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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 177 : The Commissioner of Mental Health

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 7408)
  • § 7408. Electroconvulsive therapy

    The Commissioner shall oversee the use of electroconvulsive therapy in Vermont and may adopt rules to govern the practice of electroconvulsive therapy. The Commissioner’s duties shall include:

    (1) establishment of a uniform informed consent process, forms, and materials;

    (2) oversight and monitoring of all facilities administering electroconvulsive therapy; and

    (3) the collection of statistical data on the use of electroconvulsive therapy from all treating facilities. (Added 1999, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)