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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 209 : INTERSTATE COMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH

Subchapter 001 : Compact

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 9005)
  • § 9005. Escape of patients- Article V

    Whenever a dangerous or potentially dangerous patient escapes from an institution in any party state, that state shall promptly notify all appropriate authorities within and without the jurisdiction of the escape in a manner reasonably calculated to facilitate the speedy apprehension of the escapee. Immediately upon the apprehension and identification of any such dangerous or potentially dangerous patient, he or she shall be detained in the state where found pending disposition in accordance with law. (Added 1967, No. 305 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1968.)