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§ 5-417. Precommitment examination--Matters included

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43A. Mental Health

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43a. Mental Health (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Mental Health Law of 1986 (Refs & Annos)
Involuntary Commitment Procedure (Refs & Annos)
43A Okl.St.Ann. § 5-417
§ 5-417. Precommitment examination--Matters included
A precommitment examination ordered by the court shall include, but is not limited to:
1. A physical evaluation;
2. A mental evaluation;
3. A social history;
4. A study of the individual's family and community situation;
5. A list of available forms of care and treatment which may serve as an alternative to admission to a hospital;
6. Powers of attorney or advance health care directives, if any; and
7. A recommendation as to the least restrictive placement suitable to the person's needs, as identified by this section, should the individual be ordered to undergo treatment by the court.
Programs other than hospitalization to be considered shall include, but not be limited to, outpatient clinics, assisted outpatient treatment where available, extended care facilities, nursing homes, sheltered care arrangements, home care and homemaker services, and other treatment programs or suitable arrangements.

Credits

Laws 1980, c. 324, § 7, emerg. eff. June 17, 1980; Laws 1986, c. 103, § 78, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from Title 43A, § 54.6 by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from Title 43A, § 5-403 by Laws 1997, c. 387, § 12, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 2013, c. 3, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2013; Laws 2016, c. 177, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
43A Okl. St. Ann. § 5-417, OK ST T. 43A § 5-417
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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