Involuntary commitment petition; dismissal or withdrawal. (HB402)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Involuntary commitment petition; withdrawal. Makes clarifying change regarding service of a petition for involuntary commitment, replacing the term "dismissed" with "withdrawn," since a petition cannot be dismissed until after a hearing on the petition has been held. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080222528
01/04/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
01/25/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Read first time
01/30/2008Read second time
01/30/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB402E
01/30/2008Printed as engrossed 080222528-E
01/31/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Communicated to Senate
02/01/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
02/28/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Enrolled
03/06/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB402ER)
03/06/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
04/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 776 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB68.