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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Chapter 211

Effective - 28 Aug 1989, 2 histories bottom

  *211.161.  Court may require physical or mental examination — costs paid by county. — 1.  The court may cause any child or person seventeen years of age within its jurisdiction to be examined by a physician, psychiatrist or psychologist appointed by the court in order that the condition of the child or person seventeen years of age may be given consideration in the disposition of his case.  The expenses of the examination when approved by the court shall be paid by the county, except that the county shall not be liable for the costs of examinations conducted by the department of mental health either directly or through contract.

  2.  The services of a state, county or municipally maintained hospital, institution, or psychiatric or health clinic may be used for the purpose of this examination and treatment.

  3.  A county may establish medical, psychiatric and other facilities, upon request of the juvenile court, to provide proper services for the court in the diagnosis and treatment of children or persons seventeen years of age coming before it and these facilities shall be under the administration and control of the juvenile court.  The juvenile court may appoint and fix the compensation of such professional and other personnel as it deems necessary to provide the court proper diagnostic, clinical and treatment services for children or persons seventeen years of age under its jurisdiction.

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(L. 1957 p. 642 §  211.180, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1724, A.L. 1989 H.B. 502, et al.)

*This section was amended by both S.B. 793 and S.B 800, 2018.  Due to a delayed effective date, both versions are printed.

(1963) The establishment of the office of administrative assistant in the juvenile division of the St. Louis City Circuit Court was authorized by this section, being within the meaning of term "other facilities".  Marshak v. Poelker (Mo.), 367 S.W.2d 625.

(1980) The requirement that the fee for a psychiatric examination of children by court appointed physician be paid by the county does not mean that the expense of such examination should be taxed as "costs".  State of Mo. v. J.E.L. (Mo.), 606 S.W.2d 653.


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