RCW 71.05.180

Detention period for evaluation and treatment.

If the evaluation and treatment facility, secure withdrawal management and stabilization facility, or approved substance use disorder treatment program admits the person, it may detain him or her for evaluation and treatment for a period not to exceed one hundred twenty hours from the time of acceptance as set forth in RCW 71.05.170. The computation of such one hundred twenty hour period shall exclude Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
[ 2020 c 302 § 20; 2019 c 446 § 18; 2016 sp.s. c 29 § 219; 1997 c 112 § 12; 1979 ex.s. c 215 § 11; 1974 ex.s. c 145 § 11; 1973 1st ex.s. c 142 § 23.]

NOTES:

Effective date2020 c 302 §§ 13, 16, 19-23, 26, 32, 34, 36, 39, 55, 59, 76, 83, 86, 89, and 92: See note following RCW 71.05.150.
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.