2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:92 — Transfer of patients from military establishments

§92.  Transfer of patients from military establishments

Any resident and rightful charge upon the state who becomes mentally ill while in military service and is returned to the state because of need of institutional care, shall be directly transferred from the military establishment to a state hospital, provided arrangements to receive him are made in advance with the superintendent.  

Unless sooner discharged from military service, the patient shall be detained for a period of observation not to exceed thirty days.  If it is found that he should remain at the hospital, he shall, after discharge from military service, be committed in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.  

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