Adoption Law Section

The Adoption Law Section focuses on promoting the study and understanding of laws, regulations and court decisions dealing with legal issues involving adoptions.

Chair
Samples Jennings Clem and Fields
130 Jordan Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423)892-2006

HHS Issues Notice of Nonenforcement of Provisions Regarding Grant Regulations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a notice regarding nonenforcement of certain regulatory provisions in The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements because of concerns over the Obama Administration's implementation of the Regulatory Flexibility Act regarding grant appropriations. HHS is taking steps to address the issue by publishing a proposed rule to reissue the HHS grants regulation with revisions. The agency contends its proposed rule would better align with federal statutes by eliminating regulatory burden, including a burden on the free exercise of religion.

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Address Update for Columbia Court Square Program

The 2019 Court Square series is coming to Columbia on Oct. 23. The three-hour program will take place in the events center of First Farmers and Merchants Bank, 901 Nashville Hwy., Columbia 38401. Yesterday’s issue of TBAToday had the wrong street address.

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