SB 101 Modifies the membership of the review panels convened by the Division of Developmental Disabilities
Sponsor: Green
LR Number: 0248S.01I Fiscal Note: 0248-01
Committee: Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families
Last Action: 1/22/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families Committee Journal Page: S171
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 101 - This act modifies the membership of the review panels convened by the Division of Developmental Disabilities when a resident, parent or legal guardian refuses to consent to a proposed placement or discharge from a mental health facility. Under this act, the division director shall convene a review panel composed of four members. The members of the panel shall consist of:

-the head of the facility in question;

-an employee of such facility, designated by the head of the facility, who shall be familiar with the service needs of the resident in question;

-the resident, parent or legal guardian; and

-a person designated by the resident, parent or legal guardian.

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