30/2008
128: SB2891Local Education Agency - Allows student to attend the school closest to the student's residence, if the student so desires. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 01/30/2008
129: SB2892Election Laws - Allows career service state employees to serve as election officials; requires state colleges and universities to create program giving credit hours to students who serve as election officials. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 8 and Title 49. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 05/12/2008
130: SB2893Election Laws - Requires coordinator of elections to create minimum standards for educating election officials. - Amends TCA Title 2. Pub. Ch. 1099 06/20/2008
131: SB2938Beer - Removes sunset provision on requiring presenting a photo identification prior to purchasing beer for off-premise consumption; creates exception to criminal or administrative action for situations where sale is made to a person who is or reasonably appears to be over the age of 50 and who fails to present identification. - Amends TCA Section 57-5-108; Section 57-5-301; Title 57, Chapter 5, Part 6 and Chapter 864 of the Public Acts of 2006. Pub. Ch. 877 05/19/2008
132: SB2939Beer - Removes sunset provision on requiring presenting a photo identification prior to purchasing beer for off-premise consumption. - Amends TCA Section 57-5-301 and Chapter 864 of the Public Acts of 2006. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 03/06/2008
133: SB2940Criminal Offenses - Makes it an offense to knowingly sell, give, transfer, use, or distribute, or possess with intent to sell, give, or distribute, any software that is primarily designed or produced for the purpose of interfering with the operations of any ticket seller that sells, over the Internet, tickets of admissions to a sporting event, theater, musical performance, or place of public entertainment or amusement, by circumventing any security measures on the ticket seller's Web site or circumventing any controls or measures that are instituted by the ticket seller on its Web site to ensure an equitable ticket buying process; offense is Class B misdemeanor punishable only by a fine of not more than $5,000 or any profits made or tickets acquired in the course of the violation, whichever is greater. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 11. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 731 05/08/2008
134: SB2941Safety - Requires all schools to have on site at least one automatic external defibrillator. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 7. Withdrawn. 02/19/2008
135: SB2942Trusts - Changes certain minimum criteria for bonds issued by governmental entities in which trust funds may be invested. - Amends TCA Title 35. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. F,W&M Comm. 05/06/2008
136: SB2943Debtor Creditor Relations - Changes time period for entering demand, notice, and protest on negotiable paper following declared epidemic from within 15 days of cessation of epidemic to within 10 days of cessation of epidemic. - Amends TCA Title 47. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. C,L&A Comm. 03/11/2008
137: SB2944Workers Compensation - Removes the requirement that sponsoring associations submit to the commissioner of commerce and insurance on at least an annual basis confirmation that participants comply with requirements for qualifying as self-insurers. - Amends TCA Title 50. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 841 05/08/2008
138: SB2945Insurance, Health, Accident - Permits a dental service plan corporation to maintain some or all of its business records as data using any commercially acceptable electronic means. - Amends TCA Title 56. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 656 04/04/2008
139: SB2946Planning, Public - Changes time frame for regional planning commission to approve or disapprove plat before plat is deemed approved to 60 days after initial consideration, with certain exceptions for holidays and unexpected interceding events that close government offices and affect the normal computation of the 60-day period; requires that plat be placed on agenda of the planning commission within 30 days of the filing or the next regularly scheduled meeting after the 30-day period. - Amends TCA Section 13-3-404. Pub. Ch. 984 06/06/2008
140: SB2947Planning, Public - Revises regional and municipal planning provisions concerning the avoidance of scattered and premature development in areas where there are inadequate or nonexistent publicly owned and maintained services and facilities. - Amends TCA Title 13, Chapter 3; Title 13, Chapter 4 and Title 13, Chapter 7. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1150 06/20/2008
141: SB2948Public Employees - Exempts benefit boards of Davidson and Shelby counties from present law that requires contested case hearings by civil service boards that affect the employment status of a civil service employee to be in conformity with the UAPA and for judicial review of such decisions. - Amends TCA Section 27-9-114. Pub. Ch. 757 05/08/2008
142: SB2949Recycling - Enacts the "Tennessee Dry Cell Battery Recycling Act of 2008." - Amends TCA Title 4, Title 37, Chapter 17 and Title 68. P2C, ref. to S. E,C&T Comm. 01/23/2008
143: SB2950Liens - Modifies certain provisions regarding mechanic's and materialmen's liens and notices pertaining thereto. - Amends TCA Title 66, Chapter 11, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 811 05/08/2008
144: SB3107Consumer Protection - Enacts the "Child Product Safety Act." - Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 05/19/2008
145: SB3108Taxes, Personal Property - Provides that taxpayer who fails or refuses to sign reporting schedule regarding certain intangible personal property with assessor of property is deemed to have waived objections to the forced assessment. - Amends TCA Section 67-5-1206 and Section 67-5-1105. Pub. Ch. 1069 06/11/2008
146: SB3109Juvenile Offenders - Classifies escape or attempted escape from a licensed foster home, child care agency, or detention home or center for delinquent children by a juvenile who has been adjudicated delinquent as an offense which if committed by an adult would be a misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-116. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1083 06/11/2008
147: SB3110Juvenile Offenders - Expands list of offenses which, if a child has been adjudicated delinquent therefor, the parents of child must notify the appropriate principal when enrolling child in an LEA. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-131 and Section 49-6-3051. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 04/22/2008
148: SB3111Courts, Juvenile - Clarifies that all appeals from juvenile court shall be made pursuant to the Tennessee rules of appellate procedure. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-159. Rec. for pass. w/ am., ref. to S. Cal. Comm. Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0 03/25/2008
149: SB3112Highways, Roads and Bridges - Prohibits members of a metropolitan planning organization that includes a county with a metropolitan form of government from voting on any matter that does not directly affect the county they represent; defines metropolitan planning organization as a transportation policy-making organization made up of representatives from local government and transportation authorities. - Amends TCA Title 7 and Title 54. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 03/11/2008
150: SB3113Physicians and Surgeons - Specifies certain potential complications to elective cosmetic or plastic surgery that must be discussed with a patient prior to such surgery. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 6, Part 2 and Title 63, Chapter 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S.GW,H&HR Comm. 04/02/2008
151: SB3114Contracts - Requires publication of public grants and contracts in Internet database. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 12. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Govt. Comm. 01/23/2008
152: SB3605Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Seeks to provide an additional fact finding period of up to 30 days before a nursing home's license could be suspended or revoked or federal funds are lost in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 68. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 840 05/08/2008
153: SB3627Massage - Extends term of members of the massage licensure board from two years to five years; authorizes board to impose fees for continuing education courses; increases from "at least three years" to "at least five years," the number of years of experience board members, except for citizen members, must have. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 18. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 801 05/08/2008
154: SB3688Motor Vehicles - Adds persons operating motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs to definition of "pedestrian" under rules of the road. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 8, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 780 05/08/2008
