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§ 122C‑11.  (Thisarticle has a contingent effective date – see notes) MH/DD/SA Consumer AdvocacyProgram/definitions.

Unless the context clearlyrequires otherwise, as used in this Article:

(1)        "MH/DD/SA"means mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse.

(2)        "State ConsumerAdvocate" means the individual charged with the duties and functions ofthe State MH/DD/SA Consumer Advocacy Program established under this Article.

(3)        "State ConsumerAdvocacy Program" means the State MH/DD/SA Consumer Advocacy Program.

(4)        "Local ConsumerAdvocate" means an individual employed and certified by the State ConsumerAdvocate to perform the duties and functions of the MH/DD/SA Local ConsumerAdvocacy Program in accordance with this Article.

(5)        "Local ConsumerAdvocacy Program" means a local MH/DD/SA Local Consumer Advocacy Program.

(6)        "Consumer"means an individual who is a client or a potential client of public servicesfrom a State or area facility. (2001‑437, s. 2; 2002‑126, s. 10.30; 2003‑284,s. 10.10; 2005‑276, s. 10.27.)