Tennessee Code Title 24. Evidence and Witnesses § 24-1-210

(a) As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Dual party relay operator” means a person who facilitates communication over the telephone between persons, one (1) of whom depends on the use of a special device for transmitting text rather than the spoken voice through the telephone line;  and

(2) “Interpreter” means a person who facilitates communication between persons who are unable to communicate with one another directly without such facilitation.

(b) No interpreter or dual party relay operator shall be permitted or required to disclose information obtained by virtue of facilitating any confidential communication.

(c) No interpreter or dual party relay operator shall be discharged or discriminated against for complying with the provisions of subsection (b).


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