Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.077 - Mental Health

Regulations for transfer of mentally retarded person or person with related condition from one facility to another; discharge or leave; notice to committing court.

1. The Administrator shall adopt regulations for the transfer of mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions from one facility to another facility operated by the Division.

2. Subject to the provisions of subsection 3, when the Associate Administrator for Mental Retardation determines that it is in the best interest of the person, he may discharge, or place on convalescent leave, any mentally retarded person or person with a related condition in a facility operated by the Division.

3. When a mentally retarded person or person with a related condition is committed to a division facility by court order, the committing court must be given 10 daysí notice before the discharge of that person.

Last modified: February 27, 2006