TN SB0534 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 2 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-02 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 293
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, authorizes a court to waive certain waiting periods and expedite certain proceedings relative to the adoption of children abandoned or voluntarily left at a facility or in a newborn safety device if certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 36, Chapter 1; Title 37, Chapter 5 and Title 68, Chapter 11.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 36, Chapter 1; Title 37, Chapter 5 and Title 68, Chapter 11, relative to children.


Roll Calls


2023-05-02 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 293
2023-04-06SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-04-06SenateCompanion House Bill substituted
2023-04-04SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 4/6/2023
2023-03-30SenateRe-refer to S. Cal Comm
2023-03-28SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/30/2023
2023-03-24SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/27/2023
2023-03-14SenateRecommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 6, Nays 0 PNV 2
2023-03-14SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/14/2023
2023-03-13SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-03-13SenateAction deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/14/2023
2023-03-07SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/13/2023
2023-02-07SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-02-03SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-01-30SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2023-01-26SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-01-25SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0164 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-02 - Effective date(s) 07/01/2023


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