2019 Tennessee Education Bill Tracker

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Tennessee General Assembly Bills By Subject

Legislation by Subject Topic
for the 111th General Assembly 2019-2020

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
HB0018 by Reedy
SB0338 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, adds students who attended a nonpublic school or home school for the preceding school year to the category of students eligible for their parent to participate in the individualized education account program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

HB0018: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0338: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/12/2019

2/4/2019

HB0019 by Reedy
SB0336 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, disqualifies relatives of an LEA's director of schools, a member of the LEA's central office staff, or a member of the LEA's board of education from serving as a member of the LEA's board of education; exempts members of a local board of education who are currently serving a term on the board for which they were elected before July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.

HB0019: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

SB0336: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/12/2019

2/4/2019

HB0020 by Reedy
SB0337 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department to pay for certain background investigations conducted by the Tennessee bureau of investigation and the federal bureau of investigation for LEA employees who hold a position as a teacher or any other position requiring proximity to school children or to children in a child care program under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB0020: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

SB0337: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/12/2019

2/4/2019

HB0025 by Jernigan
SB0033 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the Deaf branch must operate; prohibits certain schools from sharing certain leadership positions at the same time. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0025: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee to 4/2/2019

SB0033: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/19/2019

3/20/2019

HB0030 by Cooper
SB0299 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, permits certain incarcerated persons who are allowed to enroll in courses offered by a community college or Tennessee college of applied technology pursuant to an approved release plan to receive a Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0030: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education

SB0299: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/26/2019

2/4/2019

HB0034 by Carr
SB0375 by Swann
Education - As introduced, allows a local board of education to authorize a teacher, school employee, or other person employed by the LEA to raise funds for noneducational purposes; requires the local board of education that authorizes funds to be raised for noneducational purposes to create policies and procedures for the receipt, disbursement, and accounting of funds raised. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0034: Signed by H. Speaker

SB0375: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/21/2019

3/18/2019

HB0038 by Van Huss
SB0496 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period for which public notice must be given in advance of an LEA's acceptance of bids for contracts for the construction of a school building, or an addition to an existing school building, the cost of which exceeds $10,000. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0038: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

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

1/22/2019

2/7/2019

HB0059 by Dunn
SB0298 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes the amount of physical education class time that must be taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in physical education from at least 60 minutes to at least 30 minutes; authorizes LEAs to allow additional physical education class time to be taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in elementary education to teach any remaining or additional physical education class time in collaboration with a physical education teacher. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.

HB0059: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0298: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/12/2019

2/4/2019

HB0060 by Dunn
SB0050 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department to create a three-year early learning pilot program, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year, to identify early learning programs that provide opportunities for quality early childhood education and improvement in student outcomes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 1.

HB0060: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0050: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/26/2019

1/28/2019

HB0066 by Moon
SB0373 by Swann
Education - As introduced, reduces, from 30 percent to 15 percent, the portion of a teacher's evaluation that must be comprised of student achievement data, if the teacher does not have access to individual data representative of student growth; allows the teacher to decide whether an additional 15 percent of the evaluation is based on student growth and represented by TVAAS evaluation composites; specifies that the qualitative portion must be increased to account for the remainder of the teacher's evaluation. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

HB0066: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0373: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

1/28/2019

3/20/2019

HB0070 by Powers
SB0020 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, extends the date of the repeal of the Virtual Public Schools Act from June 30, 2019, to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 16.

HB0070: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0020: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

2/14/2019

HB0072 by Lamar
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Education - As introduced, extends for a student who becomes pregnant during the four-month period immediately preceding the date on which the student completes high school in a Tennessee home school program, obtains a GED® or HiSET®, or graduates from high school, the time within which the student must be admitted to, and enrolled in, an eligible postsecondary institution to be eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9. Withdrawn. 2/4/2019
HB0091 by Hicks
SB0442 by Bell
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs that receive pre-kindergarten program approval to utilize an alternative academic growth indicator approved by the state board of education and adopted by the LEA, rather than the pre-k/kindergarten growth portfolio model approved by the state board of education in the evaluation of pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 1.

HB0091: Action Def. in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee to Portfolio Calendar

SB0442: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/5/2019

3/20/2019

HB0093 by Wright
SB0274 by Massey
Education - As introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which the Tennessee higher education commission must submit the annual Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book to the governor and the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0093: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0274: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/28/2019

1/31/2019

HB0094 by Halford
SB0058 by Gilmore
Education - As introduced, creates the "Tennessee Outdoor Education and Recreation Grant Program." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 11; Title 49 and Title 70.

HB0094: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0058: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0107 by Hicks
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Education - As introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade or teacher and administrator evaluations be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617. Intro., P1C. 1/24/2019
HB0111 by Cepicky
SB0319 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, declares it the intent of the general assembly that the dual enrollment grant program be fully funded from net proceeds of the state lottery before any funds are transferred to the Tennessee Promise scholarship endowment fund. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

HB0111: Assigned to s/c House Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0319: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/30/2019

2/4/2019

HB0114 by Sparks
SB1245 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, extends, from 30 days to 45 days, the time period after a board of education meeting, or from the time a copy of the board's meeting minutes are mailed or provided to board members, that the board must prepare, or have prepared, and mail a copy of the board's minutes to the president of each local education association. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0114: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1245: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/28/2019

2/11/2019

HB0115 by Sparks
SB1239 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability in the office of the comptroller to conduct a study on the average cost of attendance for an undergraduate program at a public institution of higher education, including the cost of textbooks, and to report its findings to the education committees of the general assembly by February 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0115: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1239: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0124 by Hodges
SB0198 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

HB0124: Placed behind the budget

SB0198: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/20/2019

1/31/2019

HB0126 by Hodges
SB0347 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, requires the commission to create a baccalaureate degree for veterans who retire with 20 years of service; requires each state institution of higher education that offers a baccalaureate degree program to award the degree created by the commission. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0126: Def. to Summer Study in Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0347: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/4/2019

HB0148 by Baum
SB0444 by Bell
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to October 15 the date by which an LEA with one or more charter schools must annually catalog all underutilized and vacant properties owned or operated by the LEA and all underutilized and vacant properties within any educational facility owned or operated by the LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0148: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0444: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

1/31/2019

2/6/2019

HB0177 by Love
SB0295 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, directs that any interest accruing on the balance of an LEA's dedicated education fund that remains unexpended at the end of a fiscal year must be returned to the fund balance and become part of the fund balance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0177: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0295: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

3/13/2019

HB0196 by Lafferty
SB0180 by Massey
Education - As introduced, reduces, from no less than four to no more than four, the number of high school students who may serve on a local board of education as advisory, nonvoting members; deletes the requirement that half of the high school students selected to serve on the board must be enrolled in the college preparatory track and half must be enrolled in the technology track. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.

HB0196: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0180: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/14/2019

HB0205 by Hodges
SB0242 by Kurita
Education - As introduced, requires public postsecondary institutions to classify the spouse or dependent child of an active member of the United States armed forces transferred out of state on military orders as an in-state student for tuition purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0205: Comp. SB subst.

SB0242: Enrolled and ready for signatures

3/14/2019

3/15/2019

HB0207 by Leatherwood
SB0269 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to the process required for an LEA to sell surplus property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 20.

HB0207: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB0269: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/1/2019

1/31/2019

HB0209 by Leatherwood
SB0268 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, prohibits the board from modifying the uniform grading systems for students enrolled in grades K-12 more than once every three school years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.

HB0209: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0268: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/1/2019

1/31/2019

HB0215 by Clemmons
SB0259 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, requires local education agencies to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program that requires each school in the LEA to place a bleeding control kit within the school; requires the department of education to develop a bleeding control kit training program for LEA employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0215: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0259: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 7, Nays 1 PNV 0

3/20/2019

3/6/2019

HB0224 by Parkinson
SB0070 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, increases, from one to three, the minimum number of board members who must be employed, at the time of the appointment, as a K-12 public school teacher, beginning with appointments made on or after January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

HB0224: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB0070: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/1/2019

1/30/2019

HB0239 by Lamberth
SB0197 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

HB0239: Placed behind the budget

SB0197: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/13/2019

1/31/2019

HB0240 by Moody
SB0213 by Haile
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to September 15, the date by which the commissioner shall notify any school and its respective LEA if the school is among the bottom 10 percent of schools in overall achievement. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0240: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0213: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/18/2019

3/20/2019

HB0241 by Dunn
SB0166 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, specifies that a student may only enroll in two course access program courses per school year, unless additional courses are approved by the student's home LEA, and that students must pay all tuition and fees required for any additional courses taken during the same year; requires a home LEA to pay the required tuition and fees to a host LEA for the first two course access program courses in which a student is enrolled per school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 18.

HB0241: Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee

SB0166: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/18/2019

HB0243 by Dunn
SB1249 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the commission to develop and implement a quality assurance funding program that will allow institutions of higher education to earn a percentage of funds, in addition to the institution's outcomes-based funding formula model recommendation, that is based on the quality of programs and student success beyond graduation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0243: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1249: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/1/2019

2/11/2019

HB0245 by Sherrell
SB1448 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, establishes the board as the regulating authority for all athletic events for cross country, football, soccer, volleyball, golf, basketball, bowling, wrestling, baseball, softball, tennis, and track events for public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0245: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB1448: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/1/2019

2/11/2019

HB0248 by Tillis
SB0182 by Reeves
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to adopt policies to allow a parent to view photos or video footage collected from a camera or video camera installed inside a school bus under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0248: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0182: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

2/1/2019

3/20/2019

HB0253 by Freeman
SB0760 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to provide students with characteristics of dyslexia appropriate tiered dyslexia-specific intervention through services provided by a teacher trained in dyslexia intervention; requires the department of education to employ at least one dyslexia specialist beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.

HB0253: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

SB0760: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/6/2019

3/20/2019

HB0255 by Freeman
SB1149 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires, beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the number of instructional positions funded under the BEP to reflect the number of teachers a school district is required to employ to comply with maximum class size requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0255: Action Def. in s/c K-12 Subcommittee to BEP Review Committee

SB1149: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0267 by Staples
SB0273 by Massey
Education - As introduced, encourages LEAs to provide an age-appropriate seizure education program to teach students about seizures and seizure disorders; encourages the state board of education to promulgate rules for the development and implementation of seizure education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0267: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0273: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0289 by Hawk
SB0052 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to award $500 for each of the first four courses taken under a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0289: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0052: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2019

1/30/2019

HB0294 by Hawk
SB0917 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, allows, subject to available appropriations, students to take the ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate examinations in lieu of retaking the postsecondary readiness examination required at grade 11. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-6001.

HB0294: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0917: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/5/2019

3/6/2019

HB0301 by Van Huss
SB0019 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, authorizes a county or city governing body to require the director of schools to face a retention election; prohibits a local board of education from extending the contract of a director of schools if a majority of those voting on the question vote against retaining the director of schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.

HB0301: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB0019: Refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2019

1/19/2019

HB0306 by Powers
SB0523 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, decreases the amount of time, from 10 to five business days, within which a local administrative agency has to provide the personnel file of a previous employee seeking employment in another local administrative agency, if so requested, for the purpose of determining if sexual misconduct was committed by the person seeking employment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0306: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0523: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/4/2019

2/7/2019

HB0307 by Powers
SB1373 by Yager
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to approve a released time course offered by a local board of education for school credit as a special course that offers elective credits for each student who participates; requires instructors of a released time course offered for school credit to be licensed; prohibits the state board of education from requiring prior approval of the curriculum or textbooks of a released time course offered for school credit. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0307: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1373: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0311 by Johnson G
SB0296 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0311: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0296: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/5/2019

2/4/2019

HB0315 by Hicks
SB0443 by Bell
Education - As introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.

HB0315: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0443: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0351 by Coley
SB1449 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, specifies that the annual report detailing a local education agency's use of corporal punishment must be sent to the department of education at the completion of a school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0351: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1449: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/4/2019

2/11/2019

HB0353 by Daniel
SB0571 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, allows persons who receive certified occupational training as a prisoner or a student in a high school technical training class to receive equivalent credit toward an occupational license relating to the training received. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 6, Part 1; Title 37; Title 38; Title 41; Title 49; Title 62 and Title 63.

HB0353: Placed on cal. Commerce Committee for 3/26/2019

SB0571: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Commerce and Labor Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0357 by Cooper
SB0840 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires certain Title I public schools to implement an age-appropriate, reward-based behavior modification system that reinforces positive student behavior with awards and incentives that are tailored to each school's unique student population. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0357: Withdrawn.

