HB 955 -  Mental Health Treatment and Examinations

by Gottlieb (CO-SPONSORS) Valdés
Specifies additional persons who may consent to mental health treatment; revises frequency with which restriction on patient's right to communicate or receive visitors must be reviewed; authorizes receiving facility & counties to seek assistance from mobile crisis response team; revises criteria for involuntary examination; revises standards for use of physical force & restraint in taking custody of persons subject to ex parte orders; revises provisions on return of firearms to persons after confiscation; revises who may testify as to patients history in considering criteria for involuntary outpatient services; specifies rights to treatment of persons in county & municipal detention facilities.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Time: 02/25/2021 - 10:09 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/25/2021 - 10:09 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/25/2021 - 10:09 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/25/2021 - 10:09 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Time: 02/25/2021 - 10:09 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/12/2021 - 10:35 AM Member: Gottlieb Committee: Version: __