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File #: 140557    Version: Name: Health Code - Assisted Outpatient Treatment (“Laura’s Law”)
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 5/20/2014 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/22/2014
Enactment date: 7/22/2014 Enactment #: 154-14
Title: Ordinance amending the Health Code to authorize the implementation of court-ordered Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) for individuals with mental illness who meet the criteria established by California Welfare and Institutions Code, Sections 5345-5349.5 (“Laura’s Law”), to require the County Mental Health Officer create a Care Team to try to engage individuals referred for AOT in voluntary treatment prior to the imposition of court-ordered treatment; and making a finding that this authorization will not result in a reduction of current adult and juvenile mental health programs.
Sponsors: Mark Farrell, Scott Wiener, Katy Tang, London N. Breed
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Comm Pkt 062314, 4. Leg Ver2, 5. Leg Dig Ver2, 6. Public Defender Ltr 062514, 7. Board Pkt 070814, 8. Leg Ver3, 9. Leg Dig Ver3, 10. Board Pkt 071514, 11. Leg Final
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