SB0840: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/21/2019

2/11/2019

HB0358 by Cooper
SB0839 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires the department to establish a pilot project for the 2019-2020 school year to implement ticket programs for behavior management in certain Title I schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0358: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

SB0839: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/6/2019

2/11/2019

HB0359 by Cooper
SB0395 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, changes the deadline for publication of the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book from March 15 to March 30 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0359: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0395: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/4/2019

2/6/2019

HB0379 by Lamar
SB0823 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to promulgate rules designating pregnancy as an approved medical leave of absence for purposes of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0379: Def. to Summer Study in Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0823: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/26/2019

2/11/2019

HB0383 by Weaver
SB0488 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT, ACT Aspire, or SAT suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades 9-12 in the subjects of math and English language arts. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0383: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0488: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/19/2019

2/7/2019

HB0398 by Moody
SB0189 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.

HB0398: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0189: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/6/2019

1/31/2019

HB0399 by Parkinson
SB1261 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all persons entering on school grounds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0399: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1261: Reset on Final calendar of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0402 by Staples
SB0064 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring all K-12 teachers, principals, and assistant principals employed by the LEA to participate in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training on an annual basis. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0402: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0064: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/6/2019

3/13/2019

HB0405 by Love
SB0170 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring schools within the LEA to perform an adverse childhood experiences assessment before suspending or expelling a student or requiring a student to attend in-school suspension or alternative school. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0405: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

SB0170: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/27/2019

1/31/2019

HB0406 by Love
SB0818 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes from July 1 to August 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.

HB0406: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0818: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/6/2019

2/11/2019

HB0415 by Moody
SB0305 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, specifies that nutritional standards adopted by the state board of education do not prohibit LEAs and schools from offering whole milk as a food choice for students. - Amends TCA Title 43; Title 44; Title 49 and Title 53.

HB0415: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0305: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/6/2019

3/20/2019

HB0417 by Zachary
SB0421 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, exempts, over a period of three fiscal years, the sales price of tickets for admission to an intercollegiate athletic event hosted by a college or university from the amusement sales tax. - Amends TCA Title 67.

HB0417: Placed behind the budget

SB0421: Placed on Senate FW&M Revenue Subcommittee calendar for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/19/2019

HB0420 by Smith
SB0460 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to submit the annual report detailing the operation of the virtual education programs to the comptroller of the treasury. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0420: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0460: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/6/2019

2/6/2019

HB0439 by Daniel
SB0107 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, extends the board of trustees of the college savings trust fund program to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0439: Comp. SB subst.

SB0107: Transmitted to Governor for action.

3/18/2019

3/22/2019

HB0474 by Daniel
SB0142 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, extends the department of education to June 30, 2022; requires the department to appear before sunset review committee in 2019 to discuss progress made in addressing findings in its 2018 audit. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 4, Chapter 3.

HB0474: P2C, ref. to Government Operations Committee

SB0142: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee

2/6/2019

1/30/2019

HB0475 by Daniel
SB0143 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, extends the state board of education to June 30, 2024. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.

HB0475: Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee

SB0143: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/18/2019

3/21/2019

HB0499 by Eldridge
SB0062 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, requires the department to develop rules, to be adopted by the state board of education, that include procedures for providing instruction to students incarcerated in juvenile detention centers for a minimum of four hours each instructional day. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 49.

HB0499: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0062: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/21/2019

HB0510 by Curcio
SB0252 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to November 1 the date by which child care programs must submit an annual report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0510: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0252: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

1/31/2019

HB0512 by Curcio
SB1362 by Yager
Education - As introduced, deletes provisions declaring incarcerated persons to be categorically ineligible for financial assistance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0512: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1362: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0559 by Camper
SB0504 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to offer internship programs for elective credits in the high school curriculum through cooperative agreements with local and state governments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0559: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0504: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

2/11/2019

3/14/2019

HB0561 by Cepicky
SB0623 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to provide professional development credit to a teacher who successfully completes a foreign language course that will assist the teacher in educating students for whom English is a second language; allows a local board of education to grant teachers one day of in-service credit for successfully completing an approved foreign language course. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0561: Withdrawn.

SB0623: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/7/2019

3/12/2019

HB0564 by Dunn
SB0482 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, authorizes a local board of education to make payroll deduction for dues of professional employees' organizations available to its professional employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB0564: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0482: Reset on Final calendar of Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0566 by Dunn
SB0538 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, requires the department to annually report the total amount of education funding paid to each state agency responsible for the education of a child in state custody for the immediately preceding school year and to provide the report to the chairs of the education committees of the general assembly by October 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.

HB0566: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB0538: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB0567 by White
SB0310 by Massey
Education - As introduced, directs the Tennessee School for the Deaf, together with the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, to establish a two-year deaf mentor pilot project to assist families and agencies in implementing bilingual and bicultural home-based programming for young children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.

HB0567: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0310: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/20/2019

3/6/2019

HB0586 by Staples
SB0516 by Massey
Education - As introduced, prohibits eligible postsecondary institutions, for purposes of state lottery proceeds, from denying a student residential housing on the campus of, or in affiliation with, the eligible postsecondary institution solely because of the student's award of a Tennessee STEP UP scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0586: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0516: Engrossed; ready for transmission to House

3/20/2019

3/22/2019

HB0592 by Lamberth
SB0591 by Haile
Education - As introduced, changes the date, from October 1 to September 1, by which the office of coordinated school health in the department of education is required to provide an annual report on the implementation of the minimum physical activity requirements for elementary, middle, and high school students to the education committees of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 1.

HB0592: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0591: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/7/2019

HB0600 by White
SB1250 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs and state institutions of higher education to use certain definitions and examples of anti-Semitism when reviewing, investigating, or determining whether there has been a violation of certain education policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or ethnic characteristics. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0600: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB1250: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0619 by White
SB0327 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, requires the department to create and administer a coaching network for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers throughout the state, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year; declares certain goals for the coaching network; requires the department to ensure the availability of early childhood consultants regionally, throughout the state. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0619: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0327: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/4/2019

HB0632 by Terry
SB0565 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, allows a teacher who demonstrates an overall performance effectiveness level of "above expectations" or "significantly above expectations" for three consecutive years to receive an overall evaluation score of "above expectations" in certain years under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0632: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0565: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0638 by Coley
SB1240 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires each governing board of a state institution of higher education to perform a cost-benefit analysis for each institution under the governing board's authority; requires each governing board to report the results of each cost-benefit analysis performed to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by October 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0638: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1240: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0652 by Hawk
SB1040 by Roberts
Education - As introduced, reduces from 10 to five days the time within which a change in a person designated to check a school bus must be submitted to the local education agency, along with the name, address, and telephone number of the new designee. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0652: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1040: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0653 by Hawk
SB0909 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, increases the number of BEP funded full-time public school nurse positions from one for every 3,000 students to one for every 700 students; increases the number of full-time public school nurses considered sufficient for the public school nurse program to adequately provide services from one nurse for every 3,000 students to one nurse for every 700 students. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 12.

HB0653: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0909: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0663 by Parkinson
SB0605 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, allows a local board of education to consider whether the establishment of a new charter school will result in oversaturation of a school zone located within the LEA when considering whether to approve or deny a charter school application. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB0663: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0605: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/5/2019

2/7/2019

HB0664 by Parkinson
SB0604 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, requires students expelled in grades seven through 12 to attend alternative school; requires a governing body of a public charter school to establish an alternative educational setting for students suspended from the regular school program; prohibits a charter school from expelling a student from school attendance until after the student has been placed in an alternative educational setting. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0664: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0604: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0671 by Daniel
SB1196 by White
Education - As introduced, increases the amount of time from 30 to 45 days prior to adoption of a district-wide and building-level school safety plan that the local education agency shall make the plan available for public comment. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

HB0671: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1196: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0678 by Terry
SB0898 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, changes the due date, from February 1 each year to July 1 each year, of the commissioner of education's report to the governor and general assembly regarding the Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act. - Amends TCA Section 8-36-205; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 8 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 42.

HB0678: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0898: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0681 by Helton
SB0625 by Watson
Education - As introduced, revises the Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund Act of 1985; designates the commissioner of education and state treasurer as trustees of the fund. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 4.

HB0681: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0625: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/18/2019

HB0688 by White
SB0335 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, exempts certain postsecondary educational institutions from the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016 under certain circumstances; subjects certain postsecondary educational institutions to bond requirements under the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-2004 and Section 49-7-2022.

HB0688: Comp. SB subst.

SB0335: Enrolled and ready for signatures

3/14/2019

3/15/2019

HB0689 by Lamar
SB0831 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, extends for a student who becomes pregnant during the four-month period immediately preceding the date on which the student completes high school in a Tennessee home school program, obtains a GED® or HiSET®, or graduates from high school, the time within which the student must be admitted to, and enrolled in, an eligible postsecondary institution to be eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB0689: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0831: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0700 by Leatherwood
SB1059 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, requires the disclosure concerning transferability of credits that institutions authorized to operate by THEC must make to potential students to be in 18-point type rather than 16-point type. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

HB0700: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1059: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0707 by Thompson
SB0775 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at least $1,000 per credit hour taught. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0707: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0775: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0719 by Hazlewood
SB0220 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, expands the category of independent students eligible for a Tennessee reconnect grant to include students who are not eligible to be claimed as a dependent for federal tax purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0719: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0220: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/27/2019

HB0736 by Lafferty
SB1260 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to study whether community schools are providing effective on-the-job training opportunities to students and file a report containing the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the study with the education committees of the general assembly no later than January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0736: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1260: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0737 by Moody
SB1241 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, authorizes the state board to extend the six-year period required for the standards review and development committees and advisory teams to review the standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for a period not to exceed three years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.

HB0737: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1241: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/4/2019

HB0739 by Terry
SB0601 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, changes, from within the first year of service to within the first six months of service, the time in which a state university board member appointed or selected on or after July 1, 2019, must attend an orientation administered by the Tennessee higher education commission. - Amends TCA Section 49-8-201.

HB0739: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0601: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0740 by White
SB1259 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, replaces the department of economic and community development with the Tennessee higher education commission as the state agency charged with administering grants related to work-based learning programs; revises related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 50.

HB0740: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

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

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0742 by Powers
SB1380 by Yager
Education - As introduced, requires the Tennessee student assistance corporation to award $500 for each of the first four dual enrollment courses taken with a dual enrollment grant; authorizes TSAC to determine the amount of the award per credit hour for the fifth through eighth dual enrollment courses taken with a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0742: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1380: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0745 by Powers
SB1379 by Yager
Education - As introduced, increases, from $600 to $1,000, the amount of a Tennessee middle college scholarship awarded each semester to an eligible student for full-time attendance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB0745: Action Def. in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee to Lottery Calendar

SB1379: Action deferred in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee to 3/26/2019

3/5/2019

3/19/2019

HB0759 by Moody
SB0631 by Watson
Education - As introduced, requires the department to study and report on the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program and provide recommendations on the development of a process to provide high school and college credit to students achieving high scores on the TNReady and end-of-course assessments administered in English language arts and mathematics. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0759: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0631: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB0766 by Love
SB0819 by Akbari
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.

HB0766: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB0819: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0767 by Love
SB0820 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires in-service training in restorative justice discipline practices for all employees of an LEA; requires the course of instruction in all public schools to include content designed to educate children on restorative justice discipline practices. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0767: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0820: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0768 by Love
SB0503 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires county election commissions to conduct a supplemental registration at public and private high schools once each fall and spring semester; authorizes high schools to provide opportunities for students to register to vote online at times other than the supplemental registrations. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 49.

HB0768: Placed on s/c cal Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0503: Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/19/2019

HB0769 by Moody
SB1187 by White
Education - As introduced, changes from October 31 to October 1 the date by which the departments of education and health are required to jointly compile an annual report to the governor and the general assembly of self-administered medications and healthcare procedures. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0769: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1187: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0776 by Ramsey
SB1135 by Swann
Education - As introduced, requires, rather than encourages, all public middle and elementary schools to place one or more automated external defibrillator (AED) devices within the school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.

HB0776: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1135: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/21/2019

HB0783 by Hicks
SB0508 by Massey
Education - As introduced, requires a medical student in good academic standing with an accredited medical college in this state to receive priority consideration over a medical student attending medical college outside of this state in the process of assigning clinical rotations to a healthcare facility contracting with a state medical school or accepting state funding. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68.