155: SB3691Ethics - Redefines audit and investigatory information; changes frequency and manner of ethics training for lobbyists; and limits disclosure of personal financial records. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 6. Pub. Ch. 697 04/22/2008
156: SB3692Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - Permits relocation of licensed nursing home beds in certain limited circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 16. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1089 06/11/2008
157: SB3693Special License Plates - Redistributes funds from sale of Masons license plates. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4. Failed In S. Trans Comm. Ayes 4, Nays 4 PNV 1 04/02/2008
158: SB3701Pensions and Retirement Benefits - Requires forfeiture of benefits of teachers who become members of TCRS after July 1, 2008, if convicted of any felony in state or federal court. - Amends TCA Title 8. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 01/23/2008
159: SB3702Education, Dept. of - Requires the development of acceptable Internet use policies for public and private schools to protect children from certain online material. - Amends TCA Title 49. Pub. Ch. 989 06/06/2008
160: SB3703Planning, Public - Clarifies statutory requirements for moving single family residences from one foundation to another located within a developed area of single family residences. - Amends TCA Title 13, Chapter 3, Part 5. Pub. Ch. 860 05/12/2008
161: SB3704Highway Signs - Tennessee School For The Blind, Exit 219 on I-40 in Nashville - Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Trans Comm. 03/19/2008
162: SB3705Election Laws - Prohibits the use of a social security number for purposes of voter registration. - Amends TCA Title 2. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. S&L Gov. Comm. 02/12/2008
163: SB3706Alcoholic Beverages - Decreases the number of seating for persons required for certain facilities to be classified as premier type tourist resorts at which the serving of alcoholic beverages is allowed subject to certain restrictions. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 649 04/04/2008
164: SB3707Privacy, Confidentiality - Prohibits most robo calls to phone subscribers who are on the Do-Not-Call Register maintained and enforced by the Tennessee regulatory authority; prohibits calls soliciting contributions or donations from such subscribers. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18, Part 15 and Title 65, Chapter 4, Part 4. P2C, ref. to S. C,L&A Comm. 01/23/2008
165: SB3773Employees, Employers - Requires certain employers to grant their employees paid sick and vacation leave based upon the number of hours they work annually. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 21, Part 4. Failed In S. C,L&A Comm. Ayes 2, Nays 3 PNV 3 04/15/2008
166: SB3774Alcoholic Beverages - Requires bottles of Jack Daniels seized during fall 2007 raids in Davidson and Moore counties to be offered at public sale or displayed at state museum. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 9. P2C, ref. to S. S&L Govt. Comm. 01/23/2008
167: SB3775Taxes, Hotel Motel - Increases maximum amount of additional hotel occupancy tax Davidson County authorized to impose from $2.00 to $2.50; revenues received from any increase over $2.00 to be placed in an event and marketing fund to be attached to a convention and visitors bureau; authorization to expire six years from act's effective date. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1004 06/06/2008
168: SB3776Education - Reduces from four to two the number of members that each speaker must appoint from finance, ways and means committee to the select oversight committee on education; increases from one to three the number of members that each speaker appoints from the membership at-large. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 15, Part 3. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 01/23/2008
169: SB3777Criminal Offenses - Creates Class C misdemeanor offense for obstructing entrance to, or exit from, a state-owned building punishable only by a fine between $1,000 and $10,000; authorizes peace officer to issue citation in lieu of arrest for violation. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 01/23/2008
170: SB3791Workers Compensation - Revises various workers' compensation provisions, including provisions governing the exhaustion of the BRC process prior to going to court and provisions governing determination of impairment rating. - Amends TCA Title 50 and Title 56. Pub. Ch. 1183 07/02/2008
171: SB3812Firefighters - Allows the commission on firefighting personnel standards and education to certify individuals who complete an approved recruit training program. - Amends TCA Section 4-24-107. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 781 05/08/2008
172: SB3897DUI/DWI Offenses - Permits judge to sentence DUI offender to attend a victims impact panel program, where available, in addition to participation in an alcohol and drug safety DUI school and permits a fee to offset the cost of participation. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 10, Part 4. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 01/31/2008
173: SB3898Administrative Procedure (UAPA) - Requires automatic continuance of hearing held pursuant to Uniform Administrative Procedures Act upon request of respondent, until both parties certify they are ready to proceed; authorizes either party to make motion to set hearing if unreasonable time has passed. - Amends TCA Title 4. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 01/31/2008
174: SB3982Civil Procedure - Allows court to award certain expenses in derivative proceeding involving corporation and shareholders. - Amends TCA Title 48, Chapter 17. Pub. Ch. 726 05/08/2008
175: SB3983Criminal Procedure - Clarifies the jurisdiction of the court over certain defendants sentenced by the court. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 35. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Jud Comm. 04/08/2008
176: SB3984Education - Requires the state board of education to adopt rules requiring public schools to provide free lunch to all children regardless of income eligibility, instead of providing free or reduced price lunches to only those students meeting income eligibility requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 02/04/2008
177: SB3985Professions and Occupations - Revises laws regulating security guard/officers, contract security companies, and proprietary security organizations; requires drug testing and background checks of employees of contract security companies and proprietary security organizations. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 35. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. C,L&A Comm. 04/08/2008
178: SB4037State Government - Exempts persons applying for oil and gas well permits from provision of law requiring governmental entities to notify interested persons of proposed projects or actions prior to issuing such permits. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 03/18/2008
179: SB4042State Government - Exempts persons applying for subsurface sewage disposal system permits from provision of law requiring governmental entities to notify interested persons of proposed projects or actions prior to issuing such permits. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 68. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 892 05/23/2008
180: SB4043Process, Service of - Clarifies that a USPS notation that a properly addressed registered or certified letter is “unclaimed” is sufficient evidence of the defendant's refusal to accept delivery. - Amends TCA Title 16, Chapter 15, Part 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Jud Comm. 04/08/2008
181: SB4044Highway Signs - "Johnny Hayes Highway," segment of U.S. Highway 31E in Sumner County - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 752 05/08/2008
182: SB4079Alcoholic Beverages - Authorizes alcoholic beverages to be sold for consumption on the premises of WillowBrook Golf Club located in Coffee County. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-102(24). Comp. became Pub. Ch. 713 04/22/2008
183: SB4136Education - Creates a two-year pilot initiative for metro Nashville public schools and Davidson County wherein class sizes in career and technical education classes may be extended not to exceed the limit set for academic classes in grades seven through 12, only where programs are implemented that use the career academy or small learning community model; requires the department of education to convene a committee for the purpose of reviewing and making recommendations based on the two-year pilot initiative. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 993 06/06/2008
184: SB4137Taxes, Privilege - Modifies certain statutory provisions pertaining to the tax levied upon the privilege of attending certain athletic events in counties having a metropolitan form of government. - Amends TCA Title 7. Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. F,W&M Comm. 05/06/2008
185: SJR0020Memorials, Public Service - B.R. Hall - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
186: SJR0021Memorials, Personal Occasion - James and Evelyn Burns, 60th wedding anniversary - Signed by Governor. 02/09/2007
187: SJR0048Memorials, Personal Occasion - Anna and Owen Alexander, 50th Wedding Anniversary - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
