TN SB0657 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 238
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


As enacted, creates a criminal offense of a foster parent from a kinship placement knowingly allowing a child in the foster parent's care to visit with the child's parent if the foster parent has knowledge of a current court order prohibiting the parent from visiting with the child, with a first violation being a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine only and a second or subsequent violation being a Class B misdemeanor. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 39.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 37 and Title 39, relative to children.


Roll Calls


2023-05-03 Comp. became Pub. Ch. 238
2023-04-03SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-04-03SenateCompanion House Bill substituted
2023-03-31SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 4/3/2023
2023-03-22SenateRecommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
2023-03-22SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/22/2023
2023-03-21SenateAction deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/22/2023
2023-03-15SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/21/2023
2023-02-02SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2023-01-30SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-01-27SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0752 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-03 - Effective date(s) 07/01/2023


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Bill Comments