2017 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 7 - Public Guardianship for the Elderly
§ 34-7-103. Creation and administration of statewide program.
A statewide program to provide guardianship for the elderly is created and will be administered by the commission on aging, which shall adopt policies and may promulgate rules to govern the operation of district public guardians within each development district, and implement the law. The commission shall provide a coordinator to monitor program development and operation, and shall contract with the grantee agencies in each of the nine (9) development districts which are the planning and service areas designated by the commission. Each grantee agency in the nine (9) development districts shall hire staff to serve as district public guardian in the planning and service area.