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SB 1554: Substance Abuse and Mental Health

GENERAL BILL by Baxley

Substance Abuse and Mental Health; Revising the definition of the term “mental illness” to exclude conditions manifested by dementia or traumatic brain injury; revising eligibility requirements for certain substance abuse and mental health services; revising distribution of funding for substance abuse and mental health services; requiring the Department of Children and Families to request certain medical information from jails, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 116
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 116
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs