2010 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 6 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Part 10 - Curriculum Generally
49-6-1023 - Guidelines for materials regarding voluntary surrender of unharmed newborn infant.

49-6-1023. Guidelines for materials regarding voluntary surrender of unharmed newborn infant.

The state board of education is urged to develop guidelines for the appropriate study materials and method of instruction for inclusion of instruction in all public schools that advises pupils of § 68-11-255, relating to parents who voluntarily surrender physical custody of an unharmed infant seventy-two (72) hours or younger at a hospital or other designated location without being subject to prosecution for a violation of certain criminal provisions such as child abandonment. LEAs are urged to include the instruction in the lifetime wellness curriculum for grades nine through twelve (9-12).

[Acts 2007, ch. 174, § 1.]  

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