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Section 5123.81 | Involuntarily committed resident absent without leave.


When an involuntarily committed resident of an institution for persons with i ntellectual disabilities is absent without leave, an order shall be issued within five days after the resident's absence requiring the resident to be taken into custody by any health or police officer, or sheriff and transported to the institution from which the resident is absent. The order may be issued by the director of developmental disabilities, the managing officer of the institution from which the resident is absent, or the probate judge of the county from which the resident was ordered institutionalized or in which he is found. The officer who takes the resident into custody shall immediately notify the issuer of the order.

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