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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 175 : The Board of Mental Health

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 7309)
  • § 7309. Referrals from Governor

    The Governor may refer the case of a patient in a hospital to the Board for its investigation. The Board shall investigate the case and by its order grant such relief as each case requires. If the Board is without power to grant the necessary relief it shall cause proceedings to be commenced in a court of competent jurisdiction at the expense of the State, in order to obtain the necessary relief and promote the ends of justice and humanity. (Added 1967, No. 305 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1968.)