188: SJR0049Memorials, Public Service - Homer P. "Hop" Hopkins - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
189: SJR0050Memorials, Professional Achievement - Michelle Haynes, Tennessee Women Auctioneer Bid Calling Champion - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
190: SJR0073Memorials, Recognition - Laura Smith Tidwell, Star Spangled Salute - Signed by Governor. 02/22/2007
191: SJR0074Memorials, Recognition - Jeff Whitehorn, Star Spangled Salute - Signed by Governor. 02/22/2007
192: SJR0107Naming and Designating - "Girl Scouts Make the World A Better Place Week," March 10-17, 2007 - Assigned to s/c State Government of S&LG 03/21/2007
193: SJR0123General Assembly, Studies - Extends the special joint committee created by SJR 745 in 2006 to study the “Tennessee Voter Confidence Act of 2006” and issues related thereto until February 15, 2008. - Signed by Governor. 03/08/2007
194: SJR0129Constitutional Amendments - Proposes creating popularly elected office of lieutenant governor with four-year terms of office. - Failed In S. Jud Comm. Ayes 1, Nays 0 PNV 6 05/01/2007
195: SJR0153Memorials, Retirement - Sergeant Gary L. Thompson - Signed by Governor. 03/30/2007
196: SJR0168Memorials, Recognition - Mount Nebo Baptist Church, 136th Anniversary - Signed by Governor. 04/09/2007
197: SJR0171Memorials, Personal Occasion - Ethel Barnes, 100th birthday - Signed by Governor. 04/09/2007
198: SJR0319Memorials, Recognition - Candace Parker - Signed by Governor. 04/24/2007
199: SJR0420Memorials, Retirement - Peggy Walker - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
200: SJR0528Memorials, Interns - Rachel Hayes - Signed by Governor. 06/13/2007
201: SJR0529Memorials, Interns - Liz Stewart - Signed by Governor. 06/13/2007
202: SJR0530Memorials, Recognition - James Edward Shmerling - Signed by Governor. 06/15/2007
203: SJR0537Memorials, Recognition - Felicia Figlarz Anchor - Signed by Governor. 06/19/2007
204: SJR0616Memorials, Death - Patricia M. "Patti" Lampley - Signed by Governor. 01/31/2008
205: SJR0631Memorials, Retirement - Goodlettsville Police Chief Terry Hutcherson - Signed by Governor. 02/07/2008
206: SJR0632Memorials, Death - Gwen McFarland - Signed by Governor. 02/07/2008
207: SJR0647Memorials, Professional Achievement - Diane Chen, American Library Association Executive Board - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
208: SJR0664Memorials, Retirement - Reba Manning - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
209: SJR0667Memorials, Professional Achievement - Phillip I. Meador, 2007 Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Patrol Officer of the Year - Signed by Governor. 02/05/2008
210: SJR0671Memorials, Death - Ray Rottero - Signed by H. Speaker 02/22/2008
211: SJR0704General Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Encourages local governments to freeze property taxes for the elderly. - Assigned to s/c State Government of S&LG 03/19/2008
212: SJR0705Memorials, Recognition - Martha Ezell Tune - Concurred, Ayes 93, Nays 0 02/28/2008
213: SJR1181Memorials, Recognition - Recognizes those persons who assisted Macon, Sumner, and Trousdale counties after a tornado. - Signed by Governor. 06/06/2008
214: SR0296Memorials, Interns - Heather Lynn Pierce - Signed by S. Speaker 05/19/2008

Bills Co-Sponsored by Senator Haynes - District 20
Number of Co-Sponsored Bills - 243
Bill Number Composite Abstract Last Action Date
1: SB0004 by HarperHighway Signs - "Rosa L. Parks Boulevard," segments of Metro Center Boulevard and 8th Avenue North (U.S. Highway 41-A, State Route 12) in Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County - Pub. Ch. 400 06/19/2007
2: SB0011 by JacksonCriminal Procedure - Specifies circumstance in which a person has no duty to retreat before threatening or using force in self defense; extends circumstances under which there is a legal presumption that a person using deadly force in self defense had a reasonable belief of death; confers civil immunity upon person properly using self defense. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 11, Part 6. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 210 06/01/2007
3: SB0014 by JacksonCriminal Offenses - Prohibits television station or cable television company from advertising or promoting material that it knows or should know to be obscene or harmful to minors - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 9. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 05/17/2007
4: SB0057 by BlackTeachers, Principals and School Personnel - Requires two hours of the required five days of annual teachers' in-service training to be devoted to training in suicide prevention; specifies that requirement may be met through self-review of suitable prevention materials. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6. Pub. Ch. 45 04/30/2007
5: SB0066 by CroweEducation, Higher - Provides a tuition and fee freeze for students who are in the military reserves or national guard and who are mobilized to active duty. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 23. Pub. Ch. 506 06/27/2007
6: SB0087 by CooperClerks, Court - Adds Grundy County and Union County to counties where clerk of general sessions court or clerk and master must also serve as juvenile court clerk. - Amends Chapter 226 of the Public Acts of 2003. Pub. Ch. 275 06/06/2007
7: SB0113 by BurchettLottery, Scholarships and Programs - Renames scholarships "Tennessee Cohen HOPE scholarship." - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 03/05/2007
8: SB0131 by CooperTaxes, Sales - Exempts from sales taxes farm products that are marketed and sold directly by farmers to consumers via a nonprofit online farmers' market, provided that an amount equal to the consumer's full purchase price is transmitted by the online farmers' market to the producing farmer and that the cooperative or other organizing body of the online farmers' market levies no fee or charge for facilitating the transaction other than booth rental fees assessed on participating farmers. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6, Part 3. Pub. Ch. 507 06/27/2007
9: SB0161 by Finney R.Consumer Protection - Enacts the "Credit Security Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 39 and Title 47, Chapter 18. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 170 05/23/2007
10: SB0210 by KetronArchitects, Engineers and Designers - Enacts "Tennessee Interior Design Consumer Protection Act"; prescribes qualifications of interior designers, prescribes who can use the designation of interior designer. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 2; Section 62-37-103(6)(B)(vi) and Section 67-4-1702(a)(3). Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. C,L&A Comm. 03/18/2008
11: SB0308 by Finney LElderly Persons - Creates the department of aging and disability and transfers to that department the duties of the commission on aging and disability. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 13; Title 33; Title 34; Title 49; Title 55; Title 56; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 06/12/2007
12: SB0327 by McNallyOpen Meetings - Extends the initial reporting deadline until December 1, 2007, and the final reporting deadline until February 1, 2008, for the special joint committee to study open government laws. - Amends Chapter 887 of the Public Acts of 2006. Pub. Ch. 558 07/12/2007
13: SB0394 by CooperHospitals and Health Care Facilities - Places moratorium on issuance of certificates of need for new nursing home beds for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, through fiscal year ending June 30, 2011. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 16. P2C, ref. to S. GW,H&HR Comm. 02/08/2007
14: SB0395 by CooperHospitals and Health Care Facilities - Extends nursing home bed privilege tax for two years until June 30, 2009. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 2. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 309 06/06/2007
15: SB0467 by WatsonHighway Signs - "Fred Pruett Memorial Bridge," spanning South Creek on U.S. Highway 41/76 in Hamilton County - Held on desk. 05/03/2007
16: SB0470 by WatsonHighway Signs - "Jack Sharp Memorial Bridge," spanning I-75 on U.S. Highway 41/76 in Hamilton County - Pub. Ch. 47 04/30/2007
17: SB0471 by WatsonHighway Signs - "Deputy Donald Bond Memorial Highway," segment of State Route 320 in Hamilton County - Pub. Ch. 36 04/27/2007
18: SB0494 by BurchettElection Laws - Revises statutory language to replace "handicapped voter" with "voter with a disability" or "voters with disabilities." - Amends TCA Title 2. Pub. Ch. 48 04/30/2007
19: SB0645 by HenryHealth Care - Directs board for licensing health care facilities and emergency medical services board to promulgate rules and regulations to enhance emergency medical and surgical services for pediatric patients. - Amends TCA Section 68-11-251 and Section 68-140-521. Pub. Ch. 599 07/19/2007
20: SB0789 by BurchettSalaries and Benefits - Increases maximum amount of prior service credit for practice of law that assistant district attorney general may receive to determine entry level compensation; revises prior service credit for public defender criminal investigators; revises list of previous employment experience for which district attorney general may receive year-for-year credit in determining entry level compensation. - Amends TCA Title 8. Pub. Ch. 565 07/12/2007
