2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:142 — Costs of transportation

§142.  Costs of transportation

If financially able, the patient or his legally responsible relative shall pay all the costs incident to transporting the patient to the mental hospital; otherwise the department, in the case of a nonresident, or the parish in which the hearing was held, in the case of a resident, shall pay these costs.  If a patient's domicile is in a parish other than that in which the hearing was held, the former parish shall reimburse the latter for these costs.  

Fees for transporting patients shall be in accordance with the special laws establishing fees for transporting prisoners.  

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

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