27A-11A HEARINGS PROCEDURE
Process issued by board--Conduct of meetings--Evidentiary rulings--Notice by mail.
Petitions, applications, and documents made under oath or affirmation.
Qualification of electronic document as signed document.
Assurance of authenticity of electronic signature.
Electronically transmitted facsimile.
Statutes, rules, standards, and practices for accepting documents for filing or
admission as evidence not altered--Exceptions.
Stenographic record of proceedings--Certified transcript or tape requested by patient--Expense.
Filing of board papers with clerk of courts--Confidentiality and access.
State's attorney to represent petitioners--Reasonable costs.
Personal service of petition and notice of hearing--Contents of notice.
Sheriff's and witnesses' fees.
Assignment of counsel to represent alleged mentally ill person--Time allowed.
Interrogatories to be answered with health professional's certificate or examination.
Expenses of evaluation--Additional examination.
Precautions against drugs hampering defense--Record of treatments administered.
Personal appearance at hearing--Presentation of evidence--Choosing not to appear.
Compensation for appointed counsel.
Request by county to reopen hearing on question of residence--Time and place of
hearing--Notice--Filing and mailing of ultimate finding--Payment of expenses.
Attorney general notified of findings as to nonresidency in state.
Hearing reopened at attorney general's request--Notice--Mailing of ultimate findings--Payment of expenses.
County of residence to refund attorney general's expenses.
Distribution of copies of board findings and documents.
Hearing required prior to transfer of involuntarily committed patient--Petition--Payment of expenses.
Appointment of escort to convey patient to center--Same sex--Expenses--Relative as
Noncompliance with treatment order--Alternative treatment--Notice and right to
Unsuccessful treatment--Hearing--Modification of treatment.
Fund designated for expenses of commitment proceeding.
Rules of evidence.
Appeal of final order--Costs for indigent person.
Appointed attorney not guardian ad litem.
Guardianship of estate unaffected by board proceedings.
Location and conduct of hearings and reviews.