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17.01.2017
bill:introduced, bill:reading:1: House
Filed for intro.
17.01.2017
bill:introduced, bill:reading:1: Senate
Filed for introduction
30.01.2017
bill:introduced: House
Intro., P1C.
30.01.2017
bill:introduced: Senate
Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
01.02.2017
committee:referred: House
P2C, ref. to State Government Committee-- Business & Utilities
01.02.2017
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Placed on Senate Commerce and Labor Committee calendar for 2/7/2017
01.02.2017
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Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
07.02.2017
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Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 9, Nays 0 PNV 0
08.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
10.02.2017
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Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 2/13/2017
13.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
13.02.2017
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Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 2/15/2017
13.02.2017
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Senate Reset on calendar for 2/15/2017
13.02.2017
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Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 1 - SA0005)
13.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
14.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
15.02.2017
committee:referred: House
Assigned to s/c State Government Subcommittee
15.02.2017
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Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 2/16/2017
15.02.2017
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Senate Reset on calendar for 2/16/2017
16.02.2017
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Senate Reset on calendar for 2/23/2017
21.02.2017
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Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 2/23/2017
23.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
23.02.2017
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Placed on Senate State and Local Government Committee calendar for 2/28/2017
23.02.2017
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Rule #83(8) Suspended, to be heard in S&L Govt. Comm. 2-28-17
23.02.2017
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Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 2 - SA0020)
23.02.2017
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Refer to Senate State & Local Govt. Comm.
27.02.2017
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Sponsor(s) Added.
28.02.2017
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Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 6, Nays 1 PNV 2
01.03.2017
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Refer to Senate Calendar Committee
01.03.2017
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Recalled from Senate Finance, Ways & Means Committee
07.03.2017
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Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/9/2017
09.03.2017
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Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
09.03.2017
bill:passed: Senate
Passed Senate as amended, Ayes 25, Nays 5, PNV 3
09.03.2017
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Senate adopted Amendment (Amendment 3 - SA0043)
13.03.2017
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Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
15.03.2017
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/22/2017
22.03.2017
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/29/2017
22.03.2017
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 3/29/2017
29.03.2017
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 4/5/2017
29.03.2017
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 4/5/2017
05.04.2017
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 1st Calendar of 2018
24.01.2018
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 1/31/2018
31.01.2018
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 2/14/2018
07.02.2018
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 2/14/2018
14.02.2018
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Taken off notice for cal in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
07.03.2018
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/14/2018
14.03.2018
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/21/2018
14.03.2018
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 3/21/2018
21.03.2018
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Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/28/2018
21.03.2018
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Action Def. in s/c State Government Subcommittee to 3/28/2018
28.03.2018
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Taken off notice for cal in s/c State Government Subcommittee of State Government Committee
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Vote NO on HB54 on March 14

Please, vote NO on HB54 when it comes before you yet again on March 14.  This bill takes tools away from state government and local governments in their dealings with private contractors, vendors, and grantees. 

The bill could interfere with economic development incentives that allow government to attract good jobs to Tennessee.  It might prevent school districts from requiring companies with which they contract to have background checks since that would be an internal policy.  That would be a disaster, for example, with companies that provide bus drivers or janitorial services.

It would open the door to taxpayer funded discrimination,too. 

No one seems to be calling for this bill publicly.  Why does it keep coming up? 

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Vote NO on HB54 on March 14

This bill enables taxpayer funded discrimination. It takes tools away from state and local government to regulate contractors and vendors.