HB 785 Minors; mental health commitments.
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Summary:
Minors; mental health commitments; abortions. Allows special justices appointed by the court to handle involuntary commitments to also handle commitments of minors for mental health evaluations and/or treatment.

The bill also prohibits the performance of an abortion upon an unemancipated minor absent judicial authorization or 72 hours' advance notification to a parent, legal guardian or custodian or such other person standing in loco parentis, including a grandparent or adult sibling, with whom the minor resides and who has responsibility for care and control of the minor. Procedures governing the judicial by-pass are specified. Exceptions are provided upon certification by the attending physician that (i) the minor is abused or neglected, provided a report is made to local law enforcement; (ii) an immediate abortion is medically necessary to avert the minor's death; or (iii) delay will create a substantial impairment of a major bodily function or substantial physical injury.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 965817837  pdf
03/07/96  Senate: Floor substitute printed 967897649-S1 (Earley)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 965817837
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/96  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3
02/11/96  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
02/11/96  House: Read first time
02/12/96  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/13/96  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/96  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/96  House: Communicated to Senate
02/14/96  Senate: Read first time
02/14/96  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/96  Senate: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: Juvenile Justice
02/28/96  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/29/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/29/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/96  Senate: Read third time
03/01/96  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/04/96  Senate: Read third time
03/04/96  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/05/96  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/06/96  Senate: Read third time
03/06/96  Senate: Passed by temporarily
03/06/96  Senate: Read third time
03/06/96  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/07/96  Senate: Read third time
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/07/96  Senate: Mr. Earley fl. sub. ruled not germane by chair
03/07/96  Senate: Ruling of chair appealed
03/07/96  Senate: Ruling of chair not sustained (19-Y 20-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: SUSTAIN RULING OF CHAIR (19-Y 20-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Substitute by Mr. Earley agd. to (23-Y 16-N) 967897649 S1
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR SUBSTITUTE (23-Y 16-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
03/07/96  Senate: Amendments by Ms. Woods rejected (17-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 1,2 (17-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Couric rejected (18-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 2 (18-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Whipple rejected (15-Y 23-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 3 (15-Y 23-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Whipple reconsidered (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Whipple rejected (17-Y 23-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 3 (17-Y 23-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Ticer rejected (19-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 4 (19-Y 21-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/07/96  Senate: Amendment by Ms. Lucas rejected (18-Y 22-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMEND 5 (18-Y 22-N)
03/07/96  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - fl. sub. 967897649-S1
03/07/96  Senate: Floor substitute printed 967897649-S1 (Earley)
03/07/96  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (25-Y 15-N)
03/07/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (25-Y 15-N)
03/07/96  House: Placed on Calendar
03/07/96  House: Chair rule - Substitute not germane
03/07/96  House: Pending question ordered
03/07/96  House: Ruling of the Chair - upheld (67-Y 32-N)
03/07/96  House: VOTE: RULING OF THE CHAIR (67-Y 32-N)
03/07/96  House: No further action taken
03/07/96  House: Failed to pass in House