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CS/CS/SB 862: Mental Health Treatment

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Criminal Justice ; Legg

Mental Health Treatment; Authorizing forensic and civil facilities to order the continuation of psychotropic medications for clients receiving such medication in the jail before admission to those facilities under certain circumstances; requiring a jail physician to provide a current psychotropic medication order under certain circumstances; revising the time for dismissal of certain charges for defendants that remain incompetent to proceed to trial, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 769 (Ch. 2016-135) -SJ 835
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2015 Senate • Filed
12/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Fiscal Policy -SJ 65
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 65
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 304
2/2/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/3/2016 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 304
2/5/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/10/16, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
2/9/2016 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 314
2/10/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
2/11/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 402
• CS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 405
2/24/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/29/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/29/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/4/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 835
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 769 -SJ 835
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 769 (Ch. 2016-135) -SJ 835