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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 189 : RELEASE AND DISCHARGE

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 8003)
  • § 8003. Personal needs of patient

    The Commissioner shall make any necessary arrangements to ensure:

    (1) that no patient is discharged or granted a conditional release from a hospital without suitable clothing; and

    (2) that any indigent patient discharged or granted a conditional release is furnished suitable transportation for his or her return home and an amount of money as may be prescribed by the head of the hospital to enable the patient to meet his or her immediate needs. (Added 1967, No. 305 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1968; amended 1977, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 14.)