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  1. New Law Puts Expiration Date On Older School Buses; First-Year Taxpayer Savings Put At $56 MillionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... and save millions in taxpayer dollars. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Ron Travis, R-Dayton, and Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, and amended by House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Vince Dean, R-East Ridge. The new law puts an expiration date on ...

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  2. Bill to repeal Tenn. motorcycle helmet law failsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WTVF Nashville

    The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 against the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville.

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  3. Rotary Club Speaker UT President Joe DiPietro Lays Out 5 Goals He Has SetRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Knob students hope ... (click for more) The State Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville) to extend the use of school buses, as long as they meet additional inspection requirements. Senate Bill 1966 authorizes the ...

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  4. TBI Releases 2013 "Crime On Campus" StudyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Knob students hope ... (click for more) The State Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville) to extend the use of school buses, as long as they meet additional inspection requirements. Senate Bill 1966 authorizes the ...

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  5. Legislation Allows Districts To Keep Inspected School Buses LongerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Chattanoogan.com

    The State Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville) to extend the use of school buses, as long as they meet additional inspection requirements. Senate Bill 1966 authorizes the use of conventional and Class D school ...

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  6. Campfield's 'revenge porn' bill fails in Senate committeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... person's hands, leading to distribution. The bill would apply in those cases, too, he said. But Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, said he was concerned that such a law could have come into play the wrong way in the "situation in New York with an elected ...

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  7. Bill giving county commissions veto power of school board lobbyist spending moves aheadRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... he chairs. "It interferes with the separate relationship between two bodies of government." Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, countered that county commissions already have line item veto provisions in other county operations such as the sheriff's office ...

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  8. Bill to repeal Tenn. motorcycle helmet law failsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WTVF Nashville

    The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 against the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville.

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  9. Rewed effort would increase cockfighting penaltiesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... those involved in the practice. The Humane Society of the United States is backing the bill, and Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, cited that endorsement in declaring his opposition to the bill. Bell cast one of two no votes against the measure. He said ...

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  10. State briefs: Second victim in burned home dies; Bill to repeal Tenn. ...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Jackson Sun

    ... The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 against the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville. Bell's bill would have allowed motorcyclists at least 25 years old to ride without a helmet if they could prove they had at ...

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  11. Senate decries 'radical agenda' of UT's Sex WeekRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... or objectionable." The chamber voted 23-6 in favor of the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville that decries what it calls the "radical agenda" of the student run Sex Week at the state's flagship public university. Republican ...

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  12. Renewed effort would increase cockfighting penaltiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... those involved in the practice. The Humane Society of the United States is backing the bill and Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, penalty cited that endorsement in declaring his opposition to the bill. Bell cast one of two no votes against the measure. ...

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  13. NO-GO: Motorcycle Helmets will still be required in TennesseeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 against the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville. Bell's bill would have allowed motorcyclists at least 25 years old to ride without a helmet if they could prove they had at ...

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  14. Bill to Repeal Tennessee Motorcycle Helmet Law FailsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The Daily News

    ... The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 against the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville. Bell's bill would have allowed motorcyclists at least 25 years old to ride without a helmet if they could prove they had at ...

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  15. Sen. Campfield drops legislative fight over UT Sex WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... UT Sex Week earlier this week. The chamber voted 23-6 in favor of the measure sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell of (R- Riceville). The resolution strongly urged UT to make a list of student-organized programming paid with activity fees. The measure also ...

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  16. Bill touts criminal penalties for prenatal drug useBill touts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... done by earlier drug use. The lone Senate Judiciary Committee vote against the bill came from Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, who raised concerns about the availability of treatment programs in rural areas. The bill doesn't fund new recovery efforts or ...

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  17. Senate Decries 'Radical Agenda' Of UT's Sex WeekRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... or objectionable." The chamber voted 23-6 in favor of the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville that decries what it calls the "radical agenda" of the student run Sex Week at the state's flagship public university. Republican ...

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  18. Measure Would Prohibit Teacher Licensure RulesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville was approved in the Senate Education Committee 7-2 on Wednesday.

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  19. Push to reverse teacher licensure policy picks up steam in statehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 17 | The Tennessean

    ... to be sure that our teachers and their profession get the respect that it is due," lead sponsor Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, said. "If a teacher license is based in total, or in part, on standardized test scores, then a teacher at a struggling ...

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  20. Measure Would Prohibit Teacher Licensure RulesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville was approved in the Senate Education Committee 7-2 on Wednesday.

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