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SB 572: Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act

GENERAL BILL by Altman

Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act; Authorizing physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners to execute a certificate that finds that a person appears to meet the criteria for involuntary examination under the Baker Act of persons believed to have mental illness, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2015 Senate • Filed
11/2/2015 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 42
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/17/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/17/2015 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
11/18/2015 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 126
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
2/11/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/16/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/16/2016 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 423
2/17/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 423
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 2 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/11/2016 Senate • Died on Calendar