TN SB0205 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 19 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-10 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, expands the factors a court may consider in determining whether termination of parental rights is in the best interest of the child; clarifies that the court is not required to consider all factors and may consider relevant factors other than those listed. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 1.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 36, Chapter 1, relative to termination of parental rights.



2021-02-10SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-08SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-01-19SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0200 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-24 - Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee of Civil Justice Committee


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