SB1081 (CH0241)

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2016 Regular Session



Mental Health - Voluntary and Involuntary Admissions - Certification by Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Sponsored by:

Senator Eckardt


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241

Synopsis:Defining "psychiatric nurse practitioner" for purposes of specified provisions of law relating to the voluntary and involuntary admissions of individuals to specified facilities for the treatment of mental disorders; prohibiting a certificate signed by a psychiatric nurse practitioner for the involuntary admission of an individual to specified facilities for the treatment of a mental disorder from being used for an admission under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Eckardt, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Kelley, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB1561
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Emergency Bills
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(10-601, 10-616, 10-619)

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October 24, 2017 5:11 P.M.