Current as of: 2013
In this subchapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) "Community mental health center" means a facility providing services for the prevention or diagnosis of mental illness, or care and treatment of mentally ill patients, or rehabilitation of such persons, which services are provided principally for persons residing in a particular community in or near which the facility is situated.
(2) "Facility for individuals with an intellectual disability" means a facility specially designed for the diagnosis, treatment, education, training or custodial care of individuals with an intellectual disability; including facilities for training specialists and sheltered workshops for individuals with an intellectual disability, but only if such workshops are part of facilities which provide or will provide comprehensive services for individuals with an intellectual disability.
(3) "The federal act" means the mental retardation facilities and community mental health centers construction act of 1963 (P.L. 88-164).
(4) "Nonprofit facility for individuals with an intellectual disability", and "nonprofit community mental health center" mean, respectively, a facility for individuals with an intellectual disability, and a community mental health center which is owned and operated by one or more nonprofit corporations or associations no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
(5) "The secretary" means the secretary of the U.S. department of health and human services or a delegate to administer the federal act.
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