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SECTION 2122
Communicable diseases; disorderly committed patients; commitment to penal institution
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 21, TITLE 2
§ 2122. Communicable diseases; disorderly committed patients;
commitment to penal institution. 1. Any person who has been committed to
a hospital or institution pursuant to the provisions of section two
thousand one hundred twenty of this chapter, who thereafter wilfully
violates the rules and regulations of the institution or repeatedly
conducts himself in a disorderly manner may be taken before a magistrate
by the order of the chief medical officer of the institution.

2. The chief medical officer of the institution may enter a complaint
against such person for disorderly conduct and the magistrate, after a
hearing and upon sufficient evidence of such disorderly conduct, may
commit such person for a period not to exceed six months to any
institution to which persons convicted of disorderly conduct, vagrancy
or similar violations are committed.

3. The authorities of the institution to which such person is
committed by the magistrate pursuant to the provisions of this section
shall keep such person separate and apart from the other incarcerated
individuals.