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33-3-208. Duty of employees who transmit or record patient communications.

IF AND ONLY IF

     (1)  an employee of a service provider is normally responsible for transmitting or recording communications from a service recipient to a qualified mental health professional or behavior analyst, AND

     (2)  the employee receives a communication from a service recipient of an actual threat of bodily harm against a clearly identified victim,

THEN

     (3)  the employee shall communicate the threat to the professional employed by the service provider.

[Acts 1989, ch. 549, § 1; T.C.A., § 33-10-303; Acts 2000, ch. 947, § 1; 2001, ch. 334, § 4; 2002, ch. 730, § 17.]