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HB 721: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

GENERAL BILL by Silvers

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; Requires jails to provide medical information pertaining to defendants who have been adjudicated incompetent to proceed or adjudicated not guilty by reason of insanity & committed to DCF; requires continued administration of psychotropic medication to certain defendants when discharged & transferred to jails under certain conditions; removes requirement that DCF develop certification process by rule for community substance abuse prevention coalitions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 12/7/2017 House - Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
12/6/2017 House • Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0
12/7/2017 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee