2017 Tennessee Education Bill Tracker

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Tennessee General Assembly Bills By Subject

Legislation by Subject Topic
for the 110th General Assembly 2017-2018

Legislation filed under: Education

The primary subject of a bill in this list may be different from the subject listed above.
In those cases, the bill was filed using Education as a secondary subject.

Bill Number Composite Abstract Last Action Date
HB0022 by Brooks H
SB0248 by Tracy
Education - As enacted, requires, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, each LEA to make available to its high school students opportunities to take at least four early postsecondary opportunities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0022: Effective date(s) 05/25/2017

SB0248: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 450

6/1/2017

6/1/2017

HB0042 by Butt
SB0577 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, urges the department of education to include the proper use and positioning of bicycle helmets in its pilot bicycle safety curriculum. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0042: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0577: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/5/2017

3/29/2017

HB0045 by Dunn
SB0662 by Tracy
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing physical activity requirements for students. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0045: Effective date(s) 04/04/2017

SB0662: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 99

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

HB0063 by Kane
SB0584 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions of the Individualized Education Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0063: Effective date(s) 05/05/2017

SB0584: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 305

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0067 by Smith
SB0250 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires local education agencies to use at least one alternative growth model that has been approved by the board of education for evaluation of teachers in non-tested grades and subjects; requires the department of education to develop alternative student growth models for grade levels and subjects that do not have growth models. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

HB0067: Pub. Ch. 552

SB0250: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 552

3/19/2018

3/19/2018

HB0068 by Smith
SB0046 by Massey
Education - As introduced, adds HiSET® to the courses a minor student may be enrolled and making satisfactory academic progress in to obtain a driver license or instruction permit to operate a motor vehicle from the department of safety. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0068: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0046: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/17/2017

2/1/2017

HB0072 by Sargent
SB0574 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing the standards recommendations committees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.

HB0072: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 697

SB0574: Pub. Ch. 697

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB0075 by Kane
SB0578 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, provides that no adverse action may be taken against any student, teacher, school, or LEA based, in whole or in part, on student achievement data generated from the 2017-2018 TNReady assessments. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0075: Pub. Ch. 1026

SB0578: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1026

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB0076 by Kane
by
Education - As introduced, revises provisions governing assessments in grade 11. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60. Withdrawn. 2/8/2017
HB0094 by Gravitt
SB0158 by Watson
Education - As introduced, enacts "The Lovin Law," which requires facilities having a capacity for occupancy of at least 500 people to have at least one functional AED for emergency use at all functions open to the public; requires LEAs to have at least one AED in each school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

HB0094: Failed in Education Administration & Planning

SB0158: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Health and Welfare Committee

3/13/2018

3/14/2018

HB0097 by Brooks H
SB0249 by Norris
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to form a partnership with a national nonprofit education organization to increase the offerings of rigorous high school classes that prepare students for college and that provide college credit through examination; requires, subject to appropriations, the state to fund payment of college credit examination fees and career and technical certification or licensure examination fees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0097: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0249: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

5/8/2017

5/9/2017

HB0111 by Pitts
SB0661 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, deletes the prohibition on the commissioner's ability to waive regulatory or statutory requirements related to licensure of employees upon application by an LEA. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-201.

HB0111: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0661: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/13/2017

HB0112 by Forgety
SB0245 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to develop standards for an elective, soft skills course for career and technical education; permits students not enrolled in career and technical education to take the course on a space available basis. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0112: Withdrawn.

SB0245: Withdrawn.

2/9/2017

2/9/2017

HB0118 by Forgety
SB0246 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, removes the presumption of a student's intent to violate the School Security Act of 1981 by possessing an electronic pager on school property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0118: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0246: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/3/2017

2/2/2017

HB0124 by Forgety
SB0247 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to survey students, within one month of the start of the 2017-2018 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and report results to the department of education; the department will report the results to the governor, the education committee of the senate, and the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0124: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0247: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/3/2017

2/2/2017

HB0125 by Brooks H
SB0809 by Tate
Education - As enacted, moves up the deadline for the state board of education to release the teacher preparation training report from November 1 of each year to February 15 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB0125: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 27

SB0809: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB0126 by Brooks H
SB0161 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Opportunity Scholarship Pilot Program." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB0126: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0161: Action deferred in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee to 5/2/2017

1/17/2018

4/25/2017

HB0131 by Dunn
SB0168 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from "10 days" to "15 business days" from receipt of the audit report, the time within which an LEA must deliver a copy of the audit report on school funds of the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0131: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0168: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/3/2017

2/2/2017

HB0134 by White M
SB0934 by Ketron
Education - As introduced, extends from 40 days to 45 days the time for review and comment by the committee for state contract and amendment proposals filed with the committee. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 56; Title 12; Title 41, Chapter 22 and Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0134: Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee

SB0934: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee

2/3/2017

2/13/2017

HB0166 by Pitts
SB0156 by Green
Education - As enacted, removes the 90-day limitation on a retired member of the Tennessee consolidated retirement system working as a substitute teacher. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 36 and Title 49.

HB0166: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

SB0156: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 287

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0192 by Sanderson
SB0136 by Jackson
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing required fire drills. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 102, Part 1.

HB0192: Effective date(s) 05/25/2017

SB0136: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 451

6/1/2017

6/1/2017

HB0230 by Hulsey
SB1262 by Norris
Education - As enacted, extends by one year the manner in which liquor-by-the-drink tax proceeds are distributed to local political subdivisions. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8; Title 9; Title 49; Title 57 and Title 67.

HB0230: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 346

SB1262: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/22/2017

5/22/2017

HB0235 by Faison
SB0104 by Bell
Education - As enacted, extends the Tennessee financial literacy commission four years to June 30, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 17.

HB0235: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 73

SB0104: Pub. Ch. 73

4/11/2017

4/11/2017

HB0239 by Faison
SB0102 by Bell
Education - As enacted, extends the Tennessee council for career and technical education four years to June 30, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 11.

HB0239: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 323

SB0102: Effective date(s) 05/09/2017

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0262 by Butt
by
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to use the ACT and ACT Aspire suite of assessments instead of the TCAP, TNReady, and end of course exams. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6. Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee 2/3/2017
HB0263 by Butt
SB0204 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, requires that no student be administered state-mandated standardized tests for a total time period per academic year greater than the specific grade level of the student; limits state-mandated standardized testing to a maximum of eight hours per academic year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

HB0263: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0204: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/3/2017

3/20/2017

HB0267 by Brooks H
SB0263 by Tracy
Education - As enacted, authorizes a chartering authority to require a charter school sponsor to pay to the chartering authority an application fee of up to $2,500 with each charter school application the charter school files. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB0267: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

SB0263: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 361

5/22/2017

5/22/2017

HB0287 by Byrd
SB1152 by Hensley
Education - As enacted, designates the week of September 17 as "Celebrate Freedom Week" in public schools; requires the department of education to provide LEAs with grade appropriate internet resources and materials for instruction for use during such week; establishes other related requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.

HB0287: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 279

SB1152: Pub. Ch. 279

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB0288 by Byrd
SB0400 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, creates a pilot program to provide grants to elementary and middle schools to implement the Leader in Me® pilot program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.

HB0288: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0400: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

5/8/2017

5/9/2017

HB0307 by Hawk
SB1195 by Norris
Education - As enacted, requires the department of education to develop, and the state board to adopt, rules to ensure the education of students incarcerated in detention centers licensed by the department of children's services by the LEA in which the detention center is located. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 5, Part 1; Title 37, Chapter 5, Part 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.

HB0307: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 152

SB1195: Pub. Ch. 152

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

HB0308 by Hawk
SB1198 by Norris
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions regarding student accountability measures due to the implementation of the federal law The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) including revising the way the state board of education and the department of education determine the performance level of a school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6 and Section 49-6-6001.

HB0308: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 177

SB1198: Effective date(s) 04/24/2017

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB0309 by Hawk
SB1196 by Norris
Education - As enacted, revises present law concerning the use of assessment data. - Amends TCA Section 10-7-504; Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB0309: Pub. Ch. 192

SB1196: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 192

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB0310 by Hawk
SB1197 by Norris
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee High-Quality Charter Schools Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB0310: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

SB1197: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 307

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0322 by Hawk
SB1210 by Norris
Education - As enacted, establishes a school transportation supervisor program for the monitoring and oversight of transportation services for local education authorities and charter schools; requires new school bus drivers to complete a training program prior to transporting students; requires a driver to be at least 25 years of age to receive an initial school bus driver license endorsement. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21; Section 55-50-302 and Title 55, Chapter 9, Part 6.

HB0322: Pub. Ch. 289

SB1210: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 289

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0343 by Terry
SB0276 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, changes the status of the student representative on state university boards to a voting member rather than a nonvoting member; establishes a selection process for the student representative. - Amends TCA Section 49-8-201.

HB0343: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee to 2018

SB0276: Failed in Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/14/2018

HB0353 by Beck
SB0335 by Harper
Education - As introduced, prohibits a school assigned to the ASD from serving grades other than those served by the school before its assignment to the ASD; prohibits the ASD from recruiting students zoned for another school if a school is assigned to the ASD. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0353: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0335: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/8/2017

HB0354 by Beck
SB0334 by Harper
Education - As introduced, allows the commissioner to assign certain schools or grade configurations within certain schools to the ASD unless the parents of 60 percent of the children enrolled at the school object by signing a petition, at which time the LEA may agree to certain alternate interventions for the school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB0354: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0334: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/8/2017

HB0356 by Dunn
SB0404 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, allows LEAs to choose whether to do payroll deduction of professional employees' organization dues; requires LEAs making payroll deduction of dues for one professional employees' organization to make payroll deduction of dues available to members of any professional employees' organization; requires an employee to request such deduction; allows an employee to rescind the authorization for a payroll deduction of dues at any time. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB0356: Failed in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0404: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 5, Nays 0 PNV 1

4/12/2017

4/5/2017

HB0357 by Dunn
SB0004 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, prohibits the state board of education from adopting standards or competencies for social and emotional learning; prohibits the department of education from providing instruction or competencies in social and emotional learning to fulfill the requirements for character education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2; Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Section 49-6-1007.

HB0357: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0004: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/29/2017

3/29/2017

HB0364 by Zachary
SB0115 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, allows a student who was denied admittance to the individualized education account (IEA) program for the 2016-2017 school year because the student was not previously enrolled in a Tennessee public school the two semesters preceding the semester with an IEA to enroll in the program, if the student has the required disability and had an IEP at a Tennessee public school during the 2015-2016 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

HB0364: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0115: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/21/2017

3/29/2017

HB0368 by Zachary
SB0379 by Briggs
Education - As enacted, revises compensation provisions and other provisions regarding substitute teachers. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-312.

HB0368: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 387

SB0379: Pub. Ch. 387

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB0372 by Kane
SB0558 by Ketron
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Tom Cronan Physical Education Act". - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0372: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 976

SB0558: Pub. Ch. 976

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB0385 by Powell
SB0266 by Harris
Education - As introduced, requires principals of schools built before June 19, 1986, to flush fixtures used for drinking water and food preparation for at least 60 seconds before the arrival of children each school day. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

HB0385: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee to 2018

SB0266: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/14/2018

HB0388 by Brooks K
SB0598 by Haile
Education - As enacted, requires LEAs to ensure schools provide parents and guardians with information about influenza and the effectiveness of vaccination at the beginning of each school year; requires nonpublic schools to provide parents and guardians with information about influenza and the effectiveness of vaccination at the beginning of each school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 50 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0388: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 22

SB0598: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB0396 by Brooks H
SB0732 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing complaint investigations and resolutions under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 15.

