SB 247 Involuntary commitment of minors; appointment of counsel and guardians ad litem.
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Summary as introduced:
Commitment of minors; appointment of counsel and guardians ad litem.  Provides that a court shall appoint a guardian ad litem and counsel for a minor for involuntary commitment hearings and proceedings for the judicial approval of the admission for inpatient treatment of a minor 14 years of age or older over his objections.

Full text:
01/08/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084536248  pdf | impact statement
03/08/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB247ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/14/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0807)  pdf

Status:
01/08/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084536248
01/08/08  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/08  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
01/28/08  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N)
01/28/08  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/06/08  Senate: Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
02/07/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/08/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Communicated to House
02/13/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/08  House: Read first time
02/13/08  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/08  House: Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
02/29/08  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  House: Read second time
03/05/08  House: Read third time
03/05/08  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/08  Senate: Enrolled
03/08/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB247ER)
03/08/08  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/08  Senate: Signed by President
04/02/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 807 (effective 7/1/08)
04/14/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0807)