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CS/CS/SB 7070: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Appropriations

Mental Health and Substance Abuse; 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; adding substance abuse services as a program focus for which the Department of Children and Families is responsible; providing authority of facilities of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct certain examinations and provide certain treatments; creating the "Jennifer Act"; requiring the Department of Children and Families to implement a Forensic Hospital Diversion Pilot Program in five specified judicial circuits, etc. APPROPRIATION: $175,000.00

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



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 18 NAYS 0
3/27/2015 Senate • Filed
3/31/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary -SJ 265
• Introduced -SJ 265
4/2/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/07/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/7/2015 Senate • CS by- Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/9/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 389, 390
• Now in Appropriations
4/13/2015 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 387
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/16/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
4/20/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 425
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
4/21/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 437
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 526
• Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 600
4/24/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 633
4/27/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 682
4/28/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 702
4/29/2015 Senate • Retained on Calendar
5/1/2015 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 79 (Ch. 2015-102), CS/CS/HB 335 (Ch. 2015-111), CS/SB 954 (Ch. 2015-67)