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HB 293 Temporary detention; determining facility for individual.

Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Determining facility of temporary detention. Provides that an individual for whom a temporary detention order is issued shall be detained in a state facility unless the state facility or an employee or designee of the community services board is able to identify an alternative facility that is able and willing to provide temporary detention. The bill also provides that under no circumstances shall a state facility fail or refuse to admit an individual who meets the criteria for temporary detention unless an alternative facility has agreed to accept the individual. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall submit an annual report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the implementation of the provisions of the bill. This bill incorporates HB 243.


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