CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

Legislation filed under: Constitutional Amendments

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 Constitutional Amendments as a secondary subject.
Bill Number Composite Abstract Last Action Date SJR0020 by Faulk Attorney General and Reporter - Proposes a constitutional amendment to provide for the popular election of the attorney general and reporter for the state. - P2C, ref. to S. Jud. Comm. 1/15/2011 HJR0010 by Casada Constitutional Amendments - Proposes an amendment to clarify the constitutional language that currently prohibits the levying of a tax on any class of income, other than income derived from stocks and bonds, and to prohibit any tax levied on or measured by employer payrolls. - Filed for intro. 1/13/2011 HJR0032 by Casada Constitutional Amendments - As introduced prohibits public officials in Tennessee from taking any action that would violate the public policy that every person is free to choose or decline to choose any mode of securing health care services. - Filed for intro. 2/2/2011 HJR0041 by Campbell Constitutional Amendments - Proposes a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds majority of each house in order to pass a bill that creates a new tax or raises the tax rate of an existing tax. - Intro., ref. to State & Local Government Committee 2/9/2011 SJR0008 by Faulk Constitutional Amendments - Proposes a constitutional amendment that limits state senators to election to two terms of service and representatives to election to four terms of service. - Ref. to S. Jud. Comm. 1/14/2011 SJR0018 by Kelsey Constitutional Amendments - Proposes an amendment to clarify the constitutional language that currently prohibits the levying of a tax on any class of income, other than income derived from stocks and bonds, and to prohibit any tax levied on or measured by employer payrolls. - Placed on S. Jud Comm. 1 cal. for 2/15/2011 2/10/2011 SJR0021 by Beavers Constitutional Amendments - As introduced, proposes an amendment to Article VII of the Tennessee Constitution in order to move the election of county officers from August to November. - Placed on S. Jud Comm. 1 cal. for 2/15/2011 2/10/2011 SJR0032 by Ketron Constitutional Amendments - Makes application for an amendments convention under Article V of the federal constitution to consider an amendment to the federal constitution requiring a majority of the legislatures of the separate states to approve an increase in the federal debt. - P2C, ref. to S. F,W&M Comm. 2/9/2011 SJR0037 by Berke Constitutional Amendments - Proposes statewide popular election of the lieutenant governor, attorney general and reporter, and secretary of state. - P2C, ref. to S. Jud. Comm. 2/9/2011 SJR0038 by Bell Constitutional Amendments - Provides for the direct popular election of the state attorney general. - P2C, ref. to S. Jud. Comm. 2/9/2011 SJR0044 by Beavers Constitutional Amendments - As introduced, proposes an amendment to Article VII of the Tennessee Constitution in order to move the election of county officers and judges from August to November. - Intro., P1C. 2/9/2011 SJR0045 by Beavers Constitutional Amendments - Allows compensation of judges to be decreased or diminished during term of office as provided by law for judicial misconduct while in office. - Intro., P1C. 2/9/2011 SJR0054 by Faulk Constitutional Amendments - Amends Article II of the Tennessee Constitution in order to limit the annual regular sessions of the general assembly to a period from February through May; abolishes the 90 day limit for which expenses may be compensated for regular session. - Intro., P1C. 2/10/2011