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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 36 Domestic Relations

Chapter 1 Adoption

Part 2 Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance

36-1-206. Construction - Compliance with federal laws.

The provisions of this compact shall, insofar as practical, be construed to be in compliance with all federal laws governing adoption assistance and payment for medical assistance. In the event subsequent changes in federal law or regulations necessitate changes in the text of the compact, the commissioner of children's services is authorized to promulgate such regulations as may be necessary to alter the terms of the compact to comply with federal law or regulations.

Acts 1985, ch. 35, § 6; 1996, ch. 1079, § 69.

Compiler's Notes. Acts 1996, ch. 1079, § 184 provided:

“Any provision of this act, or the application thereof, which is inconsistent with federal law, rule or regulation shall be deemed to be construed as being consistent with federal law, rule or regulation.”

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