Office of Legislation and Rules
The Division of General Counsel oversees and coordinates TDMHSAS legislative responsibilities, including:
The division oversees the process of rules development to regulate facilities and services for people with mental illness, and alcohol and drug disorders. A systematic administrative rules service process is used to incorporate evidence-based practices and promote stakeholder involvement in the rule making process.
2012 Legislative Summary
Click Here to view 2012 Tennessee legislation that relates to mental health and/or the department.
For more information, call (615) 532-9439 or email Kurt.Hippel@tn.gov.