Attacks on Equal Opportunity

SB 0007 by *Summerville  

As introduced, prohibits state government entities from compiling and keeping statistics and data by race, gender or ethnicity unless specifically required by federal law or court order; requires state government entities to identify all laws that contravene this prohibition and to propose legislation to eliminate such laws. – Amends amend TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

This bill has been referred to the Senate State and Local Government Committee on 01/10/2013 (Bill is done for 2013)

 

SB 0008 by *Summerville ( HB 0448 by *Powers) 

As introduced, enacts the “Higher Education Equality Act” to prevent institutions of higher education from granting preferences based on race, gender or ethnicity to students, employees or contractors. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 14; Title 49, Chapter 50; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

This bill has failed to pass the Senate on 2/27/13. It had been taken off notice in the Education Subcommittee Calendar on 3/05/13 (Bill is done for 2013)

 

SB 0011 by *Summerville

As introduced, prohibits directors of schools from giving candidates for employment preference based on race, gender or ethnicity. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.

This bill has been withdrawn. (Bill is done for 2013)

 

SJR 0034 by *Summerville

Prohibits discrimination and preferences in government.

This bill has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on 02/25/13

 

SB 0042 by *Summerville ( HB 1297 by *Alexander)

As introduced, enacts the “Tennessee Civil Rights Initiative Act.” – Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 12; Title 43; Title 45; Title 49 and Title 65.

This bill has passed the Senate on 2/5/2013, and deferred in the House State Government Subcommittee for 3/27/2013

 

SB 0043 by *Summerville

As introduced, prohibits state funded scholarships, grants, loans or other financial aid from being awarded to students at public institutions of higher education based on race, ethnicity or gender. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

This bill has been referred to the Senate Educational Committee on 01/30/2013. (Bill is done for 2013)

 

SB 0046 by *Summerville

As introduced, prohibits public institutions of higher education from employing or assigning the duties of a diversity officer. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.

This bill has been assigned to the General Subcommittee of the Senate Education Committee on 3/13/2013

 

SB 0114 by *Summerville ( HB 1198 by *Ragan)

As introduced, prohibits granting a preference based on race, gender or ethnicity when hiring to fill a position in state government. – Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 8.

This bill has Passed both the Senate & House with numerous amendments.

 

SB 0450 by *Summerville

As introduced, removes certain preferences from present law that are based on demographic characteristics. – Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 8; Title 12; Title 13; Title 33; Title 36; Title 39; Title 40; Title 45; Title 49; Title 54; Title 62; Title 63; Title 65; Title 67 and Title 68.

This bill has been referred to the Senate State and Local Government Committees on 02/04/2013 (Bill is done for 2013)

 

SB 1177 by *Summerville ( HB 1155 by *Rogers)

As introduced, prohibits directors of schools from discriminating or giving candidates for employment preference based on race, gender or ethnicity. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.


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