RCW 71.05.157

Evaluation by designated crisis responderWhen requiredRequired notifications.

(1) When a designated crisis responder is notified by a jail that a defendant or offender who was subject to a discharge review under RCW 71.05.232 is to be released to the community, the designated crisis responder shall evaluate the person within seventy-two hours of release.
(2) When an offender is under court-ordered treatment in the community and the supervision of the department of corrections, and the treatment provider becomes aware that the person is in violation of the terms of the court order, the treatment provider shall notify the designated crisis responder and the department of corrections of the violation and request an evaluation for purposes of revocation of the less restrictive alternative.
(3) When a designated crisis responder becomes aware that an offender who is under court-ordered treatment in the community and the supervision of the department of corrections is in violation of a treatment order or a condition of supervision that relates to public safety, or the designated crisis responder detains a person under this chapter, the designated crisis responder shall notify the person's treatment provider and the department of corrections.
(4) When an offender who is confined in a state correctional facility or is under supervision of the department of corrections in the community is subject to a petition for involuntary treatment under this chapter, the petitioner shall notify the department of corrections and the department of corrections shall provide documentation of its risk assessment or other concerns to the petitioner and the court if the department of corrections classified the offender as a high risk or high-needs offender.
(5) Nothing in this section creates a duty on any treatment provider or designated crisis responder to provide offender supervision.
(6) No jail or state correctional facility may be considered a less restrictive alternative to an evaluation and treatment facility, secure withdrawal management and stabilization facility, or approved substance use disorder treatment program.
[ 2019 c 446 § 20; 2016 sp.s. c 29 § 216; 2007 c 375 § 9; 2005 c 504 § 507; 2004 c 166 § 16.]

NOTES:

Effective dates2016 sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 71.05.760.
Short titleRight of action2016 sp.s. c 29: See notes following RCW 71.05.010.
FindingsPurposeConstructionSeverability2007 c 375: See notes following RCW 10.31.110.
FindingsIntentSeverabilityApplicationConstructionCaptions, part headings, subheadings not lawAdoption of rulesEffective dates2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.
AlphabetizationCorrection of references2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.
SeverabilityEffective dates2004 c 166: See notes following RCW 71.05.040.