|Petition Title||Amend existing regulations regarding protection of human rights request E|
Regulation governing different legal statuses of inpatient hospitalization and their discharge criteria, should repeal the provision requiring or allowing a "provider" to wait until after 30 days from admission to inform the involuntarily, civilly committed patients' of their right to seek discharge from the facility director and their right to seek legal appeal of their civil commitment order to the Circuit Court pursuant to § 37.2-830.
The Board will consider the petition and any comments received at its regularly scheduled meeting on December 8, 2009.
|Comment Period||Ended 11/9/2009 0 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Board determined that 12 VAC35-115-70 (B)(8)(b) neither requires nor allows a provider to wait for 30 days after admission to notify the individual receiving services of his right to appeal an order of involuntary commitment.
|Name / Title:||Linda B. Grasewicz / Senior Planner|
1220 Bank Street
|Telephone:||(804)786-0040 FAX: (804)371-0092 TDD: (804)371-8977|