PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED
171-A:8-a Transfer of Involuntary Admittees; Rules.
I. A receiving facility to which a person is ordered for involuntary admission or to which such person has been transferred may transfer the person to another receiving facility if the receiving facility to which the person is to be transferred can better provide the degree of security or treatment required by the person. All transfers shall require the approval of the chief administrator of the state developmental services system. The commissioner shall adopt rules pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to transfer criteria and procedures for the challenge of transfer decisions by the persons so transferred.
II. Transfers to the secure psychiatric unit of involuntary admittees may be made pursuant to RSA 171-B:15.
Source. 1994, 408:7. 1995, 310:129, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.