Public Chapter 288

SENATE BILL NO. 1368

By Rochelle

Substituted for: House Bill No. 758

By Jackson, Kent, Ralph Cole, Hargett, Ford, Patton, McDaniel, Roach, McMillan, Williams

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 40, Chapter 28, relative to the compact for out-of-state parole and probation supervision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 40, Chapter 28, Part 4, is amended by adding the following new section:

Section___. For purposes of the State of Tennessee as the receiving state interpreting the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 40-28-401:

(a) "Family" means the parent, grandparent, sibling, adult child or lawful spouse of the probationer or parolee applying for transfer of supervision to the State of Tennessee.

(b) The family member with whom the probationer or parolee intends to reside must have been a permanent Tennessee resident for at least three (3) continuous years prior to the date of such probationer's or parolee's application for transfer of supervision to the State of Tennessee.

(c) A probationer or parolee applying for transfer of supervision to the State of Tennessee must reside with the named family member for a minimum of one (1) year unless a change of residence is approved by the supervising probation or parole officer.

(d) The application of a probationer or parolee applying for transfer of supervision to the State of Tennessee shall not be considered for approval if such probationer or parolee is residing in this state prior to this state's approval of such application.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.