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HOUSE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 3/12/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4021

 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act relative to court ordered hospitalizations .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 15 of chapter 123 of the General Laws , as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition , is hereby amended in paragraph (b) by adding at the end of the paragraph the following sentence:-  

              Unless otherwise ordered by the court making the commitment, any person committed to a facility under the provisions of this section shall be restricted in his movements to the buildings and grounds of the facility at which he is committed.  

              SECTION 2.  Section 16 of said chapter 123, as so appearing, is hereby amended in paragraph (a) by adding at the end of the paragraph the following sentence:-  

              Unless otherwise ordered by the court making the commitment, any person committed to a facility under the provisions of this paragraph shall be restricted in his movements to the buildings and grounds of the facility at which he is committed.  

              SECTION 3.  Section 18 of said chapter 123, as so appearing, is hereby amended in paragraph (a) by adding at the end of the paragraph the following sentence:-  

              Unless otherwise ordered by the court making the commitment, any person committed to a facility under the provisions of this section shall be restricted in his movements to the buildings and grounds of the facility at which he is committed.

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