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2018 Regular Session



Health - Standards for Involuntary Admissions and Petitions for Emergency Evaluation - Modification

Sponsored by:

Senator Astle


In the Senate - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering a certain exception to allow for the involuntary admission of certain individuals who have a mental disorder, have experienced an overdose, have a history of persistent substance abuse, or present a danger to the life safety of the individual or others to certain facilities or a Veterans' Administration hospital; altering certain circumstances to allow a petition for an emergency evaluation to be made for certain individuals; altering the circumstances for petitions for the emergency evaluation of certain individuals; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Astle
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Mental and Behavioral Health
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(10-617, 10-622, 10-623, 10-632)

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February 15, 2018 9:01 A.M.