CS/SB 1712: Mental Health
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Storms
Mental Health; Authorizing, in certain circumstances, continuation of psychotherapeutic medication for individuals receiving such medication in a jail before admission to a psychiatric or forensic facility; requiring forensic evaluator training for mental health experts appointed to evaluate defendants for competency to proceed or for sanity at the time of the commission of the offense; requiring the Department of Children and Family Services to maintain and annually provide the courts with a forensic evaluator registry; standardizing the protocols, procedures, and criteria used in reporting expert findings in determining competency in juvenile cases; revising requirements related to the forensic evaluator training program that appointed experts must complete; requiring experts after a specified date to have completed such training, etc.
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 229
• Introduced -SJ 229
• Original reference(s) removed: Health Regulation
• References corrected to Criminal Justice; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 300
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 524
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 524
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 540
• Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 726
• Now in Budget
• Died in Budget
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