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  632.337.  Immediate inpatient detention during court-ordered outpatient detention and treatment, procedure. — 1.  When the court has ordered up to one hundred eighty days of outpatient detention and treatment pursuant to section 632.335 or 632.350 or 632.355, and the supervisory mental health program has good cause to believe that immediate detention in a more appropriate least restrictive environment is required because the respondent presents a likelihood of serious harm due to mental illness, the supervisory mental health program may direct that the respondent be detained for up to ninety-six hours at an appropriate mental health program that has agreed to accept the respondent and may authorize the sheriff to detain and transport the respondent to that mental health program.  Detention for more than ninety-six hours shall be pursuant to section 632.330.

  2.  Evidence of detention for ninety-six-hour periods during the one hundred eighty-day outpatient detention and treatment may be considered by the court in determining additional periods of detention and treatment.


(L. 1996 S.B. 884 & 841)

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