Education



2014 TN Promise: SB 2471

2014 Education Sovereignty: SB 1835

(Anti-Common Core; halts PARCC for 1 year)

2014 SJR 491

(Federal data collection on TN students is overreach)

2014 Textbook Commission: SB 1602

2014 Holiday Greetings: SB 1425

(Holiday greetings in school w/o lawsuit)

2014 School Buses: SB 1966

(Extend use of buses by up to 3 years > 18)

2013 Home School Athletic Participation: SB 240

2013 TN Colleges of Applied Technology: SB 643

2012 Teachers / Classroom Discipline: SB 3116

2012 Teachers' First Amendment Rights: SB 3060
2012 CPR / Education: SB 1519

(Hands on training in school curriculum)

2011 Teacher Tenure Reform: SB 1528

2011 Teachers' TCRS: SB 102

Government


2014 Stop Obamacare Act: SB 804

2014 Annexation: SB 2464

(Repeals annexation by municipal ordinance)

2014 Pension Reform: SB 2079

(Adequate funding for pension plans)

2014 Charitable Organizations Fee Cut: SB 1919

(20% cut)

2014 Parental Responsibility / TANF: SB 1851

(Active in children’s schooling)

2013 Banning Welfare Benefits/TANF Abuse: SB 244

2013 Annexation: SB 279

(1 year moratorium on annexation)

2013 Photo ID / TANF: SB 948

2012 Drug Test Welfare Recipients: SB 2580

2012 Illegal Aliens / Public Benefits: SB 1325

2011 EVerify: SB 1669

Gun Rights


2014 Handgun Permit Fees: SB 1672

(Reduced handgun permit cost for military)

2014 2A Rights / State Authority: SB 1612

(Consistent rules across localities)

2014 Handgun Permits: SB 495

(Permit holder address change allowed online)

2013 Safe Commute: SB 142

(Permit holders keep firearms in cars at work)

2013 Handgun Permits / Publication: SB 108

(Permit holders' privacy protected from publication)

Taxes


2013 Ban on State Income Tax: SJR 1

(Amendment 3 on Ballot this year)

2013 Tax Relief: SB 198

2013 Tax Relief: SB 199

2012 No State Income Tax: SJR 221

2012 Reduction of Sales Tax on Food: SB 3763

2012 Inheritance Tax Relief: SB 3762

2012 Gift Tax Relief: SB 2777

2012 Tax Relief / Storm Victims: SB 2701

Military & Veterans


2014 VETS: SB 1433 (also Education)

2014 Month of the Military Child: SJR 848 (April)

2014 Handgun Permit Fees: SB 1672

(also Gun Rights)

2012 TN National Guard Day: SB 2231 (March 3)

2011 Military / Voting Improvements: SB 875
(Protect voting ability abroad)

2011 Fallen Heroes: SB 34

Children


2014 Cannibidol Trials/Childhood Seizures: SB 2531

2014 Autism Spectrum Disorder: SB 2538

2013 Parents Day Out Programs: SB 178

(Church Child Care)

2013 Embryo Legal Process: SB 473

2013 Child Custody: SB 749

(Disability does not create a presumption)

Civil Liberties & Property


2014 Privacy / Electronic Surveillance: SB 2087

(Electronic surveillance requires a warrant)

2014 Privacy / UAVs / Farming: SB 1892

(UAV use requires landowner permission)

2014 Privacy / License Plate Scanners: SB 1664

Crime


2014 Rape / Statute of Limitations: SB 2084

(No Statute of Limitations if law enforcement notified within 3 yrs)

2014 Crime Victims/Court Process: SB 1796

(Judge fulfills their duties upon accepting jury verdict)

2014 Crime Victims/Court Process: SB 1797

(Restrict unrelated evidence pertaining to victims)

Healthcare


2014 Stop Obamacare Act: SB 804

(also Government)

2011 Healthcare Freedom Act: SB 79

Life



2014 State can regulate abortion clinics: SJR 127

(Amendment 1 on the ballot this year)