HB0783: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0508: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/20/2019

3/5/2019

HB0788 by Dunn
SB1251 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to state education laws; revises certain duties of the commissioner of education; transfers certain duties from the department of education to local boards of education; transfers certain duties from the state board of education to local education agencies. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0788: Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee

SB1251: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0798 by Coley
SB0334 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, increases, from 10 days to 15 business days, the deadline for an LEA to deliver to the commissioner of education a copy of the audit report of the LEA's school funds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0798: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

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

2/7/2019

2/4/2019

HB0802 by Haston
SB0670 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires the board to develop and adopt two alternative graduation pathways for public high school students, one designated the college preparatory track and one designated the technology track, to be implemented in all public high schools beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0802: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0670: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0803 by Haston
SB0671 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, allows an 11th grade student to take an examination to assess the student's career readiness in lieu of the postsecondary readiness examination; adds, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, student achievement on examinations administered to assess career readiness to the measures used to evaluate school and principal performance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0803: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0671: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/5/2019

2/7/2019

HB0804 by Haston
SB0669 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires an assessment provider responsible for the misadministration of an assessment to provide an incident report to the department and the LEA or LEAs in which the misadministration occurred no later than 30 days after the misadministration of the assessment. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

HB0804: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0669: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0808 by Kumar
SB1242 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA that designates its employees as classified, certified, or any other designation, to assign school nurses employed by the LEA the same designation as assigned to teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0808: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB1242: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB0826 by Sherrell
SB1450 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires the closure of all county and municipal school systems and special school districts on Veterans' Day. - Amends TCA Title 15 and Title 49.

HB0826: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

SB1450: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee

2/26/2019

3/20/2019

HB0827 by Clemmons
SB0606 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Hunger-Free Students Act"; prohibits a school from taking certain actions against a student who cannot pay for a meal, or who owes a meal debt; requires a school to assist parents and guardians in obtaining free or reduced-price meals for the parent's or guardian's eligible student. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.

HB0827: Failed in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

SB0606: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/6/2019

2/7/2019

HB0866 by DeBerry
SB0063 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, expands career and technical education programs to middle school grades; requires the board of career and technical education to plan facilities for comprehensive career and technical training for middle school students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0866: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0063: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/26/2019

1/30/2019

HB0869 by DeBerry
SB0365 by Gardenhire
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.

HB0869: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0365: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/4/2019

HB0880 by Dixie
SB0676 by Gilmore
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Grow Your Own Teacher Act"; requires the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation to create a loan-scholarship program for economically disadvantaged high school students who will become teachers at high-needs schools in the LEA from which the students graduate. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

HB0880: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0676: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB0886 by Dixie
SB0976 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, excludes nonrecurring funds appropriated by a local government for schools designated to be in priority status from the maintenance of local funding requirement for each year that the school is identified as a priority school plus one additional year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0886: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0976: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB0892 by Vaughan
SB0833 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes from January 31 to January 15 the date by which the department of health must provide the governor's office, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives a report of the aggregate results of all BMI screenings performed in the previous calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0892: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0833: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0893 by Vaughan
SB0834 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes from two weeks to four weeks the time period following written notice to the affected board of education within which the commissioner of education may, upon due hearing, withhold and declare forfeited state school funds due any school district that refuses or neglects to comply with and enforce the census or compulsory school attendance laws. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0893: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0834: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0898 by Zachary
SB1203 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, extends the time by which the fiscal review committee may comment on a proposed procurement contract from 40 business days to 45 business days. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 56; Title 12; Title 41, Chapter 22; and Title 49, Chapter 3.

HB0898: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1203: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0902 by Holt
SB0996 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner to include certain information for LEAs operating at least one high school on the commissioner's annual report, including the number of students that took a college entrance exam, the number of students that qualified for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship but did not attain the required score on the ACT or SAT, and the number of students that were not eligible to receive the Tennessee HOPE scholarship but that were eligible to receive the Tennessee promise scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0902: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0996: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0905 by Leatherwood
SB0832 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, allows the LEA to provide a copy of a student's report card to the parent or parents of the student electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0905: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0832: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0906 by Leatherwood
SB0835 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes from within 48 hours to within 72 hours of the imposition of corporal punishment within the special school district the time period in which the pupil has the right to be examined by a physician to determine if the punishment was excessive. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0906: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0835: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

HB0916 by Keisling
SB1285 by Pody
Education - As introduced, requires the board to promulgate rules to allow a public school system to meet the 180 days of classroom instruction required for each school term by providing a minimum number of instructional hours per school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3004.

HB0916: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB1285: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0917 by Keisling
SB1359 by Yager
Education - As introduced, creates the Class A misdemeanor and Class E felony offenses of withdrawing, transferring, or altering a child's school enrollment with intent to hinder an active child abuse or child neglect investigation. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 49.

HB0917: Placed on cal. Judiciary for 3/26/2019

SB1359: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/14/2019

HB0928 by Lamberth
SB0784 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, revises the use of student growth data for purposes of a teacher's or principal's annual evaluation; deletes obsolete provisions regarding the use of student growth data; excludes, for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, student growth evaluation composites generated by assessments administered in the 2017-2018 school year if the exclusion results in a higher evaluation score for the teacher. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

HB0928: Comp. SB subst.

SB0784: Signed by Governor.

3/7/2019

3/22/2019

HB0934 by Lamberth
SB0790 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to the state's special education laws; transfers, from the state board of education to the department of education, control over the state's special schools. - Amends TCA Section 4-5-322; Title 49, Chapter 10 and Title 49, Chapter 50.

HB0934: Placed on cal. Government Operations Committee for 3/25/2019

SB0790: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/14/2019

HB0938 by Lamberth
SB0794 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, extends the initial student application period, from 30 days to 45 days, for all students zoned to attend, or who are currently enrolled in, a school that is eligible to be placed in the achievement school district to enroll in a charter school authorized by the achievement school district. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB0938: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0794: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB0939 by Lamberth
SB0795 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the reasonableness of the student's assignment and to request the student's transfer to another school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0939: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0795: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0940 by Lamberth
SB0796 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, changes, from December 1 to December 31, the annual date by which the state board of education is required to publicly report the total amount of authorizer fees collected in the previous school year and the authorizing obligations fulfilled using the fee. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

HB0940: Placed on cal. Government Operations Committee for 3/25/2019

SB0796: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0944 by Lamberth
SB0800 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.

HB0944: Action def. in Education to 4/3/2019

SB0800: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB0946 by Lamberth
SB0802 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to report to the department of education, for each year that the LEA receives an increase in state funding for instructional wages and salaries, how the increase was utilized by the LEA; requires the department of education to report the information to the BEP review committee; requires the BEP review committee to include the information in its annual report on the BEP. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-306.

HB0946: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0802: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/21/2019

HB0947 by Lamberth
SB0803 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, requires, instead of authorizes, the Tennessee school safety center to establish school safety grants to assist LEAs in funding programs that address school safety; establishes requirements for school safety grant applications and eligibility; requires the Tennessee school safety center to reserve funds for, and give priority in awarding school safety grants to, LEAs with schools that did not have a full-time school resource officer during the 2018-2019 school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-1004 and Section 49-6-4302.

HB0947: Placed on cal. Finance, Ways, and Means Committee for 3/26/2019

SB0803: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0949 by Lamberth
SB0805 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, enacts the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education Act; specifies that financial assistance received for all dual enrollment courses attempted after the fourth dual enrollment course reduces any subsequent award of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Section 49-4-930.

HB0949: Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0805: Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/19/2019

HB0952 by Lamberth
SB0808 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, transfers, from the state board of education to the department of education, the authority to accept and administer federal funds for the purpose of promoting public education; designates the department of education as the state board for career and technical education; grants the department of education the authority to administer annual appropriations made for career and technical education; removes provision for grants to public four-year institutions of higher education for research in career and technical education. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-202; Title 49, Chapter 11; Section 49-3-201; Section 49-3-302 and Section 49-3-318.

HB0952: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0808: Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Committee

3/20/2019

3/22/2019

HB0953 by Lamberth
SB0809 by Johnson
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to make certain interest inventories available to students in grades five through nine; requires an LEA to administer a career aptitude assessment to students in grades seven or eight. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-412.

HB0953: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0809: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/21/2019

HB0959 by Camper
SB0776 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2019-2020 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.

HB0959: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0776: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB0968 by Miller
SB0957 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0968: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0957: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0970 by Littleton
SB1195 by White
Education - As introduced, allows the department to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0970: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB1195: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB0977 by Cooper
SB0674 by Gilmore
Education - As introduced, creates a four-year agriculture education pilot project for 11th and 12th grade students; requires the department to create and administer an educational program focused on agriculture education. - Amends TCA Title 43 and Title 49.

HB0977: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

SB0674: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/5/2019

2/7/2019

HB0982 by White
SB0187 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the safety instruction provided by a school to include information about the proper and safe usage of dockless electric scooters, if such scooters are available for use in the area around the school. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0982: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0187: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

HB0983 by White
SB0185 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0983: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0185: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/7/2019

1/31/2019

HB0985 by Hurt
SB1180 by Kelsey
Education - As introduced, changes from February 1 to March 1 the date by which the commissioner of education must annually report to the governor and the general assembly on implementation of and compliance with the Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB0985: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1180: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB0993 by Moon
SB1139 by Swann
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs that maintain a website to provide information on training and professional development opportunities available to teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model on the LEA's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB0993: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1139: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/1/2019

2/11/2019

HB1008 by Dunn
SB1247 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1008: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1247: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1016 by Weaver
SB1243 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires students to pass a civics test to receive a full diploma upon graduation from high school; requires LEAs to include all 100 questions from the United States civics test, instead of only 25 to 50 questions, on the civics test prepared by the LEA; increases from 70 to 75 the percentage of questions a student must correctly answer to pass the civics test. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1016: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1243: Sponsor(s) Added.

2/13/2019

3/21/2019

HB1034 by Shaw
SB0772 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires commissioner, in collaboration with the commissioner of correction, to study the use of a shared data system to monitor individuals from their release from a correctional facility to employment and report their findings jointly to the state and local government committee of the senate and the state government committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49; Title 50 and Title 71.

HB1034: Reset on Final cal. of Corrections Subcommittee

SB0772: Placed on Senate Commerce and Labor Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

3/19/2019

3/19/2019

HB1039 by Hakeem
SB0883 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, changes from 10 days to 15 days following receipt of the audit report required by law to be made of the school funds of the LEA the time period within which each LEA must deliver a copy of the report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1039: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0883: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1048 by Johnson G
SB0876 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires the department to publish on its website a report of all actions and procedures that have been implemented to ensure all data associated with existing assessments is accurate and timely. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1048: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0876: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1051 by Johnson G
SB0927 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, changes, from November 1 to October 1, the date by which the BEP review committee must provide the annual report on the BEP to the governor, the state board of education, the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the house of representatives, and the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1051: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0927: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/11/2019

HB1065 by Vaughan
SB0262 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, imposes a maximum allotment of time for standardized testing each school year based on a student's grade level; excludes assessments used to assess a student's readiness for postsecondary education and assessments required by an LEA or governing body from the maximum time allotments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

HB1065: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB0262: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

1/31/2019

HB1082 by Farmer
SB0356 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, under certain circumstances, waives waiting period to reschedule skills examination for applicants for school bus endorsement; revises other related requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21 and Title 55, Chapter 50.

HB1082: Placed on s/c cal Safety & Funding Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0356: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/4/2019

HB1083 by White
SB0836 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, exempts a public charter school that has not been in operation for more than four years from having the school's charter agreement revoked or denied renewal by the school's chartering authority and from having to cease operations immediately following the close of the school year in which the school was identified as a priority school. - Amends TCA Section 49-13-122.

HB1083: Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0836: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

3/20/2019

3/18/2019

HB1084 by Thompson
SB0477 by Robinson
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to survey students, within one month of the start of the 2019-2020 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and report results to the department of education; requires department to report the results to the governor, the education committee of the senate, and the education committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1084: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB0477: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB1100 by Parkinson
SB1021 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, changes, from March 15 to March 1, the annual date before which the commission must publish the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1100: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1021: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1144 by Ragan
SB1246 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, requires the best practices clearinghouse to present a report of its work to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by January 31 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1144: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1246: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1158 by Ogles
SB1238 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to establish a threat assessment team for the purpose of developing comprehensive, intervention-based approaches to prevent violence, manage reports of potential threats, and create a system that fosters a safe, supportive, and effective school environment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1158: Reset on Final cal. of K-12 Subcommittee

SB1238: Placed on Senate Consent Calendar 2 for 3/25/2019

3/6/2019

3/22/2019

HB1159 by Ogles
SB0728 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1159: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0728: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

HB1160 by Ogles
SB0599 by Haile
Education - As introduced, allows a local education agency to submit the annual report, on methods of enforcing the employment standards for school resource officers, to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1160: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0599: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB1176 by Weaver
SB1301 by Pody
Education - As introduced, removes requirement that an off-duty law enforcement officer notify principal or other administrative staff person if the off-duty officer will be present on school grounds or inside school building during regular school hours and in possession of a firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1309 and Section 39-17-1350.

