USA Statutes : washington
Title : Public health and safety
Chapter : Treatment for alcoholism, intoxication, and drug addiction
RCW 70.96A.430Inability to contribute to cost no bar to admission Department may limit admissions.The department shall not refuse admission for diagnosis, evaluation, guidance or treatment to any applicant because it is determined that the applicant is financially unable to contribute fully or in part to the cost of any services or facilities available under the program on alcoholism. The department may limit admissions of such applicants or modify its programs in order to ensure that expenditures for services or programs do not exceed amounts appropriated by the legislature and are allocated by the department for such services or programs. The department may establish admission priorities in the event that the number of eligible applicants exceeds the limits set by the department.[1989 c 271 § 308; 1959 c 85 § 15. Formerly RCW 70.96.150.]Notes:Reviser's note: This section was also repealed by 1989 c 270 § 35, without cognizance of its amendment by 1989 c 271 § 308; and subsequently recodified pursuant to 1993 c 131 § 1. For rule of construction concerning sections amended and repealed in the same legislative session, see RCW 1.12.025.Severability -- 1989 c 271: See note following RCW 9.94A.510.