SB 818: Mental Health
GENERAL BILL by Book
Mental Health; Authorizing public defenders and regional counsel to have access to persons held in a facility licensed under chapter 394 or chapter 397; requiring that respondents with a serious mental illness be afforded essential elements of care and placed in a continuum of care regimen; authorizing the state to establish that a transfer evaluation was performed by providing the court with a copy of the evaluation before the close of the state’s case in chief; revising the requirements for when a person may be taken to a receiving facility for involuntary examination, etc.
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 93
• Introduced -SJ 92
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
• Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 255
• Now in Judiciary
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