RCW 71.05.575

Less restrictive alternative treatmentConsideration by court.

(1) When making a decision under this chapter whether to require a less restrictive alternative treatment, the court shall consider whether it is appropriate to include or exclude time spent in confinement when determining whether the person has committed a recent overt act.
(2) When determining whether an offender is a danger to himself or herself or others under this chapter, a court shall give great weight to any evidence submitted to the court regarding an offender's recent history of judicially required or administratively ordered involuntary antipsychotic medication while in confinement.
[ 1999 c 214 § 6.]


IntentEffective date1999 c 214: See notes following RCW 72.09.370.