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CS/CS/SB 604: Mental Health Services in the Criminal Justice System

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Diaz de la Portilla ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hutson ; Gaetz

Mental Health Services in the Criminal Justice System; Defining the terms “court” and “criminal county court” for purposes of involuntary outpatient placement; expanding eligibility for military veterans and servicemembers court programs; creating the Forensic Hospital Diversion Pilot Program; providing for courts to order certain defendants on probation or community control to postadjudicatory mental health court programs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2016-127), CS/SB 12 (Ch. 2016-241) -SJ 834
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/21/2015 Senate • Filed
11/4/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 44
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/17/15, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
11/17/2015 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 127
11/19/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 127
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 118
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/17/16, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/17/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 434
2/19/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 434
3/2/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/16, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 641
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 641
3/4/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 834
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 439 -SJ 834
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2016-127), CS/SB 12 (Ch. 2016-241) -SJ 834