2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-5-418. Precommitment screening examination - Copy of order to be provided examinee - Explanation of examination.

43A OK Stat § 43A-5-418 (2015) What's This?

In addition to the notice requirements contained in the Mental Health Law, each person ordered to undergo a precommitment screening examination shall receive:

1. A copy of the order requiring the person to undergo the examination; and

2. A written statement explaining what the examination will cover.

If the individual is unable to read or understand the written materials, every effort will be made to explain them in a language such person understands, and a copy of the examination findings shall be provided to the court, to the person's attorney of record, if known, and the person's treatment advocate as defined pursuant to Section 1-109.1 of this title, if any, upon completion.

Added by Laws 1980, c. 324, § 8, emerg. eff. June 17, 1980. Amended by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 79, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from Title 43A, § 54.7 by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from Title 43A, § 5-404 by Laws 1997, c. 387, § 12, eff. Nov. 1, 1997. Amended by Laws 2013, c. 3, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2013.

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