2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:25 — Provisions for close confinement of certain mental patients

§25.  Provisions for close confinement of certain mental patients

At institutions that it may designate, the department may provide facilities for the care and confinement of mental patients who require close confinement in the interest of themselves and of the public.  

The department shall designate places of confinement for patients of dangerous tendencies and for those charged with or convicted of a crime or misdemeanor who require special protection and restraint.  

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

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