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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 27, 2018
TBA Juvenile and Children’s Law Section Chair Stacie Odeneal today testified before the House Civil Justice Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Foster Care Support and Continuity Act (HB2019/SB1931), sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville, and Sen. Becky Massey, R-Knoxville. Odeneal said she appreciated the sponsors’ support of foster parents but had concerns about provisions in the bill. Both committees rolled consideration of the bills until next week. Odeneal committed to working with the sponsors and the Tennessee Department of Children Services on amending the bills.