2019 New York Laws
MHY - Mental Hygiene
Title E - General Provisions
Article 29 - General Provisions Relating to In-Patient Facilities
29.17 - Clothing and Money to Be Furnished Patients Discharged or Released.

§ 29.17 Clothing  and  money  to  be  furnished  patients  discharged or


No patient shall be discharged or released from a department facility without suitable clothing adapted to the season in which he is discharged or released; and if it cannot be otherwise obtained, the facility shall upon the order of the director, or of the commissioner, as the case may be, furnish the same, and money not exceeding fifty dollars, to defray his expenses until he can reach his relatives or friends, or find employment to earn a subsistence.

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