HB 330 Involuntary commitment and hearing.
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Summary:
Involuntary commitment. . Amends the involuntary commitment law to : (i) provide some clarifying syntax amendments, (ii) define "financial interest" as related to the employment of the person examining the patient and the hospital in which he is detained, (iii) remove the restrictions on the issuance of a temporary detention order without an emergency custody order proceeding, (iv) authorize the attorney for the person whose admission is sought to interview the parties either during or before the hearing, (v) allow the examination to be conducted by a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health practitioner licensed in Virginia, and (vi) clarifying that the medical records released to the treatment program may be copies of the court's records.

Full text:
01/15/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962212358  pdf
01/25/96  House: Committee substitute printed 967501358-H1  pdf
03/12/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB330ER)  pdf
04/19/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0893)  pdf

Status:
01/15/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962212358
01/15/96  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/96  House: Assigned to H. W. I. sub-committee: 1
01/25/96  House: Committee substitute printed 967501358-H1
01/25/96  House: Reported from H. W. I. w/substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/26/96  House: Read first time
01/29/96  House: Read second time
01/29/96  House: Committee substitute agreed to 967501358-H1
01/29/96  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. 967501358-H1
01/30/96  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/96  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/96  House: Communicated to Senate
01/31/96  Senate: Read first time
01/31/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/96  Senate: Assigned to Ed. & Health sub-committee: Health Care
02/29/96  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
03/01/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: Read third time
03/04/96  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
03/12/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB330ER)
03/20/96  House: Enrolled
03/21/96  Senate: Signed by President
03/22/96  House: Signed by Speaker
04/10/96  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 893 (effective 7/1/96)
04/19/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0893)