South Carolina Code 44-17-865. Department to notify law enforcement officials of patients absent without proper authorization
South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 17 > § 44-17-865 - Department to notify law enforcement officials of patients absent without proper authorization
Current as of: 2009
If any person involuntarily committed to a facility under the jurisdiction of the Department of Mental Health is absent without proper authorization, the Department shall immediately notify by telephone the appropriate state and local law enforcement officials of such absence. Such notice shall also be confirmed in writing and mailed to such law enforcement officials within twenty-four hours after the absence is discovered.
South Carolina Laws: Mental Health
U.S. Code Provisions: Mental Health
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