Section 61

Section 61 Mental Health Representation Consideration

The second paragraph of section 34E of chapter 221 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 sentences:- No question of whether representation is authorized under this section shall be considered in, or affect the final disposition of, any proceeding in which a person is represented by the committee or a member of its staff. A litigant in such a proceeding may refer such question to the chair of the committee, who shall review the matter in consultation with other committee members, dispose of the question promptly, and take appropriate action.