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Article - Health - General




§10–619.

    Within 12 hours of notification by a physician, licensed psychologist, or psychiatric nurse practitioner who has certified an individual under this part, a facility operated by the Maryland Department of Health shall receive and evaluate the individual certified for involuntary admission if:

        (1)    The individual’s involuntary admission is not limited by § 10–617 of this subtitle;

        (2)    An application for admission has been completed;

        (3)    A certifying physician, psychologist, or psychiatric nurse practitioner is unable to place the individual in a facility not operated by the Department; and

        (4)    The Department is unable to provide for the placement of the person other than in a facility operated by the Department.



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