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253B.066 COURT-ORDERED EARLY INTERVENTION; DECISION; TREATMENT
ALTERNATIVES; DURATION.
    Subdivision 1. Treatment alternatives. If the court orders early intervention under section
253B.065, subdivision 5, the court may include in its order a variety of treatment alternatives
including, but not limited to, day treatment, medication compliance monitoring, and short-term
hospitalization not to exceed 21 days.
If the court orders short-term hospitalization and the proposed patient will not go voluntarily,
the court may direct a health officer, peace officer, or other person to take the person into custody
and transport the person to the hospital.
    Subd. 2. Findings. The court shall find the facts specifically and separately state its
conclusions of law in its order. Where early intervention is ordered, the findings of fact and
conclusions of law shall specifically state the proposed patient's conduct which is a basis for
determining that each of the requisites for early intervention is met.
The court shall also determine the nature and extent of the property of the patient and of the
persons who are liable for the patient's care.
    Subd. 3. Duration. The order for early intervention shall not exceed 90 days.
History: 1997 c 217 art 1 s 38; 1Sp2001 c 9 art 9 s 31; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113