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CS/HB 721: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Silvers ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Duran

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.

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



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 64
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
12/6/2017 House • Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 259
12/7/2017 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 259
1/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/09/18, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 63
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 313
1/10/2018 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 313
1/16/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/18/18, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
1/18/2018 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 378
1/19/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
1/22/2018 House • CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 378
1/23/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 390
1/25/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/31/18
1/31/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 455
• Read 3rd time -HJ 455
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 455
2/7/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/8/2018 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 345
• Received -SJ 345
3/8/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 930
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 930
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 960 -SJ 930
• Read 2nd time -SJ 930
• Amendment(s) adopted (741006) -SJ 930
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1022
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 1022
3/9/2018 House • In returning messages
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in returning Messages