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Most tracked bills in Tennessee, 112th Regular Session (2021-2022)
Criminal Offenses - As enacted, revises offense of critical infrastructure vandalism. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 43.
Last Action
Pub. Ch. 418
House • May 19, 2021
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Criminal Offenses - As enacted, revises offense of critical infrastructure vandalism. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 43.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 418
Senate • May 19, 2021
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Jails, Local Lock-ups - As enacted, authorizes counties to develop and operate transition centers pursuant to interlocal agreements; authorizes a transition center to partner with a nonprofit organization that provides programming designed to reduce recidivism. - Amends TCA Title 5, Chapter 9, Part 1; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 11.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 390
Senate • May 18, 2021
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Probation and Parole - As enacted, requires the board to consider granting parole to a prisoner who reaches the release eligibility date for the prisoner's combined sentences and has an active detainer to serve a term of imprisonment in another jurisdiction, if certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 28.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 353
House • May 18, 2021
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Criminal Offenses - As enacted, expands the offense of aggravated rioting to include rioting by a person who travels from outside the state with intent to commit a criminal offense and participating in a riot in exchange for compensation; increases the mandatory minimum sentence for aggravated rioting to 60 days if the person commits more than one aggravating circumstance. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 440
House • May 18, 2021
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Jails, Local Lock-ups - As enacted, authorizes counties to develop and operate transition centers pursuant to interlocal agreements; authorizes a transition center to partner with a nonprofit organization that provides programming designed to reduce recidivism. - Amends TCA Title 5, Chapter 9, Part 1; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 11.
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Pub. Ch. 390
House • May 18, 2021
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Criminal Offenses - As enacted, expands the offense of aggravated rioting to include rioting by a person who travels from outside the state with intent to commit a criminal offense and participating in a riot in exchange for compensation; increases the mandatory minimum sentence for aggravated rioting to 60 days if the person commits more than one aggravating circumstance. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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Pub. Ch. 440
Senate • May 18, 2021
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Local Education Agencies - As enacted, adds certain cyber security-related information to the information that the state-level safety team must include in the template safety plan that LEAs must adopt as part of their comprehensive district-wide and building-level school safety plans. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 335
Senate • May 18, 2021
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Local Education Agencies - As enacted, adds certain cyber security-related information to the information that the state-level safety team must include in the template safety plan that LEAs must adopt as part of their comprehensive district-wide and building-level school safety plans. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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Pub. Ch. 335
House • May 18, 2021
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Education, Curriculum - As enacted, requires an LEA or public charter school to notify a student's parent or guardian prior to commencing instruction of a sexual orientation or gender identity curriculum; permits a parent or guardian to excuse the parent's or guardian's student from a sexual orientation or gender identity curriculum, and prohibits the LEA or charter school from penalizing an excused student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 13.
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Pub. Ch. 281
Senate • May 05, 2021
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Child Custody and Support - As enacted, prohibits a court from solely considering a parent's disability to determine custody unless it impacts the parent's ability to meet the needs of the child; specifies that a court cannot consider a parent or guardian's disability alone in a termination of parental rights proceeding unless it impacts the physical or psychological welfare of the child. - Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 37.
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Pub. Ch. 235
House • May 04, 2021
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Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, creates exceptions to the offense of open or concealed carrying of a firearm with the intent to go armed for any person legally in possession and not prohibited from possessing a firearm; converts existing defenses to be exceptions. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 50 and Title 70.
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Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
House • May 03, 2021
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Redistricting, Legislative - As introduced, enacts the "Fair Maps Act," which establishes requirements for the process of redistricting congressional and general assembly districts. - Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 1.
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Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 20, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes a county election commission to place absentee voting ballot boxes at locations within its jurisdiction other than at the commission's office. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
House • Apr 14, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions that purchase or lease voting machines on and after July 1, 2021, to purchase or lease precinct-based optical scanners. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 20, Part 1.
