By Leona Vaughn
WNPA News Service 

Lawmakers propose a plan to treat mentally ill people without their consent

Bill establishes pilot program that would place people who are incapacitated in an executorship and appoint them a guardian.

Series: WNPA | Story 20

Last updated 2/11/2020 at 11:07pm

People unable to care for themselves due to mental illnesses could be subject to receiving treatment, even without their consent, if Washington state legislators pass a law to establish executorships for people who are incapacitated.

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