Involuntary commitment hearings; accessibility of results by colleges and universities. (HB751)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Involuntary hearing results; accessibility by colleges and universities. Allows colleges and universities to access the outcome of an involuntary commitment hearing by making a motion to the court. Amends § 37.2-819, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081440432
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/29/2008Continued to 2009 in Health, Welfare and Institutions


Alison Hymes writes:

Thank you HWI for respecting the civil rights and equal citizenship of all Virginians.