Entry SB2542 / HB2401 - Mar 7, 2018

Entry SB2563 / HB2208 - Mar 6, 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.  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.

Entry SB2512 / HB2273 - Mar 6, 2018

Entry SB2292 / HB2338 - Mar 6, 2018

Entry - Mar 8, 2018

Entry SB1045 / HB1410 - Mar 6, 2018

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 6, 2018


As amended, revises the authority to prohibit smoking by removing the part on individual owners/operations of retail establishments located within an enclosed shopping mall who are allowed to determine policy on the use of tobacco products within the person's establishment. It also removes the part allowing special school districts to regulate the use of tobacco products in buildings owned or leased by the entities. It further removes a local government's authority to authorize by ordinance to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a swimming pool owned or operated by such local government or an outdoor amphitheater with a seating capacity of at least six thousand. The amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2017.

Entry SB1496 / HB1727 - Mar 6, 2018

Entry SB1614 / HB1557 - Mar 1, 2018


As amended, allows a county legislative body, through a majority vote, to adopt a resolution prohibiting term limits for persons who serve without compensation and are appointed to boards or commissions by the county mayor. 

Entry - Mar 8, 2018


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