RULE NO: RULE TITLE
65E-20.003: The Right to Individual Dignity
65E-20.014: Seclusion and Restraint for Behavior Management Purposes
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: Chapter 65E-20, Florida Administrative Code, is being revised to comply with Section 916.1093(2), F.S., requiring forensic facilities to adopt rules governing the use of seclusion and restraint.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Development of a rule to comply with the statutory requirements of Section 916.1093(2). The revisions specifically address seclusion and restraint use in forensic state mental health treatment facilities.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 916.20(1), 916.1093(2) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 916.105(4), 916.106, 916.106(14), 916.106(16), 916.107(1), 916.107(4)(b) FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: January 22, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
PLACE: 1317 Winewood Blvd., Bldg. 6, Second Floor, Conference Room A, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Wendy Scott, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Bldg. 6, Room 227, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700, (850)413-7282, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Wendy Scott, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Bldg. 6, Room 227, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700, email: email@example.com, (850)413-7282
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.