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CS/SB 1280: Involuntary Commitment

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

Involuntary Commitment; Requiring the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to provide certain notice of eligibility determinations; revising provisions relating to court appointment of certain qualified experts to evaluate a defendant’s mental condition; revising provisions governing acceptable recommended training for a defendant determined incompetent to proceed; requiring the court to hold a competency hearing within a specified timeframe when a defendant is competent to proceed; providing for the court to retain jurisdiction over certain defendants found nonrestorable to competency, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2017 Senate • Filed
1/11/2018 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 149
• Introduced -SJ 148
2/7/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/12/18, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/12/2018 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
2/13/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/14/2018 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 350
2/15/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 347
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services