HB 2796 Suicide prevention; lead agency to be Department of Mental Health, etc., report.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Suicide prevention; lead agency.  Provides that the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS) will be the lead agency for suicide prevention across the lifespan.  DMHMRSAS will coordinate the activities of the agencies of the Commonwealth pertaining to suicide prevention in order to develop and carry out a comprehensive suicide prevention plan addressing public awareness, the promotion of health development, early identification, intervention and treatment, and support to survivors. The Department of Health will continue to be responsible for youth suicide prevention.

Full text:
01/17/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 056854116  pdf | impact statement
02/05/05  House: Printed as engrossed 056854116-E  pdf
02/18/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 051568772-S1  pdf
02/26/05  House: Conference substitute printed 050227228-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2796ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0434)  pdf

House amendments
Conference amendments

01/17/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 056854116
01/17/05  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/03/05  House: Reported from H. W. I. w/amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/04/05  House: Read first time
02/05/05  House: Read second time
02/05/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2796E
02/05/05  House: Printed as engrossed 056854116-E
02/07/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/07/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
02/07/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/08/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/05  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 051568772-S1
02/18/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: Read third time
02/21/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/21/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 051568772-S1
02/21/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2796S1
02/21/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/05  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (11-Y 85-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (11-Y 85-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Baskerville, Hamilton, O'Bannon
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Mims, Ruff, Whipple
02/26/05  House: Conference substitute printed 050227228-H1
02/26/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (88-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (37-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2796ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/21/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 434 (effective 7/1/05)
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0434)