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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 394
MENTAL HEALTH
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F.S. 394.920
394.920 Petition for release.A person is not prohibited from filing a petition for discharge at any time after commitment under this part. However, if the person has previously filed such a petition without the approval of the secretary or the secretary’s designee and the court determined that the petition was without merit, a subsequent petition shall be denied unless the petition contains facts upon which a court could find that the person’s condition has so changed that a probable cause hearing is warranted.
History.s. 12, ch. 98-64; s. 15, ch. 99-222.
Note.Former s. 916.40.