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Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
House • Apr 14, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As introduced, establishes eligibility of person convicted of a Class E, D, or C felony to apply for and receive voter registration card upon receiving a pardon, being discharged from custody for service of the person's maximum sentence, or being granted a certificate of final discharge from supervision by the board of parole. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
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Action Def. in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee to First Calendar of 2022
House • Apr 14, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, changes the revocation of a person's voting rights pursuant to a conviction for certain infamous crimes to a temporary suspension of voting rights for the period of confinement, probation, or parole; automatically restores a person's voting rights upon release from confinement, probation, or parole. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, creates a polling place pilot program in Davidson County jails to provide eligible inmates the opportunity to vote; expires the program on December 31, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, creates a polling place pilot program in Davidson County jails to provide eligible inmates the opportunity to vote; expires the program on December 31, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, changes the revocation of a person's voting rights pursuant to a conviction for certain infamous crimes to a temporary suspension of voting rights for the period of confinement, probation, or parole; automatically restores a person's voting rights upon release from confinement, probation, or parole. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 40.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes the use of an identification card issued by an accredited institution of higher education in this state for purposes of voter identification at a polling place; requires the secretary of state to conduct studies on such use and file reports regarding such use. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Sentencing - As introduced, increases the maximum percentage of the sentence imposed by the court that can be reduced by sentence credits from 15 percent to 35 percent for certain offenses and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Sentencing - As introduced, increases the maximum percentage of the sentence imposed by the court that can be reduced by sentence credits from 15 percent to 35 percent for certain offenses and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes the use of an identification card issued by an accredited institution of higher education in this state for purposes of voter identification at a polling place; requires the secretary of state to conduct studies on such use and file reports regarding such use. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Tort Liability and Reform - As introduced, adds delaying or modifying the schedule or performance of any dental procedure to the meaning of "arising from COVID-19" as used in the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Tort Liability and Reform - As introduced, adds delaying or modifying the schedule or performance of any dental procedure to the meaning of "arising from COVID-19" as used in the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20 and Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 13, 2021
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Firearms and Ammunition - As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of unlawful carrying of a firearm, if a person meets age requirements, lawfully possesses the handgun, and is in a place that the person is lawfully present; revises other firearm statutes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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Pub. Ch. 108
Senate • Apr 12, 2021
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Firearms and Ammunition - As enacted, creates an exception to the offense of unlawful carrying of a firearm, if a person meets age requirements, lawfully possesses the handgun, and is in a place that the person is lawfully present; revises other firearm statutes. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
Last Action
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 108
House • Apr 12, 2021
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Sentencing - As introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 30 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
Last Action
Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 12, 2021
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Sentencing - As introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 30 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Apr 12, 2021
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Textbooks - As introduced, prohibits the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission from recommending or listing, the state board of education from approving for local adoption or from granting a waiver for, and LEAs and public charter schools from adopting or using textbooks and instructional materials or supplemental instructional materials that promote, normalize, support, or address lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgender issues or lifestyles. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
House • Apr 07, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, prohibits a county election commission from transmitting an application to vote absentee to a voter unless the voter makes a request for the ballot in writing. - Amends TCA Section 2-6-202.
Last Action
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
House • Apr 07, 2021
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Textbooks - As introduced, prohibits the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission from recommending or listing, the state board of education from approving for local adoption or from granting a waiver for, and LEAs and public charter schools from adopting or using textbooks and instructional materials or supplemental instructional materials that promote, normalize, support, or address lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgender issues or lifestyles. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
House • Apr 07, 2021
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Local Education Agencies - As enacted, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on the student's original birth certificate. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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Pub. Ch. 40
Senate • Apr 06, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As introduced, allows certain persons deprived of the right of suffrage to apply for a voter registration card and have the right of suffrage provisionally restored if the person enters into a payment plan to become current on all child support obligations. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29.
Last Action
Def. to Summer Study in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
House • Mar 31, 2021
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Local Government, General - As introduced, prohibits a local government from having residency requirements as a condition of employment for a first responder. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 8, Chapter 50; Title 8, Chapter 8; Title 38, Chapter 8; Title 68, Chapter 140 and Title 68, Chapter 102.
Last Action
Def. to Summer Study in Cities & Counties Subcommittee
House • Mar 16, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes up to two members of an LLC that owns property in a city to vote in the city's elections. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 2.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee
Senate • Mar 16, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires each county to use precinct-based optical scanners for elections beginning no later than January 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 20, Part 1.
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Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee
Senate • Mar 15, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires an applicant for an absentee ballot to only include the last four digits of the applicant's social security number on the application rather than the applicant's full social security number. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 6, Part 2.
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Failed in s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee of Local Government Committee
House • Mar 10, 2021
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Memorials, Sports - Coach Ralph Potter and McCallie School football team, state champions -
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Signed by Senate Speaker
Senate • Mar 01, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 7.
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Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
House • Feb 24, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions to designate public institutions of higher education with 20,000 or more enrolled students as polling places during early voting in federal and state general elections and presidential primaries for a period of at least five days; authorizes the institution to select the days for early voting. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3, Part 1 and Title 2, Chapter 6, Part 1.
Last Action
Withdrawn.
