CS/HB 721: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Silvers
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services; Requires jails to provide medical information pertaining to defendants who have been adjudicated incompetent to proceed or adjudicated not guilty by reason of insanity & committed to DCF; requires continued administration of psychotropic medication to certain defendants when discharged & transferred to jails under certain conditions; specifies final authority regarding administration of such medication; removes requirement that DCF develop certification process by rule for community substance abuse prevention coalitions.
Last Action: 1/19/2018 House - Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 64
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 259
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 259
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/09/18, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Introduced -HJ 63
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 313
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 313
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/18/18, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
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