language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 102-S.F.No. 840 An act relating to mental health; authorizing interstate contracts between Wisconsin and Minnesota for the treatment of mentally ill persons who have been involuntarily committed; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 245.50, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 245.50, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [EXCEPTIONS.] A contract may not be entered into under this section for services to persons who: (1) are serving a sentence after conviction of a criminal offense; (2) are on probation or parole; (3) are the subject of a presentence investigation; or (4) have been committed involuntarily
; or (5) will be receiving treatment forin Minnesota under chapter 253B for treatment of mental illness or chemical dependency, except as provided under subdivision 5. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 245.50, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 5. [SPECIAL CONTRACTS; WISCONSIN.] The commissioner of the Minnesota department of human services must enter into negotiations with appropriate personnel at the Wisconsin department of health and social services and must develop an agreement that conforms to the requirements of subdivision 4, to enable the placement in Minnesota of patients who are on emergency holds or who have been involuntarily committed as mentally ill or chemically dependent in Wisconsin and to enable the temporary placement in Wisconsin of patients who are on emergency holds in Minnesota under section 253B.05, provided that the Minnesota courts retain jurisdiction over Minnesota patients, and the state of Wisconsin affords to Minnesota patients the rights under Minnesota law. The agreement must specify that responsibility for payment for the cost of care of Wisconsin residents shall remain with the state of Wisconsin and the cost of care of Minnesota residents shall remain with the state of Minnesota. The commissioner shall be assisted by attorneys from the Minnesota attorney general's office in negotiating and finalizing this agreement. The agreement shall be completed so as to permit placement of Wisconsin residents in Minnesota facilities and Minnesota residents in Wisconsin facilities beginning July 1, 1994. Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective July 1, 1994. Section 2 is effective July 1, 1993. Presented to the governor May 6, 1993 Signed by the governor May 7, 1993, 2:49 p.m.
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