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Laws that passed, failed in Nashville
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Here is a list of some of the winners and losers of the legislative session that concluded Thursday.The following bills passed this session:• ANNEXATION: Bans cities from annexing land without a referendum. HB2371.• BEER IN PARKS: Allows local governments to obtain licenses to sell beer in local parks HB2339.• CHARTER AUTHORIZER: Creates statewide authorizer to overrule local school board decisions on charter schools. HB0702.• COMMON CORE: Delays implementation of testing associated with Common Core education standards by one year.