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TNSB1912PassAs enacted, requires department's case managers to report a suspected violation of a court order to law enforcement in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37 and Section 39-13-113.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/27/2022
TNHB2022PassAs enacted, requires department's case managers to report a suspected violation of a court order to law enforcement in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37 and Section 39-13-113.
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2022-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1095
TNHB2702PassAs enacted, expands the information required to be provided in writing to foster parents by the department to include all information available to the department regarding the child's education status, mental health history and status, behavioral his...
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2022-05-04
Effective date(s) 04/29/2022
TNSB2741PassAs enacted, expands the information required to be provided in writing to foster parents by the department to include all information available to the department regarding the child's education status, mental health history and status, behavioral his...
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2022-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 956
TNSB1911PassAs enacted, requires the department to convene a child protective investigation team when a report of severe child abuse is received; expands the role and procedures of a child protective team investigation to include cases involving severe child abu...
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2022-05-02
Effective date(s) 04/27/2022
TNHB2024PassAs enacted, requires the department to convene a child protective investigation team when a report of severe child abuse is received; expands the role and procedures of a child protective team investigation to include cases involving severe child abu...
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2022-05-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 915
TNHB2575PassAs enacted, specifies that if an anonymous report of harm is made to the department, a juvenile court must not order the parents or person responsible for the care of the child, or the person in charge of any place where the child may be, to allow th...
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2022-04-25
Effective date(s) 04/20/2022
TNSB2476PassAs enacted, specifies that if an anonymous report of harm is made to the department, a juvenile court must not order the parents or person responsible for the care of the child, or the person in charge of any place where the child may be, to allow th...
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2022-04-25
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 849
TNHB2145PassAs enacted, outlines a relative caregiver program for foster care; authorizes the department to implement an extension of the foster care program to provide services to youth transitioning from state custody to adulthood. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapt...
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2022-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 785
TNSB2398PassAs enacted, outlines a relative caregiver program for foster care; authorizes the department to implement an extension of the foster care program to provide services to youth transitioning from state custody to adulthood. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapt...
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2022-04-13
Effective date(s) 04/08/2022, 01/01/2023
TNHB2163PassAs enacted, specifies that the average caseloads of case managers must be calculated at least monthly. - Amends TCA Section 37-5-132.
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2022-04-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 711
TNSB2413PassAs enacted, specifies that the average caseloads of case managers must be calculated at least monthly. - Amends TCA Section 37-5-132.
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2022-04-04
Effective date(s) 03/18/2022
TNSB1900Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to maintain staffing levels of case managers so that each region has enough case managers to allow caseloads not to exceed an average of 12 active cases relating to initial assessments, 12 children monitored and...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1974FailAs introduced, requires the department to maintain staffing levels of case managers so that each region has enough case managers to allow caseloads not to exceed an average of 12 active cases relating to initial assessments, 12 children monitored and...
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2022-03-23
Failed in s/c Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee of Civil Justice Committee
TNSB2496Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits the department from collecting or expending moneys that are received as survivor benefits, disability benefits, or otherwise from the social security administration on behalf of a child in the custody of the department; requi...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2686Intro

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As introduced, prohibits the department from collecting or expending moneys that are received as survivor benefits, disability benefits, or otherwise from the social security administration on behalf of a child in the custody of the department; requi...
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2022-03-16
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee of Civil Justice Committee
TNHB2453Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to remove and destroy certain records of an investigation if the department investigates an individual and closes the case without finding probable cause to believe that a child in the individual's care was negl...
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2022-03-10
Withdrawn.
TNHB2025Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires that the wage rate paid by the department to each service provider with whom the department contracts to provide care or services for children be adjusted annually to reflect the average percentage pay increase provided for st...
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2022-03-09
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee of Civil Justice Committee
TNSB2098Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to remove and destroy certain records of an investigation if the department investigates an individual and closes the case without finding probable cause to believe that a child in the individual's care was negl...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB2355Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, permits the department to furnish its annual report on the operation of the department and the services and programs under its supervision to certain entities electronically. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37; Title 39 and Title 68.
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2022-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB2580Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, permits the department to furnish its annual report on the operation of the department and the services and programs under its supervision to certain entities electronically. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37; Title 39 and Title 68.
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2022-02-07
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2689Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes from March 1 to March 31 the date before which the department must appear before the judiciary committee of the senate and the civil justice committee of the house of representatives for a review of the policies of the departme...
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2022-02-07
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2606Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes from March 1 to March 31 the date before which the department must appear before the judiciary committee of the senate and the civil justice committee of the house of representatives for a review of the policies of the departme...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1920Intro

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As introduced, requires, rather than permits, the department to provide services on a voluntary basis to any person who was in the custody of the department at the time of the person's eighteenth birthday and who also meets other conditions. - Amends...
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2022-02-02
Withdrawn.
TNSB1919Intro

