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AGO Opinions with Topic: RESPONSIBILITY OF CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CARE PENDING COMMITMENT PROCEEDINGS
AGO 1958 No. 154 >  February 10, 1958
COUNTIES - RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARE OF MENTALLY ILL PATIENTS PENDING COMMITMENT - CITIES, TOWNS, COUNTIES - AUTHORITY TO CONTRIBUTE COST OF REMODELING ROOMS IN PRIVATE NONPROFIT HOSPITAL FOR CARE OF PSYCHOTIC PATIENTS PENDING COMMITMENT - PSYCHOTIC PATIENTS - RESPONSIBILITY OF CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CARE PENDING COMMITMENT PROCEEDINGS
COUNTIES ‑- RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARE OF MENTALLY ILL PATIENTS PENDING COMMITMENT -- CITIES, TOWNS, COUNTIES ‑- AUTHORITY TO CONTRIBUTE COST OF REMODELING ROOMS IN PRIVATE NONPROFIT HOSPITAL FOR CARE... (1)  Cities, towns and counties may not contribute funds to a private hospital for remodeling rooms to provide facilities for the care of psychotic patients pending commitment proceedings. (2)  Responsibility for the cost of detention care is the responsibility of the patient's spouse or children, if financially able, otherwise the county is responsible.
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