HB0396: Effective date(s) 04/28/2017

SB0732: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 235

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB0410 by Ragan
SB0222 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, removes the requirement of a minimum of three 15-minute periods of non-structured physical activity per day for students in grades K-1; removes the requirement of a minimum of two 20-minute periods of non-structured physical activity at least four days a week for grades 2-6; requires LEAs with elementary school students to integrate a minimum of two 20-minute periods of non-structured physical activity at least four days each week; clarifies the definition of non-structured physical activity; defines physical education program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0410: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0222: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/8/2017

3/8/2017

HB0439 by Ragan
SB0733 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires each school safety team to conduct at least one armed intruder drill annually. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 8.

HB0439: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

SB0733: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 313

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0441 by Smith
SB0859 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, authorizes the BEP to provide funding that allows all first time teachers in the state to receive $500 for classroom instructional supplies. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0441: Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

SB0859: Failed in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

5/8/2017

5/2/2017

HB0444 by Gant
SB0394 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises requirements in state law where an SAT score is explicitly stated to account for the change in scoring on the revised SAT exams. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-702 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB0444: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 328

SB0394: Effective date(s) 05/09/2017

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0445 by Gant
SB1231 by Norris
Education - As enacted, authorizes the development of curriculum for work-based learning in labor education alignment program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 12.

HB0445: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 283

SB1231: Pub. Ch. 283

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB0448 by Forgety
SB0458 by Bell
Education - As enacted, authorizes local education agencies and nonpublic schools to maintain opioid antagonists in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 63.

HB0448: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 256

SB0458: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB0449 by Forgety
SB0536 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability to study the Response to Instruction and Intervention framework and submit a report on its implementation in elementary schools to the members of the education committee of the senate and the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives no later than July 1, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0449: Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

SB0536: Failed in Senate Education Committee

4/10/2017

4/5/2017

HB0457 by Littleton
SB0401 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing the money teachers receive for classroom instruction materials. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0457: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 389

SB0401: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB0460 by Kane
SB0395 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Empowerment Scholarship Account Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB0460: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0395: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/22/2017

HB0461 by Kane
by
Education - As introduced, allows students enrolled in a home school or private school to take the ACT examination at any public school offering the examination; authorizes department of education to provide a voucher for home school and private school students to take the examination. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 50 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30. Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee 2/14/2017
HB0462 by Kane
SB0524 by Massey
Education - As enacted, requires the state board to adopt a policy allowing American sign language courses to satisfy the foreign language credits required for graduation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.

HB0462: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 270

SB0524: Pub. Ch. 270

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB0475 by Gravitt
SB0508 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) in the office of the comptroller of the treasury to study and report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives on the issue of electing a director of schools versus allowing the local board of education to appoint the director of schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0475: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0508: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

4/4/2017

HB0483 by Forgety
SB0196 by Overbey
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing truancy and attendance supervisors. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.

HB0483: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 379

SB0196: Pub. Ch. 379

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB0501 by Pitts
SB0481 by Green
Education - As introduced, adds funding for three Response to Instruction and Intervention positions within each public school to the BEP calculation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.

HB0501: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning

SB0481: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/3/2018

3/14/2018

HB0515 by Daniel
SB0476 by Jackson
Education - As introduced, requires students, in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma, to pass the civics test composed of questions from the civics tests administered by the United States citizenship and immigration services to persons seeking to become naturalized citizens. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-408.

HB0515: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0476: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/22/2017

2/9/2017

HB0521 by Ramsey
SB0410 by Swann
Education - As enacted, requires all public high schools to place automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in schools; encourages public middle and elementary schools and private schools to place AED devices in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.

HB0521: Pub. Ch. 1028

SB0410: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1028

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB0524 by Forgety
SB0535 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, allows an LEA to petition for an administrative hearing on the merits of the commissioner of education's decision to withhold state funds from an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0524: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0535: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/29/2017

4/5/2017

HB0538 by Smith
SB0723 by Overbey
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Campus Free Speech Protection Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0538: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 336

SB0723: Effective date(s) 05/09/2017; 01/01/2018

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

HB0553 by Love
SB0562 by Tate
Education - As enacted, creates the Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). - Amends TCA Section 4-3-733 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0553: Pub. Ch. 464

SB0562: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 464

6/1/2017

6/1/2017

HB0563 by Crawford
SB0496 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, requires the Tennessee financial literacy commission to post its annual report on the department of the treasury website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0563: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0496: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

2/9/2017

HB0565 by Thompson
SB0490 by Briggs
Education - As enacted, removes requirement that the county trustee, treasurer, or other fiscal agent of an LEA annually submit a complete certified copy of the financial report of the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-316.

HB0565: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 21

SB0490: Effective date(s) 03/24/2017

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB0570 by Powers
SB0340 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Local School District Empowerment Act," which creates a pilot program for reestablishment of the office of elected school superintendent; requires the department of education to study the pilot program procedures for reestablishment of the office; adjusts duties of local boards of education in systems in which the office of elected school superintendent is reestablished. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0570: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0340: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/4/2017

3/29/2017

HB0617 by Butt
SB1051 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to use the ACT, ACT Aspire, or SAT suites of standardized assessments instead of the TCAP, TNReady, and end-of-course exams to test the subjects of math and English language arts for grades nine through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0617: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1051: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

3/20/2017

HB0626 by Kumar
SB0575 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires the department of education to provide all state board of education approved teacher training programs access to annual evaluation data for teachers and principals graduating from the programs for a minimum of five years following the completion of the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB0626: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 143

SB0575: Effective date(s) 04/17/2017

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

HB0631 by Staples
SB0619 by Harris
Education - As enacted, requires each local board of education to develop a policy to implement a program to reduce the potential sources of lead contamination in drinking water in public schools that incorporates periodic, not to exceed biennial, testing of lead levels in drinking water sources at school facilities that were constructed prior to January 1, 1998. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 68 and Title 69.

HB0631: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 977

SB0619: Pub. Ch. 977

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB0640 by Williams
SB0722 by Swann
Education - As introduced, requires a local board of education to hold a hearing within 30 days of, rather than within a reasonable time after, its receipt of an application for a hearing to contest the reasonableness of a student assignment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0640: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Instruction & Programs

SB0722: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/11/2017

4/5/2017

HB0657 by White M
SB1384 by Tate
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner of education to provide a written report to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives on the number, amount, and effectiveness of the incentive grants awarded to schools that exceed performance standards. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0657: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1384: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

2/13/2017

HB0665 by Hill M
SB0495 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, requires all LEA personnel to verify that the LEA's policy on use of the internet has been read prior to accepting an employment contract or at the renewal of an employment contract. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0665: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0495: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB0683 by Kane
SB1009 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to annually report on the availability and content of driver education and training courses in public schools to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0683: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1009: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

3/29/2017

HB0695 by Williams
SB0614 by Watson
Education - As enacted, adds to and clarifies law concerning teacher training. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 56.

HB0695: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 402

SB0614: Pub. Ch. 402

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB0706 by Whitson
SB0779 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, creates a tuition assistance program from proceeds of the state lottery to develop a two-year pilot program that allows Fairview High School students to participate in dual enrollment at Columbia State Community College and earn an associate degree in advanced manufacturing courses. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0706: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0779: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

5/8/2017

4/4/2017

HB0708 by Whitson
SB0493 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0708: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0493: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

2/9/2017

HB0715 by Moody
SB0573 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, allows students who have been diagnosed with a disability by a licensed physician or psychologist to be considered an eligible student for the Individualized Education Act. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

HB0715: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0573: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/7/2017

3/8/2017

HB0720 by Parkinson
SB0341 by Niceley
Education - As enacted, authorizes a school counselor to refer or help facilitate a referral of a parent or legal guardian's student to a counselor or therapist for mental health assessments or services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63.

HB0720: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 18

SB0341: Pub. Ch. 18

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB0727 by Williams
SB0631 by Haile
Education - As introduced, requires students to complete one year of instruction in American government and one year of instruction in Tennessee history between grades 7 and 12 to receive a high school diploma, with various exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0727: Action Def. in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee to 1/1/2018

SB0631: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

5/8/2017

4/26/2017

HB0740 by Powers
SB1164 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires the dual enrollment grant award (DEG) to be $500 for each of the first four courses taken; authorizes the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) to determine the DEG for courses five through eight; mandates that the cost for courses five through eight shall not exceed the cost per credit hour of courses taken at community colleges in the state university and community college system. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0740: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1164: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/13/2018

3/5/2018

HB0767 by Williams
SB1344 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, exempts employers and employees who have been convicted of certain disqualifying offenses from the prohibition on coming into direct contact with school children or children in a child care program, if 20 or more years have elapsed between the date of conviction of the offense and the date on which the criminal history records check is conducted. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 49.

HB0767: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning

SB1344: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee

1/16/2018

4/18/2017

HB0776 by White M
SB1259 by Norris
Education - As introduced, extends eligibility for receipt of Wilder-Naifeh technical skills grants to students who are attending certain independent postsecondary institutions and who are otherwise eligible for the grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB0776: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1259: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

4/5/2017

2/13/2017

HB0789 by Ragan
SB0824 by Haile
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Student Due Process Protection Act". - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 5; Title 10, Chapter 7; Title 24 and Title 49.

HB0789: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 980

SB0824: Pub. Ch. 980

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB0795 by Terry
SB0774 by Pody
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to provide a written report at least annually that details the evidence of validity in teacher evaluations, the areas needed for improvement, and efforts being made to improve validity. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0795: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0774: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/29/2017

3/29/2017

HB0811 by Keisling
SB1357 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires the board to promulgate rules allowing a local board of education to meet the 180-day classroom instruction requirement by providing a minimum number of instructional hours per year. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3004.

HB0811: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1357: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/7/2018

3/29/2017

HB0841 by Fitzhugh
SB0831 by Swann
Education - As introduced, enacts the "K-12 Block Grant Act," which distributes block grants to each LEA to improve the quality of education; appropriates $250 million from excess state tax revenues over collected in fiscal years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 for K-12 block grants. - Amends TCA Title 9 and Title 49.

HB0841: Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

SB0831: Sponsor(s) Added.

5/9/2017

4/10/2018

HB0850 by Hardaway
by
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA proposing to close a school to perform an educational, economic, and social impact statement concerning the closure; requires an LEA to conduct town meetings concerning the proposed closure of a school. - Amends TCA Title 49. Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee 2/14/2017
HB0863 by White M
SB1014 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, exempts certain students from payment of out-of-state tuition at state institutions of higher education. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 58; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

HB0863: Failed in Education Administration & Planning

SB1014: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 7, Nays 2 PNV 0

4/11/2017

3/22/2017

HB0872 by Akbari
SB1394 by Tate
Education - As enacted, requires the department of education to review all current laws and policies related to exclusionary discipline practices in public schools for students in pre-kindergarten through kindergarten and to develop guidelines and standards for alternatives to exclusionary discipline practices based on the findings of the review; establishes other related requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 10; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0872: Effective date(s) 04/27/2017

SB1394: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 204

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB0885 by Matheny
SB0581 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Anti-Semitism Awareness Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0885: Def. to Summer Study in Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0581: Deferred to Summer Study

4/5/2017

4/5/2017

HB0888 by Williams
SB0771 by Beavers
Education - As introduced, requires students in public schools and public institutions of higher education to use restrooms and locker rooms that are assigned to persons of the same sex as that shown on the students' birth certificates. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0888: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0771: Failed in Senate Education Committee (no motion)

3/28/2017

3/22/2017

HB0902 by Kumar
SB0730 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires that each student in grades K-8 be given an individual Scholars Summer Guide prior to the last day of the school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0902: Pub. Ch. 553

SB0730: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 553

3/19/2018

3/19/2018

HB0914 by Byrd
SB0929 by Ketron
Education - As introduced, requires each local education agency to integrate a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity per week for elementary school students and 90 minutes of physical activity per week for middle and high school students. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.

