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246.13 Record of patients and residents in state-operated services.

The commissioner of human services' office shall have, accessible only by consent of the commissioner or on the order of a judge or court of record, a record showing the residence, sex, age, nativity, occupation, civil condition, and date of entrance or commitment of every person, in the state-operated services facilities as defined under section 246.014 under exclusive control of the commissioner; the date of discharge and whether such discharge was final; the condition of the person when the person left the state-operated services facility; and the date and cause of all deaths. The record shall state every transfer from one state-operated services facility to another, naming each state-operated services facility. This information shall be furnished to the commissioner of human services by each public agency, along with other obtainable facts as the commissioner may require. When a patient or resident in a state-operated services facility is discharged, transferred, or dies, the head of the state-operated services facility or designee shall inform the commissioner of human services of these events within ten days on forms furnished by the commissioner.

HIST: (4437) RL s 1889; 1957 c 319 s 1; 1961 c 750 s 13 subd 1; 1983 c 10 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1985 c 21 s 10; 1986 c 444; 1994 c 631 s 31; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 6 s 26

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