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Chapter 71.05 RCW


Legislative intent.
Legislative intent and finding.
Integration with chapter 71.24 RCWRegional support networks.
Regional support networks contractsLimitation on state liability.
Integrated comprehensive screening and assessment for chemical dependency and mental disorders.
Commitment laws applicable.
Joinder of petitions for commitment.
Detention or judicial commitment of persons with developmental disabilities, impaired by chronic alcoholism or drug abuse, or suffering from dementia.
Voluntary application for mental health servicesRightsReview of condition and statusDetentionPerson refusing voluntary admission, temporary detention.
Financial responsibility.
Compensation of appointed counsel.
Exemptions from liability.
Duties of prosecuting attorney and attorney general.
Court-ordered treatmentRequired notifications.
Mental health commissionersAppointment.
Mental health commissionersAuthority.
Records maintained.
Offenders with mental illness who are believed to be dangerousLess restrictive alternative.
Detention or involuntary outpatient evaluation of persons with mental disordersProcedure.
Emergent detention of persons with mental disordersProcedure.
Detention of persons with mental disordersEvaluationConsultation with emergency room physician.
EvaluationIndividual with grave disability.
Evaluation by designated mental health professionalWhen requiredRequired notifications.
Petition for initial detention.
Acceptance of petitionNoticeDuty of state hospital.
Detention period for evaluation and treatment.
Persons not admittedTransportationDetention of arrested person pending return to custody.
Not guilty by reason of insanityDetention of persons who have fled from state of originProbable cause hearing.
Decision not to detainPetition for detention by family member, guardian, or conservatorCourt review.
NoticePetition for detention by family member, guardian, or conservator.
EvaluationTreatment and careRelease or other disposition.
EvaluationConsideration of information and records.
ProtocolsDevelopmentSubmission to governor and legislature.
Right to refuse antipsychotic medicineRules.
RightsPosting of list.
Property of committed person.
Procedures for additional treatment.
Discharge reviewsConsultations, notifications required.
Examination, evaluation of criminal defendantHearing.
Judicial proceedingsCourt to enter findings when recommendations of professional person not followed.
Petition for involuntary treatment or alternative treatmentProbable cause hearing.
Determination of grave disability, likelihood of serious harm, or need of assisted outpatient treatmentUse of recent history evidence.
Release from involuntary intensive treatmentException.
Temporary release.
Additional commitmentGrounds.
Additional confinementPrior history evidence.
Petition for additional commitmentAffidavit.
Filing of petitionAppearanceNoticeAdvice as to rightsAppointment of attorney, expert, or professional person.
Time for hearingDue processJury trialContinuation of treatment.
Remand for additional treatmentLess restrictive alternativesDurationGroundsHearing.
ReleaseAuthorized leaveNotice to prosecuting attorney.
Early releaseNotice to court and prosecuting attorneyPetition for hearing.
Modification of order for inpatient treatmentIntervention by prosecuting attorney.
Outpatient treatment or careConditional release.
Assistance to released persons.
Rights of involuntarily detained persons.
Involuntary commitmentIndividualized discharge plan.
Rights of voluntarily committed persons.
Persons committed following dismissal of sex, violent, or felony harassment offenseNotification of conditional release, final release, leave, transfer, or escapeTo whom givenDefinitions.
Discharge of person from evaluation and treatment facility or state hospitalNotice to designated mental health professional office.
Court-ordered mental health treatment of persons subject to department of corrections supervisionInitial assessment inquiryRequired notificationsRules.
Liability of applicant.
Damages for excessive detention.
Protection of rightsStaff.
Transfer of person committed to juvenile correction institution to institution or facility for juveniles with mental illnesses.
Facilities part of comprehensive mental health program.
Adoption of rules.
Rules of court.
Less restrictive alternative treatmentConsideration by court.
Less restrictive alternative treatment.
Less restrictive alternative or conditional release ordersEnforcement, modification, or revocation.
Less restrictive alternative treatment orderTermination.
Court files and records closedExceptionsRules.
Treatment recordsPrivileged communications unaffected.
Treatment recordsAccess under false pretenses, penalty.
Home visit by designated mental health professional or crisis intervention workerAccompaniment by second trained individual.
Provider of designated mental health professional or crisis outreach servicesPolicy for home visits.
Home visit by mental health professionalWireless telephone to be provided.
Crisis visit by mental health professionalAccess to information.
Training for community mental health employees.
Judicial servicesCivil commitment casesReimbursement.
Reimbursement for judicial servicesAssessment.
Reporting of commitment data.
Single bed certification.
ReportPerson meets detention criteriaUnavailable detention facilities.
ReportUnavailable detention facilitiesResponsibility of regional support network or behavioral health organizationCorrective actions.
Persons with developmental disabilitiesService plansHabilitation services.
Severability1973 1st ex.s. c 142.
Construction1973 1st ex.s. c 142.
Section headings not part of the law.
Effective date1973 1st ex.s. c 142.
Equal application of 1989 c 420Evaluation for developmental disability.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Rules of court: Cf. Superior Court Mental Proceedings Rules (MPR).
Reviser's note: The department of social and health services filed an emergency order, WSR 89-20-030, effective October 1, 1989, establishing rules for the recognition and certification of regional support networks. A final order was filed on January 24, 1990, effective January 25, 1990.
Council for children and families: Chapter 43.121 RCW.
Implementation of chapter through regional support networks: RCW 71.24.310.
MinorsMental health services, commitment: Chapter 71.34 RCW.