Bills

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Ostensibly for DOT infrastructure projects, this bill raises the tax on gas by 20% in 2017 and more into the future, along with permission for local governments to enact or raise certain fees and surcharges...

Vote Result: Passed

Requires, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, a student enrolled in a state higher education institution (institution) to pass a United States civics test in order to receive an associate or baccalaureate degree.

Vote Result: Passed

This bill requires that all entities that are subject to review under the Tennessee Governmental Entity Review Law, which establish or adopt guides to practice, must promulgate rules specifying all provisions included in and relating...

Vote Result: Passed

This bill confers civil and criminal immunity to a person who in good faith makes a report to law enforcement or another appropriate authority of the behavior or activity of another person, if the report is made with the...

Vote Result: Passed

This bill prohibits abortion of a viable fetus except in a medical emergency, and requires testing prior to an abortion to determine viability if a woman is at least 20 weeks pregnant.

Vote Result: Passed

This bill would create the office of Solicitor General which would take some responsibilities and decisions from the Attorney General and the Reporter.

Vote Result: Committee Only

When a sitting US Senator representing TN steps down or is incapacitated mid-term, this bill would transfer the appointing an interim Senator from the Governor to an election by the General Assembly. This would effectively reinstate...

Vote Result: Committee Only

This bill prohibits state universities from any policy limiting free speech.

Vote Result: Passed

This bill establishes that only the natural and ordinary meaning is to be applied to words used in the TN code (laws). It insures against extrapolation based on current trends in journalism and social intercourse.

Vote Result: Passed