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SB 1554: Substance Abuse and Mental Health

GENERAL BILL by Baxley

Substance Abuse and Mental Health; Revising the definition of the term “mental illness” to exclude conditions manifested by dementia or traumatic brain injury; revising eligibility requirements for certain substance abuse and mental health services; revising distribution of funding for substance abuse and mental health services; requiring the Department of Children and Families to request certain medical information from jails, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/8/2020 Senate • Filed
    1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 116
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 116
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

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  • SB 1554, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2020 at 3:15 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1071 (c1) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Grant Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    H 1081 (c2) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Stevenson Compare Last Action: 3/10/2020 H Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/SB 7012 passed -HJ 1070
    H 1229 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Gottlieb Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
    S 870 (c1) Mental Health and Substance Abuse Book Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    S 1678 (c1) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Montford Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    S 7012 (er) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Compare Last Action: 6/19/2020 Chapter No. 2020-39

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.455 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    394.674 Eligibility for publicly funded substance abuse and mental health services; fee collection requirements. Page 2 (pdf)
    394.908 Substance abuse and mental health funding equity; distribution of appropriations. Page 8 (pdf)
    394.9085 Behavioral provider liability. Page 9 (pdf)
    397.311 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    397.4012 Exemptions from licensure. Page 11 (pdf)
    397.4073 Background checks of service provider personnel. Page 13 (pdf)
    916.106 Definitions. Page 14 (pdf)
    916.13 Involuntary commitment of defendant adjudicated incompetent. Page 15 (pdf)
    916.15 Involuntary commitment of defendant adjudicated not guilty by reason of insanity. Page 16 (pdf)

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