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CS/SB 1678: Substance Abuse and Mental Health

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Montford

Substance Abuse and Mental Health; Revising the definition of “mental illness”; requiring that respondents with a serious mental illness be informed of the essential elements of recovery and be provided assistance with accessing a continuum of care regimen; prohibiting the court from considering substantive information in the transfer evaluation unless the evaluator testifies at the hearing; revising the requirements for when a person may be taken to a receiving facility for involuntary examination; requiring that the state attorney represent the state as the real party of interest in an involuntary proceeding, subject to legislative appropriation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
    1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 164
    1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 164
    2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    2/11/2020 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
    2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • Remaining references corrected to Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 313
    • Now in Judiciary
    • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 310
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • CS/SB 1678, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/13/2020 at 1:39 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 1554 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    S 7012 (er) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Compare Last Action: 3/13/2020 S Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 887

    Citations - Statutes (52)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.455 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    394.459 Rights of patients. Page 9 (pdf)
    394.4598 Guardian advocate. Page 9 (pdf)
    394.4599 Notice. Page 10 (pdf)
    394.461 Designation of receiving and treatment facilities and receiving systems. Page 11 (pdf)
    394.4615 Clinical records; confidentiality. Page 12 (pdf)
    394.462 Transportation. Page 13 (pdf)
    394.4625 Voluntary admissions. Page 19 (pdf)
    394.463 Involuntary examination. Page 23 (pdf)
    394.4655 Involuntary outpatient services. Page 28 (pdf)
    394.467 Involuntary inpatient placement. Page 30 (pdf)
    394.495 Child and adolescent mental health system of care; programs and services. Page 34 (pdf)
    394.496 Service planning. Page 36 (pdf)
    394.499 Integrated children’s crisis stabilization unit/juvenile addictions receiving facility services. Page 36 (pdf)
    394.656 Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program. Page 37 (pdf)
    394.657 County planning councils or committees. Page 41 (pdf)
    394.658 Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program requirements. Page 41 (pdf)
    394.674 Eligibility for publicly funded substance abuse and mental health services; fee collection requirements. Page 47 (pdf)
    394.908 Substance abuse and mental health funding equity; distribution of appropriations. Page 52 (pdf)
    394.9085 Behavioral provider liability. Page 53 (pdf)
    397.305 Legislative findings, intent, and purpose. Page 54 (pdf)
    397.311 Definitions. Page 54 (pdf)
    397.321 Duties of the department. Page 55 (pdf)
    397.416 Substance abuse treatment services; qualified professional. Page 55 (pdf)
    397.501 Rights of individuals. Page 56 (pdf)
    397.675 Criteria for involuntary admissions, including protective custody, emergency admission, and other involuntary assessment, involuntary treatment, and alternative involuntary assessment for minors, for purposes of assessment and stabilization, and for Page 56 (pdf)
    397.6751 Service provider responsibilities regarding involuntary admissions. Page 58 (pdf)
    397.681 Involuntary petitions; general provisions; court jurisdiction and right to counsel. Page 59 (pdf)
    397.6811 Involuntary assessment and stabilization. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6814 Involuntary assessment and stabilization; contents of petition. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6815 Involuntary assessment and stabilization; procedure. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6818 Court determination. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6819 Involuntary assessment and stabilization; responsibility of licensed service provider. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6821 Extension of time for completion of involuntary assessment and stabilization. Page 60 (pdf)
    397.6822 Disposition of individual after involuntary assessment. Page 61 (pdf)
    397.693 Involuntary treatment. Page 61 (pdf)
    397.695 Involuntary services; persons who may petition. Page 61 (pdf)
    397.6951 Contents of petition for involuntary services. Page 62 (pdf)
    397.6955 Duties of court upon filing of petition for involuntary services. Page 64 (pdf)
    397.6957 Hearing on petition for involuntary services. Page 67 (pdf)
    397.697 Court determination; effect of court order for involuntary services. Page 73 (pdf)
    397.6971 Early release from involuntary services. Page 75 (pdf)
    397.6975 Extension of involuntary services period. Page 76 (pdf)
    397.6977 Disposition of individual upon completion of involuntary services. Page 78 (pdf)
    397.6978 Guardian advocate; patient incompetent to consent; substance abuse disorder. Page 78 (pdf)
    397.99 School substance abuse prevention partnership grants. Page 79 (pdf)
    409.972 Mandatory and voluntary enrollment. Page 84 (pdf)
    464.012 Licensure of advanced practice registered nurses; fees; controlled substance prescribing. Page 84 (pdf)
    744.2007 Powers and duties. Page 84 (pdf)
    790.065 Sale and delivery of firearms. Page 85 (pdf)
    916.111 Training of mental health experts. Page 82 (pdf)
    916.115 Appointment of experts. Page 83 (pdf)

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  • SB 1678, Original Filed Version Posted 1/10/2020 at 9:36 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/10/2020 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/13/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    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 (c1) 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 1554 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    672124 - Amendment
    Delete line 113 and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Montford)
    2/10/2020
    2:30 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/11/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    967794 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Book)
    2/10/2020
    2:43 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/11/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    633722 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Book)
    2/11/2020
    10:08 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/11/2020 2:00 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    394.455 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    394.495 Child and adolescent mental health system of care; programs and services. Page 3 (pdf)
    394.656 Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program. Page 4 (pdf)
    394.657 County planning councils or committees. Page 8 (pdf)
    394.658 Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program requirements. Page 8 (pdf)
    394.674 Eligibility for publicly funded substance abuse and mental health services; fee collection requirements. Page 14 (pdf)
    394.908 Substance abuse and mental health funding equity; distribution of appropriations. Page 19 (pdf)
    397.321 Duties of the department. Page 20 (pdf)
    397.99 School substance abuse prevention partnership grants. Page 20 (pdf)
    916.111 Training of mental health experts. Page 24 (pdf)
    916.115 Appointment of experts. Page 25 (pdf)

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