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§ 97-3-13. False Confinement; Sending Sane Person To Psychiatric Hospital Or Institution.

Every person or officer who maliciously sends to or confines in a psychiatric hospital or institution or other place, any sane person as a person with mental illness, knowing the person to be sane, shall be guilty of a felony, and, on conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($ 500.00), or by imprisonment in the Penitentiary not more than one (1) year, or in the county jail not more than six (6) months. SOURCES: Codes, 1892, § 1316; 1906, § 1390; Hemingway's 1917, § 1133; 1930, § 1164; 1942, § 2407; Laws, 2008, ch. 442, § 32, eff from and after July 1, 2008.

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Mississippi
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Phil Bryant
Phil Bryant
January 10, 2012 -
Republican
1-601-351-5023
200 South Lamar, Suite 800, Jackson, MS, 39201

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