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

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 38 Prevention And Detection Of Crime

Chapter 6 Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Part 1 General Provisions

38-6-110. Central registry for sexual offenders.

(a) The Tennessee bureau of investigation shall establish a central registry of sexual offenders modeled after statutes enacted in other states. The registry shall include all validated offenders from files maintained by the department of children's services, all persons who have been arrested for the commission of a sexual offense, and all persons who have been convicted of a sexual offense.

(b) The departments of correction and children's services and local law enforcement agencies shall cooperate fully in the creation and updating of the central registry.

Acts 1985, ch. 478, § 36; 1989, ch. 278, § 45; 1996, ch. 1079, § 122.

Compiler's Notes. For transfer of certain duties from the department of human services to the department of health, see Executive Order No. 6 (January 12, 1996).

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