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SB 1102: Defendants With Mental Illness

GENERAL BILL by Harrell

Defendants With Mental Illness; Requiring a jail’s staff to screen each defendant booked into a jail on misdemeanor charges using a certain instrument to determine if there is an indication of a mental health disorder; requiring an authorized professional completing a certain evaluation to issue a professional certificate if an evaluation of the defendant demonstrates that the defendant appears to meet the criteria for involuntary examination under the Baker Act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/26/2019 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2019 Senate • Filed
2/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 117
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 117
3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/25/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 265
3/26/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice