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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 1 - Mental Health Service System
§ 33-6-108. Admissions to a State-Owned or Operated Hospital or Treatment Resource
Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-108 (2020)
Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, all admissions or transfers to a state-owned or operated hospital or treatment resource shall be subject to available suitable accommodations, as defined in §33-1-101, and no admission to a state-owned or operated hospital or treatment resource shall occur until the department has designated the state-owned or operated facility as having available suitable accommodations; provided, that if there are no suitable available accommodations at the time of the determination, then the commissioner shall expeditiously find a state-owned or operated hospital or treatment resource to accommodate the person upon the availability of suitable available accommodations.
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