2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 37-7-40 (2010)
TITLE 37 - MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER 7 - HOSPITALIZATION, TREATMENT, ETC., OF ALCOHOLICS, DRUG DEPENDENT INDIVIDUALS, AND DRUG ABUSERS
ARTICLE 3 - EXAMINATION, HOSPITALIZATION, AND TREATMENT OF INVOLUNTARY PATIENTS
PART 1 - EMERGENCY RECEIVING FACILITIES FOR EXAMINATION OF PERSONS APPREHENDED PURSUANT TO PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE OR COURT ORDER
§ 37-7-40 - Designation by department of emergency receiving facilities
37-7-40. Designation by department of emergency receiving facilities
Any state owned or state operated facility may be designated by the department as an emergency receiving facility. The department shall maintain an emergency receiving facility at each Georgia regional hospital which shall accept, under Code Sections 37-7-41 through 37-7-44, patients found in any county in the service region of the hospital. Any other facility within the State of Georgia may be so designated by the department at the request of or with the consent of the governing officers of the facility.
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