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§ 4-210. Medical treatment of juvenile incarcerated individuals

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 4. Patuxent Institution (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. General Provisions
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 4-210
§ 4-210. Medical treatment of juvenile incarcerated individuals
(a) On the recommendation of a health care provider, the Director or Director's designee may authorize medical treatment of a juvenile incarcerated individual when:
(1) in the judgment of the Director or designee, the treatment is necessary; and
(2) a parent, guardian, or person in loco parentis of the juvenile is not available on a timely basis to give the authorization.
(b) The Director or Director's designee may not be held liable for authorizing in good faith medically necessary treatment under subsection (a) of this section.

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Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 31B, § 9A.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 4-210, MD CORR SERV § 4-210
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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