Bills signed by Gov. Haslam, April 23, 2015

Here is a list of bills signed into law on April 23 by Gov. Bill Haslam, as provided by his communications office:

April 23

SB1172: Passed House 95-0-1; Passed Senate as amended 31-0
This bill establishes units of measurement for selling natural gas motor fuels.

SB598: Passed House 96-0; Passed Senate as amended 30-0
This bill prohibits local governments from banning the use of motor vehicles equipped with autonomous technology if it otherwise complies with all safety regulations.

SB428: Passed House 80-14-1; Passed Senate as amended 33-0
This bill expands the scope of aggravated assault with respect to injury by strangulation or attempted strangulation.

SB363: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 31-0
This bill changes the requirements regarding retention of printed acts by the Secretary of State.

SB341: Passed House 96-0; Passed Senate 31-0
This bill authorizes the State Board of Education to make policies concerning the revocation of licenses and certificates for misconduct.

SB334: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 33-0
This bill increases the permissible size of commercial advertisements on school buses.

SB318: Passed House as amended 98-0; Passed Senate as amended 30-0, concurred in House amendment
This bill has to do with various provisions of law regarding controlled substances and their analogues and derivatives.

SB307: Passed House 95-0; Passed Senate as amended 31-0-1
This bill updates the requirements regarding the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities with respect to the administration of the family support program.

SB281: Passed House 95-1; Passed Senate 33-0
This bill permits a railroad authority to negotiate all labor portions of certain rehabilitation contracts.

SB208: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 32-0
This bill designates November as “Lung Cancer Awareness Month”.

SB202: Passed House 95-2; Passed Senate as amended 33-0
This bill designates the first weekend in August as Tennessee’s Weekend of Prayer Over Students.

SB179: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 31-0
This bill requires the chair and vice chair of the Fiscal Review Committee to be members of opposite houses.

SB177: Passed House 69-22; Passed Senate 23-10
This bill increases the fines for failure to use safety belts.

Sb140: Passed House 97-0; Passed Senate as amended 28-0
This bill has to do with the removal and destruction of records for courts possessing records subject to an expunction order.

SB108: Passed House 74-21-1; Passed Senate 30-0
This bill revises provisions related to titling and registering vehicles.

SB97: Passed House 95-0; Passed Senate as amended 33-0
This bill updates licensure requirements for providers of warehousing or third-party logistics services with respect to controlled substances.

SB92: Passed House 96-0; Passed Senate as amended 31-0
This bill has to do with the enforcement of the Tennessee Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Act, Tennessee Hazardous Waste Management Act, and Tennessee Solid Waste Disposal Act.

SB81: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 32-0
This bill makes changes with respect to the state board of examiners for architects and engineers.

SB78: Passed House 95-1; Passed Senate 33-0
This bill expands types of activities the state board for licensing contractors may penalize.

SB20: Passed House 94-0; Passed Senate 31-0
This bill expands presumptive disability in acquiring certain infectious diseases in the line of duty by emergency rescue workers to include the Hepatitis C virus.