Tennessee - 2019 Legislation

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HB 1

SYNOPSIS: Authorizes sports betting in this state only in jurisdictions that approve sports betting by local option election; imposes a 10 percent tax on gaming revenue; distributes 40 percent of the tax to the general fund for general appropriations, 30 percent to Tennessee colleges of applied technologies and community colleges for equipment and capital projects, and 30 percent to local governments for education and infrastructure.

STATUS: Introduced Jan 9.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 35

SYNOPSIS: Creates the Green Alert system within the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to assist in the identification and location of a missing veteran at risk.

STATUS: Filed for introduction Jan 10.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 37

SYNOPSIS: As introduced, creates the state Alzheimer's disease and related dementia advisory council.

STATUS: Filed for introduction 1/11/19.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 53

SYNOPSIS: Requires the use of smoke alarms with sealed battery units enabling the alarm to operate continuously for 10 years in all new construction of one-family and two-family dwellings; recommends their use in all other new construction. .

STATUS: Filed for introduction 1/17/19

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 1

SYNOPSIS: Creates the Green Alert system within the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to assist in the identification and location of a missing veteran at risk.

STATUS: Filed for introduction 11/7, Passed on 2nd consideration & held for committee assignments 1/9.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 16

SYNOPSIS: Authorizes sports betting in this state only in jurisdictions that approve sports betting by local option election; imposes a 10 percent tax on gaming revenue; distributes 40 percent of the tax to the general fund for general appropriations, 30 percent to Tennessee colleges of applied technologies and community colleges for equipment and capital projects, and 30 percent to local governments for education and infrastructure.

STATUS: Filed for introduction 12/18.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 26

SYNOPSIS: creates the state Alzheimer's disease and related dementia advisory council.

STATUS: Introduced Jan 10.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 38

SYNOPSIS: As introduced, enacts the "Affordable Real Property Act.".

STATUS: Filed for introduction 1/15, Introduced and passed on first consideration 1/18.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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