Inpatient treatment; parental admission of minors incapable of giving consent. (SB67)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Parental admission of minors for inpatient treatment; minors incapable of giving consent. Provides that minors 14 years of age or older who are incapable of giving informed consent may be admitted to inpatient treatment upon the application of a parent. The bill also defines the term "incapable of giving informed consent." Amends § 16.1-336, § 16.1-339, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/21/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084539248
12/21/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
01/28/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/06/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/15/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Enrolled
02/21/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB67ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 138 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 139 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0139)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB400.