Outpatient treatment orders; changes criteria for ordering. (SB309)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mental health; outpatient treatment orders. Changes the criteria for ordering outpatient mental health treatment rather than involuntary inpatient treatment. Strikes the requirement that a person be found to be a danger to himself or others and instead requires a finding that assisted outpatient treatment will be sufficient to prevent him from harming himself or others. Read the Bill »


01/19/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062407720
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2006Continued to 2007 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB43.