00RS HB969


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HB 969 (BR 2722) - R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to hospitalization of individuals with mental illness.
     Amend KRS 202A.081 to prohibit a recommendation from a social worker regarding the release of an individual who is involuntarily hospitalized in a mental institution from superseding the recommendation of the authorized staff physician; amend KRS 202A.181 regarding an involuntary patient on convalescent leave status to conform.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Health and Welfare (H); posted in committee

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