HB1176: Placed on s/c cal Public Service & Employees Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

SB1301: Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB1180 by Boyd
SB1307 by Pody
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT or ACT Aspire suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades nine-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1180: No Action Taken

SB1307: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/11/2019

HB1192 by Smith
SB1248 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from August 1 to July 1 the date by which the state board of education must annually submit a report to the general assembly concerning implementation of standards and curriculum designed to educate students about the United States and Tennessee governments. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1028.

HB1192: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB1248: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1194 by Wright
SB1197 by White
Education - As introduced, requires a board of education to allow a student who is the dependent child of a member of the United States armed forces and who does not reside within the boundaries of the school district to enroll in a public school within the school district under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1194: Signed by H. Speaker

SB1197: Companion House Bill substituted

3/21/2019

3/18/2019

HB1199 by White
SB0977 by Kelsey
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.

HB1199: Def. to Summer Lottery Calendar

SB0977: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/11/2019

HB1202 by Mitchell
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Education - As introduced, enacts the "Transparency in Charter School Finance Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13. Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee 2/13/2019
HB1204 by Mitchell
SB1109 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, declares that a director of schools who is directly interested in any contract entered into by the director's local board of education, excluding the director's employment contract, commits a Class C misdemeanor and requires the local board of education to dismiss the director. - Amends TCA Title 12 and Title 49.

HB1204: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB1109: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1205 by Mitchell
SB1110 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Director of Schools Transparency Act." - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.

HB1205: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

SB1110: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1244 by Byrd
SB0330 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.

HB1244: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB0330: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/4/2019

HB1246 by Byrd
SB0753 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires the department to release certain percentages of test questions and answers from the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests and end-of-course examinations to LEAs and public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1246: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0753: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB1247 by Byrd
SB0752 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, deletes requirement that Wayne County and Pickett County be defined as distressed rural counties for purposes of being considered an eligible county authorized to select employees who may carry a concealed handgun on school property. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

HB1247: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB0752: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

2/20/2019

2/7/2019

HB1249 by Byrd
SB0749 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, specifies that the board of education's promulgated rules regarding training, licensure, and employment qualifications of attendance supervisors must be in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1249: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0749: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB1255 by Johnson G
SB1153 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, prohibits local boards of education and school administrators from suspending students in pre-kindergarten through grade two from attending school as a form of discipline. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1255: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB1153: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1261 by Dixie
SB0953 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, directs the department to establish a process by which the department will reimburse the parent of an economically disadvantaged student for fees and costs associated with taking one advanced placement examination that are not otherwise reimbursed, paid, or subsidized by any entity or program. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1261: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0953: Action deferred in Senate Education Committee to 4/3/2019

3/20/2019

3/13/2019

HB1274 by Holt
SB1499 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 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.

HB1274: Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB1499: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1275 by Holt
SB1098 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, 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.

HB1275: No Action Taken

SB1098: Withdrawn.

3/18/2019

3/18/2019

HB1276 by Holt
SB1035 by Gardenhire
Education - As introduced, requires a local board of education that maintains an internet website and that establishes a program of school-based decision making that authorizes school personnel, including classroom teachers, to decide the school budget to post the adopted school budget on the board's website before the beginning of each school year. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 49.

HB1276: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1035: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

HB1303 by Baum
SB1061 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities available to incarcerated individuals in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49 and Title 50.

HB1303: Placed on cal. State Committee for 3/26/2019

SB1061: Sponsor(s) Added.

3/20/2019

3/21/2019

HB1310 by Shaw
SB0773 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to October 31 of each year the date by which the department of labor and workforce development must provide data on the state's anticipated workforce needs and other information to the commission. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 49, Chapter 8.

HB1310: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB0773: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/18/2019

3/20/2019

HB1314 by Windle
SB1042 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to award an amount representing the full cost per credit hour of a course taken at a community college in the state university and community college system for each of the first eight courses taken under a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1314: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1042: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1316 by Windle
SB1283 by Pody
Education - As introduced, deletes from code a study on the economic feasibility of creating and utilizing a statewide comprehensive energy policy, the final report of which was due by December 15, 2014. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1316: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1283: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1320 by Eldridge
SB1326 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, clarifies that a child must have been "adjudicated delinquent" of specified offenses in order for the requirements that a child's school receive notification and that parents, guardians, and legal custodians notify a school principal, or a principal's designee, - Amends TCA Section 37-1-131(a)(2)(B) and Section 49-6-3051(b).

HB1320: Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee

SB1326: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1325 by Hazlewood
SB1054 by Lundberg
Education - As introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book must be published. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1325: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1054: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1330 by Haston
SB1058 by Dickerson
Education - As introduced, deletes an obsolete provision requiring the office of research and education accountability to report on whether community schools have met their education and community goals to the education committees of the general assembly by November 1, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

HB1330: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

SB1058: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

HB1339 by White
SB1151 by Akbari
Education - As introduced, requires that a computer science course be offered at each public high school and public charter high school beginning with the 2019-2020 school year; creates the computer science and technology in public schools task force to review, research, and recommend computer science and technology curriculum standards and frameworks and to recommend strategies to meet the state's anticipated computer science and technology workforce needs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1339: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1151: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1346 by Hall
SB1281 by Pody
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to furnish a student's report card in an electronic format to the parent or parents of the student if prior consent is given by the parent or parents. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1346: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1281: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1352 by Hill M
SB1216 by Crowe
Education - As introduced, requires that all school funds collected by a county for capital projects be apportioned among the LEAs in the county in proportion to each LEA on the basis of the weighted full-time equivalent average daily attendance. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-315.

HB1352: Placed on s/c cal Education Administration Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB1216: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1353 by Cochran
SB1427 by Akbari
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.

HB1353: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1427: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1365 by Weaver
SB1229 by Bowling
Education - As introduced, changes, from March 15 to March 1, the date by which TSAC must annually report research and data concerning the Tennessee promise scholarship program, including student success and scholarship retention, to the education committees of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1365: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB1229: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

HB1373 by Sexton J
SB1334 by Southerland
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to provide a list identifying each LEA that has developed a Bible course curriculum approved by the department no later than March 1 of each year to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 49.

HB1373: Action Def. in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee to 4/3/2019

SB1334: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1374 by Sexton J
SB1398 by Bell
Education - As introduced, decreases the amount of time a change in the designated person to check a school bus utilized for transportation of children with disabilities must be reported to an LEA from 10 days to seven days. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1374: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB1398: Placed on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/25/2019

3/20/2019

3/22/2019

HB1380 by Williams
SB1399 by Bell
Education - As introduced, requires that the commissioner of education's annual report to the governor on the receipts and disbursements of public school funds, condition of public schools, and recommendations for improvement be submitted by September 1 each year. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 49.

HB1380: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB1399: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/19/2019

2/11/2019

HB1381 by Williams
SB1453 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to report for each academic year, beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, the number of students eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship for achieving at least a 3.0 GPA, for attaining a composite ACT score of at least 21 or a concordant equivalent score on the SAT, and the number of students achieving both, to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives, and to the public on its website, by October 15 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

HB1381: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1453: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1383 by Williams
SB1452 by Bailey
Education - As introduced, requires each LEA to conduct, within one month of commencing the 2019-2020 school year, a survey of the LEA's students to ascertain the proportion of students with internet access at home and to report the results of the survey to the department of education no later than November 1, 2019; requires the department of education to report the survey results to the governor and to education committees of the senate and house of representatives no later than December 15, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1383: Reset on Final cal. of K-12 Subcommittee

SB1452: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/6/2019

2/11/2019

HB1385 by Williams
SB0339 by Gresham
Education - As introduced, changes from February 15 to March 1 the date by which the state board of education, with the assistance of the department of education and the Tennessee higher education commission, must issue a report card or assessment on the effectiveness of teacher training programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.

HB1385: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0339: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/4/2019

HB1391 by Cepicky
SB1503 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, requires that only 5 percent of the evaluation criteria used to evaluate all teachers and principals be comprised of student achievement data based on student growth generated by assessments administered to students enrolled in an English as a second language (ESL) program with limited English proficiency. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1391: Withdrawn.

SB1503: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/21/2019

2/11/2019

HB1393 by Cepicky
SB1501 by Hensley
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT or ACT Aspire suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades nine-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

HB1393: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1501: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1394 by Cepicky
SB1267 by Pody
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to provide LEAs with access to their students' TCAP and end-of-course assessment items and the students' answers within 60 days following the administration of the assessments; requires an LEA to provide each teacher with access to the teacher's students' assessment information within 90 days following the administration of the assessments; requires that the provided information include all questions posed to students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1394: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1267: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

2/13/2019

3/20/2019

HB1396 by Potts
SB0524 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, allows a child care program to submit its annual report to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1396: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0524: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

HB1405 by Parkinson
SB1425 by Akbari
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.

HB1405: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

SB1425: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/13/2019

2/11/2019

HB1407 by Powell
SB1230 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, changes, from February 1 to January 15, the date by which each governing board must provide a report to the office of legislative budget analysis with information regarding expenditures of revenues derived from any tuition and fees increase in the previous full academic year. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

HB1407: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

SB1230: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

3/13/2019

3/20/2019

HB1418 by Towns
SB0894 by Niceley
Education - As introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor of inserting a radio frequency identification device into an individual without the consent of the individual; 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 39; Title 49 and Title 50.

HB1418: Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee

SB0894: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1425 by Rudder
SB0764 by Yarbro
Education - As introduced, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 courses. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1425: Def. to Lottery Calendar

SB0764: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

3/19/2019

3/20/2019

HB1438 by Stewart
SB0944 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, prohibits the operation of a virtual school by an LEA after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1438: Placed on s/c cal Education Administration Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

SB0944: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

HB1483 by Hardaway
SB1046 by Kyle
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

HB1483: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

SB1046: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

2/13/2019

3/20/2019

HB1496 by Crawford
SB0529 by Briggs
Education - As introduced, corrects outdated references to public television stations that may receive grants from the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

HB1496: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

SB0529: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0019 by Gresham
HB0301 by Van Huss
Education - As introduced, authorizes a county or city governing body to require the director of schools to face a retention election; prohibits a local board of education from extending the contract of a director of schools if a majority of those voting on the question vote against retaining the director of schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.

SB0019: Refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0301: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

1/19/2019

2/5/2019

SB0020 by Gresham
HB0070 by Powers
Education - As introduced, extends the date of the repeal of the Virtual Public Schools Act from June 30, 2019, to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 16.

SB0020: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0070: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/14/2019

3/20/2019

SB0033 by Dickerson
HB0025 by Jernigan
Education - As introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the Deaf branch must operate; prohibits certain schools from sharing certain leadership positions at the same time. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0033: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0025: Action Def. in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee to 4/2/2019

3/20/2019

3/19/2019

SB0050 by Gresham
HB0060 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, requires the department to create a three-year early learning pilot program, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year, to identify early learning programs that provide opportunities for quality early childhood education and improvement in student outcomes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 1.

SB0050: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0060: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

1/28/2019

2/26/2019

SB0052 by Southerland
HB0289 by Hawk
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to award $500 for each of the first four courses taken under a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0052: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0289: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

1/30/2019

2/5/2019

SB0058 by Gilmore
HB0094 by Halford
Education - As introduced, creates the "Tennessee Outdoor Education and Recreation Grant Program." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 11; Title 49 and Title 70.

SB0058: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

HB0094: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0062 by Robinson
HB0499 by Eldridge
Education - As introduced, requires the department to develop rules, to be adopted by the state board of education, that include procedures for providing instruction to students incarcerated in juvenile detention centers for a minimum of four hours each instructional day. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 49.

SB0062: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0499: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/21/2019

3/20/2019

SB0063 by Robinson
HB0866 by DeBerry
Education - As introduced, expands career and technical education programs to middle school grades; requires the board of career and technical education to plan facilities for comprehensive career and technical training for middle school students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0063: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0866: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

1/30/2019

2/26/2019

SB0064 by Robinson
HB0402 by Staples
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring all K-12 teachers, principals, and assistant principals employed by the LEA to participate in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training on an annual basis. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0064: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0402: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

3/13/2019

2/6/2019

SB0070 by Robinson
HB0224 by Parkinson
Education - As introduced, increases, from one to three, the minimum number of board members who must be employed, at the time of the appointment, as a K-12 public school teacher, beginning with appointments made on or after January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.

