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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 394
MENTAL HEALTH
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F.S. 394.930
394.930 Authority to adopt rules.The Department of Children and Families shall adopt rules for:
(1) Procedures that must be followed by members of the multidisciplinary teams when assessing and evaluating persons subject to this part;
(2) Education and training requirements for members of the multidisciplinary teams and professionals who assess and evaluate persons under this part;
(3) The criteria that must exist in order for a multidisciplinary team to recommend to a state attorney that a petition should be filed to involuntarily commit a person under this part. The criteria shall include, but are not limited to, whether:
(a) The person has a propensity to engage in future acts of sexual violence;
(b) The person should be placed in a secure, residential facility; and
(c) The person needs long-term treatment and care.
(4) The designation of secure facilities for sexually violent predators who are subject to involuntary commitment under this part;
(5) The components of the basic treatment plan for all committed persons under this part;
(6) The protocol to inform a person that he or she is being examined to determine whether he or she is a sexually violent predator under this part.
History.s. 25, ch. 99-222; s. 82, ch. 2000-139; s. 108, ch. 2014-19.