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Chapter 25-03.1

Commitment Procedures
Section Section Name
25-03.1-01 Legislative intent
25-03.1-02 Definitions
25-03.1-03 Jurisdiction
25-03.1-03.1 Disclosure of health information
25-03.1-04 Screening and admission to a public treatment facility
25-03.1-05 Discharge of voluntary patients
25-03.1-06 Right to release on application ‑ Exception ‑ Judicial proceedings
25-03.1-07 Involuntary admission standards
25-03.1-08 Application to state's attorney or retained attorney ‑ Petition for involuntary treatment ‑ Investigation by mental health professional
25-03.1-09 Review of petition for involuntary treatment ‑ Probable cause established ‑ Respondent notified ‑ Rights
25-03.1-10 Involuntary treatment ‑ Court‑ordered examination
25-03.1-10.1 Use of telemedicine technology authorized
25-03.1-11 Involuntary treatment ‑ Examination ‑ Report
25-03.1-11.1 Combination of preliminary and treatment hearings
25-03.1-12 Notice of hearings
25-03.1-13 Right to counsel ‑ Indigency ‑ Waiver ‑ Recoupment ‑ Limitations
25-03.1-14 Duty of state's attorney in court proceedings
25-03.1-15 Respondent's attendance at hearings
25-03.1-16 Medication pending treatment order
25-03.1-17 Involuntary treatment ‑ Right to preliminary hearing
25-03.1-18 Involuntary treatment ‑ Release
25-03.1-18.1 Court‑authorized involuntary treatment with prescribed medication
25-03.1-18.2 Guardian consent to involuntary treatment with prescribed medication
25-03.1-19 Involuntary treatment hearing
25-03.1-20 Involuntary treatment hearing ‑ Findings and dispositions
25-03.1-21 Involuntary treatment order ‑ Alternatives to hospitalization ‑ Noncompliance with alternative treatment order ‑ Emergency detention by certain professionals ‑ Application for continuing treatment order
25-03.1-22 Length of involuntary and continuing treatment orders
25-03.1-23 Petition for continuing treatment orders
25-03.1-24 Right to treat
25-03.1-25 Detention or hospitalization ‑ Emergency procedure
25-03.1-26 Emergency procedure ‑ Acceptance of petition and individual ‑ Notice ‑ Court hearing set
25-03.1-27 Notice and statement of rights
25-03.1-28 Records and proceedings
25-03.1-29 Appeal
25-03.1-30 Discharge of hospitalized patient ‑ Transfer to alternative treatment ‑ Termination of alternative treatment
25-03.1-31 Procedure to extend continuing treatment orders ‑ Respondent's right to petition for discharge
25-03.1-32 Periodic hearing and petition for discharge ‑ Continuing hospitalization
25-03.1-33 Legal incompetence ‑ Presumption ‑ Finding ‑ Adjudication negated
25-03.1-34 Transfer of patients
25-03.1-34.1 Exchange of individuals with a substance use disorder
25-03.1-34.2 Interstate contracts for treatment of mental illness or a substance use disorder
25-03.1-35 Treatment by an agency of the United States
25-03.1-36 Escape of patient from treatment facility
25-03.1-37 Reports to and additional powers of department
25-03.1-38 Expenses of district court serving Stutsman County
25-03.1-39 Transportation ‑ Expenses
25-03.1-40 Rights of patients
25-03.1-41 Limitations and restrictions of patient's rights
25-03.1-42 Limitation of liability ‑ Penalty for false petition
25-03.1-43 Confidential records
25-03.1-44 Records of disclosure
25-03.1-45 Expungement of records
25-03.1-46 Rules and regulations ‑ Preparation of forms

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