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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 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 011 : Supervision of Adult Inmates at the Correctional Facilities

Subchapter 001 : Commitment, Transfer, and Discharge

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 705)
  • § 705. Hospitalization upon expiration of sentence

    If it is determined by the Commissioner of Mental Health that a person who has been transferred by the Commissioner to the Department of Mental Health is in need of further care and treatment after the expiration of his or her maximum sentence, the Commissioner of Mental Health shall petition the Criminal Division of the Superior Court for recommitment of the inmate to the custody of the Commissioner of Mental Health. This action by the Commissioner of Mental Health shall be initiated before the expiration of the maximum sentence. (Added 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 20; amended 1973, No. 48, § 4; 1977, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 1989, No. 187 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 1995, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2007, No. 15, § 22; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238.)