HB 2126 Mental health; outpatient commitment.
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Mental health; outpatient commitment. Establishes criteria for the judge to use in determining the appropriateness of outpatient commitment for an individual who is the subject of an involuntary commitment proceeding. Before outpatient commitment may be ordered, the judge must find that the patient understands the treatment proposed, the patient wants to live in the community and agrees to comply with the treatment plan, the patient has the capacity to comply with the treatment plan, and the ordered treatment can be monitored by the relevant community services board or designated providers. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Effects of Deinstitutionalization (HJR 139).

Full text:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD1365430  pdf
02/14/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2126ER)  pdf
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0668)  pdf

01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD1365430
01/23/95  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/24/95  House: Assigned to H. W. I. sub-committee: 1
01/31/95  House: Reported from H. W. I. (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  House: Read first time
02/02/95  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/03/95  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/06/95  Senate: Read first time
02/06/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/95  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
02/10/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/95  Senate: Read third time
02/13/95  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2126ER)
02/20/95  House: Enrolled
02/20/95  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/25/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 668 (effective 7/1/95)
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0668)