Community services board; requires employee that prepared report to attend hearing. (SB59)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Community services board; attend all hearings. Requires that an employee of the community services board that prepared the preadmission screening report attend the involuntary commitment hearing. The bill provides that where in person attendance is not practicable, attendance may be by electronic means. Further it provides that where the hearing is held in the jurisdiction of another community services board, an employee of the community services board serving that jurisdiction may attend on behalf of the community services board that prepared the preadmission screening report. Amends § 37.2-505, § 37.2-816, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

12/21/2007: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/21/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083153248
12/21/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB75 and SB139.