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SB 590: Involuntary Examinations of Minors

GENERAL BILL by Harrell

Involuntary Examinations of Minors; Revising parent, guardian, or caregiver notification requirements that must be met before an involuntary examination of a minor; revising parent and guardian notification requirements that must be met before conducting an involuntary examination of a minor who is removed from school, school transportation, or a school-sponsored activity; creating reporting requirements for schools relating to involuntary examinations of minors; requiring that certain plans include procedures to assist certain mental and behavioral health providers in attempts to verbally deescalate certain crisis situations before initiating an involuntary examination, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 2/16/2021 Senate - Now in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 Senate • Filed
1/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Education; Appropriations
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Now in Education