SB 18-250

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2018 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate May 03, 2018
  • Passed Senate May 03, 2018
  • Passed House May 07, 2018
  • Signed by Governor Jun 06, 2018

Jail-based Behavioral Health Services

Abstract

The bill continues to allow the correctional treatment cash fund to be used to provide treatment for persons with mental and behavioral health disorders who are being served through the jail-based behavioral health services program (program). The program is housed in the office of behavioral health (office). The purpose of the program is to provide adequate staff to complete competency and behavioral health screenings, prescribe psychiatric medications as necessary, and provide mental health counseling, substance use disorder treatment, and transitional care coordination; train jail staff on behavioral health disorders and best practices in working with individuals with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders; and fund administrative costs to jails participating in the program. The office shall prioritize jails with minimal behavioral health services, including rural and frontier jails. Jails that are participating in the program shall, at a minimum: Screen individuals who are being booked into the facility for various behavioral health issues; Provide adequate and appropriate access to health care and medications; Coordinate services with community behavioral health providers prior to the release of an inmate to ensure continuity of care following his or her release from the jail facility; and Track performance outcome measures for individuals affected by the program.(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) , Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Actions


Jun 06, 2018

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 16, 2018

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

May 15, 2018

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

May 07, 2018

Senate

Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 04, 2018

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations House Committee of the Whole

May 03, 2018

House

House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Judiciary

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

  • Introduction
Judiciary

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 02, 2018

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

May 01, 2018

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Senate Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Apr 30, 2018

Senate

Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Judiciary

Apr 17, 2018

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary

  • Introduction
Judiciary

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (05/01/2018) PDF
PA2 (05/04/2018) PDF
Introduced (04/17/2018) PDF
Engrossed (05/02/2018) PDF
Reengrossed (05/03/2018) PDF
Revised (05/04/2018) PDF
Rerevised (05/07/2018) PDF
Final Act (05/16/2018) PDF
Signed Act (06/06/2018) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (05/01/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (05/04/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/26/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (07/31/2018) PDF

Sources

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