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CS/HB 721: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Silvers

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: 1/22/2018 House - CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 378
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
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