Department of Human Services, Administrative Orders

Caveat: This is not a complete collection of the Administrative Orders.

  • AO 1:00 (1998), System of Administrative Orders
  • AO 1:25 (1992), Office of Legal and Regulatory Liaison
  • AO 1:90 (2003), Designation of State Psychiatric Hospitals to Admit Persons Who Have Been Criminally Charged or Convicted
  • AO 2:03 (1989), "Aging Out" Clients
  • AO 2:05 (2004), Unusual Incident Reports and Management System (UIRMS)
  • AO 2:05 Addendum (2005), Community Reporting: Unusual Incident Reports and Management System (UIRMS)
  • AO 2:06 (1977), Photographing of Patients and Residents
  • AO 2:08 (1993), HIV Policy
  • AO 2:09 (1991), Development and Implementation of Client Crisis Management Policies and Procedures
  • AO 2:10 (1977), Informed Consent to Perform Medical or Surgical Treatment
  • AO 2:12 (1977), Clarification of Procedures Regarding Outside Medical Treatment of Patients and Residents Who Are the Responsibility of the State Institutions
  • AO 2:13 (1991), Guidelines for Psychotropic Medication
  • AO 2:16 (1977), Notification of Critical Status or Death of Patients or Residents
  • AO 2:17 (1985), Administration of Psychotropic Medication to Minors in Institutions and Similar Settings
  • AO 2:18 (1977), Religious Proselytizing of Patients and Residents
  • AO 3:01 (1991), Representation and Indemnification of Employees, Expungement of Arrest Records, and Timely Forwarding of Legal Papers
  • AO 3:02 (1977), Reporting of Violations of the Criminal Statutes
  • AO 3:04 (1977), Discrimination in Programs Assisted by the Department
  • AO 3:05 (1984), Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect in a Public or Private Facility
  • AO 3:06 (2005), DHS Implementation of Megan's Law
  • AO 3:07 (1986), Delegation by Commissioner of Authority to Issue Subpoenas
  • AO 3:08 (1977), Reporting of Suspected Incidence of Fraud or Embezzlement by other than Institutional Personnel
  • AO 3:10 (2000), Electronic Recording
  • AO 3:12 (1977), Search of Privately Owned Vehicles
  • AO 3:20 (1977), Inspection of Public and Private Institutions and Facilities
  • AO 4:02 (2000), Grievance Procedures
  • AO 4:03 (2000), Employee Relations Policies
  • AO 4:05 (2005), DHS Code of Ethics
  • AO 4:06 (2002), Political Activity of Employees
  • AO 4:08 (1980), Disciplinary Action Policies and Responsibilities
  • AO 4:11 (1991), Non-Lawyer Representation at Merit System Board Hearings
  • AO 4:13 (undated), Financial Transactions with Patients, Residents and Clients
  • AO 4:14 (1991), Acceptance of Gifts, Entertainment and Gratuities by Department Personnel (superseded by AO 4:05)
  • AO 6:04 (1991), Statewide Implementation of Essex I and Essex II Litigation