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As introduced, requires that the wage rate paid by the department to each service provider with whom the department contracts to provide care or services for children be adjusted annually to reflect the average percentage pay increase provided for st...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0139PassAs enacted, requires the department, working jointly with the higher education commission, the board of regents, and public institutions of higher education, to establish a foster care youth outreach pilot program at a minimum of five public institut...
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 547
TNSB0722PassAs enacted, requires the department, working jointly with the higher education commission, the board of regents, and public institutions of higher education, to establish a foster care youth outreach pilot program at a minimum of five public institut...
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2021-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/26/2021
TNSB1145PassAs enacted, requires the department to notify the appropriate court when the department has knowledge that a foster parent from a kinship placement violated a court order by allowing a child to visit the child's parent within 96 hours of the departme...
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2021-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 542
TNHB1268PassAs enacted, requires the department to notify the appropriate court when the department has knowledge that a foster parent from a kinship placement violated a court order by allowing a child to visit the child's parent within 96 hours of the departme...
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2021-06-01
Effective date(s) 07/01/2021
TNSB0220PassAs enacted, allows a juvenile who has been adjudicated delinquent for conduct that, if committed by an adult, would constitute certain offenses to be committed to the department for a period of one year. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1 and T...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 319
TNHB0323PassAs enacted, allows a juvenile who has been adjudicated delinquent for conduct that, if committed by an adult, would constitute certain offenses to be committed to the department for a period of one year. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1 and T...
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2021-05-18
Effective date(s) 07/01/2021
TNHB0723PassAs enacted, requires the department to publish the guidelines for the best practices for identifying and reporting signs of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking in which the victim is a child on the department's website. - Amends TC...
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2021-05-18
Effective date(s) 05/12/2021
TNSB0643PassAs enacted, requires the department to publish the guidelines for the best practices for identifying and reporting signs of child abuse, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking in which the victim is a child on the department's website. - Amends TC...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 408
TNSB1337PassAs enacted, prohibits the department from requiring an individual or members of the individual's household to undergo an immunization as a condition of adopting or fostering unless the child is under 18 months of age or has significant documented med...
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2021-05-18
Effective date(s) 05/11/2021
TNHB1547PassAs enacted, prohibits the department from requiring an individual or members of the individual's household to undergo an immunization as a condition of adopting or fostering unless the child is under 18 months of age or has significant documented med...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 375
TNSB0447PassAs enacted, requires secure detention facilities, correctional facilities, youth development centers, and other hardware secure facilities that contract with the department, that are housing juveniles to immediately report any security breach to the ...
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2021-05-04
Effective date(s) 7/1/2021
TNHB1231PassAs enacted, requires secure detention facilities, correctional facilities, youth development centers, and other hardware secure facilities that contract with the department, that are housing juveniles to immediately report any security breach to the ...
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2021-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 252
TNHB0216Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes a child found to be delinquent to be placed into probation for an indefinite period as long as probation is in the best interest of the child; removes requirement that a court review the case of each delinquent child placed ...
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2021-05-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSB0206Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, authorizes a child found to be delinquent to be placed into probation for an indefinite period as long as probation is in the best interest of the child; removes requirement that a court review the case of each delinquent child placed ...
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHB0465Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to use a hair follicle test when testing a child for the presence of a controlled substance in the child's body. - Amends TCA Title 24; Title 36 and Title 37.
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2021-05-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSB0589Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to use a hair follicle test when testing a child for the presence of a controlled substance in the child's body. - Amends TCA Title 24; Title 36 and Title 37.
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0544PassAs enacted, requires that the community services agency board's annual plan of operation be approved and amended, as necessary, only by the commissioner of finance and administration rather than by the commissioner and the comptroller of the treasury...
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2021-04-21
Effective date(s) 04/13/2021
TNHB0662PassAs enacted, requires that the community services agency board's annual plan of operation be approved and amended, as necessary, only by the commissioner of finance and administration rather than by the commissioner and the comptroller of the treasury...
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2021-04-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 129
TNSB0121Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes, from March 1 to March 31 of each year, the date by which the department is required to appear before the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives to review the department's policies, protocols, procedure...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1100Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to work with the joint task force on children's justice, human trafficking advisory council, and council of juvenile and family court judges to identify and provide services to children who have been victims of ...
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2021-03-15
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB1037Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department to work with the joint task force on children's justice, human trafficking advisory council, and council of juvenile and family court judges to identify and provide services to children who have been victims of ...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0791Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes, from March 1 to March 31 of each year, the date by which the department is required to appear before the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives to review the department's policies, protocols, procedure...
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2021-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB0721Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to submit a report to the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives on or before December 31, 2022, regarding the implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0720Intro

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As introduced, increases the maximum staffing levels for case managers within the department from an average of 20 active cases or 20 children to be monitored to 25 active cases or 25 children to monitor. - Amends TCA Section 37-5-132.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0774Intro

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As introduced, increases the maximum staffing levels for case managers within the department from an average of 20 active cases or 20 children to be monitored to 25 active cases or 25 children to monitor. - Amends TCA Section 37-5-132.
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2021-02-11
Withdrawn.
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