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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)

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 202, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/22/2017 at 3:59 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    397.675 Criteria for involuntary admissions, including protective custody, emergency admission, and other involuntary assessment, involuntary treatment, and alternative involuntary assessment for minors, for purposes of assessment and stabilization, and for Page 1 (pdf)
    397.6772 Protective custody without consent. Page 3 (pdf)
    397.6793 Professional’s certificate for emergency admission. Page 3 (pdf)
    397.6798 Alternative involuntary assessment procedure for minors. Page 5 (pdf)
    397.6814 Involuntary assessment and stabilization; contents of petition. Page 6 (pdf)
    397.6951 Contents of petition for involuntary services. Page 7 (pdf)
    397.6957 Hearing on petition for involuntary services. Page 8 (pdf)
    397.697 Court determination; effect of court order for involuntary services. Page 9 (pdf)

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