21: SB0798 by BurchettTeachers, Principals and School Personnel - Specifies that teachers who transition from part-time to full-time employment will be eligible for health insurance benefits, even if the teacher did not participate in the plan as a part-time employee. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 27, Part 3. Pub. Ch. 163 05/23/2007
22: SB0826 by BurchettGeneral Assembly, Studies - Establishes Tennessee Alzheimer's Disease Task Force. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 68 and Title 71. Pub. Ch. 566 07/12/2007
23: SB0836 by CooperMental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of - Extends the exemption from licensure for a person providing personal care to one person with a mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or developmental disability to include persons providing such service to other service recipient and not in a business arrangement with any other service recipient; exemption does not apply to an individual who holds himself out to the public as being in the business of personal support services for compensation. - Amends TCA Title 33. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 304 06/06/2007
24: SB0837 by CooperNurses, Nursing - Removes requirement that persons who perform personal support services have eight hours training from a licensed, registered nurse in order to assist with administering medication; specifies type of assistance that may be provided. - Amends TCA Title 33, Chapter 2; Title 63, Chapter 7 and Title 68, Chapter 11. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 399 06/19/2007
25: SB0838 by CooperMental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of - Requires personal support services agencies to make certain disclosures to clients regarding potential liability as employers of personal support services workers. - Amends TCA Title 33. Pub. Ch. 408 06/19/2007
26: SB0847 by Finney R.Highway Signs - "Clifford H. 'Bo' Henry Highway," segment of U.S. Highway 411 in Blount County - Comp. HB Subst (sends SB to dead bill file) 05/17/2007
27: SB0883 by KetronConsumer Protection - Imposes certain requirements on motor vehicle dealers regarding conditional delivery agreements and trade-ins; violation may result in action against the dealer's license or civil penalty. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18 and Title 55, Chapter 17. Pub. Ch. 328 06/19/2007
28: SB0926 by KetronJudges and Chancellors - Clarifies that if the elected successor to a judicial office becomes ineligible to serve prior to September 1 due to death or other reason, a vacancy exists in that position. - Amends TCA Section 17-1-301. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 190 05/23/2007
29: SB1043 by Finney LWorkers Compensation - Removes as non-voting ex-officio members of the advisory council on workers' compensation both the chair and vice chair of the special joint committee on workers' compensation and replaces them with the chair or co-chairs of the senate commerce labor and agriculture committee and the house consumer and employee affairs committee. - Amends TCA Title 50 and 56. Re-ref. to S. Cal. Comm. 05/14/2007
30: SB1044 by Finney LWorkers Compensation - Modifies, effective July 1, 2007, the definition of "maximum total benefit" to exclude temporary total as well as permanent total disability and to set the maximum at 400 times the state's average weekly wage. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 6. Failed In S. C,L&A Comm. Ayes 4, Nays 2 PNV 3 05/15/2007
31: SB1087 by Ford, O.Holidays and Days of Special Observance - Designates March 10 as "Harriet Tubman Day." - Amends TCA Title 15. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 2 03/22/2007
32: SB1109 by HenryAssessors - Allows assessor to correct forced assessment of tangible personal property if it is determined that the taxpayer was not in business as of the assessment date and did not own or lease tangible personal property used or held for use in business as of the assessment date. - Amends TCA Section 67-5-903. Pub. Ch. 179 05/23/2007
33: SB1116 by HarperTaxes - Authorizes Nashville Metro council by resolution to impose new or additional taxes on transients, rental cars, and certain contracted vehicles transporting paying customers that exit the airport to be used to finance a new convention center; reallocates the tax on transients. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4, Part 1 and Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 19. Pub. Ch. 422 06/19/2007
34: SB1117 by HarperTaxes, Hotel Motel - Revises the distribution structure of Nashville's hotel motel tax; authorizes Metro council by ordinance to increase the tax by 1 percent to be used for a new convention center. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4, Part 1. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Tax Sub Committee of F,W&M. 03/20/2007
35: SB1118 by HarperTaxes, Privilege - Authorizes Nashville Metro Council to impose by ordinance a $2.00 exit tax on certain contracted vehicles that charge customers a separate fee for transporting customers from the airport to be deposited in a fund for a new convention center; repeals the tax if bonded indebtedness is paid in full. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Tax Sub Committee of F,W&M. 03/20/2007
36: SB1119 by HarperTaxes, Hotel Motel - Authorizes Nashville Metro council by ordinance to impose an additional $2.00 tourist accommodation tax on transients in Davidson County to be deposited in "The Convention Center Fund" for a new convention center; repeals such tax if bonded indebtedness is paid in full. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 4. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Tax Sub Committee of F,W&M. 03/20/2007
37: SB1120 by HarperTaxes, Privilege - Authorizes Davidson County to adopt a resolution to levy a 1 percent rental car tax with certain exemptions to be deposited in a fund for a new convention center; repeals tax if bonded indebtedness is paid in full. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 19. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Tax Sub Committee of F,W&M. 03/20/2007
38: SB1183 by BlackTort Liability and Reform - Extends immunity granted under the Governmental Tort Liability Act to persons or entities that contract with the regional transportation authority. - Amends TCA Section 29-20-107. Pub. Ch. 918 05/23/2008
39: SB1196 by RamseyDNA and Genetic Testing - Enacts the "Johnia Berry Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 38, Chapter 6 and Title 40, Chapter 35. Pub. Ch. 225 06/01/2007
40: SB1219 by CooperAlcoholic Beverages - Authorizes sale of alcohol for on-premises consumption at certain locations. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 492 06/27/2007
41: SB1220 by CooperMuseums - Adds Cowan Railroad Museum in Franklin County as an official state railroad museum. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 1 and Title 4, Chapter 3. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 193 05/23/2007
42: SB1221 by CooperAlcoholic Beverages - Authorizes the issuance of a special occasion license to a nonprofit historical society in Grundy County for the purpose of serving, at an annual festival held by the society, complimentary samples of homemade wine manufactured in the Swiss tradition by members of the society; exempts special occasion permit holders from certain regulations of the sale, transport, and distribution of alcoholic beverages. - Amends TCA Title 57, Chapter 4, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 203 06/01/2007
43: SB1223 by CooperAlcoholic Beverages - Allows issuance of special occasion license to certain 501(c)(3) organizations for selling wine in closed containers for consumption on or off premises; allows donation of wine to such organizations. - Amends TCA Section 57-4-102(30). Pub. Ch. 342 06/19/2007
44: SB1224 by CooperAlcoholic Beverages - Allows entity holding a retail license or winery license to offer free samples of wine to consumers on the premises under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Section 57-3-204; Section 57-3-207; Section 57-3-404; Section 57-3-406; Section 57-4-101; Section 57-4-102 and Section 57-4-203. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 05/01/2007
45: SB1227 by WilderHolidays and Days of Special Observance - "Bluegrass Day," fourth Saturday in May, to honor bluegrass music and its many contributions to Tennessee as a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2. Pub. Ch. 12 04/11/2007
46: SB1243 by BurchettEthics - Creates a special joint study committee on ethics, composed of legislative members. - Amends TCA Title 2; Title 3; Title 4; Title 8 and Title 39, Chapter 16, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 571 07/12/2007
47: SB1329 by TracyEducation - Specifies the duties of the division of adult education in the department of labor and workforce development. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 14 and Title 49. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 06/11/2007
48: SB1444 by BurksTeachers, Principals and School Personnel - Requires state board of education to adopt policies mandating that teachers have training in recognizing warning signs of early on-set mental illness in children and adolescents in order to renew their license. - Amends TCA Title 49. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 04/11/2007
49: SB1503 by BurchettHospitals and Health Care Facilities - Enacts the "Tennessee Trauma Center Funding Law of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 55 and Title 68. Pub. Ch. 574 07/12/2007
50: SB1629 by JacksonPensions and Retirement Benefits - Strengthens penalties for theft involving a fiduciary relationship and enacts the "Employee Benefit Protection Act" to require annual reporting and auditing of small employer benefit plans. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 47 and Title 48. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 04/26/2007
51: SB1630 by JacksonHighway Signs - "Fred Thompson Boulevard," segment of U.S. Highway 43 within corporate limits of City of Lawrenceburg - Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 04/05/2007
52: SB1849 by CooperMotor Vehicles - Prohibits police departments, garages, and towing firms from charging preservation or storage fees for abandoned, immobile, or unattended motor vehicle taken into possession until all lienholders of record of such vehicle have been notified. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 16, Part 1. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 05/10/2007
53: SB1910 by HerronEducation - Enacts the "Schools Against Violence in Education Act" also known as the "SAVE Act." - Amends TCA Title 49. Pub. Ch. 548 07/12/2007
54: SB1941 by BurchettMotor Vehicles, Titling and Registration - Clarifies certain provisions concerning issuance of military license plates; authorizes issuance of Women Veterans of America military license plate. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 04/25/2007
55: SB2048 by WoodsonSexual Offenders - Requires persons who contract to provide services to LEAs or child care programs to conduct criminal background checks of employees who come in direct contact with school children or enter school grounds while children are present to ensure that such employees are not sex offenders. - Amends TCA Section 49-5-413. Pub. Ch. 587 07/12/2007
56: SB2161 by BurksWomen - Enacts the "Tennessee Pregnant Women Support Act." - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. C,L&A Comm. 05/15/2007
57: SB2170 by KyleSecurities - Clarifies circumstances under which the commissioner of commerce and insurance may order deny, suspend, or revoke a registration to sell securities in this state. - Amends TCA Section 48-2-112. Pub. Ch. 272 06/06/2007
58: SB2171 by KyleInsurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies - Removes provision whereby certain statutes relating to rates and rate filings that were in existence in 1996 will be revived effective July 1, 2007. - Amends Public Chapter 944 of the Acts of 1996, Public Chapter 192 for the Acts of 2001 and TCA Section 56-5-307. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 359 06/19/2007
59: SB2182 by KylePublic Contracts - Authorizes the department of general services to purchase goods and services, other than construction services, architectural services, and engineering services through a competitive reverse auction process that allows offerors to bid on specified goods or services electronically and adjust bid price during a specified period of time; award to be made to lowest responsible and responsive bidder. - Amends TCA Title 12, Chapter 3, Part 2. Pub. Ch. 296 06/06/2007
60: SB2200 by KyleInsurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies - Revises provisions governing unfair replacement transaction practices; authorizes insurers to use the mortality tables adopted by NAIC for certain purposes. - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapter 7 and 8. Pub. Ch. 339 06/19/2007
61: SB2201 by KyleExplosives - Requires the collection and maintenance of specified records regarding drilling for blasting operations; adds requirements for air blasting; requires blasting firms to offer a pre-blast survey at no charge to the owners or occupants of specified structures when the standard table of distance is exceeded; revises registration requirements for blasting and age limits for registration; requires independent limited blasters to maintain liability insurance; and makes numerous technical changes regarding explosives and blasting. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 105. Pub. Ch. 231 06/01/2007
62: SB2235 by KyleSentencing - Sets the minimum period of incarceration for rape of a child at 25 years instead of 15 years; specifies that provisions for person on community supervision applying for release after 15 years would not apply to persons convicted of rape of a child; authorizes board of probation and parole to require as a condition of supervision that person convicted of rape of a child be enrolled in a satellite-based monitoring program. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-522. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 501 06/27/2007
63: SB2249 by KyleSecurities - Adds certain transactions to list of transactions that are exempt from securities registration requirements, from filing requirements for sales or advertising material intended for prospective investors, and from requirement to designate the commissioner of commerce and insurance to receive service of process. - Amends TCA Title 48, Chapter 2. Pub. Ch. 417 06/19/2007
64: SB2257 by KyleEnvironment and Conservation, Department of - Increases maximum amounts that may be charged for certain fees by promulgating authorities attached to department and makes numerous changes relative to environmental regulatory programs. - Amends amend TCA Title 60, Chapter 1; Title 68, Chapters 203, 212 and 215, Title 69, Chapters 3, 10 and 11. Pub. Ch. 362 06/19/2007
65: SB2262 by KyleLottery, Scholarships and Programs - Authorizes TSAC to conduct more than one lottery scholarship day per school year; adds "eligibility requirements for the Tennessee student assistance program" in the information to be presented at the lottery scholarship day. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. Ed. Comm. 05/08/2007
66: SB2263 by KyleInsurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies - Enacts the "Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact Act of 2007." - Amends TCA Title 56. Pub. Ch. 148 05/23/2007
67: SB2397 by KyleLottery, Scholarships and Programs - Establishes the "Helping Heroes Grant" to provide postsecondary financial assistance from net lottery proceeds to honorably discharged Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9. Rec. for pass. w/ am., ref. to S. Cal. Comm. Ayes 11, Nays 0 PNV 0 05/06/2008
68: SB2400 by KyleCommerce and Insurance, Dept. of - Requires registration of dealers buying and selling scrap metal by October 1, 2008; prohibits immediate payment for purchase of copper, catalytic converters, and air conditioner evaporator coils; establishes criminal penalties and civil forfeitures for violation of act. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14; Title 40, Chapter 35 and Title 62, Chapter 9. Pub. Ch. 690 04/22/2008
69: SB2554 by TateEducation - Authorizes an LEA to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations to prohibit gang activities on school property; requires each LEA to annually evaluate the threat to and influence on school children by gangs in the community. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6. Pub. Ch. 1195 07/02/2008
70: SB2565 by WoodsonSpecial License Plates - Authorizes issuance of new specialty earmarked plates to raise public awareness about autism; allocates 50 percent of funds derived from sale of such plates to Autism Society of America, East Tennessee Chapter. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 02/28/2008
71: SB2643 by CroweHolidays and Days of Special Observance - Designates March 29 as "Vietnam Veterans Day," a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2. Pub. Ch. 613 03/17/2008
72: SB2673 by JacksonGame and Fish Laws - Authorizes TWRA to issue sport fishing and hunting licenses at no cost to Tennessee residents who are 100 percent disabled and receive social security disability. - Amends TCA Section 70-2-104. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 02/25/2008
73: SB2709 by HarperHolidays and Days of Special Observance - Designates June 23rd of each year as day of special observance in honor of late Wilma Rudolph. - Amends TCA Title 15. Signed by H. Speaker 02/27/2008
74: SB2724 by BurchettHighways, Roads and Bridges - Requires persons or business entities operating a tollway facility to be American or be majority owned by Americans. - Amends TCA Title 54, Chapter 3, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 684 04/15/2008
75: SB2799 by WoodsonBasic Education Program (BEP) - Specifies that no local government may use state BEP funds to reduce local operating funds or reduce local taxes. - Amends TCA Title 49. Sponsor(s) Added. 04/23/2008
76: SB2818 by RollerElection Laws - Allows sample ballot to be mailed to active registered voters and if more than one registered voter is at same address permits one sample ballot to be sent to the address. - Amends TCA Section 2-5-211. Pub. Ch. 1066 06/11/2008
