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2013 Opinions


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February 1, 2013 Liability for Infants Born with Narcotic Drug Dependency (revised)
13-02 January 7, 2013 Homeowners' Association's Restrictive Covenants on Beekeeping
13-03 January 7, 2013 Sheriff's Fee for Issuance and Acceptance of Bail Bond
13-04 January 10, 2013 Construction or Renovation of Public School Buildings
13-05 January 11, 2013 State Regulation of Student Organizations at Public and Private Colleges and Universities
13-06 January 17, 2013 Fees for Collection of Biological Specimens from Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses
13-07 February 1, 2013 Reimbursement of Secondary Transport Agencies under Tenn. Code Ann. § 33-6-901
13-08 February 1, 2013 Constitutional Permissibility of Property Transfer Between Davidson and Wilson Counties
13-09 February 4, 2013 Ambulance Service Fees
13-10 February 13, 2013 Juvenile Court Files and Records
13-11 February 13, 2013 Constitutionality of Proposed Property Tax Relief for Businesses' Capital Improvements
13-12 February 20, 2013 Amendment to Tennessee Constitution Relative to Appellate Judges
13-13 February 20, 2013 Unemployment Compensation Premiums for Not-for-Profit Corporations
13-14 February 22, 2013 Tennessee Legislation Declaring Unenforceable Federal Firearms Laws
13-15 February 22, 2013 Possession of Firearms and Firearm Ammunition on School Property
13-16 March 4, 2013 Donations for Electronic Health Records Software by Clinical Laboratories
13-17 March 5, 2013 Correction of Recorded Subdivision Plat
13-18 March 6, 2013 Elected State or County Official Serving on a County Soil Conservation District
13-19 March 11, 2013 Valuation of Property that Generates Electricity Using Certain Energy Sources
13-20 March 13, 2013 Limitation on Authority of Higher Education Institutions to Exercise Police Powers
13-21 March 18, 2013 State Regulation of Insurers Offering Health Insurance in Federal Exchanges
13-22 March 18, 2013 Election of Utility District Commissioners
13-23 March 18, 2013 Public Access to Governmental Handgun Carry Permit Information
13-24 March 20, 2013 Use of State Personnel or Resources to Enforce Federal Firearms Laws
13-25 March 20, 2013 Prohibiting Observation of Elections by United Nations Representatives
13-26 March 26, 2013 Restrictions on Use of Photographic Devices in a Polling Place
13-27 March 26, 2013 Constitutionality of School Voucher Program
13-28 March 26, 2013 Valuation of Certified Green Energy Production Facility Property
13-29 March 27, 2013 Requiring Persons Admitted to Polling Places to Be United States Citizens
13-30 April 5, 2013 Removal of County Property Assessor for Misconduct
13-31 April 18, 2013 Regional Planning Commission's Authority in Urban Growth Areas
13-32 April 24, 2013 Allocation of State Gasoline Tax Revenue to Private Property Owners Association
13-33 April 24, 2013 Unfair Trade Practices in the Insurance Business
13-34 April 24, 2013 Distribution of Basic Education Program Funds to Charter Schools
13-35 April 29, 2013 Proposed Criminal Offense of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child
13-36 May 2, 2013 Duties and Liabilities of District Public Guardian
13-37 May 2, 2013 Constitutionality of Population Bracket Exemption to "Move on When Ready Act"
13-38 May 7, 2013 Conflict of Interest of Board Member of the Tennessee Board of Regents
13-39 May 9, 2013 Constitutionality of Requirement to Produce Evidence in Animal Cruelty Case
13-40 May 23, 2013 Wilson County Domestic Animal Tax and Tennessee Anti-Rabies Law
13-41 May 28, 2013 Employee's Possession of Firearms and Firearm Ammunition on Employer Property
13-42 June 4, 2013 Legality of Single Statewide Trust Fund for Pre-Need Funeral Trusts
13-43 June 5, 2013 Emergency Telephone Charges on Wireless Phone Service
13-44 June 10, 2013 Purchase of Used or Secondhand Items by Municipalities and Counties
13-45 June 11, 2013 Referendum on Deannexation
13-46 June 17, 2013 Constitutionality of Rule Limiting Advertising of Alcoholic Beverages
13-47 June 28, 2013 Authority of Carroll County Watershed to Issue Bonds
13-48 July 1, 2013 County Public Records Commission
13-49 July 1, 2013 Term of Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk
13-50 July 1, 2013 Motor Vehicle Emissions Testing Fees
13-51 July 2, 2013 Donations of Electronic Health Records Software
13-52 July 2, 2013 Authority of Law Enforcement Officers and Funeral Escort Services
13-53 July 10, 2013 Eligibility of Home School Students for Hope Scholarship
13-54 July 11, 2013 Constitutionality of Statute Regulating Use of Bank Names, Trademarks, and Loan Information
13-55 July 12, 2013 Public Establishments Denial of Admittance to Persons Wearing Motorcycle Club Insignia
13-56 July 22, 2013 Municipality's Extraterritorial Power to Require Plumbing Permits
