2018 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 1 - Adoption
Part 3 - Adoption Contact Veto Registry
§ 36-1-304. Advance notice registry.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 36-1-304 (2018)
  • (a) The department shall establish and maintain an advance notice registry. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the advance notice registry shall not be considered part of the post-adoption record or any other record or paper subject to release under § 36-1-127(c), and the information contained in the advance notice registry shall be confidential.

  • (b) The advance notice registry shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

    • (1) Name of each person who has duly filed an advance notice request;

    • (2) Address given by the person as the mailing address at which any postal contact by the department with the person should be made;

    • (3) Date and place of birth of the person filing with the advance notice registry;

    • (4) Persons or class of persons affected by the request; and

    • (5) Advance notice period.

  • (c) A person whose name is entered in the advance notice registry shall advise the department of any change in the person's address.

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