RCW 70.96A.095


Age of consent -- Outpatient treatment of minors for chemical dependency.

Any person thirteen years of age or older may give consent for himself or herself to the furnishing of outpatient treatment by a chemical dependency treatment program certified by the department. Parental authorization is required for any treatment of a minor under the age of thirteen.

[1998 c 296 23; 1996 c 133 34; 1995 c 312 47; 1991 c 364 9; 1989 c 270 24.]

NOTES:

     Findings -- Intent -- Part headings not law -- Short title -- 1998 c 296: See notes following RCW 74.13.025.

     Findings -- Short title -- Intent -- Construction -- 1996 c 133: See notes following RCW 13.32A.197.

     Short title -- 1995 c 312: See note following RCW 13.32A.010.

     Findings -- Construction -- Conflict with federal requirements -- 1991 c 364: See notes following RCW 70.96A.020.