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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Bills we'll be watching in committees this week

Tennessee Equality Project is hard at work monitoring legislation that may affect LGBT and their families in Tennessee. Here's a schedule of bills we'll be watching closely for the week that begins March 25, 2012:


Tuesday 8:00am - LP 16 - House Calendar and Rules Committee

MEMBERS: Chair Rep. B. Dunn (R), Vice Chair Rep. D. Roach (R), Secretary Rep. S. McDaniel (R), Rep. H. Brooks (R), Rep. G. Casada (R), Rep. J. Cobb (R), Rep. J. Eldridge (R), Rep. C. Fitzhugh (D), Rep. B. Harwell (R), Rep. D. Hawk (R), Rep. R. Haynes (R), Rep. P. Johnson (R), Rep. D. Maggart (R), Rep. J. Matheny (R), Rep. G. McCormick (R), Rep. S. McManus (R), Rep. R. Montgomery (R), Rep. J. Naifeh (D), Rep. F. Niceley (R), Rep. B. Ramsey (R), Rep. C. Sargent (R), Rep. C. Sexton (R), Rep. J. Towns Jr. (D), Rep. M. Turner (D), Rep. E. Watson (R)
15.
HB2641
Rep. C. Curtiss (D)
Criminal Law: Images used to harass and bully.
SB2556 - Sen. B. Ketron (R) - 01/23/2012 - Referred to Senate Judiciary.
Senate Status: 01/23/2012 - Referred to Senate Judiciary.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Calendar & Rules Committee 03/27/12.

Tuesday 10:30am - LP 12 - Senate State and Local Government Committee

Item 76 was added on the floor. MEMBERS: Chair Sen. K. Yager (R), Vice Chair Sen. J. Johnson (R), Secretary Sen. L. Finney (D), Sen. S. Campfield (R), Sen. M. Faulk (R), Sen. T. Harper (D), Sen. J. Haynes (D), Sen. B. Ketron (R), Sen. M. Norris (R)
43.
SB2725
Sen. J. Summerville (R)
Government Regulation: Tennessee Civil Rights Initiative Act.
HB3065 - Rep. J. Ragan (R) - 03/07/2012 - Taken off notice in House General Subcommittee of State & Local Government.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate State & Local Government Committee 03/27/12.
House Status: 03/07/2012 - Taken off notice in House General Subcommittee of State & Local Government.
54.
SB2762
Sen. J. Kyle Jr. (D)
Commercial Law: Repeals Equal Access to Intrastate Commerce Act.
HB2908 - Rep. B. Gilmore (D) - None
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate State & Local Government Committee 03/27/12.
House StatusNone

Tuesday 12:00pm - LP 16 - House Education Committee

MEMBERS: Chair Rep. R. Montgomery (R), Vice Chair Rep. J. Hensley (R), Secretary Rep. J. Carr (R), Rep. H. Brooks (R), Rep. K. Brooks (R), Rep. L. DeBerry (D), Rep. J. Deberry Jr. (D), Rep. B. Dunn (R), Rep. C. Fitzhugh (D), Rep. J. Forgety (R), Rep. R. Lollar (R), Rep. D. Maggart (R), Rep. J. Naifeh (D), Rep. J. Pitts (D), Rep. D. Powers (R), Rep. J. Ragan (R), Rep. R. Williams (R), Rep. J. Windle (D)
3.
HB3616
Rep. A. Holt (R)
Miscellaneous: The Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act.
SB3632 - Sen. K. Roberts (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
14.
HB3621
Rep. J. Gotto (R)
Education: Abstinence centered sex education.
SB3310 - Sen. J. Johnson (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
16.
HB3576
Rep. M. Pody (R)
Education: Religious student organizations in higher education.
SB3597 - Sen. M. Beavers (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.

Tuesday 1:30pm - LP 16 - House State and Local Government Committee

MEMBERS: Chair Rep. B. Ramsey (R), Vice Chair Rep. R. Haynes (R), Rep. T. Brown (D), Rep. J. Cobb (R), Rep. V. Dean (R), Rep. B. Dunn (R), Rep. J. Evans (R), Rep. J. Gotto (R), Rep. G. McCormick (R), Rep. L. Miller (D), Rep. A. Parkinson (D), Rep. M. Pruitt (D), Rep. H. Tindell (D), Rep. C. Todd (R), Rep. M. Turner (D), Rep. E. Watson (R), Rep. K. Williams (I)
5.
HB3699
Rep. J. Matheny (R)
Government Organization: Corrects references to abolished oversight committees.
SB2784 - Sen. B. Watson (R) - 02/23/2012 - Senate passed with amendment 1.
Senate Status: 02/23/2012 - Senate passed with amendment 1.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House State & Local Government Committee 03/27/12.

Wednesday 8:30am - LP 12 - Senate Education Committee

Final Calendar. Committee will continue at 3:00pm. IF NEEDED. MEMBERS: Chair Sen. D. Gresham (R), Vice Chair Sen. R. Tate (D), Secretary Sen. B. Kelsey (R), Sen. A. Berke (D), Sen. C. Burks (D), Sen. S. Campfield (R), Sen. R. Crowe (R), Sen. J. Summerville (R), Sen. J. Tracy (R)
2.
SB3632
Sen. K. Roberts (R)
Miscellaneous : The Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act.
HB3616 - Rep. A. Holt (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
31.
SB3597
Sen. M. Beavers (R)
Education: Religious student organizations in higher education.
HB3576 - Rep. M. Pody (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
39.
SB3310
Sen. J. Johnson (R)
Education: Abstinence centered sex education.
HB3621 - Rep. J. Gotto (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House Education Committee 03/27/12.
60.
SB3606
Sen. J. Haynes (D)
Education: Partnerships between LEAs and parents.
HB3505 - Rep. B. Gilmore (D) - 03/19/2012 - House passed with amendment 1.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 03/19/2012 - House passed with amendment 1.
61.
SB3709
Sen. J. Haynes (D)
Education: Urging the teaching of the state symbols.
HB3729 - Rep. B. Gilmore (D) - 02/01/2012 - Referred to House Education.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 02/01/2012 - Referred to House Education.
62.
SB3393
Sen. J. Summerville (R)
Education: Prohibiting harassment and bullying on or off school ground.
HB3788 - Rep. V. Dennis (R) - 02/02/2012 - Referred to House Education.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 02/02/2012 - Referred to House Education.
68.
HB432
Rep. M. Hill (R)
Education: Student participation in extracurricular activities.
SB426 - Sen. S. Campfield (R) - 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
Senate Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for Senate Education Committee 03/28/12.
House Status: 05/09/2011 - House passed.

Wednesday 12:00pm - LP 31 - House General Subcommittee of Judiciary

Note subcommittee will meet at 3:30pm to continue the calendar. MEMBERS: Chair Rep. J. Coley (R), Vice Chair Rep. V. Dennis (R), Rep. E. Bass (D), Rep. K. Camper (D), Rep. J. Lundberg (R), Rep. J. Matheny (R), Rep. B. Rich (R), Rep. J. Sontany (D), Rep. E. Watson (R)
3.
HB188
Rep. J. Richardson (D)
Criminal Law: Sentence enhancements when gender identity motivates crime.
SB314 - Sen. B. Marrero (D) - 02/09/2011 - Referred to Senate Judiciary.
Senate Status: 02/09/2011 - Referred to Senate Judiciary.
House Status: 03/22/2012 - Set for House General Subcommittee of Judiciary 03/28/12.

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