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SB 202: Mental Health and Substance Abuse


Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Revising the criteria for involuntary admission for behavioral health services due to substance abuse; revising duties of a law enforcement officer with respect to transporting a person for involuntary admission to a hospital or licensed detoxification or addictions receiving facility or detaining such person in a detention facility for a specified time under certain conditions; requiring a respondent to be released from involuntary substance abuse treatment if the court makes certain determinations regarding the respondent, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/22/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 21
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 21
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy