HB 1975 Temporary detention; minimum time period.
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Summary as introduced:
Temporary detention; minimum time period. Provides that an inmate in a jail or an acquittee on conditional release held pursuant to a temporary detention order shall be held for at least 23 hours after the execution of the order. The bill also provides that a person held pursuant to a temporary detention order shall be held for up to 24 hours after admission to the facility of temporary detention for the provision of mental health treatment to stabilize such person's psychiatric condition. Currently, an inmate, acquittee, or person may be held pursuant to a temporary detention order for up to 72 hours, but there is no requirement that a person subject to such order be held for any minimum time period.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101583D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101583D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
01/27/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice