SB 1102: Defendants With Mental Illness
GENERAL BILL by Harrell
Defendants With Mental Illness; Requiring a jail’s staff to screen each defendant booked into a jail on misdemeanor charges using a certain instrument to determine if there is an indication of a mental health disorder; requiring an authorized professional completing a certain evaluation to issue a professional certificate if an evaluation of the defendant demonstrates that the defendant appears to meet the criteria for involuntary examination under the Baker Act, etc.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 117
• Introduced -SJ 117
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
• Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 265
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
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