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CS/SB 450: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

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

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Requiring a specific level of screening for peer specialists working in mental health programs and facilities; specifying that the use of peer specialists for recovery support is an essential element of a coordinated system of behavioral health care; requiring the Department of Children and Families to develop a training program for peer specialists and give preference to trainers who are certified peer specialists; requiring peer specialists to meet the requirements of a background screening as a condition of employment and continued employment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/6/2017 Senate • Filed
10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 37
11/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/06/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/13/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
11/13/2017 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
11/14/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/17/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 103
1/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/10/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 37
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 96
1/10/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 142
1/11/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 142
2/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/15/18, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/15/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 353
2/16/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 353
2/27/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/18 -SJ 435
3/1/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 427
• Amendment(s) adopted (156982) -SJ 428
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 428
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 560
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 561
3/2/2018 House • In Messages
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages