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253B.212 COMMITMENT; RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS; WHITE EARTH BAND OF OJIBWE.

Subdivision 1.Cost of care; commitment by tribal court order; Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

The commissioner of human services may contract with and receive payment from the Indian Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the care and treatment of those members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians who have been committed by tribal court order to the Indian Health Service for care and treatment of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical dependency. The contract shall provide that the Indian Health Service may not transfer any person for admission to a regional center unless the commitment procedure utilized by the tribal court provided due process protections similar to those afforded by sections 253B.05 to 253B.10.

Subd. 1a.Cost of care; commitment by tribal court order; White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians.

The commissioner of human services may contract with and receive payment from the Indian Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the care and treatment of those members of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians who have been committed by tribal court order to the Indian Health Service for care and treatment of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical dependency. The tribe may also contract directly with the commissioner for treatment of those members of the White Earth Band who have been committed by tribal court order to the White Earth Department of Health for care and treatment of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical dependency. The contract shall provide that the Indian Health Service and the White Earth Band shall not transfer any person for admission to a regional center unless the commitment procedure utilized by the tribal court provided due process protections similar to those afforded by sections 253B.05 to 253B.10.

Subd. 1b.Cost of care; commitment by tribal court order; any federally recognized Indian tribe within the state of Minnesota.

The commissioner of human services may contract with and receive payment from the Indian Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the care and treatment of those members of any federally recognized Indian tribe within the state, who have been committed by tribal court order to the Indian Health Service for care and treatment of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical dependency. The tribe may also contract directly with the commissioner for treatment of those members of any federally recognized Indian tribe within the state who have been committed by tribal court order to the respective tribal Department of Health for care and treatment of mental illness, developmental disability, or chemical dependency. The contract shall provide that the Indian Health Service and any federally recognized Indian tribe within the state shall not transfer any person for admission to a regional center unless the commitment procedure utilized by the tribal court provided due process protections similar to those afforded by sections 253B.05 to 253B.10.

Subd. 2.Effect given to tribal commitment order.

When, under an agreement entered into pursuant to subdivision 1, 1a, or 1b, the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe applies to a regional center for admission of a person committed to the jurisdiction of the health service by the tribal court as a person who is mentally ill, developmentally disabled, or chemically dependent, the commissioner may treat the patient with the consent of the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe.

A person admitted to a regional center pursuant to this section has all the rights accorded by section 253B.03. In addition, treatment reports, prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 253B.12, subdivision 1, shall be filed with the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe within 60 days of commencement of the patient's stay at the facility. A subsequent treatment report shall be filed with the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe within six months of the patient's admission to the facility or prior to discharge, whichever comes first. Provisional discharge or transfer of the patient may be authorized by the head of the treatment facility only with the consent of the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe. Discharge from the facility to the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe may be authorized by the head of the treatment facility after notice to and consultation with the Indian Health Service or the placing tribe.