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2019 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 35 - Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Act of 1989
Part 5 - Release and Parole
§ 40-35-505. Orientation to post-release or parole issues.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-35-505 (2019)
Before the release of an inmate under this chapter, the department of correction shall conduct an orientation for the inmate concerning relevant post-release or parole issues. As a part of the department's existing orientation program, the orientation shall address issues of restoration of citizenship, voting and the availability of services relating to education, employment, family and child support. Specific attention shall be given to, but not limited to, general equivalency diplomas and adult education, access to health care and health insurance, reinstatement of licenses and voting rights and food stamps.
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