Chapter 70.96A RCW


Declaration of policy.
Legislative finding and intentPurpose of chapter.
Chemical dependency program.
Integrated comprehensive screening and assessment processImplementation.
Chemical dependency specialist servicesTo be available at children and family services officesTraining in uniform screening.
Program authority.
Agreements authorized under the Interlocal Cooperation Act.
Funding prerequisites, facilities, plans, or programs receiving financial assistance.
Local funding and donative funding requirementsFacilities, plans, programs.
Duties of department.
Drug courts.
Interdepartmental coordinating committee.
Comprehensive program for treatmentRegional facilities.
City, town, or county without facilityContribution of liquor taxes prerequisite to use of another's facility.
Liquor taxes and profitsCity and county eligibility conditioned.
Standards for treatment programsEnforcement proceduresPenaltiesEvaluation of treatment of childrenTreatment during pregnancy.
Age of consentOutpatient treatment of minors for chemical dependency.
Notice to parents, school contacts for referring students to inpatient treatment.
Review of admission and inpatient treatment of minorsDetermination of medical necessityDepartment reviewMinor declines necessary treatmentAt-risk youth petitionCostsPublic funds.
Acceptance for approved treatmentRules.
Voluntary treatment of alcoholics or other drug addicts.
Treatment programs and facilitiesAdmissionsPeace officer dutiesProtective custody.
Involuntary commitment.
Joinder of petitions for commitment.
Evaluation by designated chemical dependency specialistWhen requiredRequired notifications.
Involuntary commitment proceedingsProsecuting attorney may represent specialist or program.
Detention, commitment dutiesDesignation of county designated mental health professional.
Records of persons treated for alcoholism and drug addiction.
Court-ordered treatmentRequired notifications.
Persons subject to court-ordered treatment or supervisionDocumentation.
Visitation and communication with patients.
Emergency service patrolEstablishmentRules.
Payment for treatmentFinancial ability of patients.
Criminal laws limitations.
MinorWhen outpatient treatment provider must give notice to parents.
MinorParental consent for inpatient treatmentException.
MinorParent not liable for payment unless consented to treatmentNo right to public funds.
MinorParent may request determination whether minor has chemical dependency requiring inpatient treatmentMinor consent not requiredDuties and obligations of professional person and facility.
MinorParent may request determination whether minor has chemical dependency requiring outpatient treatmentConsent of minor not requiredDischarge of minor.
MinorPetition to superior court for release from facility.
MinorNot released by petition under RCW 70.96A.255Release within thirty daysProfessional may initiate proceedings to stop release.
MinorEligibility for medical assistance under chapter 74.09 RCWPayment by department.
Counties may create alcoholism and other drug addiction boardGenerally.
County alcoholism and other drug addiction programChief executive officer of program to be program coordinator.
Alcoholism and other drug addiction programGenerally.
Methamphetamine addiction programsCounties authorized to seek state funding.
Criminal justice treatment account.
Opiate substitution treatmentDeclaration of regulation by state.
Opiate substitution treatmentProgram certification by department, department dutiesDefinition of opiate substitution treatment.
Statewide treatment and operating standards for opiate substitution programsEvaluation and report.
Inability to contribute to cost no bar to admissionDepartment may limit admissions.
Fetal alcohol screening and assessment services.
Interagency agreement on fetal alcohol exposure programs.
Chemical dependency treatment expendituresPrioritization.
Chemically dependent personsIntensive case management pilot projects.
Uniform application of chapterTraining for county-designated mental health professionals.
ApplicationConstruction1972 ex.s. c 122.
Department allocation of fundsConstruction.
Severability1972 ex.s. c 122.
Section, subsection headings not part of law.
Reviser's note: Throughout this chapter "this act" has been translated to "this chapter." This act [1972 ex.s. c 122] consists of chapter 70.96A RCW, the amendment of RCW 9.87.010, 71.24.030 and the repeal of RCW 9.68.040, 70.96.010-70.96.030, 70.96.040-70.96.080, 70.96.090, 70.96.100-70.96.140, 70.96.900, and 71.08.010-71.08.090.
Alcoholism and drug addiction and support act: Chapter 74.50 RCW.
Court files and records closedExceptions: RCW 71.05.620.