SB0070: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0224: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

1/30/2019

2/1/2019

SB0107 by Roberts
HB0439 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, extends the board of trustees of the college savings trust fund program to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB0107: Transmitted to Governor for action.

HB0439: Comp. SB subst.

3/22/2019

3/18/2019

SB0142 by Roberts
HB0474 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, extends the department of education to June 30, 2022; requires the department to appear before sunset review committee in 2019 to discuss progress made in addressing findings in its 2018 audit. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 4, Chapter 3.

SB0142: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee

HB0474: P2C, ref. to Government Operations Committee

1/30/2019

2/6/2019

SB0143 by Roberts
HB0475 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, extends the state board of education to June 30, 2024. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.

SB0143: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0475: Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee

3/21/2019

3/18/2019

SB0166 by Gresham
HB0241 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, specifies that a student may only enroll in two course access program courses per school year, unless additional courses are approved by the student's home LEA, and that students must pay all tuition and fees required for any additional courses taken during the same year; requires a home LEA to pay the required tuition and fees to a host LEA for the first two course access program courses in which a student is enrolled per school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 18.

SB0166: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0241: Rec. for pass; ref to Calendar & Rules Committee

3/18/2019

3/20/2019

SB0170 by Robinson
HB0405 by Love
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring schools within the LEA to perform an adverse childhood experiences assessment before suspending or expelling a student or requiring a student to attend in-school suspension or alternative school. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0170: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0405: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

1/31/2019

2/27/2019

SB0180 by Massey
HB0196 by Lafferty
Education - As introduced, reduces, from no less than four to no more than four, the number of high school students who may serve on a local board of education as advisory, nonvoting members; deletes the requirement that half of the high school students selected to serve on the board must be enrolled in the college preparatory track and half must be enrolled in the technology track. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.

SB0180: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0196: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/14/2019

3/20/2019

SB0182 by Reeves
HB0248 by Tillis
Education - As introduced, requires local boards of education to adopt policies to allow a parent to view photos or video footage collected from a camera or video camera installed inside a school bus under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0182: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0248: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

3/20/2019

2/1/2019

SB0185 by Gresham
HB0983 by White
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0185: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0983: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

1/31/2019

2/7/2019

SB0187 by Gresham
HB0982 by White
Education - As introduced, requires the safety instruction provided by a school to include information about the proper and safe usage of dockless electric scooters, if such scooters are available for use in the area around the school. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0187: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0982: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

3/20/2019

2/7/2019

SB0189 by Gresham
HB0398 by Moody
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.

SB0189: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0398: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

1/31/2019

2/6/2019

SB0197 by Johnson
HB0239 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

SB0197: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0239: Placed behind the budget

1/31/2019

3/13/2019

SB0198 by Johnson
HB0124 by Hodges
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.

SB0198: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0124: Placed behind the budget

1/31/2019

2/20/2019

SB0213 by Haile
HB0240 by Moody
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to September 15, the date by which the commissioner shall notify any school and its respective LEA if the school is among the bottom 10 percent of schools in overall achievement. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0213: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0240: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/20/2019

3/18/2019

SB0220 by Lundberg
HB0719 by Hazlewood
Education - As introduced, expands the category of independent students eligible for a Tennessee reconnect grant to include students who are not eligible to be claimed as a dependent for federal tax purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

SB0220: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0719: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/27/2019

2/11/2019

SB0242 by Kurita
HB0205 by Hodges
Education - As introduced, requires public postsecondary institutions to classify the spouse or dependent child of an active member of the United States armed forces transferred out of state on military orders as an in-state student for tuition purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB0242: Enrolled and ready for signatures

HB0205: Comp. SB subst.

3/15/2019

3/14/2019

SB0252 by Gresham
HB0510 by Curcio
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to November 1 the date by which child care programs must submit an annual report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0252: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0510: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

1/31/2019

2/7/2019

SB0259 by Kyle
HB0215 by Clemmons
Education - As introduced, requires local education agencies to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program that requires each school in the LEA to place a bleeding control kit within the school; requires the department of education to develop a bleeding control kit training program for LEA employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0259: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 7, Nays 1 PNV 0

HB0215: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/6/2019

3/20/2019

SB0262 by Hensley
HB1065 by Vaughan
Education - As introduced, imposes a maximum allotment of time for standardized testing each school year based on a student's grade level; excludes assessments used to assess a student's readiness for postsecondary education and assessments required by an LEA or governing body from the maximum time allotments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

SB0262: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1065: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

1/31/2019

2/13/2019

SB0268 by Kelsey
HB0209 by Leatherwood
Education - As introduced, prohibits the board from modifying the uniform grading systems for students enrolled in grades K-12 more than once every three school years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.

SB0268: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0209: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

1/31/2019

2/1/2019

SB0269 by Kelsey
HB0207 by Leatherwood
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to the process required for an LEA to sell surplus property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 20.

SB0269: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0207: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

1/31/2019

2/1/2019

SB0273 by Massey
HB0267 by Staples
Education - As introduced, encourages LEAs to provide an age-appropriate seizure education program to teach students about seizures and seizure disorders; encourages the state board of education to promulgate rules for the development and implementation of seizure education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0273: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0267: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0274 by Massey
HB0093 by Wright
Education - As introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which the Tennessee higher education commission must submit the annual Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book to the governor and the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0274: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0093: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

1/31/2019

1/28/2019

SB0295 by Akbari
HB0177 by Love
Education - As introduced, directs that any interest accruing on the balance of an LEA's dedicated education fund that remains unexpended at the end of a fiscal year must be returned to the fund balance and become part of the fund balance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB0295: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0177: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/13/2019

3/20/2019

SB0296 by Akbari
HB0311 by Johnson G
Education - As introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0296: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0311: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/4/2019

2/5/2019

SB0298 by Akbari
HB0059 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, changes the amount of physical education class time that must be taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in physical education from at least 60 minutes to at least 30 minutes; authorizes LEAs to allow additional physical education class time to be taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in elementary education to teach any remaining or additional physical education class time in collaboration with a physical education teacher. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.

SB0298: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0059: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/4/2019

2/12/2019

SB0299 by Akbari
HB0030 by Cooper
Education - As introduced, permits certain incarcerated persons who are allowed to enroll in courses offered by a community college or Tennessee college of applied technology pursuant to an approved release plan to receive a Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0299: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0030: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education

2/4/2019

2/26/2019

SB0305 by Niceley
HB0415 by Moody
Education - As introduced, specifies that nutritional standards adopted by the state board of education do not prohibit LEAs and schools from offering whole milk as a food choice for students. - Amends TCA Title 43; Title 44; Title 49 and Title 53.

SB0305: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0415: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

3/20/2019

2/6/2019

SB0310 by Massey
HB0567 by White
Education - As introduced, directs the Tennessee School for the Deaf, together with the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, to establish a two-year deaf mentor pilot project to assist families and agencies in implementing bilingual and bicultural home-based programming for young children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.

SB0310: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB0567: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/6/2019

3/20/2019

SB0319 by Hensley
HB0111 by Cepicky
Education - As introduced, declares it the intent of the general assembly that the dual enrollment grant program be fully funded from net proceeds of the state lottery before any funds are transferred to the Tennessee Promise scholarship endowment fund. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

SB0319: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0111: Assigned to s/c House Higher Education Subcommittee

2/4/2019

1/30/2019

SB0327 by Kelsey
HB0619 by White
Education - As introduced, requires the department to create and administer a coaching network for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers throughout the state, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year; declares certain goals for the coaching network; requires the department to ensure the availability of early childhood consultants regionally, throughout the state. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0327: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0619: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/4/2019

2/11/2019

SB0330 by Hensley
HB1244 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.

SB0330: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1244: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/4/2019

3/20/2019

SB0334 by Gresham
HB0798 by Coley
Education - As introduced, increases, from 10 days to 15 business days, the deadline for an LEA to deliver to the commissioner of education a copy of the audit report of the LEA's school funds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

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

HB0798: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/4/2019

2/7/2019

SB0335 by Gresham
HB0688 by White
Education - As introduced, exempts certain postsecondary educational institutions from the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016 under certain circumstances; subjects certain postsecondary educational institutions to bond requirements under the Tennessee Higher Education Authorization Act of 2016. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-2004 and Section 49-7-2022.

SB0335: Enrolled and ready for signatures

HB0688: Comp. SB subst.

3/15/2019

3/14/2019

SB0336 by Gresham
HB0019 by Reedy
Education - As introduced, disqualifies relatives of an LEA's director of schools, a member of the LEA's central office staff, or a member of the LEA's board of education from serving as a member of the LEA's board of education; exempts members of a local board of education who are currently serving a term on the board for which they were elected before July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 2.

SB0336: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0019: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

2/4/2019

2/12/2019

SB0337 by Gresham
HB0020 by Reedy
Education - As introduced, requires the department to pay for certain background investigations conducted by the Tennessee bureau of investigation and the federal bureau of investigation for LEA employees who hold a position as a teacher or any other position requiring proximity to school children or to children in a child care program under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

SB0337: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0020: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

2/4/2019

2/12/2019

SB0338 by Gresham
HB0018 by Reedy
Education - As introduced, adds students who attended a nonpublic school or home school for the preceding school year to the category of students eligible for their parent to participate in the individualized education account program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.

SB0338: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0018: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/4/2019

2/12/2019

SB0339 by Gresham
HB1385 by Williams
Education - As introduced, changes from February 15 to March 1 the date by which the state board of education, with the assistance of the department of education and the Tennessee higher education commission, must issue a report card or assessment on the effectiveness of teacher training programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5.

SB0339: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1385: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/4/2019

2/11/2019

SB0347 by Briggs
HB0126 by Hodges
Education - As introduced, requires the commission to create a baccalaureate degree for veterans who retire with 20 years of service; requires each state institution of higher education that offers a baccalaureate degree program to award the degree created by the commission. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB0347: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0126: Def. to Summer Study in Higher Education Subcommittee

2/4/2019

3/19/2019

SB0356 by Niceley
HB1082 by Farmer
Education - As introduced, under certain circumstances, waives waiting period to reschedule skills examination for applicants for school bus endorsement; revises other related requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21 and Title 55, Chapter 50.

SB0356: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1082: Placed on s/c cal Safety & Funding Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/4/2019

3/20/2019

SB0365 by Gardenhire
HB0869 by DeBerry
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.

SB0365: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0869: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/4/2019

2/7/2019

SB0373 by Swann
HB0066 by Moon
Education - As introduced, reduces, from 30 percent to 15 percent, the portion of a teacher's evaluation that must be comprised of student achievement data, if the teacher does not have access to individual data representative of student growth; allows the teacher to decide whether an additional 15 percent of the evaluation is based on student growth and represented by TVAAS evaluation composites; specifies that the qualitative portion must be increased to account for the remainder of the teacher's evaluation. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

SB0373: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0066: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/20/2019

1/28/2019

SB0375 by Swann
HB0034 by Carr
Education - As introduced, allows a local board of education to authorize a teacher, school employee, or other person employed by the LEA to raise funds for noneducational purposes; requires the local board of education that authorizes funds to be raised for noneducational purposes to create policies and procedures for the receipt, disbursement, and accounting of funds raised. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB0375: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB0034: Signed by H. Speaker

3/18/2019

3/21/2019

SB0395 by Robinson
HB0359 by Cooper
Education - As introduced, changes the deadline for publication of the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book from March 15 to March 30 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0395: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0359: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/6/2019

2/4/2019

SB0421 by Hensley
HB0417 by Zachary
Education - As introduced, exempts, over a period of three fiscal years, the sales price of tickets for admission to an intercollegiate athletic event hosted by a college or university from the amusement sales tax. - Amends TCA Title 67.

SB0421: Placed on Senate FW&M Revenue Subcommittee calendar for 3/26/2019

HB0417: Placed behind the budget

3/19/2019

3/20/2019

SB0442 by Bell
HB0091 by Hicks
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs that receive pre-kindergarten program approval to utilize an alternative academic growth indicator approved by the state board of education and adopted by the LEA, rather than the pre-k/kindergarten growth portfolio model approved by the state board of education in the evaluation of pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 1.

SB0442: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0091: Action Def. in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee to Portfolio Calendar

3/20/2019

3/5/2019

SB0443 by Bell
HB0315 by Hicks
Education - As introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.

