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SECTION 2994
Rights to be publicized
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 29-C
§ 2994. Rights to be publicized. The commissioner of health shall
prepare a statement summarizing the rights, duties and requirements of
this article and shall require that a copy of such statement:

1. Be furnished to patients or their families at or prior to the time
of admission to a hospital, and to each member of the hospital's staff;
and

2. Be posted in a public place in each hospital.

The statement of rights required by this section may be included in
any other statement of patients' rights required by other provisions of
this chapter.