2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:99 — Discharge by lapse of time

§99.  Discharge by lapse of time

Any patient continuously absent from an institution without leave for twelve months is automatically discharged and may be readmitted only according to law.  This Section does not apply to mental defectives or epileptics, whose leaves are indefinite and who can be returned at any time until formal discharge, nor to patients committed in accordance with R.S. 28:59.  

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