As used in this part, unless the context requires otherwise:

  1. “Department” means the department of finance and administration;
  2. “Sexual assault” includes victims of any of the sexual offenses set out in § 40-24-108(b)(2);
  3. “Sexual assault crisis intervention” includes, but is not limited to:
    1. A 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault staffed by a trained person;
    2. Counseling for sexual assault victims and their families and friends;
    3. Accompaniment of victims of sexual assault to courts, hospitals, district attorneys generals’ offices, law enforcement, or victim/witness coordinators offices;
    4. Information and referrals for victims of sexual assault;
    5. Advocacy with law enforcement, criminal justice, medical, mental health, school, and other related systems on behalf of sexual assault victims; and
    6. Educational programs for allied professionals and the general public on sexual assault;
  4. “Sexual assault program” means a program that provides sexual assault program services; and
  5. “Sexual assault program services” means free sexual assault crisis intervention provided by a community-based program to persons who have been victims of a sexual assault and to their families and friends.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 71-6-302

  • Department: means the department of finance and administration. See Tennessee Code 71-6-302
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Sexual assault: includes victims of any of the sexual offenses set out in § 40-24-108(b)(2). See Tennessee Code 71-6-302
  • Sexual assault crisis intervention: includes , but is not limited to:
    1. A 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault staffed by a trained person. See Tennessee Code 71-6-302
    2. Sexual assault program: means a program that provides sexual assault program services. See Tennessee Code 71-6-302