SB0443: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0315: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0444 by Bell
HB0148 by Baum
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to October 15 the date by which an LEA with one or more charter schools must annually catalog all underutilized and vacant properties owned or operated by the LEA and all underutilized and vacant properties within any educational facility owned or operated by the LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0444: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0148: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/6/2019

1/31/2019

SB0460 by Akbari
HB0420 by Smith
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to submit the annual report detailing the operation of the virtual education programs to the comptroller of the treasury. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0460: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0420: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/6/2019

2/6/2019

SB0477 by Robinson
HB1084 by Thompson
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to survey students, within one month of the start of the 2019-2020 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and report results to the department of education; requires department to report the results to the governor, the education committee of the senate, and the education committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0477: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1084: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0482 by Gardenhire
HB0564 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, authorizes a local board of education to make payroll deduction for dues of professional employees' organizations available to its professional employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

SB0482: Reset on Final calendar of Senate Education Committee

HB0564: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0488 by Bowling
HB0383 by Weaver
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT, ACT Aspire, or SAT suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades 9-12 in the subjects of math and English language arts. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0488: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0383: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/7/2019

2/19/2019

SB0496 by Bowling
HB0038 by Van Huss
Education - As introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period for which public notice must be given in advance of an LEA's acceptance of bids for contracts for the construction of a school building, or an addition to an existing school building, the cost of which exceeds $10,000. - Amends TCA Title 49.

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

HB0038: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/7/2019

1/22/2019

SB0503 by Akbari
HB0768 by Love
Education - As introduced, requires county election commissions to conduct a supplemental registration at public and private high schools once each fall and spring semester; authorizes high schools to provide opportunities for students to register to vote online at times other than the supplemental registrations. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 49.

SB0503: Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

HB0768: Placed on s/c cal Elections & Campaign Finance Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

3/19/2019

3/20/2019

SB0504 by Akbari
HB0559 by Camper
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to offer internship programs for elective credits in the high school curriculum through cooperative agreements with local and state governments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0504: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0559: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/14/2019

2/11/2019

SB0508 by Massey
HB0783 by Hicks
Education - As introduced, requires a medical student in good academic standing with an accredited medical college in this state to receive priority consideration over a medical student attending medical college outside of this state in the process of assigning clinical rotations to a healthcare facility contracting with a state medical school or accepting state funding. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68.

SB0508: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB0783: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/5/2019

3/20/2019

SB0516 by Massey
HB0586 by Staples
Education - As introduced, prohibits eligible postsecondary institutions, for purposes of state lottery proceeds, from denying a student residential housing on the campus of, or in affiliation with, the eligible postsecondary institution solely because of the student's award of a Tennessee STEP UP scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4 and Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB0516: Engrossed; ready for transmission to House

HB0586: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/22/2019

3/20/2019

SB0523 by Niceley
HB0306 by Powers
Education - As introduced, decreases the amount of time, from 10 to five business days, within which a local administrative agency has to provide the personnel file of a previous employee seeking employment in another local administrative agency, if so requested, for the purpose of determining if sexual misconduct was committed by the person seeking employment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0523: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0306: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/7/2019

2/4/2019

SB0524 by Niceley
HB1396 by Potts
Education - As introduced, allows a child care program to submit its annual report to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0524: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1396: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0529 by Briggs
HB1496 by Crawford
Education - As introduced, corrects outdated references to public television stations that may receive grants from the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0529: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1496: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0538 by Lundberg
HB0566 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, requires the department to annually report the total amount of education funding paid to each state agency responsible for the education of a child in state custody for the immediately preceding school year and to provide the report to the chairs of the education committees of the general assembly by October 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.

SB0538: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0566: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0565 by Bowling
HB0632 by Terry
Education - As introduced, allows a teacher who demonstrates an overall performance effectiveness level of "above expectations" or "significantly above expectations" for three consecutive years to receive an overall evaluation score of "above expectations" in certain years under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0565: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0632: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0571 by Bowling
HB0353 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, allows persons who receive certified occupational training as a prisoner or a student in a high school technical training class to receive equivalent credit toward an occupational license relating to the training received. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 6, Part 1; Title 37; Title 38; Title 41; Title 49; Title 62 and Title 63.

SB0571: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Commerce and Labor Committee

HB0353: Placed on cal. Commerce Committee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0591 by Haile
HB0592 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, changes the date, from October 1 to September 1, by which the office of coordinated school health in the department of education is required to provide an annual report on the implementation of the minimum physical activity requirements for elementary, middle, and high school students to the education committees of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6 and Title 68, Chapter 1.

SB0591: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0592: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/7/2019

3/19/2019

SB0599 by Haile
HB1160 by Ogles
Education - As introduced, allows a local education agency to submit the annual report, on methods of enforcing the employment standards for school resource officers, to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0599: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1160: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0601 by Crowe
HB0739 by Terry
Education - As introduced, changes, from within the first year of service to within the first six months of service, the time in which a state university board member appointed or selected on or after July 1, 2019, must attend an orientation administered by the Tennessee higher education commission. - Amends TCA Section 49-8-201.

SB0601: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB0739: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0604 by Robinson
HB0664 by Parkinson
Education - As introduced, requires students expelled in grades seven through 12 to attend alternative school; requires a governing body of a public charter school to establish an alternative educational setting for students suspended from the regular school program; prohibits a charter school from expelling a student from school attendance until after the student has been placed in an alternative educational setting. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0604: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0664: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0605 by Robinson
HB0663 by Parkinson
Education - As introduced, allows a local board of education to consider whether the establishment of a new charter school will result in oversaturation of a school zone located within the LEA when considering whether to approve or deny a charter school application. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

SB0605: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0663: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/7/2019

3/5/2019

SB0606 by Robinson
HB0827 by Clemmons
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Hunger-Free Students Act"; prohibits a school from taking certain actions against a student who cannot pay for a meal, or who owes a meal debt; requires a school to assist parents and guardians in obtaining free or reduced-price meals for the parent's or guardian's eligible student. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.

SB0606: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0827: Failed in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

2/7/2019

3/6/2019

SB0623 by Hensley
HB0561 by Cepicky
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to provide professional development credit to a teacher who successfully completes a foreign language course that will assist the teacher in educating students for whom English is a second language; allows a local board of education to grant teachers one day of in-service credit for successfully completing an approved foreign language course. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0623: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0561: Withdrawn.

3/12/2019

3/7/2019

SB0625 by Watson
HB0681 by Helton
Education - As introduced, revises the Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund Act of 1985; designates the commissioner of education and state treasurer as trustees of the fund. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 4.

SB0625: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0681: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/18/2019

3/20/2019

SB0631 by Watson
HB0759 by Moody
Education - As introduced, requires the department to study and report on the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program and provide recommendations on the development of a process to provide high school and college credit to students achieving high scores on the TNReady and end-of-course assessments administered in English language arts and mathematics. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0631: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0759: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0669 by Hensley
HB0804 by Haston
Education - As introduced, requires an assessment provider responsible for the misadministration of an assessment to provide an incident report to the department and the LEA or LEAs in which the misadministration occurred no later than 30 days after the misadministration of the assessment. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 60.

SB0669: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0804: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0670 by Hensley
HB0802 by Haston
Education - As introduced, requires the board to develop and adopt two alternative graduation pathways for public high school students, one designated the college preparatory track and one designated the technology track, to be implemented in all public high schools beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0670: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0802: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0671 by Hensley
HB0803 by Haston
Education - As introduced, allows an 11th grade student to take an examination to assess the student's career readiness in lieu of the postsecondary readiness examination; adds, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, student achievement on examinations administered to assess career readiness to the measures used to evaluate school and principal performance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0671: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0803: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/7/2019

3/5/2019

SB0674 by Gilmore
HB0977 by Cooper
Education - As introduced, creates a four-year agriculture education pilot project for 11th and 12th grade students; requires the department to create and administer an educational program focused on agriculture education. - Amends TCA Title 43 and Title 49.

SB0674: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0977: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee of Education

2/7/2019

3/5/2019

SB0676 by Gilmore
HB0880 by Dixie
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Grow Your Own Teacher Act"; requires the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation to create a loan-scholarship program for economically disadvantaged high school students who will become teachers at high-needs schools in the LEA from which the students graduate. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

SB0676: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0880: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0728 by Briggs
HB1159 by Ogles
Education - As introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0728: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB1159: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

SB0749 by Hensley
HB1249 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, specifies that the board of education's promulgated rules regarding training, licensure, and employment qualifications of attendance supervisors must be in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0749: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1249: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0752 by Hensley
HB1247 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, deletes requirement that Wayne County and Pickett County be defined as distressed rural counties for purposes of being considered an eligible county authorized to select employees who may carry a concealed handgun on school property. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-816.

SB0752: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

HB1247: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/20/2019

SB0753 by Hensley
HB1246 by Byrd
Education - As introduced, requires the department to release certain percentages of test questions and answers from the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests and end-of-course examinations to LEAs and public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0753: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1246: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0760 by Yarbro
HB0253 by Freeman
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to provide students with characteristics of dyslexia appropriate tiered dyslexia-specific intervention through services provided by a teacher trained in dyslexia intervention; requires the department of education to employ at least one dyslexia specialist beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.

SB0760: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0253: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

3/20/2019

3/6/2019

SB0764 by Yarbro
HB1425 by Rudder
Education - As introduced, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 courses. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0764: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

HB1425: Def. to Lottery Calendar

3/20/2019

3/19/2019

SB0772 by Yarbro
HB1034 by Shaw
Education - As introduced, requires commissioner, in collaboration with the commissioner of correction, to study the use of a shared data system to monitor individuals from their release from a correctional facility to employment and report their findings jointly to the state and local government committee of the senate and the state government committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49; Title 50 and Title 71.

SB0772: Placed on Senate Commerce and Labor Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

HB1034: Reset on Final cal. of Corrections Subcommittee

3/19/2019

3/19/2019

SB0773 by Yarbro
HB1310 by Shaw
Education - As introduced, changes from October 1 to October 31 of each year the date by which the department of labor and workforce development must provide data on the state's anticipated workforce needs and other information to the commission. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 49, Chapter 8.

SB0773: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB1310: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

3/20/2019

3/18/2019

SB0775 by Yarbro
HB0707 by Thompson
Education - As introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at least $1,000 per credit hour taught. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0775: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0707: Placed on s/c cal Higher Education Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0776 by Yarbro
HB0959 by Camper
Education - As introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2019-2020 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.

SB0776: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0959: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0784 by Johnson
HB0928 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, revises the use of student growth data for purposes of a teacher's or principal's annual evaluation; deletes obsolete provisions regarding the use of student growth data; excludes, for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, student growth evaluation composites generated by assessments administered in the 2017-2018 school year if the exclusion results in a higher evaluation score for the teacher. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-302.

SB0784: Signed by Governor.

HB0928: Comp. SB subst.

3/22/2019

3/7/2019

SB0790 by Johnson
HB0934 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to the state's special education laws; transfers, from the state board of education to the department of education, control over the state's special schools. - Amends TCA Section 4-5-322; Title 49, Chapter 10 and Title 49, Chapter 50.

SB0790: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0934: Placed on cal. Government Operations Committee for 3/25/2019

3/14/2019

3/20/2019

SB0794 by Johnson
HB0938 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, extends the initial student application period, from 30 days to 45 days, for all students zoned to attend, or who are currently enrolled in, a school that is eligible to be placed in the achievement school district to enroll in a charter school authorized by the achievement school district. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

SB0794: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0938: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/7/2019

2/11/2019

SB0795 by Johnson
HB0939 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the reasonableness of the student's assignment and to request the student's transfer to another school. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0795: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0939: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0796 by Johnson
HB0940 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, changes, from December 1 to December 31, the annual date by which the state board of education is required to publicly report the total amount of authorizer fees collected in the previous school year and the authorizing obligations fulfilled using the fee. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.

SB0796: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

HB0940: Placed on cal. Government Operations Committee for 3/25/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0800 by Johnson
HB0944 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.

SB0800: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0944: Action def. in Education to 4/3/2019

2/7/2019

3/20/2019

SB0802 by Johnson
HB0946 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to report to the department of education, for each year that the LEA receives an increase in state funding for instructional wages and salaries, how the increase was utilized by the LEA; requires the department of education to report the information to the BEP review committee; requires the BEP review committee to include the information in its annual report on the BEP. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-306.

SB0802: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0946: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/21/2019

3/20/2019

SB0803 by Johnson
HB0947 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, requires, instead of authorizes, the Tennessee school safety center to establish school safety grants to assist LEAs in funding programs that address school safety; establishes requirements for school safety grant applications and eligibility; requires the Tennessee school safety center to reserve funds for, and give priority in awarding school safety grants to, LEAs with schools that did not have a full-time school resource officer during the 2018-2019 school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-1004 and Section 49-6-4302.

