27B-10-11. Service provider director--Authority to discharge--Basis--Notice--Applicability.

The director of the South Dakota Developmental Center, or the director of any other developmental disability community service provider, as applicable, shall discharge any involuntarily committed person if the director determines that the person no longer meets the commitment criteria under § 27B-10-8. The director of the discharging entity shall immediately notify the court who issued the commitment order and the state’s attorney who filed the commitment proceeding that the person no longer meets commitment criteria and is being discharged. Nothing in this section precludes any person or the person’s legal representative from subsequently seeking admission to a program on a voluntary basis.

Source: SL 2023, ch 92, § 11.