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IC 12-26-9
     Chapter 9. Commitment to Facilities Owned by the United States Government

IC 12-26-9-1
Federal department defined
    
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "federal department" refers to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.

IC 12-26-9-2
Federal facility defined
    
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "federal facility" refers to a facility owned by the United States.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.

IC 12-26-9-3
Court communications with federal department concerning availability of federal facilities and individual's eligibility for commitment
    
Sec. 3. If it is determined in a proceeding under this article that an individual:
        (1) is mentally ill and either dangerous or gravely disabled;
        (2) should be committed to a facility for custody, care, and treatment; and
        (3) is a veteran who may be eligible for treatment in a federal facility;
the court may communicate with the federal department concerning the availability of federal facilities and the individual's eligibility to be committed to a federal facility.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.

IC 12-26-9-4
Commitment to federal facility
    
Sec. 4. Upon receiving information concerning availability and eligibility from the federal department, the court may commit an individual to a federal facility.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.

IC 12-26-9-5
Admission to federal facility; individual subject to rules and regulations of the facility
    
Sec. 5. Upon admission to a federal facility, an individual is subject to the rules and regulations of the federal facility.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.

IC 12-26-9-6
Federal facility hospital officers; powers with respect to detention and custody of individuals
    
Sec. 6. The hospital officers of a federal facility have the same

powers exercised by a superintendent under this article with respect to the detention and custody of an individual.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.20.