27A-1 DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
Definition of terms.
Qualified mental health professionals.
Unlawful confinement of mentally ill as felony or misdemeanor.
Neglect of duty by officer or appointee as misdemeanor--Liability for damages.
Training required by department.
Promulgation of rules for training qualified mental health professionals.
Mental health setting.
Contract by bordering state for treatment of mental illness or chemical dependency
in South Dakota facility.
Treatment contracts not allowed for certain persons convicted of criminal offense.
Content of contract for treatment.
Negotiations to develop treatment contract--Temporary placement of person on
emergency hold or involuntary commitment--Continuing responsibility of bordering
Placement or transfer of person from bordering state to Human Services Center