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CS/SB 7068: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Appropriations

Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Providing a directive to the Division of Law Revision and Information; adding substance abuse services as a program focus for which the Department of Children and Families is responsible; including health care surrogates and proxies as individuals who may act on behalf of an individual involuntarily admitted to a facility; providing authority of facilities of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct certain examinations and provide certain treatments; providing circumstances under which a mental health or substance abuse treatment advance directive may be revoked; creating the Forensic Hospital Diversion Pilot Program, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2015
Last Action: 4/29/2015 House - Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2015-178), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)
Location: In returning messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/20/2015 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/25/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
3/27/2015 Senate • Filed
3/30/2015 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 264
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/02/15, 11:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/31/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 264
4/2/2015 Senate • CS by- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 351
4/6/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/7/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 351
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 355
4/9/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/14/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 420
• Amendment(s) adopted (253318, 267526, 283820, 659492, 780586) -SJ 420
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 421
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 530
• Amendment(s) pending (902964) -SJ 531
• Retained on 3rd reading -SJ 600
4/24/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 614
• Pending amendment(s), adopted as amended (902964) -SJ 615, 628
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 628
4/24/2015 House • In Messages
4/27/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 872
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/15
• Received -HJ 870
4/28/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 883
• Substituted for CS/HB 7119 -HJ 886
• Amendment(s) adopted (257823) -HJ 903
• Read 3rd time -HJ 903
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 1 -HJ 903
4/28/2015 Senate • In returning messages
4/29/2015 Senate • Refused to concur, requested House to recede -SJ 761, 782
4/29/2015 House • In returning messages
• Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2015-178), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)