MCL - Section 330.1758

MENTAL HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 1974


330.1758 Recipient rights advisory committee; appointment by licensed hospital.

Sec. 758.

     Unless otherwise provided by contract with the local community mental health services program, each licensed hospital shall appoint a recipient rights advisory committee. At least 1/3 of the membership shall be primary consumers or family members and, of that 1/3, at least 1/2 shall be primary consumers. The recipient rights advisory committee shall do all of the following:
    (a) Meet at least semiannually or as necessary to carry out its responsibilities.
    (b) Maintain a current list of members' names and a separate list of categories represented, to be made available to individuals upon request.
    (c) Protect the office of recipient rights from pressures that could interfere with the impartial, even-handed, and thorough performance of its functions.
    (d) Review and provide comments on the report submitted by the hospital director to the governing board of the licensed hospital under section 755.
    (e) Serve in an advisory capacity to the hospital director and the director of the office of recipient rights.


History: Add. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996