HB 1997 Warrantless arrest for misdemeanor; transportation to crisis stabilization unit.
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Summary as introduced:
Warrantless arrest for misdemeanor; transportation to crisis stabilization unit. Authorizes a law-enforcement officer who makes a warrantless arrest of a person for a misdemeanor offense who the officer believes has a mental illness to transport such person to a crisis stabilization unit or similar facility in lieu of taking him before a magistrate, provided that the use of such unit or facility has been approved by the chief judge of the circuit court serving the jurisdiction where the arrest occurred. Any person transported to such unit or facility shall be issued a summons by the arresting officer for the offense for which he was arrested.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101845D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101845D
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