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SB 1736: Mental Health Treatment and Examinations


Mental Health Treatment and Examinations; Specifying additional persons who may consent to mental health treatment in certain circumstances; authorizing a receiving facility to seek assistance from a mobile crisis response team for certain purposes; revising criteria for involuntary examination; revising who may testify as to a patient’s history in considering criteria for involuntary outpatient services; specifying rights to treatment of persons in county and municipal detention facilities; providing for such treatment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 199
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 198
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary