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Tennessee Code Title 44. Animals and Animal Husbandry § 44-6-114

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As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Administrator” means the administrator of the child support recovery unit of the department of human services or the administrator's designee.

2. “Child” means a person who is less than age eighteen or a person who is age eighteen but less than age nineteen and is engaged full-time in completing high school graduation or equivalency requirements in a manner which is reasonably expected to result in completion of the requirements prior to the person reaching age nineteen.

3. “Mother” means a mother of the child for whom paternity is being established.

4. “Party” means a putative father or a mother, as named in an action.

5. “Paternity is at issue” means any of the following conditions:

a. A child was not born or conceived within marriage.

b. A child was born or conceived within marriage but a court has declared that the child is not the issue of the marriage.

6. “Paternity test” means and includes any form of blood, tissue, or genetic testing administered to determine the biological father of a child.

7. “Putative father” means a person alleged to be the biological father of a child.

8. “Unit” means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B.2.

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