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CS/SB 270: Involuntary Examination and Involuntary Admission of Minors

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Steube

Involuntary Examination and Involuntary Admission of Minors; Authorizing a designated law enforcement agency to decline to transport a minor 14 years of age or younger to a receiving facility for mental health or substance abuse evaluation if the parent or guardian of the minor agrees to transport the minor to the receiving facility; requiring an assessment by a service provider of a minor 14 years of age or younger to be initiated within 8 hours after the patient’s arrival at the receiving facility, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/23/2018 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/7/2017 Senate • Filed
9/22/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 25
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
1/24/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/29/18, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/29/2018 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
1/30/2018 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 226
2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/20/18, 11:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
2/21/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 374
2/23/2018 Senate • Now in Rules