House • Feb 24, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions to designate public institutions of higher education with 20,000 or more enrolled students as polling places during early voting in federal and state general elections and presidential primaries for a period of at least five days; authorizes the institution to select the days for early voting. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 3, Part 1 and Title 2, Chapter 6, Part 1.
Last Action
Withdrawn.
House • Feb 24, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, permits the use of a photo identification card issued by this state, the United States, or an accredited postsecondary institution of education in this state for purposes of verifying the identity of an eligible voter. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 7.
Last Action
Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
House • Feb 24, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, abolishes early voting; prohibits the use of voting machines; requires elections to be conducted with watermarked paper ballots that are hand-marked by the voter. - Amends TCA Title 2.
Last Action
Withdrawn.
Senate • Feb 23, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes a qualified voter to register to vote and vote on any day of early voting and on election day for a primary, general, or runoff election in this state. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 7.
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Assigned to s/c Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee
House • Feb 22, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, authorizes a qualified voter to register to vote and vote on any day of early voting and on election day for a primary, general, or runoff election in this state. - Amends TCA Title 2, Chapter 7.
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Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
Senate • Feb 22, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As introduced, removes the requirement that a person must be current in all child support obligations to be eligible for voting rights restoration. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29, Part 2.
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Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate • Feb 10, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As introduced, changes the amount of child support obligations that must be paid, from current in all obligations to a consistent portion paid monthly, in order for a person to be eligible for voting rights restoration. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29, Part 2.
Last Action
Withdrawn.
House • Feb 10, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As introduced, changes the amount of child support obligations that must be paid, from current in all obligations to a consistent portion paid monthly, in order for a person to be eligible for voting rights restoration. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 29, Part 2.
Last Action
Withdrawn.
House • Feb 10, 2021
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Most recent bill actions in Tennessee, 112th Regular Session (2021-2022)
Historical Commission - As introduced, requires the Tennessee historical commission to file quarterly reports with the governor, speaker of the senate, and speaker of the house of representatives concerning the status of waivers filed with the commission affecting the state capitol complex. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4 and Title 9.
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Filed for introduction
House • Jul 30, 2021
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Children and Youth, Commission on - As introduced, enacts the "Community Accountability for Juvenile Justice and Violence Act." - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 40.
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Filed for introduction
House • Jul 29, 2021
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Employees, Employers - As introduced, requires certain employers to utilize an e-verification program in hiring; removes immunity for an employer's reliance on other forms of verification; makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 50, Chapter 1.
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Filed for introduction
House • Jul 28, 2021
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Highways, Roads and Bridges - As introduced, names a walking path along and crossing Interstate 40 in the City of Memphis as the "Gladys Bennett Memorial Walking Path". - Amends TCA Title 54 and Title 55.
Last Action
Filed for introduction
Senate • Jul 20, 2021
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Utilities, Utility Districts - As introduced, creates the commission on petroleum pipelines to study and review the manner in which petroleum companies exercise eminent domain for purposes of siting, constructing, and operating new petroleum pipelines; places a temporary moratorium on acquiring by eminent domain property for the construction of new pipeline. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 12; Title 13; Title 29; Title 60; Title 65 and Title 68.
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Filed for introduction
House • Jul 09, 2021
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Election Laws - As introduced, requires county election commissions to include three non-binding questions related to the legalization of marijuana on the November 2022 ballot; requires the secretary of state to compile the results of the public policy opinion poll and forward the results to the members of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 2.
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Filed for introduction
House • Jul 07, 2021
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Bolivar - Subject to local approval, renames the city administrator as the city recorder; changes the timing of the payment of the mayor's salary to be in the same manner as city employees instead of monthly. - Amends Chapter 142 of the Private Acts of 1953; as amended.
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Pr. Ch. 32
House • Jun 04, 2021
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Bolivar - Subject to local approval, renames the city administrator as the city recorder; changes the timing of the payment of the mayor's salary to be in the same manner as city employees instead of monthly. - Amends Chapter 142 of the Private Acts of 1953; as amended.
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Comp. became Pr. Ch. 32
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
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Westmoreland - Subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. - Amends Chapter 306 of the Private Acts of 1951; as amended.
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Comp. became Pr. Ch. 33
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
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Anderson County - Subject to local approval, authorizes Anderson County to regulate fireworks. - Amends Chapter 291 of the Private Acts of 1947.
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Comp. became Pr. Ch. 34
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
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School Districts, Special - Pursuant to the request of Richard City and Deptford Independent School District, authorizes the district to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $2,350,000. - Amends Chapter 93 of the Private Acts of 1920; as amended.
