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Chapter 630

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  630.133.  Psychosurgery, consent required — not to be performed by department. — 1.  Psychosurgery shall not be performed involuntarily on any patient or resident.  A competent patient or resident shall be informed, both orally and in writing, of the risks of the therapy and shall give his express written voluntary consent before the surgery is performed.  Parents of minor patients or residents or legal guardians of incompetent patients or residents shall be required to obtain court orders authorizing such surgery under the procedures and criteria specified in subsection 3 of section 630.130.

  2.  Psychosurgery shall not be performed by the department in any of its facilities.


(L. 1980 H.B. 1724)

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