CS/HB 7113: Mental Health Services in the Criminal Justice System
GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Judiciary Committee ; McBurney ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Kerner ; Peters ; Rogers
Mental Health Services in the Criminal Justice System; Expands eligibility for military veterans & servicemembers for certain programs; authorizes creation of treatment-based mental health court programs; authorizes person eligible for participation in problem-solving court to transfer case to another county's problem-solving court; authorizes county court to order conditional release of defendant for outpatient care & treatment; authorizes Forensic Hospital Diversion Pilot Program in specified judicial circuits; provides for courts to order certain defendants on probation or community control to postadjudicatory mental health court programs; expands eligibility requirements for certain pretrial intervention programs; provides eligibility of misdemeanor defendants for misdemeanor pretrial mental health court programs; authorizes pretrial mental health court programs for certain juvenile offenders.
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2015-178)
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- Appropriations (AP)
- Judiciary (JU)
• Introduced -HJ 287
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 350
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/07/15, 10:30 am, Reed Hall
• CS by- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 470
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 468
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 503
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
• Read 2nd time -HJ 532
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 560
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 560
• In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations; Judiciary -SJ 454
• Received -SJ 454
• Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1069 (Ch. 2015-178)
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