2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:103 — Deportation of nonresident patients

§103.  Deportation of nonresident patients

The department may return any nonresident patient to the state or county of which he is a legal resident.  Pending the return, the department shall provide necessary temporary care for the patient.  He shall be suitably clothed and, if necessary, shall be accompanied by an attendant who shall deliver the patient with due care to the proper officials at the destination.  If the patient is able to travel alone, he shall be provided with sufficient funds for sustenance and travel.  

The department may enter into agreements with other states for reciprocity in deporting mental patients.  

Amended by Acts 1974, No. 294, §1; Acts 1978, No. 786, §3, eff. July 17, 1978.  

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