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CS/SB 954: Involuntary Examinations of Minors

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Garcia

Involuntary Examinations of Minors; Requiring school health services plans to include notification requirements when a student is removed from school, school transportation, or a school-sponsored activity for involuntary examination; including health care surrogates and proxies as individuals who may act on behalf of an individual involuntarily admitted to a facility; requiring a receiving facility to immediately notify the parent, guardian, caregiver, or guardian advocate of the whereabouts of a minor who is being held for involuntary examination; providing circumstances when notification may be delayed, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-67
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2015 Senate • Filed
2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Fiscal Policy -SJ 98
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 98
3/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 03/11/15, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2015 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
3/12/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 190
3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/02/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 344
4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2015 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/13/2015 Senate • CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 383
4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 466
• Amendment(s) adopted (491488, 633106) -SJ 466
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 467
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 576
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 576
4/23/2015 House • In Messages
4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 848
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
• Received -HJ 848
4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 861
• Substituted for HB 291 -HJ 861
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 880
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 880
4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-67