77: SB2828 by BunchEducation - Encourages LEAs to place automatic external defibrillators in schools; placement of such devices shall be within LEA's existing fiscal resources; classifies misuse or abuse of AED on school property by a student as misconduct that will subject student to disciplinary action. - Amends TCA Title 49. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 795 05/08/2008
78: SB2875 by KuritaScholarships and Financial Aid - Requires department of education to develop and implement a college scholarship program promoting civic learning and good citizenship. - Amends TCA Title 49. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 02/07/2008
79: SB2958 by KetronElection Laws - Prohibits printing a social security number on voter registration cards. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2. Pub. Ch. 635 03/27/2008
80: SB3179 by RollerAbuse - Requires spouse of person about whom an adult protection act petition is filed to be served with copy of complaint; allows spouse to be represented at hearing; revises other provisions regarding adult in need of protective services. - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 6, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 887 05/23/2008
81: SB3191 by HarperPublic Health - Enacts "Claire's Law," which requires hearing screenings for newborn infants and requires health insurance companies to cover such screenings. - Amends TCA Section 37-3-703; Title 56, Chapter 7, Part 25 and Title 68, Chapter 5. Pub. Ch. 768 05/08/2008
82: SB3229 by BerkeLottery, Scholarships and Programs - Creates new lottery scholarship programs for students preparing to become teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49. P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm. 01/23/2008
83: SB3241 by BunchCriminal Offenses - Enacts the “Child Toxic Substance Protection Act of 2008.” - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 15 and Title 47, Chapter 18. P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm. 01/23/2008
84: SB3275 by McNallyOpen Meetings - Makes various changes to the Open Meetings Law and to the Open Records Law; creates office of ombudsperson. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 4; Title 8, Chapter 44 and Title 10, Chapter 7. Rec. For Pass. ref. to: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 02/13/2008
85: SB3280 by McNallyOpen Meetings - Makes various changes to the Open Meetings Law and to the Open Records Law; creates office of open records counsel. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 4; Title 8, Chapter 44 and Title 10, Chapter 7. Pub. Ch. 1179 07/02/2008
86: SB3364 by BeaversTeachers, Principals and School Personnel - Adds licensed teacher's leave to visit a spouse, child, or parent deployed for military duty to present situations eligible for mandatory grant of leave from employment; authorizes licensed teachers to take up to 10 days leave without forfeiture of leave credits, tenure, or other fringe benefits, in order to visit a spouse, child, or parent deployed for military duty out of the country who has been granted rest and recuperation leave. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 7. Pub. Ch. 925 05/23/2008
87: SB3488 by JohnsonCriminal Offenses - Creates a Class B misdemeanor offense for a person to knowingly provide, transfer, or submit to any other person false identification for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining employment if the person for whom employment is being obtained is an illegal alien. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14; Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title 50. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 03/03/2008
88: SB3533 by HerronSpecial License Plates - Reauthorizes "Gold Star Mothers" memorial license plate as "Gold Star Family" plate; expands eligibility for such plates to persons, instead of mothers, whose spouse, parent, sibling, or child, instead of just child, died in the line of duty in the U.S. armed forces. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 04/14/2008
89: SB3600 by JohnsonCriminal Offenses - Creates a Class B misdemeanor offense for a person to knowingly manufacture, produce, sell, or otherwise traffic false identification to another for purposes of obtaining or maintaining employment if the person for whom employment is being obtained or maintained is an illegal alien. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14; Title 39, Chapter 17 and Title 50. Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk. 03/03/2008
90: SB3919 by NorrisVeterans - Revises membership and duties of Tennessee state veterans' homes board. - Amends TCA Title 58, Chapter 7, Part 1. Pub. Ch. 1137 06/20/2008
91: SB3955 by HenryFlags - Specifies the official flag of the military in Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 58, Chapter 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 645 03/27/2008
92: SB3974 by BurchettEducation, Higher - Requires institutions of higher education with residential computer networks to develop a policy prohibiting copyright infringement by persons using the school's computer and network resources and take certain steps to prevent such infringement. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7. Pub. Ch. 819 05/08/2008
93: SB3999 by BeaversMotor Vehicle Commission - Authorizes certain auctions of used motor vehicles without requirement of motor vehicle dealer license by the motor vehicle commission. - Amends TCA Section 55-17-120. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 875 05/12/2008
94: SB4014 by SoutherlandInsurance, Health, Accident - Authorizes the formation of health group cooperatives. - Amends TCA Title 56. Pub. Ch. 1036 06/06/2008
95: SB4032 by BurksVictims' Rights - Creates the "Senator Tommy Burks Victim Assistance Academy" to provide a victim assistance curriculum and training programs to victims of all types of crime; replaces the Victims of Crime State Coordinating Council. - Amends TCA Title 29, Chapter 13, Part 1 and Title 40, Chapter 38, Part 4. Pub. Ch. 1077 06/11/2008
96: SB4081 by McNallyHolidays and Days of Special Observance - Designates October 9 as "Firefighters' Memorial Day," a day of special observance. - Amends TCA Title 15, Chapter 2, Part 1. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 845 05/08/2008
97: SB4127 by BurksLottery, Scholarships and Programs - Enacts the "Tennessee Back to Class Act of 2008." - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. FW&M Comm. 05/19/2008
98: SB4140 by KyleTennessee Higher Education Commission - Requires THEC to address any deficiencies in the articulation of major preparation courses between the community college system and the universities within the board of regents system and the University of Tennessee system by facilitating the universal articulation of lower division courses required for baccalaureate majors; revises other provisions regarding articulation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 863 05/12/2008
99: SB4146 by KyleEmployment Security, Dept. of - Authorizes release of certain confidential employment security information to contractors and agents of public employees provided certain safeguards are in place; requires requestor of information to pay cost of disclosure. - Amends TCA Section 50-7-701. Pub. Ch. 728 05/08/2008
100: SB4160 by KyleMortgages - Revises and adds various provisions governing persons in the mortgage industry, including requiring applicants for a license as a mortgage lender, mortgage loan broker, mortgage loan servicer, or mortgage loan originator to complete an educational training course; requires criminal background checks; authorizes participation in multi-state automated licensing system. - Amends TCA Title 45, Chapter 13. Pub. Ch. 821 05/08/2008
101: SB4170 by KylePublic Contracts - Requires, in regard to bids and the bid process, a protesting party to file a protest bond in order for a protest or stay of award to proceed; bond to be 5 percent of the lowest bid evaluated. - Amends TCA Section 12-3-214. Pub. Ch. 682 04/15/2008
102: SB4171 by KyleCredit Unions - Authorizes a credit union to convert its charter in order to do business as another type of financial institution. - Amends TCA Title 45, Chapter 11. Pub. Ch. 968 06/06/2008
103: SB4178 by KyleHospitals and Health Care Facilities - Reduces the gross receipts tax on intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICFMR) from 6 percent to 5.5 percent, retroactive to January 1, 2008. - Amends TCA Section 68-11-830(d)(2). Pub. Ch. 774 05/08/2008
104: SB4180 by KyleCharitable Institutions - Enacts the "Tennessee Charitable Gift Annuity Act of 2008," which replaces the existing "Charitable Gift Annuities Exemption Act." - Amends TCA Title 56, Chapters 2 and Chapter 52. Pub. Ch. 831 05/08/2008
105: SB4181 by Finney LHealth Care - Enacts the "Long-Term Care Community Choices Act of 2008." - Amends TCA Title 63 and Title 68 and 71. Pub. Ch. 1190 07/02/2008
106: SB4182 by KylePublic Property - Authorizes the commissioner of general services to dispose of confiscated intoxicating beverages, confiscated motor vehicles, and any other lawfully confiscated property by means of advertising on the Internet and selling by Internet auction. - Amends TCA Section 12-2-202. Pub. Ch. 882 05/19/2008
