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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/15/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 117
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 117
    3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    3/25/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 265
    3/26/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

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  • SB 1102, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/15/2019 at 9:58 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2019 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1005 Defendants with Mental Illness Fetterhoff Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/25/2019 4:00 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    916.105 Legislative intent. Page 2 (pdf)
    916.106 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    916.135 Page 3 (pdf)

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