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Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Requiring that respondents with a serious mental illness be informed of the essential elements of recovery and be provided assistance with accessing a continuum of care regimen; authorizing the state to establish that a transfer evaluation was performed by providing the court with a copy of the evaluation before the close of the state’s case in chief; revising the requirements for when a person may be ordered for involuntary inpatient placement; authorizing the court or clerk of the court to waive or prohibit any service of process fees for an indigent petitioner; expanding the exemption from the requirement that a respondent be present at a hearing on a petition for involuntary treatment services, etc.
Died in Judiciary
Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
Now in Judiciary
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations
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