Section 5122.19 | Medical examination within 24 hours of arrival.
Every person transported to a hospital or community mental health services provider pursuant to sections 5122.11 to 5122.16 of the Revised Code, shall be examined by the staff of the hospital or services provider as soon as practicable after arrival at the hospital or services provider. Such an examination shall be held within twenty-four hours after the time of arrival, and if the chief clinical officer fails after such an examination to certify that in the chief clinical officer's opinion the person is a mentally ill person subject to court order, the person shall be immediately released.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 17, 2014 – Senate Bill 43, 130th General Assembly [ View September 17, 2014 Version ]