HB 955: Mental Health Treatment and Examinations
GENERAL BILL by Gottlieb ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Valdés
Mental Health Treatment and Examinations; Specifies additional persons who may consent to mental health treatment; revises frequency with which restriction on patient's right to communicate or receive visitors must be reviewed; authorizes receiving facility & counties to seek assistance from mobile crisis response team; revises criteria for involuntary examination; revises standards for use of physical force & restraint in taking custody of persons subject to ex parte orders; revises provisions on return of firearms to persons after confiscation; revises who may testify as to patients history in considering criteria for involuntary outpatient services; specifies rights to treatment of persons in county & municipal detention facilities.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
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