Involuntary admission or certification order; appeal. (SB353)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Mental health; appeal of an involuntary admission or certification order. Grants the circuit court discretion to rely on the existing psychological evaluation from the commitment hearing which is being appealed, or to request a new evaluation. Amends § 37.2-821, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/31/2006: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060472160
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB353)
01/20/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Communicated to House
01/26/2006Placed on Calendar
01/26/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/16/2006Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/16/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
03/01/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read second time
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB353ER)
03/15/2006Enrolled
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB353ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 486 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)