HB0914: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0929: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

2/13/2017

HB0915 by Byrd
SB1166 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, changes the method by which advertisement of the sale of surplus property by local school systems must occur; allows the local board of education to determine the method of advertisement; requires the local board to advertise at least seven days prior to sale. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0915: Withdrawn.

SB1166: Withdrawn.

3/2/2017

3/6/2017

HB0916 by Byrd
SB0471 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, requires that the commissioner of education's guidelines regarding the timely and responsible release of education data for research purposes be posted on the department’s website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0916: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0471: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/14/2017

3/29/2017

HB0917 by Byrd
SB0470 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, changes the date, from September 30 to October 1, of when an LEA must submit a report to the commissioner of education on the remediation services provided to students who fail a required examination. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0917: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0470: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/17/2017

2/9/2017

HB0918 by Byrd
SB0232 by Harris
Education - As enacted, requires the board to create an endorsement in computer science for all teachers who demonstrate sufficient content knowledge in the course material. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 5.

HB0918: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 105

SB0232: Effective date(s) 04/07/2017

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

HB0920 by Coley
SB0567 by Swann
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner of education to perform a study regarding the weight of textbooks once every five years and permits study to be done more often if the commissioner determines it to be necessary. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0920: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0567: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/13/2018

3/14/2018

HB0925 by Butt
SB0569 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, makes various revisions to the current authorization of a school and licensure of teachers in order to allow a Montessori program to be authorized by the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0925: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0569: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/29/2017

HB0937 by Travis
SB0565 by Overbey
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act of 2015." - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0937: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 216

SB0565: Effective date(s) 09/01/2017

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB0964 by Hill M
SB1292 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, permits county boards of education in counties that have at least one city school system and a population of 120,000 or more to elect to establish the school board districts from which the members of the board are elected. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.

HB0964: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1292: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB0977 by Calfee
SB0646 by Massey
Education - As introduced, permits students enrolled in an apprentice training program to be eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship if the students meet all requirements for the scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 7 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB0977: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0646: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB0980 by Travis
SB0720 by Yager
Education - As enacted, creates the Tennessee middle college scholarship, funded by net lottery proceeds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0980: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 405

SB0720: Pub. Ch. 405

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB0986 by Ragan
SB1010 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to November 1 the date by which the department of education must submit a report concerning lottery scholarship days and college admission workshops to the education committees of the senate and of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0986: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1010: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB0990 by White D
SB0541 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, exempts a parent, guardian, or other legal custodian of a minor child from having to ensure the minor child's school attendance if the minor child is enrolled and making satisfactory progress in a course leading to a HiSET® credential or has obtained a HiSET® credential. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0990: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0541: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/29/2017

HB0991 by White D
SB0539 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, reduces, from 10 to five days, the period of time in which a change in the contact information of a checker designated to make sure that no person remains on a school bus must be submitted to a local board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21; Title 55, Chapter 8 and Title 55, Chapter 9.

HB0991: Assigned to s/c Transportation Subcommittee

SB0539: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/9/2017

HB0997 by White D
SB0572 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, includes teacher evaluations and the student’s performance on assessments while a student of the teacher as factors that determine a student’s assignment to a public school; requires the department of education to conduct a study relative to student placement and teacher effectiveness. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 31.

HB0997: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0572: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/29/2017

3/29/2017

HB1005 by Holt
SB0865 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to review defensive driver education courses every two years, rather than every three years, for inclusion of any improvements. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1005: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0865: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1009 by Holt
SB1002 by Beavers
Education - As introduced, revises various provisions outlining the requirements for operating a home school. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3050.

HB1009: Def. to Summer Study in Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1002: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/21/2017

2/13/2017

HB1018 by Hawk
SB0632 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, requires the board to adopt rules requiring that local education agencies use the ACT standards for high school English, language arts, math, and science courses and the ACT WorkKeys® and National Career Readiness Certificate™ standards for high school English language arts and math courses. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1018: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Instruction & Programs

SB0632: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

HB1043 by Casada
SB0002 by Johnson
Education - As enacted, clarifies that for purposes of school improvement plans, a school and LEA may choose either the ACT or SAT test scores as one of the assessments for student proficiency. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB1043: Effective date(s) 04/19/2017

SB0002: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 205

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB1057 by Brooks H
SB0571 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Baccalaureate Education System Trust Act and the chairs of excellence; redesignates the Act as the "Tennessee College Savings Trust Act". - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 35; Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 8; Title 55; Title 65 and Title 67.

HB1057: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 400

SB0571: Pub. Ch. 400

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB1063 by Brooks K
SB1012 by Gardenhire
Education - As enacted, allows a student to be excused from a school athletic event if the event occurs on an official school holiday, observed day of worship, or religious holiday and the parent or legal guardian provides prior written notice of the student's absence; authorizes an unforeseen emergency as exception to the parent or legal guardian providing prior written notice of the student's absence from the athletic event. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1002.

HB1063: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 260

SB1012: Effective date(s) 05/02/2017

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

HB1065 by Brooks K
SB1013 by Gardenhire
Education - As enacted, requires a school to count a child who serves as a page for the general assembly as present for attendance purposes in the same manner as an educational field trip; prohibits giving excused or unexcused absences for a child serving as a page. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3018.

HB1065: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 96

SB1013: Pub. Ch. 96

4/11/2017

4/11/2017

HB1070 by White M
SB0980 by Tate
Education - As introduced, adds the chairs of the education committee of the senate and education instruction and programs committee of the house of representatives to the annual reporting requirement for the model laboratory school program advisory committee. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB1070: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0980: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1072 by White M
SB0451 by Bell
Education - As introduced, extends the 2017 deadline for the submission of science textbooks and instructional materials by textbook publishers to the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission; extends the 2017 start date of the review period by the advisory panel appointed to review textbooks and instructional materials to coincide with the extended deadline for the submission of such items by publishers. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 22.

HB1072: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0451: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/24/2017

HB1078 by Sexton J
SB0978 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, allows students to indicate that they do not wish to receive electronic advertisements and solicitations if students' email addresses are used in campus directories. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1078: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0978: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/29/2017

HB1104 by Hill T
SB0990 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Home-Rule LEA Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.

HB1104: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0990: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/29/2017

HB1109 by DeBerry
SB0987 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, removes requirement that an eligible student be previously enrolled in a public school for two semesters prior to receiving an individualized education account, attend a Tennessee school for the first time, or receive an account in the previous school year in order to be considered eligible to receive an individualized education account. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1109: Taken off notice for cal. in Calendar & Rules Committee

SB0987: Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.

4/24/2018

4/24/2018

HB1124 by Parkinson
by
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to establish at least one alternative school for students in grades one through six; requires local boards of education to adopt a policy mandating attendance at an alternative school upon suspension or expulsion from school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6. Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee 2/15/2017
HB1125 by Parkinson
SB0862 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to adopt a policy mandating attendance at an alternative school or alternative program upon suspension or expulsion from school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1125: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0862: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/7/2017

2/13/2017

HB1129 by Parkinson
SB1007 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, creates a timeline for the commissioner of education to transition schools from the operation of the achievement school district (ASD) back to the local education agency if the ASD-operated school fails to improve student achievement. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1129: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1007: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/7/2017

2/13/2017

HB1136 by Casada
SB0762 by Stevens
Education - As introduced, authorizes an achievement school district (ASD) operated charter school, operating for at least three years, to be operated by the state board of education if benchmarks agreed upon by the ASD and charter school in the original charter application are met. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 49, Chapter 8.

HB1136: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB0762: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1160 by Coley
SB0579 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires persons applying for entrance in teacher training programs to attain a minimum ACT or GED score and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in high school or graduate with an associate degree with a cumulative high school grade point average of a 3.0 for all college coursework. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 56.

HB1160: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB0579: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/9/2017

HB1161 by Brooks H
SB0998 by Haile
Education - As enacted, recognizes students who earn a composite score of 19 on the ACT, or an equivalent score on the SAT, and who also earn a capstone industry certification as promoted by the department of education, as a Tennessee Tri-Star Scholar upon graduation; requires schools to recognize the student as a Tennessee Tri-Star Scholar at the school's graduation ceremony. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

HB1161: Effective date(s) 04/27/2017

SB0998: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 207

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

HB1168 by Forgety
SB1008 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to develop standards for a one-semester elective skills course for high school students in career and technical education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1168: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1008: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1169 by Swann
SB0864 by Haile
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Senator Douglas Henry Tennessee History Act". - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

HB1169: Effective date(s) 06/06/2017

SB0864: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 482

6/14/2017

6/14/2017

HB1196 by Rudd
SB0729 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Educators Protection Act". - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 28; Title 29; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 49.

HB1196: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 407

SB0729: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB1217 by Hicks
SB1305 by Crowe
Education - As enacted, requires that of the 10 hours of continuing education coursework required for renewal of licensure of funeral directors and embalmers, five of those hours must be attended in person, which means the coursework is either completed in the physical presence of the provider of the coursework or through an interactive virtual program that requires participants to confirm their presence during the program. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 5.

HB1217: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 154

SB1305: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

HB1219 by Hicks
SB1356 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to annually prepare a status report for the governor and general assembly on the Tennessee HOPE foster child tuition grant program. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1219: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1356: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/21/2018

HB1227 by Cooper
SB1065 by Tate
Education - As enacted, clarifies that a school may satisfy the summer programming requirement for qualification for a community schools grant by providing four weeks of summer programming during consecutive or nonconsecutive weeks. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

HB1227: Pub. Ch. 554

SB1065: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 554

3/19/2018

3/19/2018

HB1229 by Cooper
SB1066 by Tate
Education - As introduced, authorizes the department of education to create a program that allows students enrolled or seeking to enroll in a teacher training program an opportunity to serve as a mentor at a school and for students of families that are recipients of the families first program. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1229: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1066: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

4/5/2017

2/13/2017

HB1234 by Staples
SB1406 by Tate
Education - As introduced, adds HiSET® , in addition to GED®, as an acceptable level of education required to serve as an educational assistant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1234: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1406: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1235 by Akbari
SB1408 by Tate
Education - As introduced, specifies that the governing boards of institutions of higher education must make a report on any program terminations to the education committee of the senate and education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives by July 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1235: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1408: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/29/2017

HB1237 by Akbari
SB1407 by Tate
Education - As enacted, changes the time period a local board of education has to deny or approve a sponsor's amended application from 30 days to 60 days; changes the time period in which the amended application will be deemed approved if the local board of education fails to deny or approve the amended application from 30 days to 60 days. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1237: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 698

SB1407: Pub. Ch. 698

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1238 by Akbari
SB1403 by Tate
Education - As introduced, allows the governing body of a public charter school to make the annual progress report to the sponsor of the school, the chartering authority, and the commissioner of education in an electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1238: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1403: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/28/2018

HB1239 by Akbari
SB1391 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, changes from February 15 to March 1 the date by which the commissioner of education must submit an annual report summarizing conflict resolution intervention programs to the governor and the education committees of the senate and house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1239: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1391: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/21/2018

HB1240 by Akbari
SB1386 by Tate
Education - As enacted, requires the department to develop an evidence-based training program on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) for school leaders and teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1240: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 723

SB1386: Pub. Ch. 723

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1242 by Akbari
SB1404 by Tate
Education - As introduced, prohibits a person seeking to serve on the Shelby County board of education from serving on such board if the person is an employee of another school district within Shelby County. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.