13-57 July 22, 2013 Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Act
13-58 July 25, 2013 Constitutionality of Annexation by Ordinance
13-59 July 26, 2013 Admission of Service Dogs in Places of Public Accommodation
13-60 July 26, 2013 Civil Liability for Family Life Educators under Tenn. Code Ann. § 49-6-1306
13-61 August 1, 2013 Mandatory Sprinkler Requirement for Residential Dwellings
13-62 August 8, 2013 Cash Bonds for Child Support Attachments Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 36-5-101(f)(2)
13-63 August 9, 2013 Algood City Administrator Serving as Algood City Police Chief
13-64 August 22, 2013 Written Reprimands of Police Officers
13-65 August 23, 2013 Requirement for Local Governments to Seek Competitive Bids for Liability Insurance
13-66 August 23, 2013 Local Government Prohibition of the Discharge of Firearms
13-67 August 23, 2013 Use of Funds by County Records Commission
13-68 August 23, 2013 Requirement that Drivers Exercise Due Care under Tenn. Code Ann. § 55-8-136
13-69 August 23, 2013 Local Education Agency's Dedicated Education Fund Balance
13-70 September 4, 2013 Private Act Requirement that General Sessions Court Use Services of County Probation Office
13-71 September 4, 2013 Retroactivity of Annexation Moratorium
13-72 September 9, 2013 Public Charter Schools Act and Article II, Section 24 of the Tennessee Constitution
13-73 September 19, 2013 Hours for Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
13-74 September 19, 2013 Funding of School Resource Officers
13-75 September 26, 2013 2013 Appropriations Act Provision Relating to York Institute
13-76 October 9, 2013 Authority of Governor to Fill Judicial Vacancies
13-77 October 17, 2013 County Election Commissioner Serving on County Board of Public Utilities
13-78 October 21, 2013 State Retirement Benefits--Effect of "Conviction" Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 8-35-124
13-79 October 22, 2013 Authority of Humane Society Under Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-14-207 and -210
13-80 October 22, 2013 County Zoning of Residential Structures on Land Used for Agricultural Purposes
13-81 October 22, 2013 Solid Waste Management Fees
13-82 October 24, 2013 Virtual Public Schools Act
13-83 October 28, 2013 Duty of School Officials to Report Student's Sending of Photographs Depicting Nudity of Minor
13-84 October 31, 2013 Authority of City and County to Dispose of Surplus Real Property by Private Sale
13-85 November 6, 2013 Authority of District Attorneys General in Municipal Courts
13-86 November 6, 2013 Expunction of Criminal Records Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-32-101(g)
13-87 November 6, 2013 County Bond Referendum
13-88 November 6, 2013 Confidentiality of Audit Information Obtained by the Ethics Commission
13-89 November 12, 2013 County Commissioner Voting on County School System Budget
13-90 November 19, 2013 Enforceability of Private Act Creating DeKalb County Democratic Party Executive Committee
13-91 November 20, 2013 Authority of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Memphis
13-92 November 25, 2013 Granting Preferences for Local Businesses Under Municipal Purchasing Law of 1983
13-93 November 27, 2013 Confidentiality of Department of Children's Services Complaints
13-94 November 27, 2013 Clerk's Fee Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 55-4-105(g) Related to Motor Vehicles
13-95 November 27, 2013 Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption
13-96 November 27, 2013 Court Clerk's Fees in Delinquent Tax Lawsuits
13-97 November 27, 2013 Enforcement of Kingsport Hotel/Motel Tax
13-98 December 6, 2013 Authority of Juvenile Courts to Issue Orders of Protection
13-99 December 6, 2013 Regulation of Distribution of Ephedrine and Pseudoephedrine by Tennessee Local Governments
13-100 December 6, 2013 Constitutionality of Proposed "Local Government Interference Protection Act"
13-101 December 6, 2013 Constitutionality of Criminal Statute Regarding Admission of Minors to Movies
13-102 December 6, 2013 Authority Over Doe Mountain Recreation Authority
13-103 December 10, 2013 Meaning of Obvious Clerical Mistakes Under Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-5-509(f)
13-104 December 11, 2013 Funding Fringe Benefits Determined Under the Sheriff's Civil Service Law of 1974
13-105 December 19, 2013 Sale of Diabetic Shoes
13-106 December 20, 2013 Right of Non-Resident Property Owners to Vote in Annexation Referendum
13-107 December 20, 2013 Use of Interest Earned on Money in School General-Purpose Fund
13-108 December 20, 2013 Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Products
13-109 December 20, 2013 Locally Collected 911 Fee for Wireline and Non-Wireline Telephones
13-110 December 27. 2013 Constables Carrying Firearms
13-111 December 30, 2013 The Tennessee Claims Commission

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