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CS/CS/SB 1262: Mental Health and Substance Abuse

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Burgess ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson ; Perry

Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Authorizing emergency contact information to be released to certain entities; revising the conditions under which a patient’s communication with persons outside of a receiving facility may be restricted; requiring a receiving facility to notify specified emergency contacts of individuals who are being involuntarily held for examination; requiring receiving facilities to document that an option to authorize the release of specified information has been provided, within a specified timeframe, to individuals admitted on a voluntary basis; requiring that reports issued by law enforcement officers when delivering a person to a receiving facility contain certain information related to emergency contacts, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/8/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-36
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2021 Senate • Filed
1/5/2022 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 85
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 84
1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/25/22, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
1/25/2022 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 218
1/26/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 222
2/11/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/16/22, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/16/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 433
2/18/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/24/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/24/2022 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 454
2/28/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 457
3/1/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591
3/3/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 561
• Read 3rd time -SJ 561
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 561
3/3/2022 House • In Messages
3/4/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/7/2022)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/7/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
3/8/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 735
4/5/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/6/2022 • Approved by Governor
4/8/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-36