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Mental Health Law - Involuntary Admissions - Requirements and Procedures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide for admission of a certain emergency evaluee to a certain State facility or other certain facility within 6 hours after notification; and prohibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on certain grounds.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim and Pena-Melnyk
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0947
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Emergency Medical Services
Mental and Behavioral Health
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(10-625, 10-632)

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February 14, 2018 4:45 P.M.