HB1242: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1404: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/13/2017

HB1248 by Dunn
SB1067 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, clarifies that the office of early learning within the department of education must provide an annual report to the governor and the general assembly on the status of pre-kindergarten programs by March 1 of each year beginning in 2018; requires the department of education to post the report on the office of early learning website by March 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 1.

HB1248: Failed in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1067: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/22/2017

2/13/2017

HB1251 by Byrd
SB1144 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, limits the number of state-mandated assessments by grade and subject; converts student ACT scores into letter grade equivalents for purposes of calculating certain course grades. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1251: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1144: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1256 by Towns
SB1389 by Tate
Education - As introduced, grants LEAs the same flexibility as public charter schools to allow the LEAs to be more creative and innovative, including the authority to apply for the waiver of laws and state board rules. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1256: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1389: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

2/13/2017

HB1258 by Towns
SB1124 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, prohibits an LEA from closing a school after July 1, 2017; requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to conduct a five-year study on the impact of the students and a community when the LEA closes a school; requires OREA to report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives no later than March 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1258: Def. to Summer Study in Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1124: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/28/2017

3/29/2017

HB1269 by Thompson
SB0660 by Tracy
Education - As introduced, requires each LEA to conduct an annual inspection and evaluation program to measure indoor air quality at schools; provides minimum requirements for the program. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-121.

HB1269: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0660: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/14/2017

2/13/2017

HB1278 by Love
SB0805 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, clarifies who is a parent for purposes of being on school premises; defines "parent" to include a parent, foster parent, legal guardian, or person having physical custody of a child. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1278: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0805: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

1/16/2018

4/5/2017

HB1281 by Love
SB1069 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, authorizes the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute to provide the governor and general assembly written reports in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 50, Part 13.

HB1281: Action def. in Education Instruction & Programs to 2018

SB1069: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

4/11/2017

2/13/2017

HB1282 by Love
SB1068 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to annually report by February 1 of each year to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives its findings and recommendations concerning transitional licensure options. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1282: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning

SB1068: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/3/2018

3/28/2018

HB1301 by Turner
SB1108 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, changes from July 1 to September 1 the date by which the department of education must submit its annual report on virtual education programs to the governor, the general assembly, the state board of education, and the BEP review committee. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1301: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1108: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

2/13/2017

HB1304 by Turner
SB1297 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires students enrolled in a pre-K program to comply with the same attendance requirements as K-12 students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1304: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1297: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/29/2017

HB1312 by Turner
SB1300 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, prohibits the administration of standardized tests to students in pre-K-2, unless the tests are used for a diagnostic purpose or required by federal law; prohibits the use of standardized tests for students in K-2 to evaluate a classroom, teacher, school, or school district. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1312: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1300: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/5/2017

4/5/2017

HB1314 by Turner
SB0877 by Harris
Education - As introduced, requires public and private schools to provide students in grade 12 information on how to register to vote, how to vote in an election using a ballot, and how to vote using an absentee ballot; allows schools to provide this information through activities, written materials, internet resources, mock elections, and any other method chosen by the principal after consultation with teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 50 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1314: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB0877: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

4/5/2017

2/13/2017

HB1334 by Shaw
SB1091 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, changes from July 1 to August 1 the date by which the department must submit its annual report of virtual education program operation, success, improvement efforts, and funding adequacy to the governor, the general assembly, the state board of education, and the BEP review committee. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1334: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1091: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/29/2017

HB1340 by Camper
SB1030 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2017–2018 fiscal year at the statewide average licensed teacher salary. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB1340: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1030: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/28/2017

4/24/2017

HB1360 by Mitchell
SB1102 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Transparency in Charter School Finance Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB1360: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1102: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/29/2017

HB1361 by Mitchell
SB1228 by Harper
Education - As introduced, requires that at least one of the six educator members of the textbook commission be an employee of an LEA that consistently ranks among the state's top five LEAs based on enrollment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1361: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1228: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/15/2017

3/29/2017

HB1365 by Matheny
SB1042 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, requires students to pass the United States civics test in order to graduate high school with a regular diploma unless the test is determined inappropriate based on the student's individualized education program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1365: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1042: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2017

3/29/2017

HB1377 by Sargent
SB0898 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, modifies the basic education program funding to allow school districts that do not receive 80 percent ADM funding to receive a 3 percent increase in funding until the school district is at 80 percent funding. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.

HB1377: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB0898: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

4/18/2018

4/5/2017

HB1379 by Sargent
SB0897 by Johnson
Education - As enacted, adds LEAs to the provisions whereby a county, municipality, utility district, or other local governmental entity having centralized purchasing authority with a full-time purchasing agent is authorized, by resolution or ordinance of its governing body, to increase the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids or proposals are required to an amount not to exceed $25,000 for nonemergency, nonproprietary purchases. - Amends TCA Section 12-3-1212 and Title 49, Chapter 2.

HB1379: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 415

SB0897: Effective date(s) 05/18/2017

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB1398 by Sparks
SB1359 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, specifies that a principal's, or teacher's, report of the names of all students who have withdrawn from the school, or who have accumulated five unexcused absences, must be submitted to the director of schools within 10 days, rather than promptly. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1398: Withdrawn.

SB1359: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/27/2017

3/29/2017

HB1412 by Brooks H
SB1418 by Tracy
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions concerning the Tennessee council for career and technical education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11, Part 2.

HB1412: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 433

SB1418: Effective date(s) 05/18/2017; 07/01/2017

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

HB1460 by Smith
SB1626 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, authorizes local education agencies to establish recovery high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.

HB1460: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 569

SB1626: Pub. Ch. 569

3/26/2018

3/26/2018

HB1463 by Forgety
SB1605 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, specifies which students are eligible to have information shared with an LEA, chartering authority, or public charter school approved to operate one or more schools in the district; creates a timeframe within which an LEA, chartering authority, or public charter school receiving eligible student information may communicate with eligible students. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB1463: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1605: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/21/2018

2/21/2018

HB1481 by Dunn
SB1844 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, revises quality assurance funding to state institutions of higher education based on the institution's teacher training program outcomes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB1481: Taken off notice for cal. in Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB1844: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

4/9/2018

1/29/2018

HB1488 by McCormick
by
Education - As introduced, expands the attorney general and reporter's duties to include representation of an LEA or certain LEA employees in a court or administrative tribunal arising out of the adoption of a policy requiring students, faculty, and staff to utilize the restroom, locker room, or other facility that corresponds to that individual's biological sex. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 6. Withdrawn. 1/17/2018
HB1495 by Pitts
SB1676 by Green
Education - As introduced, eliminates the one-year Tennessee residency requirement for a dual enrollment grant; requires that a student be a Tennessee resident on the date of application for, or for renewal of, a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Section 49-4-930.

HB1495: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1676: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee

3/13/2018

1/24/2018

HB1508 by Powell
by
Education - As introduced, prohibits the use of corporal punishment against a student with an individualized education program (IEP), except corporal punishment may be used against a student who has an IEP because the student is intellectually gifted if all current procedures for use of corporal punishment are followed. - Amends TCA Title 49. Withdrawn. 2/22/2018
HB1511 by Reedy
SB1677 by Green
Education - As introduced, expands the teacher's bill of rights to include an educator's right to be guaranteed time to plan and prepare for classroom instruction prior to the first day of class each semester. - Amends TCA Section 49-5-209.

HB1511: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1677: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

1/17/2018

3/13/2018

HB1527 by Parkinson
SB1624 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, prohibits alterations to a student's transcript unless the LEA, charter school, or virtual school has a written policy governing transcript alterations; prohibits an LEA from retaliating against an employee who brings unauthorized transcript alterations to the attention of school officials; provides penalty for violation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 50 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1527: Pub. Ch. 557

SB1624: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 557

3/19/2018

3/19/2018

HB1534 by Forgety
SB1898 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing the percentage of student achievement test scores comprising a student's final grade in certain subjects; revises provisions governing situations where certain test scores are not received at least five instructional days before the end of a course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.

HB1534: Pub. Ch. 817

SB1898: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 817

5/4/2018

5/4/2018

HB1535 by Forgety
SB1897 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires each LEA to develop a policy that details how a student's end-of-course examination scores are weighted and incorporated into a student's final course grade; allows the LEA to not include its students' end-of-course examination scores in a student's final grade if the scores are not received at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB1535: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1897: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/28/2018

1/31/2018

HB1549 by Terry
SB1804 by Ketron
Education - As enacted, exempts certain supervisors, principals, and public school teachers from having to take an assessment to advance or renew a teaching license under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB1549: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 573

SB1804: Pub. Ch. 573

3/26/2018

3/26/2018

HB1569 by Brooks H
SB1691 by Lundberg
Education - As enacted, allows any LEA, rather than just the Metropolitan Nashville public school system, using the career academy or small learning community model to extend career and technical education (CTE) class sizes in grades nine through 12; allows an LEA to seek a waiver from the commissioner of education to extend the CTE class size average in grades nine through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 11.

HB1569: Pub. Ch. 669

SB1691: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 669

4/17/2018

4/17/2018

HB1571 by Brooks H
SB1621 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner of education to include certain information in the commissioner's annual report concerning college entrance examinations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1571: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1621: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

1/19/2018

3/21/2018

HB1577 by Forgety
SB1805 by Ketron
Education - As enacted, requires the department to develop, and the state board of education to adopt, a policy establishing a review period for LEAs to review and verify accountability data files and determinations before data files and determinations are released publicly by the department. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB1577: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 715

SB1805: Pub. Ch. 715

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1582 by McCormick
SB1641 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, requires that one-half of the revenue allocated to the Tennessee arts commission from the sale of new specialty earmarked license plates be distributed as grants for the purpose of hiring art teachers in priority schools; designates any remaining balance for the purchase of art supplies. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4, Part 2 and Title 55, Chapter 4, Part 3.

HB1582: Assigned to s/c Transportation Subcommittee

SB1641: Deferred to Summer Study

1/22/2018

3/14/2018

HB1583 by Kane
SB1666 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, requires DCS to provide a residential mental health facility that contracts with DCS for provision of services to children in state custody education funding equal to the average daily rate of education funding. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-363.

HB1583: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1666: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee

1/22/2018

1/24/2018

HB1595 by Butt
SB2582 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, reduces, from aggravated assault to an assault resulting in bodily injury, the offense level for which a student must be expelled from school for a period of not less than one calendar year if the offense is committed against a teacher, principal, administrator, any other employee of the LEA, or school resource officer. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1595: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2582: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/6/2018

3/6/2018

HB1599 by Forgety
SB1649 by Norris
Education - As enacted, creates a liability framework for an employer that accepts or employs a student who is participating in work-based learning coordinated through the student's LEA or a state institution of higher education, including, but not limited to, Tennessee colleges of applied technology; establishes a qualified work-based learning student grant program. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 50, Chapter 6 and Title 67.

HB1599: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 991

SB1649: Pub. Ch. 991

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB1607 by Pitts
SB1803 by Ketron
Education - As enacted, requires LEAs to allocate funding to educational facilities providing educational instructional services to students who are admitted to such facilities under order of a juvenile court. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB1607: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 810

SB1803: Pub. Ch. 810

5/4/2018

5/4/2018

HB1619 by Faison
SB1525 by Bell
Education - As enacted, extends the Compact for Education for six years to June 30, 2024. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 12, Part 2.