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Comp. became Pr. Ch. 35
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
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Anderson County - Subject to local approval, authorizes Anderson County to regulate fireworks. - Amends Chapter 291 of the Private Acts of 1947.
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Pr. Ch. 34
House • Jun 04, 2021
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School Districts, Special - Pursuant to the request of Richard City and Deptford Independent School District, authorizes the district to issue bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $2,350,000. - Amends Chapter 93 of the Private Acts of 1920; as amended.
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Pr. Ch. 35
House • Jun 04, 2021
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Whiteville - Subject to local approval, reduces the number of readings required for the passage of ordinances by the board of mayor and aldermen from three to two. - Amends Chapter 280 of the Acts of 1901.
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Comp. became Pr. Ch. 36
Senate • Jun 04, 2021
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Whiteville - Subject to local approval, reduces the number of readings required for the passage of ordinances by the board of mayor and aldermen from three to two. - Amends Chapter 280 of the Acts of 1901.
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Pr. Ch. 36
House • Jun 04, 2021
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Westmoreland - Subject to local approval, rewrites the city charter. - Amends Chapter 306 of the Private Acts of 1951; as amended.
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Pr. Ch. 33
House • Jun 04, 2021
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Professions and Occupations - As enacted, repeals the Locksmith Licensing Act of 2006. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 11; Title 62, Chapter 35 and Title 62, Chapter 76.
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Pub. Ch. 572
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Professions and Occupations - As enacted, repeals the Locksmith Licensing Act of 2006. - Amends TCA Title 62, Chapter 11; Title 62, Chapter 35 and Title 62, Chapter 76.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 572
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Criminal Offenses - As enacted, increases the penalty for drag racing from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 55.
Last Action
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 573
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Criminal Offenses - As enacted, increases the penalty for drag racing from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class A misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 55.
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Pub. Ch. 573
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Tobacco, Tobacco Products - As enacted, authorizes a municipality, a county, or a county having a metropolitan form of government to prohibit the use of tobacco products or vapor products, or both, on the grounds of a public park, public playground, or public greenway as long as the public park, public playground, or public greenway is owned or controlled by the respective municipality or county. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 39; Title 54 and Title 66.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 574
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Education - As enacted, enacts the "K-12 Mental Health Trust Fund Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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Pub. Ch. 595
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Mining and Quarrying - As enacted, rewrites the Primacy and Reclamation Act of Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 10; Title 50; Title 59; Title 60; Title 67; Title 68; Title 69 and Chapter 839 of the Public Acts of 2018.
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Pub. Ch. 548
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Human Resources, Department of - As enacted, creates the state as a model employer (SAME) program within the department to ensure certain employment practices in regard to individuals with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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Pub. Ch. 575
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Human Resources, Department of - As enacted, creates the state as a model employer (SAME) program within the department to ensure certain employment practices in regard to individuals with disabilities. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 50.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 575
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Special License Plates - As enacted, authorizes various new special license plates and grants additional time for certain plates to meet the minimum order requirement; revises other special license plate provisions. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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Pub. Ch. 579
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of - As enacted, requires the department to increase the hourly wage for direct care professionals employed at contracted agencies of the department for the home- and community-based waiver programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or any successor programs, such that on July 1, 2021, the hourly wage is at least $12.50 per hour. - Amends TCA Title 33.
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Pub. Ch. 576
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Dept. of - As enacted, requires the department to increase the hourly wage for direct care professionals employed at contracted agencies of the department for the home- and community-based waiver programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or any successor programs, such that on July 1, 2021, the hourly wage is at least $12.50 per hour. - Amends TCA Title 33.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 576
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Taxes, Sales - As enacted, extends provisions related to the apportionment and distribution of state tax revenue as they pertain to National Hockey League franchises until June 30, 2049. - Amends TCA Title 67.
