2010 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 4 - Emergency Involuntary Admission to Inpatient Treatment
33-6-408 - Admission of person already at treatment facility.
33-6-408. Admission of person already at treatment facility.
If the person has been certified as subject to admission under § 33-6-403 and is already at the hospital or treatment resource at which the person is proposed to be admitted, the person who took the service recipient to the hospital or treatment resource may then apply for the admission for the purpose of emergency diagnosis, evaluation and treatment. Except as provided in § 33-6-409 [Repealed], the application shall be accompanied by the two (2) certificates of need and shall state the reasons and circumstances under which the person was taken into custody.
[Acts 2000, ch. 947, § 1.]
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