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MENTAL HEALTH, MENTAL RETARDATION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Admission hearings, involuntary; adds providers to list of facilities by which an examiner may be employed. Amending 37.2-815. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2036 (Chapter 400))
Assisted outpatient treatment; establishes program for severely mentally ill. Amending  37.2-505, 37.2-802, 37.2-817, 37.2-820, and 37.2-821; adding  37.2-828.10 through 37.2-828.17. (Patron-Marsh, SB 808 (F))
Attorneys-in-fact; challenges thereto after death of principal. Amending  11-9.6 and 37.2-1018. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1235 (Chapter 385))
Community policy and management teams; adds children requiring mental health services. Amending  2.2-5211 and 2.2-5212. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2620 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 1332 (Chapter 840))
Community services board members; terms of office. Amending 37.2-502. (Patron-Blevins, SB 1186 (Chapter 570))
Conservator; requirements for sale of real estate. Amending 37.2-1023. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 3177 (Chapter 694))
Criminal history background checks; providers licensed by Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services. Amending  37.2-416. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2721 (F); Reynolds, SB 856 (F))
Crisis intervention pilot programs; Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish programs involving persons with mental illness, etc. Amending  9.1-102; adding  9.1-187 through 9.1-190. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1359 (F))
Detention orders, temporary; removes certain requirements. Amending  37.2-809. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2044 (F))
Emergency custody order; authorizes sheriffs and sheriffs’ deputies to execute orders. Amending  37.2-808. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1052 (F))
Firearms; accessibility to mentally ill person or person prohibited to possess, liability. Adding  8.01-44.8. (Patron-Sickles, HB 3186 (F))
Firearms; possession thereof in residences of mentally ill persons. Adding  18.2-309.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2811 (F))
Geriatric mental health care services; DMHMRSAS to develop pilot program therefor. (Patron-Watts, HB 2636 (F))
Guardian ad litem; petition for appointment thereof examined by physician before being appointed. Amending  37.2-1005. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1347 (F))
Guardians and conservators; use of real estate professionals. Amending  31-14.1 and 37.2-1023. (Patron-Englin, HB 2741 (F))
Insanity; persons acquitted by reason thereof. Amending 19.2-182.2, 19.2-182.5, 19.2-182.6, 19.2-182.7, 19.2-182.10, and 19.2-182.11. (Patron-Brink, HB 2369 (Chapter 485); Puller, SB 1104 (Chapter 565))
Insanity; petition for release of person acquitted by reason thereof. Amending  19.2-182.6. (Patron-Lambert, SB 1134 (Chapter 785))
Insanity, not guilty by reason of; petition for temporary visit. Amending  19.2-182.4. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 35 (CD))
Involuntary commitment; county police department or sheriff provide transportation if no town officer is available. Amending 37.2-810. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2474 (F); Edwards, SB 981 (F))
Involuntary mental health commitment; emergency custody order to include transportation to medical facility. Amending  37.2-808 and 37.2-810. (Patron-Deeds, SB 890 (Chapter 7))
Involuntary temporary detention; issuance and execution of order. Amending  37.2-809. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 780 (F))
Medical assistance plan; DMAS to contract with DMHMRSAS for mental health services. Amending  32.1-325. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2038 (F))
Mental health; mandatory outpatient treatment program in certain jurisdictions. Amending  37.2-505, 37.2-802, 37.2-817, 37.2-820, and 37.2-821; adding  37.2-828.10 through 37.2-828.17. (Patron-Marsh, SB 18 (CD))
Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish pilot program, report. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1388 (F))
Mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services providers; retaliation or discrimination prohibited. Adding 37.2-420.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1633 (F))
Mental health services for children; Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services responsible for planning and delivery thereof. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 774 (P))
Mentally ill defendant; may be hospitalized if unable to care for himself. Amending  19.2-169.6, 19.2-176, and 19.2-177.1. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 310 (CD))
Opiate addiction treatment; centers to refrain from providing services on Sunday, exception. Amending  37.2-406. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2678 (Chapter 513))
Outpatient treatment orders; changes criteria therefor. Amending 37.2-817. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 309 (CD); Cuccinelli, SB 763 (F))
Outpatient treatment orders; changes first criterion to include failure to properly take medication that has been previously prescribed. Amending  37.2-817. (Patron-Albo, HB 1904 (F))
Persons with mental illness; Joint Commission on Health Care to study ways to improve housing opportunities therefor. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 636 (F))
Powers of attorney; duties and liabilities of agents. Amending 11-9.1, 11-9.6, and 37.2-1018. (Patron-Moran, HB 2864 (Chapter 520))
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; authorization of certain judges and special justices. Amending  16.1-336, 16.1-339, 16.1-341, 16.1-345.1, 16.1-348, 37.2-803, and 37.2-804. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1925 (I) See HB2530; Herring, SB 1269 (I) See SB738)
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; certain judges and special justices authorized to perform hearings, compensation. Amending  16.1-336, 16.1-339, 16.1-341, 16.1-345.1, 16.1-348, 37.2-803, and 37.2-804. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2530 (Chapter 500); Cuccinelli, SB 738 (Chapter 897))
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; chief judge of certain judicial circuits may appoint special justices. Amending  16.1-336, 16.1-339, 16.1-341, 16.1-345.1, 16.1-348, 37.2-803, and 37.2-804. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 739 (F))
Sex Offender Registry; requirement for persons not guilty by reason of insanity. Amending  9.1-901. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1923 (Chapter 744))
Sexually abnormal offense; who may conduct mental evaluation of person convicted thereof. Amending  19.2-301. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1793 (Chapter 440))
Sexually violent predators; alternative to indeterminate civil commitment. Amending  37.2-908. (Patron-Hanger, SB 679 (CD))
Sexually violent predators; civil commitment. Amending 19.2-169.3, 37.2-900, 37.2-901 through 37.2-905, 37.2-906, 37.2-907, 37.2-908, 37.2-910, and 37.2-912; adding  37.2-905.1 and 37.2-905.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2671 (Chapter 876))
Sexually violent predators; conviction for bestiality qualifies person for civil commitment. Amending  37.2-900. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1792 (F))
Sexually violent predators; Department of Corrections and Attorney General to examine feasibility of treatment and housing for conditional release thereof. Adding  37.2-921. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1203 (V))
Sexually violent predators; if convicted of sex offense will be referred to Commitment Review Committee. Amending  37.2-903; adding  37.2-905.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2672 (F))
Substance abuse programs; review of application for federal funds or services used therein. Amending  37.2-311. (Patron-Blevins, SB 996 (F))
Temporary detention orders; licensed physician to complete in-person evaluation necessary for magistrate to issue. Amending  37.2-809. (Patron-Bell, HB 2955 (Chapter 526))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07