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RCW 70.96A.145

Involuntary commitment proceedings—Prosecuting attorney may represent specialist or program. (Effective until April 1, 2018.)

The prosecuting attorney of the county in which such action is taken shall represent the designated chemical dependency specialist or treatment program in judicial proceedings under RCW 70.96A.140 for the involuntary commitment or recommitment of an individual, including any judicial proceeding where the individual sought to be committed or recommitted challenges the action. The costs of mandated representation shall be reimbursed by the behavioral health organization or full integration region.
NOTES:
Short titleRight of action2016 sp.s. c 29: See notes following RCW 71.05.010.
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