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SB 1544: Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act

GENERAL BILL by Braynon

Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act; Updating references to the Department of Children and Families; authorizing physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners to initiate involuntary examinations under the Baker Act of persons believed to have mental illness, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2014 Senate • Filed
3/5/2014 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 211
3/10/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 211
4/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/08/14, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs