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2017 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 3 - Persons With Severe Impairments
§ 33-6-305. Extended detention after confirmation of initial finding.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-305 (2017)
- IF AND ONLY IF
- (1) another physician examines the person and confirms the determination of the first examining physician under § 33-6-304 within twelve (12) hours after the time the person arrived, AND
- (2) the person is admitted to an extended observation bed for observation, care, and treatment,
- (3) the person may be detained under this part for up to seventy-two (72) hours from the time the person arrived at the treatment resource.
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