SB0803: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 8, Nays 0 PNV 0

HB0947: Placed on cal. Finance, Ways, and Means Committee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0805 by Johnson
HB0949 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, enacts the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education Act; specifies that financial assistance received for all dual enrollment courses attempted after the fourth dual enrollment course reduces any subsequent award of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Section 49-4-930.

SB0805: Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

HB0949: Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

3/19/2019

3/20/2019

SB0808 by Johnson
HB0952 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, transfers, from the state board of education to the department of education, the authority to accept and administer federal funds for the purpose of promoting public education; designates the department of education as the state board for career and technical education; grants the department of education the authority to administer annual appropriations made for career and technical education; removes provision for grants to public four-year institutions of higher education for research in career and technical education. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-202; Title 49, Chapter 11; Section 49-3-201; Section 49-3-302 and Section 49-3-318.

SB0808: Refer to Senate Finance, Ways & Means Committee

HB0952: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/22/2019

3/20/2019

SB0809 by Johnson
HB0953 by Lamberth
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA to make certain interest inventories available to students in grades five through nine; requires an LEA to administer a career aptitude assessment to students in grades seven or eight. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-412.

SB0809: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0953: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/21/2019

3/20/2019

SB0818 by Akbari
HB0406 by Love
Education - As introduced, changes from July 1 to August 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.

SB0818: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0406: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/6/2019

SB0819 by Akbari
HB0766 by Love
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.

SB0819: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0766: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB0820 by Akbari
HB0767 by Love
Education - As introduced, requires in-service training in restorative justice discipline practices for all employees of an LEA; requires the course of instruction in all public schools to include content designed to educate children on restorative justice discipline practices. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0820: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0767: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB0823 by Akbari
HB0379 by Lamar
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to promulgate rules designating pregnancy as an approved medical leave of absence for purposes of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

SB0823: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0379: Def. to Summer Study in Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/26/2019

SB0831 by Akbari
HB0689 by Lamar
Education - As introduced, extends for a student who becomes pregnant during the four-month period immediately preceding the date on which the student completes high school in a Tennessee home school program, obtains a GED® or HiSET®, or graduates from high school, the time within which the student must be admitted to, and enrolled in, an eligible postsecondary institution to be eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

SB0831: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB0689: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB0832 by Akbari
HB0905 by Leatherwood
Education - As introduced, allows the LEA to provide a copy of a student's report card to the parent or parents of the student electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0832: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0905: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0833 by Akbari
HB0892 by Vaughan
Education - As introduced, changes from January 31 to January 15 the date by which the department of health must provide the governor's office, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives a report of the aggregate results of all BMI screenings performed in the previous calendar year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0833: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0892: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0834 by Akbari
HB0893 by Vaughan
Education - As introduced, changes from two weeks to four weeks the time period following written notice to the affected board of education within which the commissioner of education may, upon due hearing, withhold and declare forfeited state school funds due any school district that refuses or neglects to comply with and enforce the census or compulsory school attendance laws. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0834: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0893: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0835 by Akbari
HB0906 by Leatherwood
Education - As introduced, changes from within 48 hours to within 72 hours of the imposition of corporal punishment within the special school district the time period in which the pupil has the right to be examined by a physician to determine if the punishment was excessive. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0835: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0906: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0836 by Akbari
HB1083 by White
Education - As introduced, exempts a public charter school that has not been in operation for more than four years from having the school's charter agreement revoked or denied renewal by the school's chartering authority and from having to cease operations immediately following the close of the school year in which the school was identified as a priority school. - Amends TCA Section 49-13-122.

SB0836: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB1083: Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

3/18/2019

3/20/2019

SB0839 by Akbari
HB0358 by Cooper
Education - As introduced, requires the department to establish a pilot project for the 2019-2020 school year to implement ticket programs for behavior management in certain Title I schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0839: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0358: Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education

2/11/2019

3/6/2019

SB0840 by Akbari
HB0357 by Cooper
Education - As introduced, requires certain Title I public schools to implement an age-appropriate, reward-based behavior modification system that reinforces positive student behavior with awards and incentives that are tailored to each school's unique student population. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB0840: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0357: Withdrawn.

2/11/2019

2/21/2019

SB0876 by Akbari
HB1048 by Johnson G
Education - As introduced, requires the department to publish on its website a report of all actions and procedures that have been implemented to ensure all data associated with existing assessments is accurate and timely. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0876: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1048: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB0883 by Akbari
HB1039 by Hakeem
Education - As introduced, changes from 10 days to 15 days following receipt of the audit report required by law to be made of the school funds of the LEA the time period within which each LEA must deliver a copy of the report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0883: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1039: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB0894 by Niceley
HB1418 by Towns
Education - As introduced, creates Class A misdemeanor of inserting a radio frequency identification device into an individual without the consent of the individual; 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 39; Title 49 and Title 50.

SB0894: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

HB1418: Reset on Final cal. of Criminal Justice Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB0898 by Niceley
HB0678 by Terry
Education - As introduced, changes the due date, from February 1 each year to July 1 each year, of the commissioner of education's report to the governor and general assembly regarding the Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act. - Amends TCA Section 8-36-205; Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 8 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 42.

SB0898: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0678: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB0909 by Southerland
HB0653 by Hawk
Education - As introduced, increases the number of BEP funded full-time public school nurse positions from one for every 3,000 students to one for every 700 students; increases the number of full-time public school nurses considered sufficient for the public school nurse program to adequately provide services from one nurse for every 3,000 students to one nurse for every 700 students. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 12.

SB0909: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0653: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB0917 by Southerland
HB0294 by Hawk
Education - As introduced, allows, subject to available appropriations, students to take the ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate examinations in lieu of retaking the postsecondary readiness examination required at grade 11. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-6001.

SB0917: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB0294: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/6/2019

2/5/2019

SB0927 by Yarbro
HB1051 by Johnson G
Education - As introduced, changes, from November 1 to October 1, the date by which the BEP review committee must provide the annual report on the BEP to the governor, the state board of education, the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the house of representatives, and the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0927: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1051: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/19/2019

SB0944 by Kyle
HB1438 by Stewart
Education - As introduced, prohibits the operation of a virtual school by an LEA after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0944: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1438: Placed on s/c cal Education Administration Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB0953 by Yarbro
HB1261 by Dixie
Education - As introduced, directs the department to establish a process by which the department will reimburse the parent of an economically disadvantaged student for fees and costs associated with taking one advanced placement examination that are not otherwise reimbursed, paid, or subsidized by any entity or program. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0953: Action deferred in Senate Education Committee to 4/3/2019

HB1261: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/13/2019

3/20/2019

SB0957 by Yarbro
HB0968 by Miller
Education - As introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0957: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0968: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB0976 by Yarbro
HB0886 by Dixie
Education - As introduced, excludes nonrecurring funds appropriated by a local government for schools designated to be in priority status from the maintenance of local funding requirement for each year that the school is identified as a priority school plus one additional year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0976: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0886: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/13/2019

SB0977 by Kelsey
HB1199 by White
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.

SB0977: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1199: Def. to Summer Lottery Calendar

2/11/2019

3/19/2019

SB0996 by Kelsey
HB0902 by Holt
Education - As introduced, requires the commissioner to include certain information for LEAs operating at least one high school on the commissioner's annual report, including the number of students that took a college entrance exam, the number of students that qualified for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship but did not attain the required score on the ACT or SAT, and the number of students that were not eligible to receive the Tennessee HOPE scholarship but that were eligible to receive the Tennessee promise scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB0996: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0902: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1021 by Yarbro
HB1100 by Parkinson
Education - As introduced, changes, from March 15 to March 1, the annual date before which the commission must publish the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1021: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1100: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1035 by Gardenhire
HB1276 by Holt
Education - As introduced, requires a local board of education that maintains an internet website and that establishes a program of school-based decision making that authorizes school personnel, including classroom teachers, to decide the school budget to post the adopted school budget on the board's website before the beginning of each school year. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 49.

SB1035: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB1276: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

3/20/2019

2/11/2019

SB1040 by Roberts
HB0652 by Hawk
Education - As introduced, reduces from 10 to five days the time within which a change in a person designated to check a school bus must be submitted to the local education agency, along with the name, address, and telephone number of the new designee. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1040: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0652: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1042 by Yarbro
HB1314 by Windle
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to award an amount representing the full cost per credit hour of a course taken at a community college in the state university and community college system for each of the first eight courses taken under a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1042: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1314: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1046 by Kyle
HB1483 by Hardaway
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

SB1046: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB1483: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

3/20/2019

2/13/2019

SB1054 by Lundberg
HB1325 by Hazlewood
Education - As introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book must be published. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1054: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1325: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1058 by Dickerson
HB1330 by Haston
Education - As introduced, deletes an obsolete provision requiring the office of research and education accountability to report on whether community schools have met their education and community goals to the education committees of the general assembly by November 1, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 24.

SB1058: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB1330: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1059 by Dickerson
HB0700 by Leatherwood
Education - As introduced, requires the disclosure concerning transferability of credits that institutions authorized to operate by THEC must make to potential students to be in 18-point type rather than 16-point type. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB1059: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0700: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1061 by Dickerson
HB1303 by Baum
Education - As introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities available to incarcerated individuals in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49 and Title 50.

SB1061: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB1303: Placed on cal. State Committee for 3/26/2019

3/21/2019

3/20/2019

SB1098 by Dickerson
HB1275 by Holt
Education - As introduced, 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.

SB1098: Withdrawn.

HB1275: No Action Taken

3/18/2019

3/18/2019

SB1109 by Dickerson
HB1204 by Mitchell
Education - As introduced, declares that a director of schools who is directly interested in any contract entered into by the director's local board of education, excluding the director's employment contract, commits a Class C misdemeanor and requires the local board of education to dismiss the director. - Amends TCA Title 12 and Title 49.

SB1109: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1204: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1110 by Dickerson
HB1205 by Mitchell
Education - As introduced, enacts the "Director of Schools Transparency Act." - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.

SB1110: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1205: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1135 by Swann
HB0776 by Ramsey
Education - As introduced, requires, rather than encourages, all public middle and elementary schools to place one or more automated external defibrillator (AED) devices within the school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.

SB1135: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0776: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/21/2019

3/20/2019

SB1139 by Swann
HB0993 by Moon
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs that maintain a website to provide information on training and professional development opportunities available to teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model on the LEA's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1139: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0993: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/1/2019

SB1149 by Akbari
HB0255 by Freeman
Education - As introduced, requires, beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the number of instructional positions funded under the BEP to reflect the number of teachers a school district is required to employ to comply with maximum class size requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB1149: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0255: Action Def. in s/c K-12 Subcommittee to BEP Review Committee

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1151 by Akbari
HB1339 by White
Education - As introduced, requires that a computer science course be offered at each public high school and public charter high school beginning with the 2019-2020 school year; creates the computer science and technology in public schools task force to review, research, and recommend computer science and technology curriculum standards and frameworks and to recommend strategies to meet the state's anticipated computer science and technology workforce needs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1151: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Government Operations Committee

HB1339: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1153 by Akbari
HB1255 by Johnson G
Education - As introduced, prohibits local boards of education and school administrators from suspending students in pre-kindergarten through grade two from attending school as a form of discipline. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1153: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1255: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1180 by Kelsey
HB0985 by Hurt
Education - As introduced, changes from February 1 to March 1 the date by which the commissioner of education must annually report to the governor and the general assembly on implementation of and compliance with the Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1180: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0985: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1187 by White
HB0769 by Moody
Education - As introduced, changes from October 31 to October 1 the date by which the departments of education and health are required to jointly compile an annual report to the governor and the general assembly of self-administered medications and healthcare procedures. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1187: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0769: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1195 by White
HB0970 by Littleton
Education - As introduced, allows the department to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1195: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0970: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1196 by White
HB0671 by Daniel
Education - As introduced, increases the amount of time from 30 to 45 days prior to adoption of a district-wide and building-level school safety plan that the local education agency shall make the plan available for public comment. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.

SB1196: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0671: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1197 by White
HB1194 by Wright
Education - As introduced, requires a board of education to allow a student who is the dependent child of a member of the United States armed forces and who does not reside within the boundaries of the school district to enroll in a public school within the school district under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1197: Companion House Bill substituted

HB1194: Signed by H. Speaker

3/18/2019

3/21/2019

SB1203 by Crowe
HB0898 by Zachary
Education - As introduced, extends the time by which the fiscal review committee may comment on a proposed procurement contract from 40 business days to 45 business days. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 56; Title 12; Title 41, Chapter 22; and Title 49, Chapter 3.