107: SB4185 by KyleEducation - Revises provisions governing notice and probation for schools and school systems. - Amends TCA Title 1 and Title 49. Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1006 06/06/2008
108: SB4189 by KyleTennCare - Authorizes bureau of TennCare to institute administrative proceedings against a person, provider, vendor, corporation or any other entity (other than an enrollee, recipient or applicant) for a violation of the provisions governing fraudulent claims; proceeding would be in addition to any other civil or criminal liability that may attach. - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5, Part 1, 25 and 26. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S.GW,H&HR Comm. 04/09/2008
109: SB4206 by KyleVeterans - Increases membership of Tennessee state veterans' homes board from 10 to 13 members, authorizes appointment of non-veterans who have experience in health care, nursing home administration and related field, requires that a majority of board members be honorably discharged veterans. - Amends TCA Title 58, Chapter 7. Assigned to Gen. Sub of: S. S&L Govt. Comm. 04/15/2008
110: SJR0012 by Finney R.Memorials, Recognition - City of Gatlinburg, Bicentennial Celebration - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
111: SJR0018 by BlackMemorials, Death - Joe Miller Womack - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
112: SJR0024 by BlackMemorials, Academic Achievement - 2007 Phi Theta Kappa All-Tennessee Academic Team - Signed by Governor. 02/13/2007
113: SJR0038 by KilbyGeneral Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Urges President George W. Bush to pardon Border Control Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean. - Signed by Governor. 05/15/2007
114: SJR0040 by McNallyMemorials, Death - Lance Corporal William Koprince, Jr., United States Marine Corps - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
115: SJR0045 by KetronMemorials, Death - Trooper Calvin Wayne Jenks - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
116: SJR0055 by KyleGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Eddie Roberson, Tennessee Regulatory Authority - Held on desk. 02/21/2007
117: SJR0056 by JohnsonMemorials, Professional Achievement - Mike Fitts, Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture - Signed by Governor. 02/16/2007
118: SJR0061 by CooperGeneral Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Urges Tennessee's Congressional delegation to take all necessary measures to refocus the deployment of the Tennessee National Guard toward fighting illegal immigration and providing homeland security support. - Assigned to Gen. Sub of S. F,W&M Comm. 05/09/2007
119: SJR0070 by KyleMemorials, Death - Judge Charles H. O'Brien - Signed by Governor. 02/22/2007
120: SJR0072 by HenryMemorials, Retirement - Betty Nixon - Signed by Governor. 02/22/2007
121: SJR0082 by BeaversNaming and Designating - Designates "Tennessee Treasures Too" by Michael Sloan as an official painting of Tennessee. - Signed by Governor. 05/23/2007
122: SJR0083 by HenryMemorials, Death - Dr. Benjamin F. Byrd, Jr. - Signed by Governor. 03/08/2007
123: SJR0084 by Finney R.Memorials, Public Service - Richard Williams, Jr., Leadership Development Academy - Signed by Governor. 03/08/2007
124: SJR0090 by HenryMemorials, Death - Judge Allen Cornelius - Signed by Governor. 03/08/2007
125: SJR0118 by HarperMemorials, Professional Achievement - Yolanda Taylor-Statom, Teacher of the Year - Signed by Governor. 03/08/2007
126: SJR0121 by BlackMemorials, Recognition - Tennessee Association of Christian Schools - Signed by Governor. 03/13/2007
127: SJR0128 by HarperMemorials, Recognition - Joe Gilliam, Sr. - Signed by Governor. 03/19/2007
128: SJR0130 by JohnsonMemorials, Retirement - Herbert L. Harper - Signed by Governor. 03/19/2007
129: SJR0132 by CrutchfieldMemorials, Death - Mary Louise Crutchfield - Signed by Governor. 03/19/2007
130: SJR0136 by BlackMemorials, Public Service - Sheriff Gene Bollinger - Signed by Governor. 03/19/2007
131: SJR0137 by KyleMemorials, Public Service - Senator Shea Flinn - Signed by Governor. 03/19/2007
132: SJR0143 by HenryMemorials, Professional Achievement - Vice President Albert Gore, Jr., Academy Awards - Signed by Governor. 03/26/2007
133: SJR0151 by WatsonMemorials, Recognition - Moccasin Bend Council of Girl Scouts, 50th Anniversary - Signed by Governor. 03/28/2007
134: SJR0162 by KyleMemorials, Retirement - Connie Hardin - Signed by Governor. 04/04/2007
135: SJR0164 by TateMemorials, Death - Bishop G.E. Patterson - Signed by Governor. 03/28/2007
136: SJR0236 by KyleGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Mitchell S. Parks, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission - Signed by Governor. 04/18/2007
137: SJR0267 by BurksNaming and Designating - "National Crime Victims' Rights Week," April 22-28, 2007 - Signed by Governor. 05/10/2007
138: SJR0268 by BurksNaming and Designating - "Police Memorial Day," May 15, 2007, "Police Memorial Week," May 14-20, 2007 - Signed by Governor. 05/10/2007
139: SJR0272 by Finney R.Memorials, Recognition - Iris B. Vest Widows Ministry - Signed by Governor. 04/26/2007
140: SJR0297 by BurchettMemorials, Recognition - Ross "Tyler" Summitt - Signed by Governor. 04/24/2007
141: SJR0298 by BurchettMemorials, Death - Lonas Edgar "Ed" Bailey - Signed by Governor. 04/24/2007
142: SJR0317 by KyleGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Nancy Carol Miller-Herron, Claims Commission, Western Division of Tennessee - Signed by Governor. 05/30/2007
143: SJR0323 by RamseyMemorials, Death - Gladys Anita Johnson Carder - Signed by Governor. 04/26/2007
144: SJR0337 by CrutchfieldNaming and Designating - "Tennessee Society, Daughters of the American Revolution Days in Tennessee," May 4-6, 2007 - Signed by Governor. 05/10/2007
145: SJR0348 by HenryMemorials, Death - James E. Clary - Signed by Governor. 05/10/2007
146: SJR0360 by JacksonMemorials, Death - Lance Corporal Jeffrey Adam Bishop, United States Marine Corps - Signed by Governor. 05/04/2007
147: SJR0368 by BurchettMemorials, Personal Occasion - Hester Freeman, 100th Birthday - Signed by Governor. 05/10/2007
148: SJR0397 by McNallyMemorials, Recognition - Beth Corley, Operator of the Capitol Snack Bar - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
149: SJR0401 by KetronMemorials, Recognition - Dr. Robert Sanders - Signed by Governor. 05/29/2007
150: SJR0405 by BurksMemorials, Recognition - Cindy Perry, Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee's "Prevention Advocate of the Year" - Signed by Governor. 05/21/2007
151: SJR0407 by CroweMemorials, Death - Private Harry Leon Wilson, United States Army - Signed by Governor. 05/23/2007
152: SJR0413 by NorrisMemorials, Retirement - Doug Goddard - Signed by Governor. 05/24/2007
153: SJR0416 by CroweMemorials, Recognition - Don Samuels - Signed by Governor. 05/30/2007
154: SJR0444 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Martha Gillon, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
155: SJR0445 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Linda Li, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
156: SJR0446 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Suzanne Carter, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
157: SJR0447 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Grace Orians, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
158: SJR0448 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Tushina Jain, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
159: SJR0449 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Reginald Wallace, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
160: SJR0450 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Ryan Rhue, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
161: SJR0451 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Erin Kelly Svoboda, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/05/2007
162: SJR0452 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Nabil Abdurehman, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
163: SJR0453 by Marrero BMemorials, Interns - Will Beaty - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
164: SJR0454 by Marrero BMemorials, Academic Achievement - Scott Ray, The Commercial Appeal's First Tennessee Academic All-Star - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
165: SJR0484 by CooperMemorials, Death - Former Senator Larry Trail - Withdrawn. 05/21/2007
166: SJR0490 by CooperMemorials, Death - Larry Trail - Signed by Governor. 05/23/2007
167: SJR0496 by BlackMemorials, Recognition - Citizenry of Gallatin, New Examiner's Citizen of the Year - Signed by Governor. 06/04/2007
168: SJR0498 by BurchettMemorials, Death - Margaret "Peg" A. McNally - Signed by Governor. 06/13/2007
169: SJR0514 by RamseyMemorials, Death - David K. "Pat" Wilson - Signed by Governor. 06/13/2007
170: SJR0536 by KilbyMemorials, Interns - Kavitha Reddy - Signed by Governor. 06/13/2007
171: SJR0553 by HarperMemorials, Interns - Jimica Kollette Mack - Signed by Governor. 06/19/2007
172: SJR0572 by McNallyMemorials, Professional Achievement - Carl Dew - Signed by Governor. 06/20/2007
