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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.

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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 177 : The Commissioner of Mental Health

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 7402)
  • § 7402. Records and reports

    The Commissioner shall keep records of all commitments and admissions to a hospital and shall secure compliance with the laws relating thereto. The Commissioner shall report biennially to the Governor and the General Assembly on the condition of hospitals, on the physical and medical treatment of patients in hospitals, on the need for community services to former patients and persons with a mental condition or psychiatric disability not hospitalized, and on any other matters the Commissioner deems advisable. (Added 1967, No. 305 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1968; amended 1977, No. 257 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 39; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 302; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 104; 2023, No. 6, § 200, eff. July 1, 2023.)