Entry SB1971 / HB1772 - Apr 3, 2018

Entry SB2229 / HB2313 - Apr 2, 2018


As amended, provides a "permit shield" for NPDES permit holders, which means the  permittee is shielded from both agency enforcement and citizen suits, provided that the permittee complies with the terms of the NPDES permit.

Entry SB1496 / HB1727 - Apr 4, 2018


As amended,  establishes new values at which a local government can sell land previously acquired through condemnation to the original property owner and authorizes former property owners to request a statement of intent for public use regarding property taken through condemnation. The new value is the price paid to the former property owner by the local government, plus the cost of any documented expenditures that improved the value of the property and an amount equal to the average amount of interest that would have accrued on the amount paid to the former property owner if held in U.S. treasury bonds.

Entry SB2518 / HB1540 - Apr 5, 2018

Entry SB2680 / HB2125 - Apr 3, 2018


As amended, requires the annexation of any property with written consent of a two-thirds majority of the property owners to not require a referendum.

Entry SB1894 / HB1914 - Apr 5, 2018

Entry SB2205 / HB1494 - Apr 4, 2018


As amended, allows a  city mayor or county executive to compel the evacuation of the entire county or any portion thereof if they have declared a local state of emergency. Any person who willfully violates this order commits a Class C misdemeanor. 

Entry SB2214 / HB1929 - Apr 2, 2018


As amended, re-writes the bill to  require a municipality to display required notice regarding unlawful operation of alcohol and drug abuse prevention and or treatment services in city hall or other building that houses the municipality's seat of government.  Also requires a municipality that maintains a website to also place such notice predominantly on its website. Authorizes a municipality to adopt an ordinance to require sober living homes to display notice in a prominent place within the sober living home and further authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances encouraging sober living homes to become chartered and comply with applicable requirements.

Entry SB2146 / HB2265 - Mar 27, 2018


An amendment will be proposed that will require all municipalities to change their election dates to coincide with the general or primary election by 2022.

Entry SB2563 / HB2208 - Apr 3, 2018


As amended, expands existing state law to authorize  all school districts in TN to allow certain K-12 employees, on a voluntary basis, to carry a concealed handgun on school grounds.  Currently, this authorization is limited to Pickett and Wayne counties. Teachers, principals, vice principals, or other staff members classified as full-time who wish to carry concealed weapons at school must hold a valid handgun carry permit; must not be prohibited from carrying a handgun under state or federal law; must have successfully completed a 40-hour course in school police training; and must annually complete at least sixteen (16) hours of continuing handgun instruction geared toward school safety, the use of deadly force, and handgun proficiency. 



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