HB 22-1065

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 14, 2022
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Emergency Mental Health Treatment And Evaluation Standard


Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill changes the standard for an emergency 72-hour mental health commitment for treatment and evaluation to include when a person appears to have a mental health disorder or be gravely disabled and, as a result of such mental health disorder or being gravely disabled, appears to present an imminent or substantial risk of harm to self or others. "Substantial risk" is defined.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (2)


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May 12, 2022


House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed


Mar 23, 2022


House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary Appropriations

Jan 14, 2022


Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

  • Introduction

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced (01/14/2022) PDF
PA1 (03/25/2022) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (01/19/2022) PDF


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