HB1619: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 503

SB1525: Pub. Ch. 503

3/7/2018

3/7/2018

HB1681 by Forgety
by
Education - As introduced, requires the sponsor of a proposed public charter school to include the proposed charter school's policy on school dismissal due to natural disasters, inclement weather, or serious outbreaks of contagious illness in its application. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13. Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee 1/24/2018
HB1684 by Smith
SB1665 by Dickerson
Education - As enacted, enacts the "Tuition Transparency and Accountability Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

HB1684: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 614

SB1665: Pub. Ch. 614

4/4/2018

4/4/2018

HB1685 by Smith
SB1625 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department to create a process to allow LEAs to submit individualized implementation plans for RTI² education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1685: Def. to Summer Study in Education Instruction & Programs

SB1625: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/27/2018

1/18/2018

HB1686 by Smith
SB1854 by Massey
Education - As enacted, specifies that, for the 2017-2018 school year, employment termination and compensation decisions for pre-kindergarten or kindergarten teachers will not be based solely on data generated by the portfolio model; revises provisions regarding funding and approval for LEAs. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1686: Pub. Ch. 751

SB1854: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 751

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1690 by Clemmons
SB1707 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Hunger-Free Students Act"; clarifies that state board of education rules that permit schools to impose sanctions against students owing a school debt do not authorize sanctions against students owing a meal debt. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.

HB1690: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning

SB1707: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/27/2018

3/28/2018

HB1694 by Smith
SB1629 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, adds and revises various provisions governing teacher training programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 56.

HB1694: Pub. Ch. 1036

SB1629: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1036

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB1699 by Love
SB1663 by Dickerson
Education - As enacted, specifies that excess instructional time may be used for individualized education program team meetings and school-wide or system-wide instructional planning meetings; requires proposals for use of excess time for instructional planning meetings to be approved by the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3004.

HB1699: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 592

SB1663: Pub. Ch. 592

3/26/2018

3/26/2018

HB1720 by Reedy
SB1782 by Crowe
Education - As enacted, changes the term of the chair of the state board of education from four years to two years. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-301(b).

HB1720: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 539

SB1782: Pub. Ch. 539

3/13/2018

3/13/2018

HB1723 by Clemmons
SB1761 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, requires a director of schools to report a breach of security in the administration of the TCAP test, or any successor test, and the LEA's response to the breach of security to the commissioner of education and the state board of education within five days of discovering the breach. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1723: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1761: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/14/2018

3/21/2018

HB1757 by Brooks H
SB1755 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, requires a county school system to transfer all real and personal property it owns within the boundaries of the municipality that is creating or reactivating a municipal school system to the municipal school system. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1757: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB1755: Withdrawn.

4/9/2018

4/16/2018

HB1764 by Brooks H
SB1738 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, exempts supervisors, principals, and public school teachers from having to take an assessment to advance, renew, or initially obtain a practitioner level teaching license if at the time of application for initial license the person possessed the equivalent of a practitioner level teaching license in a state that has a reciprocal agreement with the state board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB1764: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1738: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

1/30/2018

2/28/2018

HB1778 by Kane
SB1896 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises the Course Access Program Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1778: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 784

SB1896: Pub. Ch. 784

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1801 by Kane
SB2353 by Massey
Education - As introduced, specifies that the 25 percent tuition discount for children of state employees, public school teachers, and LEA technology coordinators is only available if the child has first earned an associate degree using a Tennessee Promise scholarship, Community College Reconnect Grant, or Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 50; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB1801: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2353: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/30/2018

2/5/2018

HB1802 by Kane
SB1951 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, allows a first responder to receive a 25 percent reduction in the undergraduate tuition at any state-operated institution of higher learning if the first responder has first earned an associate degree using a Tennessee Promise scholarship, Community College Reconnect Grant, or Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB1802: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1951: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/30/2018

2/1/2018

HB1813 by Hawk
SB2237 by Norris
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to report to the education committee of the senate and the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives on the feasibility of implementing a shared governance model as an intervention strategy for priority schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB1813: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2237: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/30/2018

2/5/2018

HB1824 by Hawk
SB2249 by Norris
Education - As enacted, updates references in vocational rehabilitation statutes to reflect current nomenclature for the division of rehabilitation services and the director of the vocation rehabilitation program; removes certain requirements concerning services offered by the division of rehabilitation services. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11, Part 6; Title 49, Chapter 11, Part 7 and Title 49, Chapter 11, Part 8.

HB1824: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 720

SB2249: Pub. Ch. 720

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1846 by Powell
SB2065 by Harris
Education - As introduced, requires parents, guardians, legal custodians, or caregivers of children attending schools to be notified of unsafe drinking water at schools. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 221, Part 7.

HB1846: Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

SB2065: Sponsor(s) Added.

4/24/2018

4/26/2018

HB1855 by Rudd
SB1806 by Ketron
Education - As enacted, prohibits the department and the state board of education from mandating assessments for any grades or subjects beyond those mandated during the 2016-2017 school year until the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

HB1855: Pub. Ch. 672

SB1806: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 672

4/17/2018

4/17/2018

HB1863 by Akbari
SB1843 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to report annually on student placement in reading, English language arts, and mathematics classrooms with certain low performing teachers; requires the report to be made public. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 31.

HB1863: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1843: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/14/2018

1/29/2018

HB1870 by Dunn
SB1901 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing special education and special education services associations, - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10.

HB1870: Pub. Ch. 767

SB1901: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 767

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1880 by Hardaway
SB2327 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, requires public charter schools receiving identification as a priority school to develop a school improvement plan within 90 days of identification; revokes a charter school agreement or denies renewal of the agreement if the charter school remains a priority school for two consecutive cycles. - Amends TCA Section 49-13-122.

HB1880: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2327: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2018

2/5/2018

HB1888 by Lollar
SB2158 by Bell
Education - As enacted, authorizes the comptroller of the treasury to audit financial transactions of a charter management organization (CMO); requires all CMOs operating a charter school in this state to file an annual financial report with the comptroller of the treasury no later than August 31 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1888: Pub. Ch. 768

SB2158: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 768

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1902 by Calfee
SB1616 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires THEC to analyze the success of the Tennessee middle college program and to report its findings in its annual report to the education committees of the house of representatives and senate. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1902: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1616: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/31/2018

1/18/2018

HB1906 by Hawk
SB1831 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, allows students to take the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate examination in lieu of retaking the examination required at grade 11. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-6001.

HB1906: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1831: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/31/2018

1/29/2018

HB1917 by Williams
SB1922 by Johnson
Education - As enacted, extends repeal date for the Go Build Tennessee Program, from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2024; deletes restriction that funds collected from contractor licensing revenue be used only to fund career and technical education programs and other certified and nationally accredited programs. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 41 and Title 62, Chapter 6, Part 1.

HB1917: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 786

SB1922: Pub. Ch. 786

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1922 by Forgety
SB2663 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires the department to provide standardized assessment results no later than two weeks after the date of submission by an LEA for use in teacher effect data, instead of providing raw score data, no later than June 30; requires the department to provide end-of-course examination results no later than two weeks after the date of submission by an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB1922: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2663: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/21/2018

2/5/2018

HB1928 by Moody
SB1619 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to survey the LEAs as to the early postsecondary courses the LEAs are offering and report back so that partnerships to offer courses may more readily be formed. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1928: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1619: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/31/2018

1/18/2018

HB1945 by Casada
SB2140 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA that unsuccessfully sues the state to pay reasonable costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, attributable to the attorney general and reporter's defense of the state. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 6 and Title 49.

HB1945: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2140: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/20/2018

2/5/2018

HB1955 by Parkinson
SB0863 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, prohibits the inclusion of a student’s attendance when calculating the graduation rate of a school or LEA if the student fails to register for school 21 days after the first day of school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.

HB1955: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB0863: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2018

2/13/2017

HB1968 by Rudd
SB1618 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, removes from education laws obsolete pilot projects and reporting and similar requirements; revises and deletes certain other education-related provisions and reporting requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1968: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 725

SB1618: Pub. Ch. 725

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB1969 by Rudd
SB1840 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises various provisions regarding financial aid for higher education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1969: Pub. Ch. 695

SB1840: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 695

4/17/2018

4/17/2018

HB1980 by Smith
SB1622 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner of education to inform LEAs before each school year if sufficient funds have been appropriated to pay the cost of the required college entrance examination for students who want to take the examination a second time. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1980: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1622: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB1981 by Smith
SB1623 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, establishes requirements to apply in situations where an assessment is misadministered by fault of the assessment provider; establishes other provisions in regard to required assessments and use of data. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1981: Pub. Ch. 881

SB1623: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 881

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB1988 by Kumar
SB2039 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, directs LEAs to require schools to provide each high school student in grades 9-12 with a Scholars Prep Guide upon registering for a course. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1988: Pub. Ch. 882

SB2039: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 882

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB1997 by Brooks H
SB2014 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing background checks for teachers and other positons requiring proximity to children; requires participation in rap back program; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB1997: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1006

SB2014: Pub. Ch. 1006

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB1998 by Brooks H
SB2045 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, changes the treatment of certain records obtained in the search for a director of schools or any chief public administrative officer from open for public inspection to confidential with certain exceptions; makes confidential, with certain exceptions, the records relating to the process of searching for and selecting of any applicant for a president of a state university, the president of a community college, and the president of a college of applied technology. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5 and Title 49.

HB1998: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2045: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/13/2018

3/21/2018

HB1999 by Brooks H
SB1699 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to create a policy to select a non-voting student liaison to the board; requires that the student selected be a high school student in good standing within the board's district. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.

HB1999: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1699: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/27/2018

2/21/2018

HB2000 by Brooks H
SB2586 by Hensley
Education - As enacted, adds provisions regarding the process of selecting a chief executive officer of a public institution of higher education in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB2000: Pub. Ch. 770

SB2586: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 770

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2003 by Terry
SB2587 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires the dyslexia advisory council to submit its annual report to the education committee of the senate, the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives, and the education instruction and programs committee of the house of representatives no later than December 31 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2003: Def. to Summer Study in Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2587: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2005 by Pitts
SB2018 by Haile
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to create a policy to allow a parent or a parent's designee to observe instruction and other school activities involving the parent's student upon request. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2005: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2018: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/21/2018

HB2009 by Goins
SB2011 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires a director of schools, director of public charter school, or director of a nonpublic school who learns of the conviction of a licensed educator employed by the LEA for certain offenses to report the conviction to the state board; authorizes the state board to reprimand such a director for failure to report; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.

HB2009: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 935

SB2011: Pub. Ch. 935

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2030 by Forgety
SB1975 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, creates a two-year advanced integrated industrial technology pilot program; establishes a grant for certain students participating in dual credit or dual enrollment courses toward an associate of applied science degree in advanced integrated industrial technology. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9 and Title 49, Chapter 8.

