HB1383 (CH0576)

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2017 Regular Session



Behavioral Health Administration - Outpatient Civil Commitment Pilot Program

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 576

Synopsis:Authorizing the Behavioral Health Administration to establish an outpatient civil commitment pilot program to allow for the release of an individual who is involuntarily admitted for inpatient treatment under a specified provision of law on the condition of the individual's admission into the pilot program; requiring the pilot program to include specified criteria, requirements, and rights; requiring the Administration, under specified circumstances, to submit a specified report on or before December 1 of each year; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Barron, Kipke, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Krebs, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1042
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Federal Government
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.