34-20A-65. Refusal of application--Disposition of detained person.
The administrator of an approved treatment facility or an authorized designee shall refuse an application if the application fails to sustain the grounds for emergency commitment set forth in § 34-20A-63. The person detained shall be immediately released and shall be encouraged to seek voluntary treatment if appropriate, unless the person is under protective custody. In that event, the person may be detained until no longer intoxicated or up to forty-eight hours.