HB2030: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB1975: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

4/18/2018

4/24/2018

HB2049 by Ragan
SB2052 by Crowe
Education - As enacted, increases, from five days to any accumulated, the amount of sick leave that may be used by an educator who is a member of any reserve component of the United States armed forces when called into active duty. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 33 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB2049: Pub. Ch. 886

SB2052: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 886

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2060 by Smith
SB2571 by Hensley
Education - As enacted, requires the department to establish in at least two public schools a three-year pilot program to improve parent-teacher engagement in any grade from kindergarten through grade two. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2060: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 946

SB2571: Pub. Ch. 946

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2076 by Cooper
SB2540 by Tate
Education - As introduced, authorizes a community of schools to support academic achievement in programs such as Innovation Zones and to participate in community policing programs that emphasize community outreach referral services. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-114 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

HB2076: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2540: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2088 by Parkinson
SB2429 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, establishes timelines and requirements for the return of schools operated as part of the achievement school district (ASD) to LEAs; prohibits, after the effective date of the act, any school from being assigned to the ASD and the ASD from executing, approving, authorizing, or renewing any contract, charter school application, or charter agreement; abolishes the ASD as an organizational unit of the department of education on July 1, 2019 or when the last charter agreement with the ASD expires, whichever is later. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2088: Failed for lack of second in: Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2429: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/27/2018

3/28/2018

HB2099 by Reedy
SB2012 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, requires the state board of education to develop a policy for transmittal of final disciplinary actions on educator licenses to the national clearinghouse administered by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC); requires the state board to post on its website all of its final disciplinary actions on educator licenses. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB2099: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 936

SB2012: Pub. Ch. 936

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2101 by Terry
SB2031 by Green
Education - As introduced, adds any postsecondary education benefit for which payments or assistance are provided by, or appropriated by funds of, any state or local governmental entity, and any use of money provided to the state through taxes, to the definition of "state or local public benefit" in the Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

HB2101: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2031: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2114 by Hawk
SB2259 by Norris
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Complete College Tennessee Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 7; Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9 and Title 49, Chapter 8, Part 1.

HB2114: Failed to pass H., Ayes 41, Nays 46, PNV 10

SB2259: Re-refer to Senate Calendar Committee

4/23/2018

4/24/2018

HB2115 by Hawk
SB2260 by Norris
Education - As enacted, enacts the University of Tennessee Focusing on Campus and University Success (FOCUS) Act; reconstitutes the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee and revises other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

HB2115: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 657

SB2260: Pub. Ch. 657

4/11/2018

4/11/2018

HB2123 by Williams
SB2619 by Norris
Education - As enacted, clarifies certain code references to account for the state university boards established by the FOCUS Act; reduces the number of student members on the higher education commission to a single voting member and revises the nominating process for that student member; removes the alumni requirement for appointments to the board of regents. - Amends TCA Section 8-30-102; Section 8-36-714; Section 8-50-809; Section 49-7-206; Section 49-7-211; Section 49-8-201; Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1; Section 49-7-1003 and Section 49-7-204.

HB2123: Pub. Ch. 602

SB2619: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 602

4/4/2018

4/4/2018

HB2129 by VanHuss
SB2059 by Green
Education - As enacted, enacts the "School Safety Act of 2018". - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 16; Title 36, Chapter 3, Part 6; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 49; Section 50-3-201; Section 58-1-112; Section 70-4-123 and Section 70-5-101.

HB2129: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1008

SB2059: Pub. Ch. 1008

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB2144 by Hill M
SB2588 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires that an agreement be reached, and a memorandum of understanding be jointly prepared, by the local board of education and its professional employees on each of the terms and conditions of employment that are the subject of collaborative conferencing. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB2144: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2588: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2145 by Hill M
SB2664 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires the Tennessee financial literacy commission to include information in educational programs designed to improve understanding of mortgages, home-buying tax incentives, and the home-buying process. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2145: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2664: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/21/2018

HB2149 by Pitts
SB2143 by Haile
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner to study and make recommendations concerning the availability of electronic textbooks for use of students in elementary and secondary schools to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives by February 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2149: Def. to Summer Study in Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2143: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/28/2018

HB2151 by Pitts
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Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to employ one licensed social worker in each school that conducts classes in any grade from kindergarten through grade 12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6. Withdrawn. 2/5/2018
HB2155 by Hawk
SB2078 by Yager
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to offer community colleges and TCATs the opportunity to provide early postsecondary credit courses in the LEA before offering the opportunity to public universities or private institutions of higher education. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-414 and Section 49-7-155.

HB2155: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2078: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/21/2018

HB2164 by Moody
SB1510 by Massey
Education - As enacted, requires that instruction on the detection, intervention, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse be provided as part of a family life curriculum; provides immunity from a cause of action for such instruction provided by teachers employed by the LEA and certain other instructors in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-603 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 13.

HB2164: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 609

SB1510: Pub. Ch. 609

4/4/2018

4/4/2018

HB2165 by Goins
SB2013 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, revises the teacher code of ethics; requires annual professional development for teachers on the teacher code of ethics; requires teacher preparation programs to include training for all students on the teacher code of ethics. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2165: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 937

SB2013: Pub. Ch. 937

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2174 by Kumar
SB2124 by Roberts
Education - As enacted, requires the department and state board of education to provide certain information regarding Bible curricula and courses. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2174: Pub. Ch. 775

SB2124: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 775

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2197 by Goins
SB1617 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to notify the commissioner of education when a board declares itself a high performing school district; requires the commissioner to post a list of high performing school districts on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2197: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1617: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2018

1/18/2018

HB2198 by Goins
SB1842 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, transfers operation of the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute from the Institute's board to the Institute for Public Service of the University of Tennessee; renames the institute to be the Tennessee Foreign Language Center; makes other related changes, - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2198: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 932

SB1842: Pub. Ch. 932

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2203 by Byrd
SB2589 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, limits the number of state-mandated assessments by grade and subject; converts student ACT scores into letter grade equivalents for purposes of calculating certain course grades. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2203: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2589: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/14/2018

2/5/2018

HB2204 by Byrd
SB1471 by Haile
Education - As enacted, revises the date by which the state board of education must require a course in Tennessee history for students from the 2018-2019 school year to the 2019-2020 school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1015 and Chapter 482 of the Public Acts of 2017.

HB2204: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 699

SB1471: Pub. Ch. 699

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2205 by Byrd
SB1838 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, ensures that, on appeal from a denial of a charter school application by an LEA, the state board of education makes a decision based on the same information as the LEA by removing the charter school applicant's ability to make certain limited corrections to its application. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB2205: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1838: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/5/2018

2/27/2018

HB2207 by Byrd
SB2564 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, revises the percentage of student achievement data based on student growth data that may be calculated in the evaluation criteria for a teacher or principal, in the 2018-2019 school year and in subsequent school years, based on the percentage of Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) questions released by the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB2207: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2564: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2018

2/5/2018

HB2231 by Love
SB2017 by Haile
Education - As enacted, extends homebound instruction to all students, instead of only pregnant students, who have a medical condition that prevents the student from attending regular classes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 11.

HB2231: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 625

SB2017: Pub. Ch. 625

4/6/2018

4/6/2018

HB2236 by Coley
SB2178 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability to study the composition, structure, duties, responsibilities, and operations of other states' independent professional standards boards to determine their effectiveness and efficiency. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9; Title 10; Title 49 and Title 63.

HB2236: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2178: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/13/2018

2/5/2018

HB2238 by Faison
SB1498 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, requires TNReady, or future replacements of TNReady or other TCAP assessments, to be administered for one year free of problems in order to be used for student growth data in teacher evaluations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB2238: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB1498: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

1/17/2018

HB2246 by Faison
SB1779 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner of education to include in the department's annual report certain information about a traineeship and fellowship program for persons wanting to work in the education of students with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2246: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1779: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/27/2018

1/25/2018

HB2247 by Faison
SB1835 by Southerland
Education - As enacted, requires that each year at least 30 percent, instead of 70 percent, of the items on state assessments in grades 3-8 and end of course examinations in high school be fresh, nonredundant items that did not appear on the tests in the previous two years, instead of the previous four years for grades 3-8 and the previous three years for high school tests. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-610.

HB2247: Pub. Ch. 895

SB1835: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 895

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2264 by Lamberth
SB2496 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends amend TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

HB2264: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB2496: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

4/18/2018

4/23/2018

HB2272 by Pitts
SB2196 by Swann
Education - As enacted, requires the department of education to establish a student support collaborative to review and define the roles and responsibilities for school social workers, school counselors, school psychologists, and school nurses; requires the basic education program (BEP) review committee to analyze the addition of a component for school social workers to the BEP funding formula and include such analysis in its 2018 annual report. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68, Chapter 1.

HB2272: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 844

SB2196: Pub. Ch. 844

5/4/2018

5/4/2018

HB2277 by Brooks K
SB2094 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, permits the financial literacy commission to establish a grant program to promote financial literacy; permits the financial literacy commission to designate certified financial literacy teachers and make annual incentive payments to such teachers if they have successfully completed a financial literacy course, incorporated the course into their classroom instruction, and administered financial literacy assessments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 17.

HB2277: Taken off notice for cal. in Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB2094: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 7, Nays 0 PNV 0

3/27/2018

3/14/2018

HB2284 by DeBerry
SB2145 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, requires that expenditure reports detailing the funds received and expended pursuant to any contract to operate schools placed in the ASD be provided to the chairs of the education committees of the senate and of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

HB2284: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2145: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2018

2/5/2018

HB2286 by Love
SB2338 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, requires the department to report any grants that have been awarded to an LEA or school for the creation or support of community schools in each fiscal year, beginning with the 2014-2015 fiscal year, to the education committee of the senate and to the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

HB2286: Withdrawn.

SB2338: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2018

2/5/2018

HB2289 by Carter
SB2125 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, defines, for purposes education laws, "classroom teacher" as an LEA employee who spends at least 75 percent of the employee's time working directly with students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2289: Failed in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2125: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2303 by Beck
SB2591 by Yarbro
Education - As enacted, creates the "Homeless Student Stability and Opportunity Gap Act." - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.

HB2303: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1020

SB2591: Pub. Ch. 1020

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

HB2311 by Vaughan
SB2101 by Dickerson
Education - As enacted, deletes various reports required from the Tennessee higher education commission (THEC) and the department of transportation; changes the due date for THEC's annual report on the lottery scholarship program from March 15 to October 1. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3, Part 23; Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3; Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 2.

HB2311: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 628

SB2101: Pub. Ch. 628

4/6/2018

4/6/2018

HB2318 by Hawk
SB2193 by Lundberg
Education - As enacted, authorizes commissioner of education and state treasurer, instead of the state board of education, to establish operational guidelines for the expenditure of the income from the special trust fund for education; makes other related revisions to the Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund Act of 1985. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 4.

HB2318: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 654

SB2193: Pub. Ch. 654

4/11/2018

4/11/2018

HB2320 by Windle
SB2660 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, allows home school students to participate in extracurricular activities at the public school in which the students are zoned to attend. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3050.

HB2320: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2660: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2322 by Sparks
SB2484 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Transparency in School Employee Salary Act" to require online publication of salary information for employees of public schools, charter schools, charter school authorizers, and local education agencies. - Amends TCA Title 10 and Title 49.

HB2322: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2484: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/6/2018

2/5/2018

HB2324 by Goins
SB2314 by Southerland
Education - As enacted, changes the manner for which LEAs using the uniform grading system for lottery scholarship purposes, but another grading system based on quality points for other purposes, must award additional quality points for honors and other advanced courses. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-407.

