2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 114 - Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Mental Illness (Sections 10801 - 10851)
Subchapter III - Construction (Sections 10851 - 10851)
Sec. 10851 - Construction of subchapters I and II; "individual with mental illness" defined

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 114 - PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
SUBCHAPTER III - CONSTRUCTION
Sec. 10851 - Construction of subchapters I and II; "individual with mental illness" defined
Containssection 10851
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 99-319, title III, §301, May 23, 1986, 100 Stat. 489; Pub. L. 102-173, §10, Nov. 27, 1991, 105 Stat. 1219.
Statutes at Large References100 Stat. 489
105 Stat. 1219, 1217
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 99-319, Public Law 102-173

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42 U.S.C. § 10851 (2014)

§10851. Construction of subchapters I and II; "individual with mental illness" defined

(a) Subchapters I and II of this chapter shall not be construed as establishing any new rights for individuals with mental illness.

(b) For purposes of this section, the term "individual with mental illness" has the same meaning as in section 10802(3) 1 of this title.

(Pub. L. 99–319, title III, §301, May 23, 1986, 100 Stat. 489; Pub. L. 102–173, §10, Nov. 27, 1991, 105 Stat. 1219.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 10802(3) of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was redesignated section 10802(4) of this title by Pub. L. 102–173, §4(1), Nov. 27, 1991, 105 Stat. 1217.

AMENDMENTS

1991—Pub. L. 102–173, substituted "individuals with mental illness" for "mentally ill individuals" in subsec. (a) and "individual with mental illness" for "mentally ill individual" in subsec. (b).

1 See References in Text note below.

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