HB1635 (CH0729)

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Mental Health Law - Involuntary Admissions - Procedures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 729

Synopsis: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 the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than 30 hours.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Angel, Barron, Hayes, Hill, Morales, Sample-Hughes, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0947
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Emergency Medical Services
Health, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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May 21, 2018 10:35 A.M.