HB 886 Mental health treatment; admission regulations, toxicology results.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Admissions for mental health treatment; toxicology. Requires the Board of Health to include in regulations governing hospitals a provision that requires every hospital that provides inpatient psychiatric services to establish a protocol that requires, for every refusal to admit a patient for whom there is a question of medical stability or medical appropriateness for admission due to a situation involving results of a toxicology screening, the on-call physician in the psychiatric unit to which the patient is sought to be transferred to participate in direct verbal communication, either in person or via telephone, with a clinical toxicologist or other person who is a Certified Specialist in Poison Information employed by a poison control center that is accredited by the American Association of Poison Control Centers to review the results of the toxicology screen and determine whether a medical reason for refusing admission to the psychiatric unit related to the results of the toxicology screen exists, if requested to do so by the referring physician.

Full text:
01/09/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102884D  pdf | impact statement
02/09/18  House: Printed as engrossed 18102884D-E  pdf | impact statement
03/07/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB886ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/06/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0791)  pdf

Amendments:
House subcommittee amendments and substitutes
House committee and floor amendments

Status:
01/09/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102884D
01/09/18  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/18  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
02/06/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (10-Y 0-N)
02/06/18  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/08/18  House: Read first time
02/09/18  House: Read second time
02/09/18  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/18  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB886E
02/09/18  House: Printed as engrossed 18102884D-E
02/12/18  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/18  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/18  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/23/18  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
03/01/18  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N)
03/02/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
03/05/18  Senate: Read third time
03/05/18  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/18  House: Enrolled
03/07/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB886ER)
03/07/18  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/18  Senate: Signed by President
03/15/18  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/18  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/06/18  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 791 (effective 7/1/18)
04/06/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0791)