173: SJR0588 by BurchettMemorials, Death - Ray Mears - Signed by Governor. 06/20/2007
174: SJR0593 by RamseyGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Confirms the senate speaker's appointment of Tre Hargett to the Tennessee regulatory authority. - Transmitted to Gov. for action. 02/28/2008
175: SJR0597 by HenryMemorials, Death - Elizabeth Jacobs - Signed by Governor. 01/25/2008
176: SJR0598 by WilderMemorials, Recognition - Mark Stansbury, 2008 Arthur S. Holman Lifetime Achievement Award - Signed by Governor. 01/25/2008
177: SJR0604 by KuritaGeneral Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Encourages Tennessee parents to take their minor children with them to the voting booth on election day. - Failed in Calendar & Rules 04/10/2008
178: SJR0608 by JacksonMemorials, Recognition - Hickman County Bicentennial - Signed by Governor. 01/25/2008
179: SJR0627 by HerronMemorials, Death - Jeannie Rummage Hastings - Signed by Governor. 01/31/2008
180: SJR0628 by TracyMemorials, Academic Achievement - 2008 Phi Theta Kappa All-Tennessee Academic Team - Signed by Governor. 01/25/2008
181: SJR0644 by HenryMemorials, Death - Robert Stanley Owens - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
182: SJR0645 by HenryMemorials, Death - Victor S. Johnson, Jr. - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
183: SJR0658 by Finney R.Memorials, Recognition - Haley Cathryn Ham - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
184: SJR0659 by CroweGeneral Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Expresses support for the restoration of the East Tennessee State University football program. - Signed by Governor. 04/23/2008
185: SJR0662 by Finney LGeneral Assembly, Studies - Continues special joint committee established by HJR 562 of 105th General Assembly to study development and implementation of long-term care services plan. - Concurred as am., Ayes 97, Nays 0 05/20/2008
186: SJR0665 by BurchettMemorials, Recognition - University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic, 60th anniversary - Signed by Governor. 02/20/2008
187: SJR0674 by JacksonMemorials, Death - William James Peeler - Concurred, Ayes 93, Nays 0 02/28/2008
188: SJR0696 by WilderMemorials, Death - Betty Littlefield Blanton - Concurred, Ayes 93, Nays 0 02/25/2008
189: SJR0701 by BurksNaming and Designating - "National Crime Victims' Rights Week," April 13-19, 2008 - Signed by Governor. 04/18/2008
190: SJR0702 by BurksNaming and Designating - "Police Memorial Day," May 15, 2008, "Police Memorial Week," May 11-17, 2008 - Signed by Governor. 04/18/2008
191: SJR0711 by WoodsonMemorials, Death - Ronald D. McMahan - Signed by Governor. 03/06/2008
192: SJR0712 by KyleGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Eddie Roberson, Director of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority - Transmitted to Gov. for action. 02/28/2008
193: SJR0713 by KyleGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Mary W. Freeman, Director of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority - Transmitted to Gov. for action. 02/28/2008
194: SJR0714 by TateGeneral Assembly, Confirmation of Appointment - Sara Kyle, Tennessee Regulatory Authority - Transmitted to Gov. for action. 02/28/2008
195: SJR0729 by WilliamsMemorials, Recognition - Nascar Foundation - Signed by Governor. 03/18/2008
196: SJR0732 by HenryMemorials, Retirement - Mary E. Smith - Signed by Governor. 03/18/2008
197: SJR0735 by JacksonNaming and Designating - "Trooper Jamie Hassell Barnett Memorial Highway," portion of State Highway 230 East in Hickman County - Signed by Governor. 06/05/2008
198: SJR0756 by HarperMemorials, Death - Jessie Mai Johnson Perkins - R/S Concurred, v.v. 03/06/2008
199: SJR0757 by WoodsonMemorials, Death - Donna Emogene "E.J." Mashe - Signed by Governor. 03/28/2008
200: SJR0812 by KyleMemorials, Death - Former Senator Edward Davis - Signed by Governor. 03/18/2008
201: SJR0864 by HenryMemorials, Recognition - Honors John S. Wilder on occasion of 2007-2008 Tennessee Blue Book being dedicated in his honor. - Signed by Governor. 04/18/2008
202: SJR0892 by TateNaming and Designating - "Safe Kids Week," April 26-May 4, 2008 - Signed by Governor. 04/23/2008
203: SJR0901 by CroweMemorials, Congress - Urges adoption of the Veterans Remembered Flag. - Signed by Governor. 06/06/2008
204: SJR0913 by HarperMemorials, Recognition - Bobby Hebb - Signed by Governor. 04/28/2008
205: SJR0941 by BurchettMemorials, Sports - University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, 2008 NCAA Champions - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
206: SJR1016 by JacksonMemorials, Recognition - William B. "Jake" Lockert III - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
207: SJR1019 by BeaversMemorials, Public Service - Jett Williams's Macon County Disaster Relief Benefit - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
208: SJR1020 by Marrero BMemorials, Interns - DeMarcus Marquell Killion - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
209: SJR1055 by CroweMemorials, Death - Laura Marian Depue Jablonski - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
210: SJR1057 by WoodsonMemorials, Interns - Warren Wells - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
211: SJR1072 by WoodsonMemorials, Interns - Hannah Lee Parker - Signed by Governor. 05/22/2008
212: SJR1076 by KilbyMemorials, Recognition - Brenda Gadd - Signed by Governor. 05/20/2008
213: SJR1082 by StanleyMemorials, Recognition - Christ Methodist Day School, 50th anniversary - Signed by Governor. 05/22/2008
214: SJR1102 by HenryMemorials, Recognition - Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 100th anniversary - Signed by Governor. 05/22/2008
215: SJR1106 by KyleHighway Signs - "Tommy Kilby Highway," segment of State Route 299 - Signed by Governor. 06/05/2008
216: SJR1152 by KilbyMemorials, Recognition - Tennessee State Parks System - Signed by Governor. 05/28/2008
217: SJR1158 by JohnsonMemorials, Death - Eddy Arnold - Signed by Governor. 05/28/2008
218: SJR1171 by HenryMemorials, Death - John David Scobey - Signed by Governor. 05/28/2008
219: SJR1186 by CroweMemorials, Recognition - Dustin Goforth - Signed by Governor. 06/06/2008
220: SJR1224 by WilliamsMemorials, Recognition - Otis and Kathy Eldridge - Signed by Governor. 06/06/2008
221: SR0004 by SoutherlandMemorials, Recognition - Ben W. Hooper Vocational School, 30th Anniversary - Signed by S. Speaker 02/13/2007
222: SR0008 by TracyMemorials, Personal Occasion - Berlie Harbor McGarrity, 100th birthday - Signed by S. Speaker 02/13/2007
223: SR0018 by CrutchfieldNaming and Designating - Designates John S. Wilder "Speaker Emeritus of the Senate." - P2C, ref. to S. Cal. Comm. Comm. 02/26/2007
224: SR0019 by NorrisMemorials, Recognition - Recognizes National Agriculture Day on March 21, 2007, and National Agriculture Week on March 19-23, 2007. - Signed by S. Speaker 03/15/2007
225: SR0024 by BurchettMemorials, Retirement - Dr. Jack Britt - Signed by S. Speaker 03/27/2007
226: SR0025 by StanleyMemorials, Retirement - Reverend Dr. William R. "Bill" Bouknight - Signed by S. Speaker 04/03/2007
227: SR0165 by Finney R.Memorials, Personal Occasion - Ruby and James Minor, 65th anniversary - Signed by S. Speaker 05/15/2007
228: SR0179 by HerronMemorials, Personal Occasion - Sue Anne McClanahan Stutts, 77th birthday - Signed by S. Speaker 06/01/2007
229: SR0192 by Marrero BMemorials, Personal Occasion - George Harold DeMarrero, 92nd birthday - Signed by S. Speaker 06/19/2007
230: SR0199 by WilliamsMemorials, Heroism - Assistant Chief Brian Smith, Maynardville Police Department - Signed by S. Speaker 01/24/2008
231: SR0202 by HarperMemorials, Recognition - The Professional Football Players Mothers' Association EGX Lifestyle and Weight Loss Challenge - Signed by S. Speaker 01/16/2008
232: SR0213 by WilliamsMemorials, Death - Seaman First Class General Preston Douglas, United States Navy - Adopted, Ayes 31, Nays 0 01/30/2008
233: SR0214 by WilliamsMemorials, Recognition - Gary Baker and Mike Curb, Baker Curb Racing - Adopted, Ayes 31, Nays 0 01/30/2008
234: SR0215 by WilliamsMemorials, Recognition - Trooper Mark Self - Adopted, Ayes 31, Nays 0 01/30/2008
235: SR0239 by KyleMemorials, Interns - Olesya Usik - Signed by S. Speaker 03/13/2008
236: SR0253 by HarperMemorials, Recognition - Urban League of Middle Tennessee, 40th anniversary - Signed by S. Speaker 04/22/2008
237: SR0281 by KilbyMemorials, Recognition - Paul E. Scarbrough - Signed by S. Speaker 05/19/2008
238: SR0286 by Finney LMemorials, Illness - Honors Senator Tim Burchett and his fiancee, Ms. Allison Beaver, upon their upcoming nuptials. - Intro., P1C. 05/08/2008
239: SR0287 by StanleyMemorials, Recognition - Sergeant Major Carlton W. Kent, United States Marine Corps - Signed by S. Speaker 05/19/2008
240: SR0290 by RamseyMemorials, Interns - Thomas Richard Edward McEntyre - Signed by S. Speaker 05/19/2008
241: SR0291 by HarperGeneral Assembly, Statement of Intent or Position - Expresses support for Nashville's bid to host the NCAA Women's Final Four. - Signed by S. Speaker 05/19/2008
242: SR0300 by HerronMemorials, Recognition - Hannah Yael Berke and Orly Rose Berke - Signed by S. Speaker 05/27/2008
243: SR0314 by NorrisMemorials, Death - Newton Perkins Allen, Sr. - Signed by S. Speaker 05/28/2008