SB1203: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee

HB0898: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/7/2019

SB1216 by Crowe
HB1352 by Hill M
Education - As introduced, requires that all school funds collected by a county for capital projects be apportioned among the LEAs in the county in proportion to each LEA on the basis of the weighted full-time equivalent average daily attendance. - Amends TCA Section 49-3-315.

SB1216: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1352: Placed on s/c cal Education Administration Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1229 by Bowling
HB1365 by Weaver
Education - As introduced, changes, from March 15 to March 1, the date by which TSAC must annually report research and data concerning the Tennessee promise scholarship program, including student success and scholarship retention, to the education committees of the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1229: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1365: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1230 by Yarbro
HB1407 by Powell
Education - As introduced, changes, from February 1 to January 15, the date by which each governing board must provide a report to the office of legislative budget analysis with information regarding expenditures of revenues derived from any tuition and fees increase in the previous full academic year. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

SB1230: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HB1407: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

3/20/2019

3/13/2019

SB1238 by Gresham
HB1158 by Ogles
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to establish a threat assessment team for the purpose of developing comprehensive, intervention-based approaches to prevent violence, manage reports of potential threats, and create a system that fosters a safe, supportive, and effective school environment. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1238: Placed on Senate Consent Calendar 2 for 3/25/2019

HB1158: Reset on Final cal. of K-12 Subcommittee

3/22/2019

3/6/2019

SB1239 by Gresham
HB0115 by Sparks
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability in the office of the comptroller to conduct a study on the average cost of attendance for an undergraduate program at a public institution of higher education, including the cost of textbooks, and to report its findings to the education committees of the general assembly by February 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1239: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0115: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1240 by Gresham
HB0638 by Coley
Education - As introduced, requires each governing board of a state institution of higher education to perform a cost-benefit analysis for each institution under the governing board's authority; requires each governing board to report the results of each cost-benefit analysis performed to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by October 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB1240: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0638: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1241 by Gresham
HB0737 by Moody
Education - As introduced, authorizes the state board to extend the six-year period required for the standards review and development committees and advisory teams to review the standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for a period not to exceed three years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.

SB1241: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0737: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/4/2019

3/20/2019

SB1242 by Gresham
HB0808 by Kumar
Education - As introduced, requires an LEA that designates its employees as classified, certified, or any other designation, to assign school nurses employed by the LEA the same designation as assigned to teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1242: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0808: Placed on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1243 by Gresham
HB1016 by Weaver
Education - As introduced, requires students to pass a civics test to receive a full diploma upon graduation from high school; requires LEAs to include all 100 questions from the United States civics test, instead of only 25 to 50 questions, on the civics test prepared by the LEA; increases from 70 to 75 the percentage of questions a student must correctly answer to pass the civics test. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1243: Sponsor(s) Added.

HB1016: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/21/2019

2/13/2019

SB1245 by Gresham
HB0114 by Sparks
Education - As introduced, extends, from 30 days to 45 days, the time period after a board of education meeting, or from the time a copy of the board's meeting minutes are mailed or provided to board members, that the board must prepare, or have prepared, and mail a copy of the board's minutes to the president of each local education association. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1245: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0114: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

1/28/2019

SB1246 by Gresham
HB1144 by Ragan
Education - As introduced, requires the best practices clearinghouse to present a report of its work to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by January 31 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1246: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1144: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1247 by Gresham
HB1008 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1247: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1008: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1248 by Gresham
HB1192 by Smith
Education - As introduced, changes from August 1 to July 1 the date by which the state board of education must annually submit a report to the general assembly concerning implementation of standards and curriculum designed to educate students about the United States and Tennessee governments. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1028.

SB1248: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1192: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1249 by Gresham
HB0243 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, requires the commission to develop and implement a quality assurance funding program that will allow institutions of higher education to earn a percentage of funds, in addition to the institution's outcomes-based funding formula model recommendation, that is based on the quality of programs and student success beyond graduation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7.

SB1249: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0243: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/1/2019

SB1250 by Gresham
HB0600 by White
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs and state institutions of higher education to use certain definitions and examples of anti-Semitism when reviewing, investigating, or determining whether there has been a violation of certain education policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or ethnic characteristics. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1250: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0600: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1251 by Gresham
HB0788 by Dunn
Education - As introduced, makes various changes to state education laws; revises certain duties of the commissioner of education; transfers certain duties from the department of education to local boards of education; transfers certain duties from the state board of education to local education agencies. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1251: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0788: Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1259 by Gresham
HB0740 by White
Education - As introduced, replaces the department of economic and community development with the Tennessee higher education commission as the state agency charged with administering grants related to work-based learning programs; revises related provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7 and Title 50.

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

HB0740: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1260 by Gresham
HB0736 by Lafferty
Education - As introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to study whether community schools are providing effective on-the-job training opportunities to students and file a report containing the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the study with the education committees of the general assembly no later than January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1260: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB0736: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1261 by Gresham
HB0399 by Parkinson
Education - As introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all persons entering on school grounds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1261: Reset on Final calendar of Senate Education Committee

HB0399: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1267 by Pody
HB1394 by Cepicky
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to provide LEAs with access to their students' TCAP and end-of-course assessment items and the students' answers within 60 days following the administration of the assessments; requires an LEA to provide each teacher with access to the teacher's students' assessment information within 90 days following the administration of the assessments; requires that the provided information include all questions posed to students. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1267: Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/27/2019

HB1394: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

3/20/2019

2/13/2019

SB1281 by Pody
HB1346 by Hall
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to furnish a student's report card in an electronic format to the parent or parents of the student if prior consent is given by the parent or parents. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1281: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1346: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1283 by Pody
HB1316 by Windle
Education - As introduced, deletes from code a study on the economic feasibility of creating and utilizing a statewide comprehensive energy policy, the final report of which was due by December 15, 2014. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1283: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1316: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1285 by Pody
HB0916 by Keisling
Education - As introduced, requires the board to promulgate rules to allow a public school system to meet the 180 days of classroom instruction required for each school term by providing a minimum number of instructional hours per school year. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3004.

SB1285: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0916: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1301 by Pody
HB1176 by Weaver
Education - As introduced, removes requirement that an off-duty law enforcement officer notify principal or other administrative staff person if the off-duty officer will be present on school grounds or inside school building during regular school hours and in possession of a firearm. - Amends TCA Section 39-17-1309 and Section 39-17-1350.

SB1301: Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/26/2019

HB1176: Placed on s/c cal Public Service & Employees Subcommittee for 3/27/2019

3/20/2019

3/20/2019

SB1307 by Pody
HB1180 by Boyd
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT or ACT Aspire suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades nine-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1307: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1180: No Action Taken

2/11/2019

3/19/2019

SB1326 by Bowling
HB1320 by Eldridge
Education - As introduced, clarifies that a child must have been "adjudicated delinquent" of specified offenses in order for the requirements that a child's school receive notification and that parents, guardians, and legal custodians notify a school principal, or a principal's designee, - Amends TCA Section 37-1-131(a)(2)(B) and Section 49-6-3051(b).

SB1326: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

HB1320: Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1334 by Southerland
HB1373 by Sexton J
Education - As introduced, requires the department of education to provide a list identifying each LEA that has developed a Bible course curriculum approved by the department no later than March 1 of each year to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 49.

SB1334: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1373: Action Def. in s/c Departments & Agencies Subcommittee to 4/3/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1359 by Yager
HB0917 by Keisling
Education - As introduced, creates the Class A misdemeanor and Class E felony offenses of withdrawing, transferring, or altering a child's school enrollment with intent to hinder an active child abuse or child neglect investigation. - Amends TCA Title 37; Title 39 and Title 49.

SB1359: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.

HB0917: Placed on cal. Judiciary for 3/26/2019

3/14/2019

3/20/2019

SB1362 by Yager
HB0512 by Curcio
Education - As introduced, deletes provisions declaring incarcerated persons to be categorically ineligible for financial assistance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.

SB1362: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0512: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1373 by Yager
HB0307 by Powers
Education - As introduced, requires the state board of education to approve a released time course offered by a local board of education for school credit as a special course that offers elective credits for each student who participates; requires instructors of a released time course offered for school credit to be licensed; prohibits the state board of education from requiring prior approval of the curriculum or textbooks of a released time course offered for school credit. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1373: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0307: Placed on cal. Education for 3/27/2019

2/11/2019

3/20/2019

SB1379 by Yager
HB0745 by Powers
Education - As introduced, increases, from $600 to $1,000, the amount of a Tennessee middle college scholarship awarded each semester to an eligible student for full-time attendance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

SB1379: Action deferred in Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee to 3/26/2019

HB0745: Action Def. in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee to Lottery Calendar

3/19/2019

3/5/2019

SB1380 by Yager
HB0742 by Powers
Education - As introduced, requires the Tennessee student assistance corporation to award $500 for each of the first four dual enrollment courses taken with a dual enrollment grant; authorizes TSAC to determine the amount of the award per credit hour for the fifth through eighth dual enrollment courses taken with a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1380: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0742: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1398 by Bell
HB1374 by Sexton J
Education - As introduced, decreases the amount of time a change in the designated person to check a school bus utilized for transportation of children with disabilities must be reported to an LEA from 10 days to seven days. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1398: Placed on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/25/2019

HB1374: Placed on s/c cal Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee for 3/26/2019

3/22/2019

3/20/2019

SB1399 by Bell
HB1380 by Williams
Education - As introduced, requires that the commissioner of education's annual report to the governor on the receipts and disbursements of public school funds, condition of public schools, and recommendations for improvement be submitted by September 1 each year. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 49.

SB1399: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1380: Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/19/2019

SB1425 by Akbari
HB1405 by Parkinson
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.

SB1425: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1405: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1427 by Akbari
HB1353 by Cochran
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.

SB1427: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1353: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

SB1448 by Bailey
HB0245 by Sherrell
Education - As introduced, establishes the board as the regulating authority for all athletic events for cross country, football, soccer, volleyball, golf, basketball, bowling, wrestling, baseball, softball, tennis, and track events for public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1448: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0245: Assigned to s/c Education Administration Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/1/2019

SB1449 by Bailey
HB0351 by Coley
Education - As introduced, specifies that the annual report detailing a local education agency's use of corporal punishment must be sent to the department of education at the completion of a school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1449: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB0351: P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.

2/11/2019

2/4/2019

SB1450 by Bailey
HB0826 by Sherrell
Education - As introduced, requires the closure of all county and municipal school systems and special school districts on Veterans' Day. - Amends TCA Title 15 and Title 49.

SB1450: Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee

HB0826: Taken off notice for cal in s/c Education Administration Subcommittee of Education

3/20/2019

2/26/2019

SB1452 by Bailey
HB1383 by Williams
Education - As introduced, requires each LEA to conduct, within one month of commencing the 2019-2020 school year, a survey of the LEA's students to ascertain the proportion of students with internet access at home and to report the results of the survey to the department of education no later than November 1, 2019; requires the department of education to report the survey results to the governor and to education committees of the senate and house of representatives no later than December 15, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 49.

SB1452: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1383: Reset on Final cal. of K-12 Subcommittee

2/11/2019

3/6/2019

SB1453 by Bailey
HB1381 by Williams
Education - As introduced, requires TSAC to report for each academic year, beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, the number of students eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship for achieving at least a 3.0 GPA, for attaining a composite ACT score of at least 21 or a concordant equivalent score on the SAT, and the number of students achieving both, to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives, and to the public on its website, by October 15 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.

SB1453: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1381: Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1499 by Hensley
HB1274 by Holt
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.

SB1499: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee

HB1274: Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1501 by Hensley
HB1393 by Cepicky
Education - As introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT or ACT Aspire suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades nine-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1501: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1393: Assigned to s/c Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee

2/11/2019

2/13/2019

SB1503 by Hensley
HB1391 by Cepicky
Education - As introduced, requires that only 5 percent of the evaluation criteria used to evaluate all teachers and principals be comprised of student achievement data based on student growth generated by assessments administered to students enrolled in an English as a second language (ESL) program with limited English proficiency. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

SB1503: Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee

HB1391: Withdrawn.

2/11/2019

3/21/2019

SJR0097 by NiceleyEducation - Proposes an amendment to Article XI, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Tennessee concerning charitable lotteries to authorize the general assembly to authorize the operation of Bingo games to benefit public and private schools. - Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 3/26/2019 3/19/2019