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RCW 71.02.490

Authority over patient—Federal agencies, private establishments.

The United States veterans' administration, or other United States government agency, or the chief officer of a private facility shall have the same powers as are conferred upon the superintendent of a state hospital with reference to retention, transfer, parole, or discharge of mentally ill persons ordered hospitalized in their facilities.
NOTES:
Commitment to veterans' administration or other federal agency: RCW 73.36.165.
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