SB 158 Mental health courts; definition, district and circuit courts may establish in any jurisdiction.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Mental health courts. Provides that any district court or circuit court may establish a mental health court, which is a separate court docket within the existing calendar of a district or circuit court offering judicial monitoring of the treatment and supervision of certain individuals with mental illness who are under the jurisdiction of the criminal court. Any such court shall be required to have (i) identification of eligible individuals; (ii) the provision of services by a willing local community services board or behavioral health authority serving the territorial jurisdiction of the court and which can provide, or contract for the provision of, appropriate treatment and services for the offender; (iii) court-established treatment and compliance terms of participation; and (iv) a process for monitoring the adherence to court requirements. This bill incorporates SB 592.

 

Full text:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100305D  pdf
02/08/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10104744D-S1  pdf
03/08/10  House: Committee substitute printed 10105759D-H1  pdf

Status:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100305D
01/11/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
02/08/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/08/10  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/08/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10104744D-S1
02/11/10  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
02/15/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  Senate: Read second time
02/16/10  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/16/10  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 10104744D-S1
02/16/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB158S1
02/16/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/17/10  House: Read first time
02/17/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
03/05/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 6-N)
03/08/10  House: Committee substitute printed 10105759D-H1
03/09/10  House: Read second time
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Committee substitute agreed to 10105759D-H1
03/09/10  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB158H1
03/09/10  House: Passed House with substitute (83-Y 11-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (83-Y 11-N)
03/10/10  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N)
03/11/10  House: House insisted on substitute
03/11/10  House: House requested conference committee
03/11/10  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/11/10  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/11/10  Senate: Senators: Edwards, Quayle, Petersen
03/11/10  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/11/10  House: Delegates: Bell, Robert B., Cline, McClellan
03/14/10  Senate: No further action taken
03/14/10  Senate: Failed to pass in Senate