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SB 358: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres

Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Authorizing the Department of Children and Families to approve receiving systems for behavioral health care; deleting an obsolete provision requiring a report by the department and the Agency for Health Care Administration; requiring the department to post certain data on its website; specifying that certain court hearings must be scheduled within 5 court working days unless a continuance is granted, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2514 (Ch. 2017-129)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2017 Senate • Filed
1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 61
1/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/06/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 147
2/7/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 147
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/22/17, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/22/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 149
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 149
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
3/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/16/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/16/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 233
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 233
3/27/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
3/29/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 253
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/30/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 274
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 274
4/4/2017 House • In Messages
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2514 (Ch. 2017-129)