HB2324: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 920

SB2314: Pub. Ch. 920

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2330 by Powell
SB2330 by Kyle
Education - As enacted, prohibits the use of corporal punishment against a student with a disability who has an IEP or a Section 504 plan, with certain exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2330: Pub. Ch. 900

SB2330: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 900

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2331 by Powell
SB1947 by Crowe
Education - As enacted, requires LEAs to report certain information to the department of education regarding use of corporal punishment. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2331: Pub. Ch. 777

SB1947: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 777

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2335 by Cooper
SB2453 by Harper
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Transparency in Charter School Finance Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2335: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2453: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/14/2018

3/21/2018

HB2357 by Matheny
SB2389 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires use of certain definitions of anti-Semitism and provides examples of anti-Semitism to be used in determinations of violations of K-12 or postsecondary educational policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or ethnic characteristics. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2357: Failed for lack of second in: Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2389: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/21/2018

3/15/2018

HB2368 by Lynn
SB2661 by Bailey
Education - As enacted, enacts the "National Motto in the Classroom Act," which requires each local education agency to display the national motto, "In God We Trust," in a prominent location in each school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2368: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 640

SB2661: Pub. Ch. 640

4/6/2018

4/6/2018

HB2376 by Hicks
SB2381 by Lundberg
Education - As enacted, revises and updates law regarding school attendance and truancy and discipline. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 34 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 40.

HB2376: Pub. Ch. 958

SB2381: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 958

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2383 by Crawford
SB2382 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, requires schools to count a student present when the student visits an institution of higher education as a prospective enrollee; requires that the student not be counted as absent, either excused or unexcused; requires local boards of education to adopt policies concerning crediting students present for visits to institutions of higher education as prospective enrollees. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3018.

HB2383: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2382: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/13/2018

3/21/2018

HB2415 by Cooper
by
Education - As introduced, requires all teachers in the ASD to successfully complete an annual course on behavioral issues of students; bars the LEA and teacher from bearing the cost of any services provided to the student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1. Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee 2/7/2018
HB2422 by White M
SB1477 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, deletes the requirement that local school systems must sell all surplus property within 90 days of its being declared surplus; revises the advertising requirements for local school systems selling surplus property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2422: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB1477: Failed in Senate Education Committee

3/6/2018

2/28/2018

HB2425 by White M
SB2606 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, specifies that an LEA's failure to timely provide student information requested by a chartering authority or a public charter school may result in the department withholding an amount from the LEA's future distributions of state funds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB2425: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2606: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2426 by Smith
SB1502 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires driver education courses to include an area of instruction on the impact of talking and texting on a mobile phone on a student's driving abilities. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

HB2426: Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

SB1502: Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.

4/25/2018

4/25/2018

HB2430 by White M
SB1899 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, specifies that the state board of education is the LEA for those charter schools that it authorizes; requires that the state board receive from the department of education or from the LEA in which the charter school is located, as appropriate, an amount equal to the per student state and local funds received by the department or the LEA in which the charter school is located for the students enrolled in a charter school authorized by the state board. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB2430: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 622

SB1899: Pub. Ch. 622

4/6/2018

4/6/2018

HB2431 by White M
SB2144 by Haile
Education - As introduced, authorizes the office of research and accountability (OREA) to study the participation of children in child care programs that are operating at the school that children participating in the child care program attend. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.

HB2431: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB2144: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

4/18/2018

4/23/2018

HB2433 by White M
SB2015 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, prohibits LEAs from entering into a non-disclosure agreement during, or as a prerequisite to, settlement for any act of sexual misconduct; prohibits employees from assisting others in obtaining employment if the employee knows that the person has engaged in sexual misconduct involving a minor or student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2433: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 938

SB2015: Pub. Ch. 938

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2438 by Gant
SB2392 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, adds that the funds from the small and minority-owned business program that are transferred to the board of trustees of the college savings trust fund may be utilized for the administration and marketing of an incentive plan or plans. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 8.

HB2438: Pub. Ch. 780

SB2392: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 780

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2447 by Clemmons
SB2593 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Teacher Residency Program Grant Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2447: Def. to Summer Study in Education Administration & Planning

SB2593: Deferred to Summer Study

4/3/2018

3/28/2018

HB2472 by Love
SB2393 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, revises various provisions of the Tennessee Community Schools Act; authorizes LEAs to collaborate with community partners to establish community schools; authorizes the department of education, subject to the availability of funding, to award transformational community schools grants to assist priority and focus schools in implementing a community school program as part of a school turnaround strategy. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

HB2472: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB2393: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

4/23/2018

4/24/2018

HB2474 by Moody
SB2610 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, extends eligibility for an individualized education account to any student with an individualized education program (IEP). - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

HB2474: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2610: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2475 by Powers
SB2386 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, requires that driver education courses in public schools include instruction on the dangers of using hand-held mobile telephones or personal digital assistants to transmit or read a message; requires that students be apprised of the delinquent act, and penalty, to knowingly operate a motor vehicle and use a mobile phone or personal digital assistant equipped with a hands-free device to transmit or read a written message. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2475: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2386: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2491 by Holt
SB2608 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, permits a parent to buy student workbooks and instructional materials, in addition to textbooks, with funds from the parent's student's Individualized Education Account (IEA). - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 67, Chapter 4.

HB2491: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB2608: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2494 by Holt
SB2390 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, prohibits school employees, directors of schools, and employees and members of a local board of education or governing body of a public charter school from assisting an employee in obtaining a job at another school for any position that involves direct contact with minors or students, if on notice, or there is reasonable cause to suspect, that the employee has committed an act of misconduct; enacts other related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2494: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2390: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2018

3/21/2018

HB2504 by Towns
SB2113 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, prohibits certain persons and entities from requiring an individual to have a radio frequency identification device attached to, or implanted into, the individual in order to engage in employment with the persons or entities, or to enter a school or a school's grounds. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 37; Title 41; Title 49; Title 50; Title 62; Title 63 and Title 68.

HB2504: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

SB2113: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/27/2018

2/5/2018

HB2516 by Akbari
SB2545 by Tate
Education - As introduced, requires all school personnel to receive implicit bias in-service training annually; requires students desiring a license to teach to pass a course of implicit bias training. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2516: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2545: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/28/2018

2/5/2018

HB2522 by Akbari
SB2549 by Gardenhire
Education - As enacted, prohibits a court from requiring an educator to be a witness in a civil domestic dispute proceeding if the educator's attendance would cause absence from teaching or supervisory duties in a school unless the court determines the educator's attendance is necessary to ensure fairness. - Amends TCA Title 24 and Title 49.

HB2522: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 747

SB2549: Pub. Ch. 747

4/23/2018

4/23/2018

HB2525 by Beck
SB2399 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, deletes the requirement for LEAs to provide, at no cost, a list of student names, ages, addresses, dates of attendance, and grade levels completed to a chartering authority or public charter school within 30 days of receiving a request for such information. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB2525: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2399: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/21/2018

3/28/2018

HB2549 by White D
SB1765 by Harris
Education - As enacted, allows the energy efficient schools council to award grants or loans for energy efficient capital outlay projects to charter schools and the achievement school district in addition to LEAs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 17 and Section 49-4-940.

HB2549: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 835

SB1765: Pub. Ch. 835

5/4/2018

5/4/2018

HB2550 by White D
SB2609 by Gresham
Education - As enacted, authorizes an LEA to offer a noncompulsory gun safety class or program for students in elementary school; prohibits the use or presence of live ammunition or live fire. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2550: Pub. Ch. 906

SB2609: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 906

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2556 by Goins
SB2469 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, changes from August 1 to August 15 the date by which each LEA must submit a financial report of the receipts and expenditures for all public school purposes in the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB2556: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2469: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

3/21/2018

HB2559 by Butt
SB2555 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, a student enrolled in a state institution of higher education to pass a United States civics test to receive an associate or baccalaureate degree. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2559: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2555: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/28/2018

3/6/2018

HB2620 by Holt
SB2480 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, expands the attorney general and reporter's duties to include representation of an LEA or certain LEA employees in a legal proceeding arising out of the LEA's adoption of a policy or practice designating multi-person restrooms, locker rooms, or other facilities for use based only on one's biological sex. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 9.

HB2620: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

SB2480: Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee / no second

4/9/2018

4/3/2018

HB2638 by White M
SB2605 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which TSAC must report its research and data concerning the Tennessee Promise Scholarship to the education committee of the senate and the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB2638: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2605: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2650 by Camper
SB2604 by Tate
Education - As introduced, changes, from 30 to 15, the number of days after the beginning of a school year within which a local board of education is required to certify to the commissioner of education its adherence to its plan for compliance with the Tennessee School Nutrition Standards Act. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

HB2650: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2604: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2651 by Camper
SB2218 by Tate
Education - As introduced, establishes a commission on the school-to-prison pipeline and restorative practices. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2651: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2218: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2652 by Camper
SB2296 by Tate
Education - As introduced, establishes a state seal of STEM to be placed on diplomas and transcripts of students demonstrating proficiency in STEM subjects. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2652: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB2296: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

2/5/2018

HB2655 by Camper
SB1891 by Tate
Education - As introduced, requires the state board and the department of education to report to the education committee of the senate and the education instruction and programs committee of the house of representatives by July 1, 2018, as to the actions taken to implement a sexual violence awareness and prevention curriculum, if any, for students in grades 7-12. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2655: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

SB1891: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

1/31/2018

HB2656 by Camper
SB1892 by Tate
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to annually survey students, within one month of the start of each school year, starting in the 2018-2019 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and annually report the results to the department of education by November 1; the department will annually report the results to the governor, the education instruction and programs committee of the house of representatives, and the education committee of the senate by December 15. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2656: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

SB1892: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2018

1/31/2018

HB2667 by Hardaway
SB2406 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to investigate and report on unauthorized grade changes occurring at public schools and public charter schools in Shelby County no later than December 31, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 3 and Title 49.

HB2667: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

SB2406: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/28/2018

2/5/2018

HB2670 by Sexton C
SB2662 by Bailey
Education - As enacted, provides that any voluntary association that establishes and enforces bylaws or rules for interscholastic sports competition for secondary schools in this state is subject to an annual audit by the comptroller of the treasury; enacts other provisions regarding school athletics associations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB2670: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 948

SB2662: Pub. Ch. 948

5/18/2018

5/18/2018

HB2690 by Weaver
SB2029 by Green
Education - As enacted, requires LEAs to provide written notice to a student's parents or legal guardians before the student participates in any mental health screening. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB2690: Pub. Ch. 910

SB2029: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 910

5/8/2018

5/8/2018

HB2727 by VanHuss
by
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to the assessments and evaluation systems used in K-12 education. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60. Ref. to Delayed Bills Comm. 4/25/2018
SB0002 by Johnson
HB1043 by Casada
Education - As enacted, clarifies that for purposes of school improvement plans, a school and LEA may choose either the ACT or SAT test scores as one of the assessments for student proficiency. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

SB0002: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 205

HB1043: Effective date(s) 04/19/2017

5/3/2017

5/3/2017

SB0004 by Gresham
HB0357 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, prohibits the state board of education from adopting standards or competencies for social and emotional learning; prohibits the department of education from providing instruction or competencies in social and emotional learning to fulfill the requirements for character education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2; Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Section 49-6-1007.

SB0004: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0357: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

3/29/2017

3/29/2017

SB0046 by Massey
HB0068 by Smith
Education - As introduced, adds HiSET® to the courses a minor student may be enrolled and making satisfactory academic progress in to obtain a driver license or instruction permit to operate a motor vehicle from the department of safety. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0046: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0068: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

2/1/2017

2/17/2017

SB0102 by Bell
HB0239 by Faison
Education - As enacted, extends the Tennessee council for career and technical education four years to June 30, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 11.

SB0102: Effective date(s) 05/09/2017

HB0239: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 323

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

SB0104 by Bell
HB0235 by Faison
Education - As enacted, extends the Tennessee financial literacy commission four years to June 30, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 17.