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Pub. Ch. 591
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Education - As enacted, enacts the "School Turnaround Pilot Program Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 578
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Health Care - As enacted, creates the medical cannabis commission; exempts from the definition of marijuana oil containing the substance cannabidiol, with less than 0.9% of THC for use by a person with certain health issues, if certain other requirements met. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 38, Chapter 3; Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 43; Title 50; Title 53; Title 63; Title 67 and Title 68.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 577
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Special License Plates - As enacted, authorizes various new special license plates and grants additional time for certain plates to meet the minimum order requirement; revises other special license plate provisions. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 4.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 579
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Animal Cruelty and Abuse - As enacted, revises offense of aggravated cruelty to animals. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 14, Part 2.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 580
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Judicial Districts - As enacted, requires that any employee of the twenty-first judicial district who transfers to the same position in the thirty-second judicial district as of September 1, 2022, must retain the same level of salary and benefits, subject to appropriation by the general assembly in the annual appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 17 and Title 18.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 581
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Taxes, Sales - As enacted, increases, from 30 to 35 years, the maximum time period during which a certain portion of state sales taxes are allocated and distributed to a municipality or industrial development corporation that finances development of an extraordinary retail or tourism facility project in a certified border region retail tourism development district. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 40.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 582
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Public Utility Commission - As enacted, increases membership of commission from five to seven members; revises other provisions regarding appointments and panels. - Amends TCA Title 65, Chapter 1 and Title 65, Chapter 2.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 583
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Taxes, Sales - As enacted, increases, from 30 to 35 years, the maximum time period during which a certain portion of state sales taxes are allocated and distributed to a municipality or industrial development corporation that finances development of an extraordinary retail or tourism facility project in a certified border region retail tourism development district. - Amends TCA Title 7, Chapter 40.
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Pub. Ch. 582
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Highway Signs - As enacted, establishes provisions governing specific service signs where more than six businesses of a specific service type are eligible for sign panels. - Amends TCA Title 54.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 584
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Banks and Financial Institutions - As enacted, requires the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to study the feasibility of creating a state gold depository and to report its findings to the speakers of the senate and house of representatives no later than January 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; Title 12; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 56 and Title 67.
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Pub. Ch. 585
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Judicial Districts - As enacted, requires that any employee of the twenty-first judicial district who transfers to the same position in the thirty-second judicial district as of September 1, 2022, must retain the same level of salary and benefits, subject to appropriation by the general assembly in the annual appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 16; Title 17 and Title 18.
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Pub. Ch. 581
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Banks and Financial Institutions - As enacted, requires the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations (TACIR) to study the feasibility of creating a state gold depository and to report its findings to the speakers of the senate and house of representatives no later than January 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; Title 12; Title 45; Title 47; Title 48; Title 56 and Title 67.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 585
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Criminal Procedure - As enacted, authorizes district attorney general to petition court for protective order prohibiting defendant and defendant's counsel from publishing certain information in certain circumstances; penalizes violation of such an order as Class E felony. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 586
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Medical Occupations - As enacted, requires the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, in cooperation with the department of health and THEC, to administer certain residency opportunities; creates a resident training program to provide resident training opportunities for physicians focusing on family medicine and general internal medicine to provide medical and behavioral health services in medically underserved areas and rural counties, distributed across all three grand divisions of this state. - Amends TCA Title 7; Tit...
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 587
House • Jun 02, 2021
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County Boundaries - As enacted, alters the boundary between Davidson and Wilson counties in such manner as to detach certain parcels of real property currently located in Davidson County and to attach such parcels to Wilson County. -
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Pub. Ch. 588
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Medical Occupations - As enacted, requires the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, in cooperation with the department of health and THEC, to administer certain residency opportunities; creates a resident training program to provide resident training opportunities for physicians focusing on family medicine and general internal medicine to provide medical and behavioral health services in medically underserved areas and rural counties, distributed across all three grand divisions of this state. - Amends TCA Title 7; Tit...
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Pub. Ch. 587
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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County Boundaries - As enacted, alters the boundary between Davidson and Wilson counties in such manner as to detach certain parcels of real property currently located in Davidson County and to attach such parcels to Wilson County. -
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 588
House • Jun 02, 2021
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Health Care - As enacted, creates the medical cannabis commission; exempts from the definition of marijuana oil containing the substance cannabidiol, with less than 0.9% of THC for use by a person with certain health issues, if certain other requirements met. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 4, Chapter 3; Title 38, Chapter 3; Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 43; Title 50; Title 53; Title 63; Title 67 and Title 68.
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Pub. Ch. 577
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Highway Signs - As enacted, establishes provisions governing specific service signs where more than six businesses of a specific service type are eligible for sign panels. - Amends TCA Title 54.
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Pub. Ch. 584
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Public Health - As enacted, repeals private acts enacting county boards of health or departments of health; requires commissioner of health to report information regarding certain quarantines to the joint government operations committee, the health committee of the house, and the health and welfare committee of the senate; limits the county health officer's quarantine power; prohibits state or local governmental official, entity, department, or agency requiring physical documentation or digital storage of protected health information related to an individual's immunization or vaccination again...
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Pub. Ch. 550
Senate • Jun 02, 2021
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Local Education Agencies - As enacted, requires an LEA to allocate prorated daily per pupil state and local funding to an out-of-state residential mental health facility if a student of the LEA is admitted to the facility and certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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Comp. became Pub. Ch. 589
House • Jun 02, 2021
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