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PROGRAM RULES AND RELEVANT STATUTE(S)
(Note: TCA=Tennessee Code Annotated, USC=United States Code).

  • Adolescent Health
    • TCA 37-3-5, Teenage Pregnancy
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter V, §710, Separate Program for Abstinence Education
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter V, §710 Amended, Restoration of Funding for Abstinence Education
  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 6A, Subchapter XIII, §300k, Preventive Health Measures with Respect to Breast and Cervical Cancers
  • Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
    • TCA 56-7-2368, Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids
    • TCA 68-12-1, Treatment of Disabled Children
    • TN Rules 1200-11-3
  • Family Planning
    • TCA 68-34-1, Family Planning
    • TN Rules 1200-16
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 6, Subchapter VIII, §300, Population Research and Family Planning Programs
  • Child Fatality Review
    • TCA 68-1-11, Sudden, Unexplained Child Death
    • TN Rules 1200-15-03
    • TCA 68-142-1, Child Fatality Review and Prevention Act of 1995
    • TCA 68-142-2, Tennessee Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Act of 2007
  • Home Visiting
    • TCA 37-3-703, Healthy start pilot project established—Objectives—Evaluation—Required disclosures
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 6A, Subchapter II, §254-c8, Healthy Start for Infants
    • TCA 68-1-25, TN Nurse Home Visitor Program Act
    • TCA 68-1-125, Funds for in-home visiting programs—Emphasis on evidence-based programs—Report on Findings
    • USC Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter V, §711, Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs
  • Infant Health
    • TCA 68-1-8, Care of Newborn Infants
    • TCA 68-5-2, Newborn Eye Treatment
  • Newborn Screening
    • TCA 56-7-2508, Insurance Coverage for Hearing Screening
    • TCA 68-5-4, Newborn Testing—Metabolic Defects
    • TCA 68-5-5, Genetic Testing
    • TCA 68-5-9, Early Detection of Hearing Loss
    • TN Rules 1200-15-1-1
  • Women’s Health
    • TCA 68-1-18, Office of Women’s Health

REQUIRED LEGISLATIVE REPORTS


ADVISORY COMMITTEES

  • Children’s Special Services
    • TCA 68-12-106
  • Genetics Advisory Committee
    • TCA 68-5-503, Genetics Advisory Committee
  • Perinatal Advisory Committee
    • TCA 68-1-803, Perinatal Advisory Committee
  • Women’s Health
    • TCA 68-1-1804

Updated August 2012