|SB 5269-S - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Allows an immediate family member, guardian, or conservator of a person to petition the superior court for review of a designated mental health professional's decision, if the designated mental health professional decides not to: (1) Detain a person for evaluation and treatment; or
(2) Take action within forty-eight hours of a request for investigation being submitted to the designated mental health professional.
Requires the department of social and health services and each regional support network or agency employing designated mental health professionals to publish information in an easily accessible format describing the process for an immediate family member, guardian, or conservator to petition for court review of a detention decision.