SB0104: Pub. Ch. 73

HB0235: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 73

4/11/2017

4/11/2017

SB0115 by Briggs
HB0364 by Zachary
Education - As introduced, allows a student who was denied admittance to the individualized education account (IEA) program for the 2016-2017 school year because the student was not previously enrolled in a Tennessee public school the two semesters preceding the semester with an IEA to enroll in the program, if the student has the required disability and had an IEP at a Tennessee public school during the 2015-2016 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

SB0115: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0364: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

3/29/2017

2/21/2017

SB0121 by Briggs
by
Education - As introduced, authorizes a retired teacher with a minimum of 20 years’ experience teaching to receive an automatic certification or licensure for an additional 20 years or until the teacher reaches the age of 75; requires the retired teacher to purchase any liability insurance. - Amends TCA Section 8-36-821 and Title 49. Withdrawn. 2/6/2017
SB0136 by Jackson
HB0192 by Sanderson
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing required fire drills. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 102, Part 1.

SB0136: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 451

HB0192: Effective date(s) 05/25/2017

6/1/2017

6/1/2017

SB0156 by Green
HB0166 by Pitts
Education - As enacted, removes the 90-day limitation on a retired member of the Tennessee consolidated retirement system working as a substitute teacher. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 36 and Title 49.

SB0156: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 287

HB0166: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

SB0158 by Watson
HB0094 by Gravitt
Education - As introduced, enacts "The Lovin Law," which requires facilities having a capacity for occupancy of at least 500 people to have at least one functional AED for emergency use at all functions open to the public; requires LEAs to have at least one AED in each school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

SB0158: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Health and Welfare Committee

HB0094: Failed in Education Administration & Planning

3/14/2018

3/13/2018

SB0161 by Kelsey
HB0126 by Brooks H
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Opportunity Scholarship Pilot Program." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

SB0161: Action deferred in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee to 5/2/2017

HB0126: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

4/25/2017

1/17/2018

SB0168 by Gresham
HB0131 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, changes from "10 days" to "15 business days" from receipt of the audit report, the time within which an LEA must deliver a copy of the audit report on school funds of the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB0168: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0131: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

2/2/2017

2/3/2017

SB0196 by Overbey
HB0483 by Forgety
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing truancy and attendance supervisors. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.

SB0196: Pub. Ch. 379

HB0483: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 379

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

SB0204 by Bowling
HB0263 by Butt
Education - As introduced, requires that no student be administered state-mandated standardized tests for a total time period per academic year greater than the specific grade level of the student; limits state-mandated standardized testing to a maximum of eight hours per academic year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

SB0204: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0263: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

3/20/2017

2/3/2017

SB0222 by Bowling
HB0410 by Ragan
Education - As introduced, removes the requirement of a minimum of three 15-minute periods of non-structured physical activity per day for students in grades K-1; removes the requirement of a minimum of two 20-minute periods of non-structured physical activity at least four days a week for grades 2-6; requires LEAs with elementary school students to integrate a minimum of two 20-minute periods of non-structured physical activity at least four days each week; clarifies the definition of non-structured physical activity; defines physical education program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0222: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0410: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

3/8/2017

2/8/2017

SB0232 by Harris
HB0918 by Byrd
Education - As enacted, requires the board to create an endorsement in computer science for all teachers who demonstrate sufficient content knowledge in the course material. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 5.

SB0232: Effective date(s) 04/07/2017

HB0918: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 105

4/19/2017

4/19/2017

SB0245 by Tracy
HB0112 by Forgety
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to develop standards for an elective, soft skills course for career and technical education; permits students not enrolled in career and technical education to take the course on a space available basis. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0245: Withdrawn.

HB0112: Withdrawn.

2/9/2017

2/9/2017

SB0246 by Tracy
HB0118 by Forgety
Education - As introduced, removes the presumption of a student's intent to violate the School Security Act of 1981 by possessing an electronic pager on school property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0246: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0118: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

2/2/2017

2/3/2017

SB0247 by Gresham
HB0124 by Forgety
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to survey students, within one month of the start of the 2017-2018 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and report results to the department of education; the department will report the results to the governor, the education committee of the senate, and the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0247: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0124: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

2/2/2017

2/3/2017

SB0248 by Tracy
HB0022 by Brooks H
Education - As enacted, requires, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, each LEA to make available to its high school students opportunities to take at least four early postsecondary opportunities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0248: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 450

HB0022: Effective date(s) 05/25/2017

6/1/2017

6/1/2017

SB0249 by Norris
HB0097 by Brooks H
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to form a partnership with a national nonprofit education organization to increase the offerings of rigorous high school classes that prepare students for college and that provide college credit through examination; requires, subject to appropriations, the state to fund payment of college credit examination fees and career and technical certification or licensure examination fees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0249: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

HB0097: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

5/9/2017

5/8/2017

SB0250 by Gresham
HB0067 by Smith
Education - As enacted, requires local education agencies to use at least one alternative growth model that has been approved by the board of education for evaluation of teachers in non-tested grades and subjects; requires the department of education to develop alternative student growth models for grade levels and subjects that do not have growth models. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

SB0250: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 552

HB0067: Pub. Ch. 552

3/19/2018

3/19/2018

SB0263 by Tracy
HB0267 by Brooks H
Education - As enacted, authorizes a chartering authority to require a charter school sponsor to pay to the chartering authority an application fee of up to $2,500 with each charter school application the charter school files. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

SB0263: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 361

HB0267: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

5/22/2017

5/22/2017

SB0266 by Harris
HB0385 by Powell
Education - As introduced, requires principals of schools built before June 19, 1986, to flush fixtures used for drinking water and food preparation for at least 60 seconds before the arrival of children each school day. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

SB0266: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0385: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee to 2018

3/14/2018

3/28/2017

SB0276 by Lundberg
HB0343 by Terry
Education - As introduced, changes the status of the student representative on state university boards to a voting member rather than a nonvoting member; establishes a selection process for the student representative. - Amends TCA Section 49-8-201.

SB0276: Failed in Senate Education Committee

HB0343: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee to 2018

2/14/2018

3/28/2017

SB0334 by Harper
HB0354 by Beck
Education - As introduced, allows the commissioner to assign certain schools or grade configurations within certain schools to the ASD unless the parents of 60 percent of the children enrolled at the school object by signing a petition, at which time the LEA may agree to certain alternate interventions for the school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 6.

SB0334: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0354: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

2/8/2017

3/28/2017

SB0335 by Harper
HB0353 by Beck
Education - As introduced, prohibits a school assigned to the ASD from serving grades other than those served by the school before its assignment to the ASD; prohibits the ASD from recruiting students zoned for another school if a school is assigned to the ASD. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0335: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0353: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

2/8/2017

3/28/2017

SB0340 by Niceley
HB0570 by Powers
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Local School District Empowerment Act," which creates a pilot program for reestablishment of the office of elected school superintendent; requires the department of education to study the pilot program procedures for reestablishment of the office; adjusts duties of local boards of education in systems in which the office of elected school superintendent is reestablished. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0340: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0570: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

3/29/2017

4/4/2017

SB0341 by Niceley
HB0720 by Parkinson
Education - As enacted, authorizes a school counselor to refer or help facilitate a referral of a parent or legal guardian's student to a counselor or therapist for mental health assessments or services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63.

SB0341: Pub. Ch. 18

HB0720: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 18

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

SB0379 by Briggs
HB0368 by Zachary
Education - As enacted, revises compensation provisions and other provisions regarding substitute teachers. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-312.

SB0379: Pub. Ch. 387

HB0368: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 387

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

SB0394 by Gresham
HB0444 by Gant
Education - As enacted, revises requirements in state law where an SAT score is explicitly stated to account for the change in scoring on the revised SAT exams. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-702 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

SB0394: Effective date(s) 05/09/2017

HB0444: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 328

5/19/2017

5/19/2017

SB0395 by Gresham
HB0460 by Kane
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Empowerment Scholarship Account Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

SB0395: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0460: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

3/22/2017

3/28/2017

SB0400 by Gresham
HB0288 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, creates a pilot program to provide grants to elementary and middle schools to implement the Leader in Me® pilot program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.

SB0400: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee

HB0288: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

5/9/2017

5/8/2017

SB0401 by Gresham
HB0457 by Littleton
Education - As enacted, revises provisions governing the money teachers receive for classroom instruction materials. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB0401: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

HB0457: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 389

5/23/2017

5/23/2017

SB0404 by Gresham
HB0356 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, allows LEAs to choose whether to do payroll deduction of professional employees' organization dues; requires LEAs making payroll deduction of dues for one professional employees' organization to make payroll deduction of dues available to members of any professional employees' organization; requires an employee to request such deduction; allows an employee to rescind the authorization for a payroll deduction of dues at any time. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

SB0404: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 5, Nays 0 PNV 1

HB0356: Failed in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee

4/5/2017

4/12/2017

SB0410 by Swann
HB0521 by Ramsey
Education - As enacted, requires all public high schools to place automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in schools; encourages public middle and elementary schools and private schools to place AED devices in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.

SB0410: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1028

HB0521: Pub. Ch. 1028

5/23/2018

5/23/2018

SB0451 by Bell
HB1072 by White M
Education - As introduced, extends the 2017 deadline for the submission of science textbooks and instructional materials by textbook publishers to the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission; extends the 2017 start date of the review period by the advisory panel appointed to review textbooks and instructional materials to coincide with the extended deadline for the submission of such items by publishers. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 22.

SB0451: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB1072: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

2/24/2017

2/15/2017

SB0458 by Bell
HB0448 by Forgety
Education - As enacted, authorizes local education agencies and nonpublic schools to maintain opioid antagonists in schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 63.

SB0458: Effective date(s) 07/01/2017

HB0448: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 256

5/11/2017

5/11/2017

SB0470 by Niceley
HB0917 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, changes the date, from September 30 to October 1, of when an LEA must submit a report to the commissioner of education on the remediation services provided to students who fail a required examination. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0470: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0917: Assigned to s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee

2/9/2017

2/17/2017

SB0471 by Niceley
HB0916 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, requires that the commissioner of education's guidelines regarding the timely and responsible release of education data for research purposes be posted on the department’s website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0471: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0916: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

3/29/2017

2/14/2017

SB0476 by Jackson
HB0515 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, requires students, in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma, to pass the civics test composed of questions from the civics tests administered by the United States citizenship and immigration services to persons seeking to become naturalized citizens. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-408.

SB0476: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0515: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Instruction & Programs Subcommittee of Education Instruction & Programs

2/9/2017

2/22/2017

SB0481 by Green
HB0501 by Pitts
Education - As introduced, adds funding for three Response to Instruction and Intervention positions within each public school to the BEP calculation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.

SB0481: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0501: Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration & Planning

3/14/2018

4/3/2018

SB0490 by Briggs
HB0565 by Thompson
Education - As enacted, removes requirement that the county trustee, treasurer, or other fiscal agent of an LEA annually submit a complete certified copy of the financial report of the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-316.

SB0490: Effective date(s) 03/24/2017

HB0565: Comp. became Pub. Ch. 21

4/4/2017

4/4/2017

SB0493 by Briggs
HB0708 by Whitson
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0493: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0708: Assigned to s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee

2/9/2017

2/14/2017

SB0495 by Briggs
HB0665 by Hill M
Education - As introduced, requires all LEA personnel to verify that the LEA's policy on use of the internet has been read prior to accepting an employment contract or at the renewal of an employment contract. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0495: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0665: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee of Education Administration & Planning

4/4/2017

4/4/2017