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CS/CS/SB 130: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell ; Hooper ; Book

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Providing that the use of peer specialists is an essential element of a coordinated system of care in recovery from a substance use disorder or mental illness; requiring the department to certify peer specialists, either directly or by approving a third-party credentialing entity; prohibiting third-party credentialing entities from conducting background screenings for peer specialists; requiring that a person providing recovery support services be certified or be supervised by a licensed behavioral health care professional or a certified peer specialist; requiring peer specialists and certain persons to meet the requirements of a background screening as a condition of employment and continued employment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2020 Senate • Filed
12/9/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 46
2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/02/21, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
3/3/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/5/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 228
3/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 03/17/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/17/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 272
3/18/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
4/18/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/19/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559
4/20/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 474
4/21/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 517
• Read 3rd time -SJ 517
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 517
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
4/30/2021 House • Died in Messages