SB 1808: Provision of Psychotropic Medication to Children in Out-of-home Placements
GENERAL BILL by Storms ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gardiner ; Lynn
Provision of Psychotropic Medication to Children in Out-of-home Placements; Requiring that children placed in out-of-home care receive a comprehensive behavioral health assessment; specifying eligibility; prescribing duties for the Department of Children and Family Services; requiring that a guardian ad litem be appointed by the court to represent a child in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services who is prescribed a psychotropic medication; requiring that a court authorize the administration of psychotropic medication to a child who is in shelter care or in foster care and for whom informed consent from the parents or a legal guardian has not been obtained; specifying circumstances under which the department may provide psychotropic medication to a child before court authorization is obtained; requiring that the department inform the court of a child's medical and behavioral status at each judicial hearing, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Health Regulation (HR)
- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 235
• Introduced -SJ 235
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
• Now in Health Regulation -SJ 279
• On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 499
• Now in Budget -SJ 499
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 519
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
• Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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