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list of Public Chapters with an effective date of 1-1-2017.

Effective 01/01/2017

Chapter Bill Abstract

Number Number

1004 SB2581 Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As enacted, establishes

requirements for central service technicians. - Amends TCA Title 68.

1012 HB1776 Common Carriers - As enacted, revises provisions governing

overweight and overdimensional loads that are permitted and

nondivisible. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 7.

1021 SB0035 Probation and Parole - As enacted, makes a person who commits

vehicular homicide where alcohol or drugs were involved ineligible

for probation. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 3.

1025 SB0593 Sentencing - As enacted, creates a new sentencing enhancement

factor when the defendant committed the offense of robbery,

aggravated robbery, or especially aggravated robbery on the

premises of a licensed pharmacy in an effort to unlawfully obtain,

sell, give, or exchange a controlled substance, controlled substance

analogue, or other illegal drug. - Amends TCA Section 40-35-114.

1029 SB0899 Medical Occupations - As enacted, amends the provisions governing

X-ray equipment operators. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 6, Part


1037 SB1665 Handgun Permits - As enacted, imposes a reduced fee for a lifetime

handgun carry permit for certain retired federal, state, and local law

enforcement officers. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

1051 SB2383 Nurses, Nursing - As enacted, changes terminology from "medication

aides certified" to "medication aide"; revises training and other

requirements for medication aide program. - Amends TCA Title 63,

Chapter 7 and Title 68.

1055 SB2539 Taxes, Exemption and Credits - As enacted, establishes a tax credit

equal to 33 percent of the value of cash investments made in certain

companies by an "angel investor" against the angel investor's Hall

income tax liability. - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 2.

1080 HB2087 County Government - As enacted, revises certain budgeting

procedures for county governments. - Amends TCA Title 5.

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Chapter Bill Abstract

Number Number

1082 HB2119 Water Authorities - As enacted, prohibits an authority in Hamilton

County from requiring a property owner who leases residential

property, the property owner's agent, or a subsequent tenant of the

property to pay or to guarantee the payment of charges, penalties, or

other fees owed to the authority that were incurred by a former

tenant of such property owner or agent; establishes other related

requirements. - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 65; Title 66 and Title 68.

499 HB0010 Students - As enacted, requires a student, during the student's high

school career, to take a United States civics test. - Amends TCA Title

49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

748 HB1495 Driver Licenses - As enacted, deletes requirement that a person's

driver license be suspended for an additional like period if convicted

of driving on a suspended or revoked license; allows a court to order

issuance of a restricted driver license contingent on the person

participating in a payment plan for any unpaid fines or costs. -

Amends TCA Title 55.

768 SB2101 Election Laws - As enacted, allows Rutherford County to participate

in a pilot project for establishing convenient voting centers for use on

election day upon super majority vote of the county election

commission. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3.

781 SB1980 Recreational Vehicles - As enacted, establishes licensing

requirements specifically for recreational vehicle dealers and

salespersons to be overseen by the Tennessee motor vehicle

commission. - Amends TCA Title 55.

790 SB2255 Motor Vehicles, Titling and Registration - As enacted, authorizes

certain off-highway vehicles that have top speeds over 35 mph and

nonstraddle seating for up to four passengers, to be operated on

county roads; authorizes issuance of off-highway license plates for

each category; establishes equipment and safety requirements for

the vehicles. - Amends TCA Title 55.

803 SB1880 Workers Compensation - As enacted, revises various provisions

governing workers' compensation in regard to the case management

system and settlements. - Amends TCA Title 50 and Title 56.

Chapter Bill Abstract

Number Number

808 SB2137 Emergency Communications Districts - As enacted, enacts "Kari's

Law," which requires an entity that owns or controls a telephone

system that is capable of outbound dialing or access to configure the

telephone system to allow a person initiating a 911 call on the

telephone system direct access to 911 service without an additional

code, digit, prefix, postfix, or trunk access code; and an entity that

owns or operates a residential or business facility utilizing a

telephone system so configured to configure the telephone system to

provide notification to a central location on the site of the residential

or business facility when a person within the facility dials 911. -

Amends TCA Title 7; Title 9; Title 65 and Title 68.

836 SB2450 Water Pollution - As enacted, expands the notice requirement when

lead is present in the drinking water supply.

- Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 12; Title 45; Title 47; Title 50; Title

56; Title 62; Title 65; Title 66; Title 67 and Title 68.

875 HB1424 Handgun Permits - As enacted, reduces the fee for lifetime handgun

carry permit, effective January 1, 2017, from $500 to be an amount

equal to the regular carry permit fee plus $200, which under present

law will equal $300 for the lifetime permit. - Amends TCA Section 39-


896 HB2122 Tennessee Bureau of Investigation - As enacted, requires the TBI to

provide to the commissioner of health and to the general assembly an

annual report on all law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in

the prior calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 38 and Title 68.

903 HB2425 Handgun Permits - As enacted, lowers the age for receiving a

handgun carry permit from 21 years of age to 18 years of age for

persons who are an honorably discharged or retired veteran of the

U.S. armed forces or a service member on active duty status. -

Amends TCA Section 39-17-1351.

906 HB2576 Sentencing - As enacted, enacts the "Public Safety Act of 2016." -

Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 1;

Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1; Title 40, Chapter 28; Title 40, Chapter 35

and Title 41, Chapter 1, Part 4.

911 SB0621 Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers, Policies - As enacted,

defines funeral merchandise for prearrangement insurance policies;

revises provisions governing funeral merchandise. - Amends TCA

Title 46 and Title 62, Chapter 5.

Chapter Bill Abstract

Number Number

912 SB0829 Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As enacted, enacts provisions

governing nonresidential office-based opioid treatment facilities and

nonresidential opioid treatment programs. - Amends TCA Title 33,

Chapter 2 and Title 68, Chapter 11.

920 SB1458 Governor - As enacted, creates the Tennessee Tri-Star General

Award, to be awarded by the governor to distinguished individuals

who have a record of outstanding service to this state or a local

subdivision of this state. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 58.

961 SB1864 Education - As enacted, authorizes the state board of education to

promulgate rules for the development of a program whereby

501(c)(3) nonprofit corporations may be recognized for the purpose

of assisting LEAs through the selection and appointment of qualified

volunteers; requires LEAs to establish a local appeal process

through which a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation may

appeal a decision of the LEA to reject the corporation's offer of

assistance. - Amends TCA Title 49.

983 SB2167 Professions and Occupations - As enacted, requires the state board

of cosmetology and barber examiners to issue certificates of

registration for mobile barber shops and licenses for mobile

cosmetology, dual, manicure, skin care, or other category of shop

licensed by the board. - Amends TCA Title 55; Title 62 and Title 68.

987 SB2303 Health Care - As enacted, enacts the "Maternal Mortality Review and

Prevention Act of 2016". - Amends TCA Title 68.

990 SB2373 Insurance, Health, Accident - As enacted, revises provisions

governing coverage of telehealth services. - Amends TCA Section


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