2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-7-104. Placement of homeless consumers.
A. In the case of a consumer who has substantially impaired ability to provide adequate self care or custody and who has no home or relatives or friends able and willing to care for the consumer, the executive director prior to discharge from the facility shall make a reasonable effort to arrange an appropriate placement and necessary services for the consumer.
B. When necessary, the executive director shall refer to other public or voluntary agencies for assistance; provided, nothing in this section or Section 7-102 of this title shall be construed as restricting the right of an adult consumer, when such consumer has not been found by a court to be incompetent, to determine the placement or residence of such consumer upon discharge from a facility.
Added by Laws 1977, c. 145, § 7, emerg. eff. June 3, 1977. Renumbered from § 73.1 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 1994, c. 327, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 2005, c. 150, § 58, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005.
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